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Responding to Antisemitic Incidents: A New Resource for URJ Communities

August 19, 2021
Amid an alarming rise in antisemitic rhetoric and violence, the Union for Reform Judaism has joined with the Anti-Defamation League, the world’s leading anti-hate organization, to develop “Responding to Antisemitic Incidents: New A Resource for URJ Communities,” a toolkit to assist congregational leaders in preparing for and responding to incidents of hate and antisemitism.

Support the People of Haiti

August 17, 2021

On Saturday morning, a 7.2 magnitude earthquake struck southwestern Haiti, resulting in the death of more than 1400 people and thousands more injured.

The New URJ/ADL Partnership: Responding to the Uptick in Acts of Antisemitism and Hate

August 16, 2021
The Union for Reform Judaism (URJ) and the Anti-Defamation League (ADL) recently entered into a formal partnership in response to the question posed by URJ president Rabbi Rick Jacobs: “How are we going to respond to the uptick in acts of antisemitism and hate in a thoughtful, intentional, and effective way?” On July 27, 2021, the two organizations co-hosted a webinar to address this question.