Over the last few months, hundreds of thousands of Israelis have taken to the streets to make their voices heard about the proposed governmental reforms to the judiciary, the creation of a civilian national guard, and much more.
The URJ is committed to ensuring that our environments are safe, equitable, and inclusive. As part of our ongoing work to create a culture that prioritizes safety and accountability, we encourage every congregation to craft and adopt a congregational ethics code.
Dr. Becky Kennedy will be joining us for a virtual event where we'll dive into the challenges and opportunities of Jewish parenting.
After 75 years of having a Jewish State, we find ourselves amidst an unprecedented and deeply divisive crisis. On the surface, this crisis is about Israel's future as a democratic Jewish state, dealing with issues such as separation of powers among the branches of government, how judges are appointed, the roles of religion and state, and the lack of an Israeli constitution.
Here are some ways you and your community can support Israeli democracy and the Israeli Reform Movement during this critical moment.
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.
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.
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.
Passover is soon approaching! Below are some of our favorite Passover resources, selected to help your seder preparations go more smoothly.
As you prepare for your community seder, you have likely given thought to which children will be asking the Four Questions. However, the seder presents everyone with opportunities to dig deep into what Passover means for us.