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How to Prevent Halloween from Overwhelming Your Family
Halloween brings me a bit of stress each year. On a very basic level, I'm just not a fan of this holiday that, in recent years, seems to have become so much bigger than ever before.
Sukkot and the Challenge of Refugees
A young man came to a rabbi for a chat.
“I’ve bought a new car” said the young man to the rabbi.
“Congratulations,” he replied.
Habari Gani? How My Family is Melding Kwanzaa and Hanukkah Customs
As we each shared some favorite holiday memories, my partner asked, “So what does each candle of Hanukkah symbolize?” Puzzled, I asked him to explain what he meant. “You know, like for Kwanzaa.”
Resolution in Support of Paid Family Leave
Submitted by the Commission on Social Action of Reform Judaism
How Two Canadians Came to Understand and Celebrate American Thanksgiving
As Canadian clergy working in a Reform congregation in New Jersey,
Belief! And, the Ties that Bind Us
God. Justice. Compassion.
When asked to put your belief in three words what would you say?
Russian Émigrés Go Outdoors to Get into Judaism
More than 130 adults and children spent a few days earlier this month building a communal sukkah, eating shared meals outside, singing songs and sleeping in tents under the stars.
And they did it all in Russian.
For Every Season There is a Time for Social Justice
To ensure a coordinated volunteer effort, a proactive committee was formed encompassing representatives from Brotherhood, WRJ-Sisterhood, Youth Group, and the congregation as a whole. This clearing house identifies community needs, organizes and coordinates activities and involves as many...
CHESED Social Action Program for Youth
Monthly social action activities for families with children grades K-3. Community Contact Information: Temple Adat Elohim Thousand Oaks, CA www.adatelohim.com Goals: Cultivate a life-long love of social action from a young age Expose young congregants and their families to varied areas of social...