New York, NY; September 15, 2020 - Following today's ceremony at the White House, Union for Reform Judaism President Rabbi Rick Jacobs issued the following statement: Today’s White House ceremony celebrating the normalization agreement between Israel and the UAE and Bahrain has been long in coming and is a welcome step toward a future in which Israel is a fully accepted member of the international
Our prayers are with Jacob Blake and his family as he begins a long road of physical and emotional recovery. Our hands are outstretched and ready to do the work necessary to end systemic racism.
Joint Statement from the URJ, CCAR, RA, USCJ, RRA and Reconstructing Judaism on Solidarity with the ADL and the Importance of Coalitions for Justice
Today, the URJ and CCAR joined with the Conservative and Reconstructionist Movements to issue a statement affirming our historic and ongoing close partnership with the ADL and our commitment to continuing to work in broad coalitions across lines of faith and race to heal what is broken in our world.
September 16, 2020
This past Shabbat, the Reform Jewish Movement lost an extraordinary soul, Helen “Honey” Scheidt. Her beloved husband, Rudi E. Scheidt, Sr., z”l, died just five months before.
September 15, 2020
In this High Holiday season, a time of reflection and re-dedication to our shared faith and ideals, the entire HUC community joins me in thanking you for your vital service and generous support.
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HaftarahI Samuel 1:1-2:10; Jeremiah 31:2-20
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