COVID-19: Judaism Under Quarantine

If you’re looking for a bit of an escape from everything going on in the world right now, try experimenting with and embracing your Judaism from home.

RJ on the Go: Interactive Jewish Experiences

Join this growing community and explore interactive, meaningful and fun experiences that are easily accessible on the go or at home. 

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Find Virtual High Holiday Services & Programming

Locate congregations in your area that offer High Holiday services and programs for members and non-members.

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The URJ Reflection Project

Explore this meaningful new way to welcome the High Holidays.

What's New

Shards of Glass: A Poem for the New Year

September 24, 2020
Remind my tired soul, I beg You / My kitchen is far too clean and the china is still in the basement / Remind me how to stop the mourning / for tables that don’t need extensions / quiet synagogues with no children to be shushed...

With Wounds Still Open, We Ask: Where is God?

September 23, 2020
I do not believe that God sent us COVID-19, and I do not believe God will cure it. That is for humans to do, using our God-given intellect and ambition to develop the vaccines and treatments that will help stop the spread of this natural virus.

Social Justice

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Tell Congress to Support Those Most Vulnerable to COVID-19

With millions of people across the world confronting the COVID-19 pandemic by significantly altering their daily lives through social distancing, while fearing for their own health and that of loved ones, we are witnessing the most severe public health and economic crisis in decades. 

25 Jewish Things to Do Under Quarantine

If you’re looking for a bit of an escape from everything going on in the world right now, try experimenting with and embracing your Judaism from home. Here are a few ways to begin.

Jewish Life at Home

Prayers and Blessings

Recipes

18 Easy-to-Make Jewish Comfort Foods

During this time of social isolation and physical distancing, cooking simple, comfort foods can serve as a welcome and calming distraction – even if you don’t consider yourself a cook.

Matzah Ball Soup Central

Matzah ball soup is one of the most recognizable Passover dishes, indeed, Jewish dishes, ever. As with any classic dish, there are many ways to make it, all of them delicious in different ways. We have collected some of our favorite recipes here for you.