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Teaching a recent cooking class in my congregation reminded me that even in the 21st century, there’s something unique, warm, and special about a synagogue women’s group.
This Black History Month, we must remind ourselves that racial justice is a Jewish issue and join with Jews of Color and people of color to advance racial justice.
Learn some of the most valuable takeaways from my tenure as a congregation president so you can apply them – in whatever ways work for you – in your own community.
As we continue this journey together in 2018, we look forward to your steadfast engagement, your activism, and your support.
Learn how two Belin Award-winning congregations worked to make those already in their communities feel more included, “seen,” and understood.
When the Union for Reform Judaism offered a community of practice called “Bringing Justice to the Center,” it was an entree into social justice work for our congregation.
Learn about the creative ways one congregational leader is bringing the energy and lessons from the Biennial home to her own synagogue community.
In an increasingly mobile society, families often are separated by many miles. Far from family support, we seek community elsewhere, including in our Jewish institutions.
Learn what happened when members of the URJ Strengthening Congregations Team were challenged to experiment with an innovation of their own – and what made it a success.
Shabbat holds an esteemed place in our synagogues as a testing ground for experimentation. Centering new programs around Shabbat, therefore, offers distinct advantages.
The artwork on this note card was created by 5768 WRJ Art Calendar artist Césan d’Ornellas Levine.
April showers bring May flowers; prepare with a WRJ umbrella—now on sale!