The Reform movement's Religious Action Center in an action alert asked members to urge lawmakers to oppose the House version, saying it "prioritizes some victims over others" and "is not the bipartisan solution that we seek."
The URJ's new president Rabbi Rick Jacobs reflects on his formative experiences, the lessons he has learned about personal and synagogue transformation, his vision for the future of the URJ and the Reform Movement, and his determination to surmount the monumental challenges on the road ahead.
Throughout May, the URJ is paying homage to the role of women in the rabbinate in advance of the 40th anniversary of the ordination of Rabbi Sally Priesand. Look to many of our resources below, join the conversations on RJ Blog, use #JewishWoman on Twitter, or comment on our Facebook wall about the Jewish leaders who have impacted your life.
Traditionally read on Shavuot, this chronicle of loss and despair, love, romance, and hope, includes themes and lessons applicable to the lives of contemporary readers. Use code Shavuot at checkout for 10% off.