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When teens at a regional NFTY event ask when you are going to repeat the program they just attended, you must be doing something right. Coming out of the program, it was clear that they were happy – happy because they were fully engaged, had fun, and because along the way, they learned something about themselves, their peers, their identity and their heritage.
In his essay, “The Legacy of the Maccabees,” Dr. Shaye Cohen writes: “From the perspective of world history and Jewish history, the Hasmonean (Maccabean) revolt was epoch making.
The URJ stands for an open and inclusive Judaism– and we believe there is more than one authentic way to be Jewish.
A Hanukkah bazaar is a great fundraiser and gets your congregants thinking about their Hanukkah shopping and can give an early boost to your Judaica shop. It’s a wonderful opportunity to involve your temple family!
There are many creative ways to include all members of an interfaith family and those connected to them.
With your generosity, the URJ can continue to reimagine Jewish life for our growing community. Will you join us in this moment of possibility and help us swing the gates wide open?
As we prepare to celebrate the first night of Hanukkah, consider giving back and giving more meaningful Hanukkah gifts this year. Women of Reform Judaism has partnered with Jewish Women International (JWI) to make the holidays special for some of the 15,000...