NEW YORK, January 9, 2012 – For the second year, the Union for Reform Judaism (URJ) is offering Incubator Grants to member congregations. Up to 20 projects will be funded a maximum of $5,000 for fiscal year July 1, 2012 - June 30, 2013.
NEW YORK--January 11, 2012-- Every two years, the Union for Reform Judaism (URJ) Synagogue-Federation Relations Committee presents the Shutafim Award for Outstanding Federation/Synagogue Partnerships to three communities -- one small, one mid-sized, and one large -- in special recognition of the
New York, January 18, 2012 -- Rabbi Richard Address has devoted his career to helping transform synagogues into caring communities.
Rabbis Saperstein and Feldman: "We urge you to use your leadership in Komen for the Cure to reinstate funding to PPFA for breast cancer screening, to reconsider the standard by which the organization makes funding decisions, and to continue to fight for the health and
The world is filled with certainties that aren’t – like the myth that religious denominations are dead. We will eventually have three inchoate pools of people, it is said: Orthodox, “Other,” and Unaffiliated.
While we have been having a relatively warm winter in the United States, it cannot compare to what winter is like in Israel. It is the rainy season there, the time of year that Israel greens up, with cooler temperatures and rain (which feels like a miracle every time I experience it) in between
With great excitement, tinged with a touch of trepidation, I moved to Israel in the summer of 1996 to begin my first year of rabbinical school at Hebrew Union College.