To fulfill the URJ's mission of providing audacious hospitality to those who seek to live a Jewish life, ReformJudaism.org was launched in 2013 to ensure that anyone can find Jewish content that is accessible and welcoming. Since then, more than 3.5 million visitors have come to this site to seek out information to bring Judaism into their lives.
Additionally, the site seeks to connect users to offline Jewish communities in one of hundreds of Reform congregations across North America, and to eradicate barriers to those who have not been in a synagogue before, by providing articles and videos about what to expect at various Jewish lifecycle events and worship services.
Visitors to ReformJudaism.org can:
- find recipes to cook for a Jewish holiday
- learn how to recite a blessing
- study the week’s Torah portion and reading commentaries
- find a Jewish name for a baby
- seek a Reform mohel for their son’s bris
- send a free e-card to congratulate someone on their new baby, graduation, wedding, birthday, or bar/bat mitzvah
- find a community seder in their local area
- find a congregation that has an early childhood center in their local area
- become familiar with the prayers that are recited at a Friday night service
The site continues to grow, with new content added daily. Explore ReformJudaism.org.