Today’s Reform Movement in Israel is stretching the notion of what it means to build progressive spiritual communities there.
After a long election cycle, it is so important to take stock of – and build on – the victories we’ve had this November.
On, November 4, 2016, Temple Solel in Hollywood, Florida, along with eight other synagogues, helped celebrate the Higher Ground Initiative’s “Sea Level Rise Shabbat” in conjunction with the reading of parashat Noach.
On the sixth yahrzeit of Debbie Friedman’s passing, I want to pay tribute to my amazing friend and colleague, and a gifted spiritual leader.
The newly sworn-in 115th Congress is poised to begin the repeal of the Affordable Care Act without replacing it with a plan to cover the 23 million Americans who have gained coverage through the ACA.
When our ancestors experienced darkness, they lit a fire. Today, as we battle apathy in response to fear and doubt, we seek direction in light.
With the 44th anniversary of the U.S. Supreme Court’s Roe v. Wade decision approaching, let’s turn to a page in history that led to legal abortion.
The day of the Women’s March on Washington, the Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism will welcome and support members of our Reform Movement who will be participating in Washington for the day's events.
In the early 1980s, I was a camper in the UAHC (now URJ) Camp Swig Hevrah unit. In addition to the usual fun camp activities, this particular unit at camp focused on social justice. Our theme that summer was Soviet Jewry, and during our three weeks we learned the ins and outs of the issues, heard stories about Soviet Jews, and explored what we could do to make a difference. During the last few days of the session, we traveled to San Francisco to march in solidarity with Soviet Jews, equipped with “Save Soviet Jewry” banners and t-shirts, ready to perform, sing, and make our voices heard.