Outdoor services offering kid-friendly, informal or abbreviated worship, and camp-style music are popular during the summer. Here’s a sampling of good ol’ summertime Shabbat celebrations in some Reform congregations across North America.
When the words of liturgy are taken too literally, the sacred power of prayer is often lost. In his latest book, Rabbi Lawrence A. Hoffman offers a way worshipers can transcend the limitations imposed by language.
As Jews throughout the world prepare to gather for the High Holidays, Reform Jewish communities want to ensure that everyone who enters our synagogues – at this season and throughout the year – has a meaningful, fulfilling worship experience.