Related Blog Posts on COVID-19

Digital Content to Enliven Your Passover 2021 Seder

the staff of the URJ and other Reform Movement partners
March 1, 2021

You already know how to host a beautiful, profound, and Jewishly meaningful seder. What you may not yet know, though, is how to re-imagine your usual traditions to incorporate digital content that will enliven this year’s virtual rendition of your seder.  

Resources for the Next Stage of Reopening, Reimagining, and Re-entering Our Communities

May 12, 2021
In Reform congregations across North American, teams of clergy, staff, educators, and lay people have worked together to develop innovative ways to re-open, re-enter, and reimagine our Jewish community life. But the challenges that congregations face in strategically thinking through reopening are more than any one community should have to take on alone. The Reform Movement as a whole will continue to work to help congregational communities envision and plan for the future.

Vaccinating the Most Vulnerable Requires Proactive Congregational Effort

Rabbi Fred Guttman
Robert Wineburg
February 18, 2021
Judaism’s foremost physician made clear that providing healthcare to the community is fundamentally connected to the spiritual and moral health of society. Nine centuries later, with COVID-19 raging all around us, the urgent relevance of the Rambam’s words could not be clearer. 

Connecting During COVID: NFTY Convention 2021

Fletcher Block
Lynne Butner
February 16, 2021
The weekend was extraordinary. Teens shared that it was the best virtual experience they had this year - that it felt as close as it could get to an in-person experience. Many said that they felt a new connection to NFTY.