Children

Children

Adopted by the Board of Trustees May 1992 Minneapolis, MN BACKGROUND The Jewish family, in all of its configurations, is the cornerstone of the Jewish people and its traditions. It has...
Year Adopted:
1992
SUBMITTED BY THE PRESIDENT’S MESSAGE COMMITTEE HOUSTON, 2005 BACKGROUNDAdolescence is, almost by definition, a difficult time. All the more so concerning issues of sexuality. Our kids...
Year Adopted:
2005
45th General Assembly November 1977 San Francisco We express our abhorrence and outrage at the child abuse and neglect experienced by America's children at the hands of parents, guardians...
Year Adopted:
1977
45th Council November 1959 Miami Beach, FL In recent years, many Americans have sought to adopt children of a different religious origin than their own. From this situation, the question has...
Year Adopted:
1959
59th General Assembly November 1987 Chicago, Illinois BACKGROUND The Union of American Hebrew Congregations has repeatedly expressed its deep concern for the welfare of children and...
Year Adopted:
1987
45th Council November 1959 Miami Beach, FL Whereas, under the guidance of the Commission on Jewish Education, many congregations have increased the level of their grade of Confirmation to...
Year Adopted:
1959
Background In 1985 the Union of American Hebrew Congregations resolved to endorse Reform Jewish day schools, to encourage the establishment of day schools, and to authorize the Department of...
Year Adopted:
1995
Background The Union of American Hebrew Congregations has a long history of supporting efforts to bring Ethiopian Jews to Israel. This dream became reality with the airlifts of Operation Moses in...
Year Adopted:
1995
America's system of public education is not fulfilling either the needs of individuals or of the nation as a whole. There are gross inequities in the quality of education in different...
Year Adopted:
1963
Whereas the senior high school years afford the religious school a unique opportunity to convey to rapidly maturing minds the depth and scope of Jewish belief and practice, and Whereas...
Year Adopted:
1959

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This directory contains the name, location and phone number of congregations associated with the Union for Reform Judaism, and a link to the congregation’s Web site.