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

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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

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Press Releases

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

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.

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This Week's Torah Portion

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Yom Rishon shel Rosh HaShanah
יוֹם רִאשׁוֹן שֶׁל רֹאשׁ הַשָּׁנָה
1st Day of the New Year

After these things, God tested Abraham, saying to him, "Abraham!" And he said, "Here I am.". - Genesis 22:1


Genesis 22:1-19


I Samuel 1:1-2:10; Jeremiah 31:2-20


/ 1 Tishri 5781

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