Preparing for the High Holidays in Challenging Times

Stay updated on the best collaborative thinking across the Reform Movement, as we grapple with how to celebrate the High Holiday season this year: scenario-planning, how to create community at a distance, how to best use technology, understanding the impact of High Holiday themes, and how clergy, staff, and lay people can work together to create your vision for these unique and holy days.

The Reform Movement's 2020 Civic Engagement Campaign

Every Voice. Every Vote. Join the nonpartisan effort to strengthen our democracy by encouraging everyone to participate in the U.S. election and ensure that Reform Jewish values are represented in the public square.

COVID-19 Resources for Congregations

To help you prioritize your community’s health, safety, and spiritual wellbeing, we’ve compiled a list of helpful resources that is being updated as additional resources become available. 

RJ on the Go: Interactive Jewish Experiences for Families

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

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URJ Welcomes Agreement Between Israel and the UAE and Bahrain

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

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This Week's Torah Portion

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This Week's Torah Portion

Haazinu
הַאֲזִינוּ
Listen

Give ear, O heavens, let me speak; Let the earth hear the words I utter! - Deuteronomy 32:1

Torah

32:1–52

Haftarah

Hosea 14:2Ð10, Micah 7:18Ð20, Joel 2:15Ð27

When

/ 8 Tishri 5781

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