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About This Site

This site has been built and designed keeping in mind the needs of Reform Jews, unaffiliated Jews and those wishing to learn more about Reform Judaism. The content has been developed by a wide variety of educators, rabbis, cantors and laypersons who are active participants in Reform Jewish life. Many people and organizations have been instrumental in making this website a reality.

Reform Judaism Online Advisory Board

  • Beth Avner- North American Federation of Temple Youth
  • Barbara Kavadias- Association of Reform Zionists of America
  • Carol Kur - Temple Israel, East Falmouth, MA
  • Daryl Messinger- Congregation Beth Am, Los Altos Hills, CA
  • Donald C Cutler - Congregation Emanu-el San Francisco, CA
  • Doug Barden- Men of Reform Judaism (MRJ)
  • Rabbi Edwin Goldberg- Temple Judea, Pinecrest, FL
  • Emilia Diamant- Temple Beth Or, Raleigh, NC
  • Gary Bretton-Granatoor- World Union for Progressive Judaism
  • Ira Warshawsky- Men of Reform Judaism
  • Jane Rips- Temple Israel, Omaha, NE
  • Jane West Walsh- PARDES: Day Schools of Reform Judaism
  • Jay Geller- Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion Governor
  • Jean Rosensaft- Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion
  • Jennifer Kaufman- Commission on Social Action
  • Jim Ball- Congregation Beth El, Newtonville, MA
  • Jo-Ann Mort- ChangeCommunications
  • Rabbi Jonathan Stein- -Central Conference of American Rabbis
  • Juliet Friedman- Program Directors of Reform Judaism
  • Karen Hoffman- Program Directors of Reform Judaism
  • Larry Kaufman - Beth Emet, the Free Synagogue, Evanston IL
  • Marge Eiseman- Congregation Sinai and Cong Emanu El B'nei Jeshurun
  • Rabbi Marla Feldman- - Women for Reform Judaism
  • Rabbi Paul Kipnes - Congregation Or Ami, Calabasas, CA
  • Rabbi Peter Knobel - Beth Emet, the Free Synagogue, Evanston IL
  • Rabbi Phyllis Sommer- Am Shalom, Highwood, IL
  • Rabbi Richard Sarason- Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion
  • Robert Orkand- Association of Reform Zionists of America
  • Robert Koppel- Reform Pension Board
  • Cantor Sally Neff- American Conference of Cantors
  • Stan Schickler- National Association of Temple Educators
  • Rabbi Stephen Fuchs- World Union for Progressive Judaism
  • Rabbi Steve Fox- - Central Conference of American Rabbis
  • Cantor Ted Labow- American Conference of Cantors
  • William Berkson- Jewish Institute for Youth & Family
  • Marlee Ribnick- North American Federation of Temple Youth
  • Yehudit Werchow- Jewish Agency for Israel
  • Mark Pelavin- Union for Reform Judaism

Contributors

Yasher koach (many thanks) to those who contributed their talents to this website, in addition to the Advisory Board members named above:

  • Adam Karol
  • Amy Kritzer
  • Annette Powers
  • Ariela Housman
  • Aron Hirt-Manheimer
  • Audrey Merwin
  • Barry Borchetta
  • Beth Kozinn
  • Cantor Caitlin Bromberg
  • Cathy Rolland
  • Deborah Goldberg
  • Deborah Rood Goldman
  • Rabbi Edythe Held Mencher
  • Felicia Ross
  • Fiorella deLima
  • Rabbi Hara Person
  • Helayne Friedland
  • Jane Herman
  • Jared Shih
  • Jill Peltzman
  • Joel Emerman
  • Joy Weinberg
  • Joyce Schwartz
  • Kate Bigam
  • Laurel Klein
  • Leslie Bass
  • Linda Levin
  • Lisa Dawn Angerame
  • Liz Piper-Goldberg
  • Michael Goldberg
  • Rabbi Rachel Hertzman
  • Rabbi Rex Perlmeter
  • Rabbi Sabine Meyer
  • Scott Hertz
  • Sean Thibault
  • Shira Kline
  • Rabbi Stephanie Bernstein
  • Stephanie Fink
  • Stephen Becker
  • Steve Sorkin
  • Tina Wasserman
  • Vicky Farhi
  • Rabbi Victor Appell

Special Thanks to the Following Organizations for Their Contributions