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Not knowing if I would be shunned or accepted, I decided to give my religion another chance. I was not prepared for the warm and welcoming atmosphere I found at temple, where being gay was as acceptable as having brown hair.
Election Day is fast approaching, but our work is not done yet. There’s still time to make a difference and ensure every voice is heard and every vote is counted this election.
“Once again, the Trump Administration has proposed a record low refugee cap for the coming year, abdicating the United States’ moral and humanitarian responsibilities to welcome and protect refugees during the worst refugee crisis in global history."
Musar connects my Jewish learning and burgeoning spiritual awakening with what I used to call my “regular” life, the bridge between my two previously separated worlds.
Americans can and do differ on many policies and candidates – but we should all join together to condemn all support for white supremacists and all efforts to undermine the election.
As our society navigates unprecedented challenges, we are eager to join in the pursuit of justice that is integral to the Reform Movement.
As you begin to emerge from the rush of the High Holiday season, start off 5781 by setting an agenda for change in partnership with the URJ. Here are a few ways that you can connect to the URJ.
At Sukkot, Jewish tradition encourages us to welcome seven holy guests into our sukkot, one for each night of the week. In a modern variation to this custom, each night can be connected to a related social action theme.