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“In the beginning God created the heavens and the earth,” our Torah begins, so many ask: How could God have created the world in seven days? What about the dinosaurs and evolution? Don’t we believe in that?

Rabbi Stephen Lewis Fuchs
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Speaking truth to power is not an easy task, especially when God or the President of the United States are the perpetrators of injustice. Sadly, we’re still waiting for a political Abraham to emerge.

Jacob Gurvis
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The Jewish mystics also understood that adversity, even tragedy, can hold the key to discovering one’s divine mission or calling.

Aron Hirt-Manheimer
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It is a mitzvah to keep our bodies safe. It is a mitzvah to protect the bodies of others.

Rabbi Ruth Adar
Judy Leavitt holding a Torah for her Bat Mitzvah

Whatever our age, we must never stop learning; the quest for lifelong learning is vital. We can use the knowledge to better ourselves and to understand the world to decide how we must act.

Judith Kline Leavitt
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Here at ReformJudaism.org, we’re celebrating a very special birthday: Our first podcast, On the Other Hand: Ten Minutes of Torah, is turning three years old! We’re growing up so fast and getting so big. Cake, anyone?

Kate Bigam Kaput
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In Parashat B'shalach, God begins to provide manna for the Israelites wandering in the desert.

Alden Solovy
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Netanyahu's expulsion of African asylum-seekers from Israel may be technically permissible, but that does not make it moral or decent.

Rabbi Josh Weinberg
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Tamar and Judah can help us make everyday decisions that are framed by silence-breakers. Judah learns - and if he can, we can too. 

Rabbi Jordana Chernow-Reader

The start of the secular new year is commonly a time for making resolutions for individual betterment in the year to come. Why not incorporate some Judaism into your New Year's resolutions?

Kate Bigam Kaput

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