What a year it’s been. With 2018 fast-approaching, we’ve rounded up the top 18 Reform Movement stories of 2017, listed below in somewhat chronological order.
During the 10 days of repentance and especially on Yom Kippur, we struggle with ourselves, shedding our flaws and the parts of our spirit that detract from our holiness.
We want you to come to High Holiday services, but we want you to come back, too -- when it’s less crowded and when we can welcome you and show you what we’re all about.
I don’t want to raise my children in a home with yelling. And yet, when I slip in a way that’s human and understandable, I fail both myself and my children.
Sexual violence is a denial of the Jewish belief in the fundamental dignity of every individual and an abhorrent violation of the sanctity and wholeness of the body and health of another person.
Deborah Fishman is the founder of FED: curated, four-course dinner parties that feature a themed performance or talk: “It’s like TED, but you get fed.”
When I’m seeking an emotional reaction at this difficult moment in history, I listen to music, including specific pieces by Leonard Bernstein and Aaron Copland.
Tashlich (to cast), a ritual practice of Ashkenazi and Sephardic Jews, customarily takes place on the afternoon of Rosh HaShanah near a natural body of water.
At recent years’ Days of Awe services, I could swear I saw index fingers popping out all over the place – fingers of accusation, not of ownership or responsibility.