The Reform Movement's Racial Justice Campaign

Join the leaders of the Reform Movement as we examine and address our own behaviors, practices, and policies, through the lens of racial equity, diversity, and inclusion (REDI) and outwardly to pursue targeted, strategic advocacy that could change laws and policies that impact our society.

RJ on the Go Provides Interactive Experiences for Jewish Families

Join this growing community and explore interactive, meaningful and fun experiences that are easily accessible on the go or at home. 

The URJ-ADL Partnership to Combat Antisemitism and Hate

Amid an alarming rise in antisemitic rhetoric and violence, the Union for Reform Judaism has joined with the Anti-Defamation League, the world’s leading anti-hate organization, in the creation of a multi-faceted partnership.

Being Together in Community Again: What Every Congregation Needs to Know

Last year, we talked about it being a High Holidays like no other. And this year we are faced with the same opportunity – to create something that has never before existed.

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Reflecting on Transgender Awareness Week in 2021

November 16, 2021
Transgender Awareness Week is a chance to educate the public. It is important for people who are not part of the trans community to understand the oppression transgender and gender-expansive people face every day. While it is always important to affirm trans identities, Transgender Awareness Week provides an opportunity to center the voices of trans and gender-expansive people.

Press Releases

Reform Jewish Statement in Support of Early Childhood Education Funding

"On behalf of the Union for Reform Judaism, whose nearly 850 congregations across North America encompass approximately 1.8 million Reform Jews, and the Central Conference of American Rabbis, whose membership includes more than 2,000 Reform rabbis, I am writing to convey our strong support for the robust funding for early childhood education and care with a system of mixed delivery and nondiscrimination provisions within the Build Back Better Act (H.R. 5376). "

Statement on Release of HUC-JIR Investigation Report

The Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion (HUC-JIR) report released today is an important contribution to the ongoing reckoning in our community. The painful and deeply concerning findings in the report must be, and we believe will be, urgently addressed to ensure that the training of our clergy and professional leaders is done in the most ethically rigorous and accountable way.

This Week's Torah Portion

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This Week's Torah Portion

Vayeishev
וַיֵּשֶׁב
[Jacob] Settled

Jacob now settled in the land of his father's sojourning, in the land of Canaan. - Genesis 37:1

Torah

Genesis 37:1−40:23

Haftarah

Amos 2:6-3:8

When

/ 23 Kislev 5782

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