RAC Day of Action: Building Power for Purpose in Washington D.C.
March 10, 2023
Reform communities across North America have strengthened our Movement's collective power by engaging voters and advocating for racial justice. Let's continue this work on May 10-11 together in Washington, D.C.
“I Wish This Had Existed When I Was a Kid:” 6 Points Creative Arts Academy
March 10, 2023
When adults find out about my job as director of URJ 6 Points Creative Arts Academy, many of them say the same thing: "I wish that had existed when I was a kid!" I know how they feel.
A Leadership Journey Inspired by Reform Jewish Women
March 10, 2023
As I prepare to retire from my position as executive director of Women of Reform Judaism (WRJ), I have been reflecting on my professional journey. While there have been many friends and colleagues along the way, my most constant companions have been Reform Jewish women from our vibrant sisterhoods close to home and around the world.
URJ Leaders Respond to West Bank Violence
We share the anger and pain felt across Israel and the diaspora following the fatal attack on Israeli brothers, Hallel and Yagel Yaniv. The perpetrators must be found and held responsible for this heinous attack.
Reform Jewish Leader Addresses Protest Against Proposed Judicial Reforms in Tel Aviv
On Saturday evening, Rabbi Rick Jacobs, President of the Union for Reform Judaism, addressed a crowd of over 160,000 people demonstrating against the proposed judicial overhauls in Tel Aviv. Delivering his remarks in Hebrew, Rabbi Jacobs told protestors that Jews across the diaspora shared their concerns about proposed changes to Israel’s democracy and would continue to stand with them in solidarity.
Jewish Organizations' Letter to 118th Congress for Jewish Disability Advocacy Day 2023
As the 118th Congress commences, we urge you to continue to prioritize policies that promote inclusion and accessibility and empower people with disabilities to lead lives of greater independence and economic stability.
This Week's Torah Portion
The Eternal One called to Moses and spoke to him from the Tent of Meeting, saying: "Speak to the Israelite people and say to them: When any of you presents an offering of cattle to the Eternal: You shall choose your offering from the herd or from the flock." - Leviticus 1:1-2
[God] Called Out
When/ 3 Nisan 5783
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