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Around the High Holidays, we may find ourselves remembering loved ones who have died, feeling the emptiness at the holiday table or in the pews during services.
My renewed strength will fuel me as I return to Parkland this week to serve my congregants and community, and for that I cannot thank Kutz enough.
Say it when the priests go eat the sacrifice.
Say it when the stars appear.
Say it until midnight.
Say it before dawn.
Say it in the morning light.
On a dance floor blasting ‘80s music, I found a sliver of divine joy. If it was a fraction of what King David felt when he “danced with joy,” it was a heartfelt prayer.
Learn what writer, editor, blogger, and professor of liturgy Dr. Lawrence A. Hoffman has to say about Jewish ritual and worship.
Invariably, Biennial delegates say that one of the high points is praying together with 5,000 Reform Jews. Learn what’s in store for Shabbat at the upcoming Biennial.
On Rosh HaShanah it is written; on Yom Kippur it is sealed. But there’s an awful lot that happens in the middle.
S’lichot, penitential prayers said before the High Holidays, offer us opportunities for personal reflection and to seek forgiveness from those we wronged during the year.
We want you to come to High Holiday services, but we want you to come back, too -- when it’s less crowded and when we can welcome you and show you what we’re all about.
The real preparation for the upcoming Days of Awe is the work I need to put into myself. To be the best model for my congregants, I must practice what I preach.
Don't have a sukkah? Here are a few crafts you can do with supplies you already have at home.
Just as Sukkot ends, Reform Jews enjoy the two-in-one-day holiday of Sh’mini Atzeret and Simchat Torah.
Rabbi James Rudin reviews Simon Levis Sullam's well-researched book that shatters the widely-held belief that Italians protected their Jewish fellow citizens from the horrors of the Holocaust.
Autumn isn’t only the best season because it’s full of Jewish holidays; it’s also the season of delicious pumpkin-flavored foods.
Alden Solovy offers this prayer that is especially relevant during hurricane season.
Whether you’re a member or a visitor, familiarity with synagogue etiquette will help you get the most from your experience.
Moses said to the Eternal, "See, You say to me, 'Lead this people forward,' but You have not made known to me whom You will send with me. Further, You have said, 'I have singled you out by name, and you have, indeed, gained My favor.'"- Exodus 33:12
Want to explore Reform Judaism but have no in-person opportunities to study? This class is for you! Register now.
Here are three ways to work for immigrant justice.
There's a deep relationship between Judaism and social action.
Learn why Anat Hoffman fights for women's rights in Israeli society.
Mattan loves his homeland while disagreeing with its government.
The artwork on this note card was created by 5768 WRJ Art Calendar artist Césan d’Ornellas Levine.
Show your WRJ pride with this zippered canvas bag. Features the phrase "Well-behaved women rarely make history" and the WRJ logo.