Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion is proud to partner with Westchester Reform Temple (WRT) and the Union for Reform Judaism to share a Yom Kippur afternoon of learning, prayer, and inspiration. Rabbi Jonathan Blake and URJ President Rabbi Rick Jacobs have organized an incredible program highlighting four distinguished scholars who
The virtual series kicks off on September 30th. Robin will moderate a conversation with the following authors about their newly released books:
- Fault Lines by Karl Pillemer, PhD. A ten-year groundbreaking study about family estrangement & reconciliation. Karl is the Hazel Reed Professor of Human Development at Cornell University.
High School Students: Join our weekly Thursday calls to ask questions about our civic engagement work and share ideas with other student activists. The calls will alternate every week between office hours for high school and college student organizers.
Sukkot is one of the most joyful festivals on the Jewish calendar. “Sukkot,” a Hebrew word meaning "booths" or "huts," refers to the Jewish festival of giving thanks for the fall harvest. The holiday has also come to commemorate the 40 years of Jewish wandering in the desert after the giving of the Torah atop Mt. Sinai.
The Eternal One spoke to Moses, saying: Say to the Israelite people: On the fifteenth day of this seventh month there shall be the Feast of Booths to the Eternal, [to last] seven days. - Leviticus 23:33-34