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Israeli filmmaker Nitzan Gilady’s feature film, Wedding Doll (Hatuna MeNiyar) tells the story of Hagit, a young woman with a mild int
Discussions about health care are consuming Washington, D.C.
Long ago in Persia, before tweets and 24-hour news cycles, a royal vizier named Haman had the ear of King Achashverosh, a foolish and malleable man.
As the story in the Torah goes, before the sacrifice of his son Isaac, we hear Abraham tell God “Hineini,” translated as “Here I am.” We hear it again when Jacob reaches out to his father
Louis Braille was born in Coupvray, France, in 1809. When he was 3 years old, he accidentally poked himself in the eye with his dad's awl and became blind.
This week marks the halfway point in Jewish Disability Awareness and Inclusion Month.
Like any child, growing up I relied on the support of my parents. Due to my severe learning disabilities, this support was even more essential.
My beautiful, screaming daughter was born May 30th.
These days, I have tears in my eyes when I worry about the state of public education; I worry that we’re taking steps – leaps, even – backward.
Our world is going through a major change. We’re exiting the Industrial Age moving into the new era of the Information Age.
Learn about Shavuot and celebrating the Torah!
Explore and learn Torah in Tikkun Leil Shavuot study sessions.
Dubbed “the Torah pass” by the founding rabbi of our congregation, our rabbi has continued this emotional ritual.
Find out what was hidden under the chocolates Uncle George had packed in the summer of 1937.
The Jewish Sabbath is a time set apart to focus on what really matters: gratitude for our lives and our communities, and for the growth of the spirit.
At sundown on Friday, the Shabbat candles are lit before the blessing is recited. Here are the words and a recording to hear them sung!
The Eternal One spoke to Moses: "Take a census of the Gershonites also, by their ancestral house and by their clans." - Numbers 4:21-22
Want to explore Reform Judaism but have no in-person opportunities to study? This class is for you! Register now.
Learn why the newest FBI annual Hate Crime Statistics Report is especially frightening,
Learn why one congregation has joined 170 others to help refugee families resettle in their area.
One of the defining questions of Jewish peoplehood in our time is: “Who is a Jew?”
How do we respond to the distorted media coverage of Israel?
The artwork on this note card was created by 5768 WRJ Art Calendar artist Césan d’Ornellas Levine.
April showers bring May flowers; prepare with a WRJ umbrella—now on sale!