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A week has passed, and I am still mentally and emotionally processing my experience chanting Torah for the first time on Rosh Chodesh
You might not know it, but if you stay at a hotel while visiting Israel, about 10% of your bill goes to certify that the food and facilities are kosher in the eyes of the state-sponsored, ultra-Ort
You open the refrigerator only to discover that there is no milk. You can’t bear the thought of drinking your coffee black, and quickly start planning an emergency drive to the local market.
It's been a big year in Israel, from ongoing conflict at the Western Wall to recent the fires that ravaged the country.
One of the defining questions of Jewish peoplehood in our time is: “Who is a Jew?” Recently, members of the Israeli government have been introducing legislation that would rollback many of the basi
Last week, one of our Reform synagogues in Israel was vandalized.
We started at 6:30am outside the Western Wall. Some of us had been on the road since 3am and others had come from New York and further.
In 2013, the Israel Religous Action Center filed a lawsuit to demand that women and non-Orthodox Jews be allowed to serve on the government's Jewish Heritage Found
This summer, I began my rabbinical school studies at Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion.
My homemade tallit, or prayer shawl, is the most meaningful Jewish object I own.
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
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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!