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5 Takeaways from a Jewish Meditation Retreat for Activists

5 Takeaways from a Jewish Meditation Retreat for Activists ...

8 Books for the Lazy Days of Summer

8 Books for the Lazy Days of Summer Here’s a rou...

URJ Youth

On the Other Hand

From Curses to Blessings

Sometimes the darkest moments bring out the light and opportunities arise for adversaries to become advocates. This week, in Parashat Balak, we learn ...

Wonder Women

This week, in Parashat Chukat, we learn about the death of one of Judaism’s greatest ancestors: Miriam. Rabbi Rick Jacobs and his guest, Dr. Tsvia W...

RJ Blog Social Justice

How and Why We Must Advocate for a Just Immigration System

How and Why We Must Advocate for a Just Immigration System ...

A Prayer Against Detaining Children

A Prayer Against Detaining Children A Prayer Aga...

RJ Blog Jewish Life

Nothing Left Behind

Nothing Left Behind By:  April Baskin What do we a...

From Curses to Blessings

From Curses to Blessings By:  Rabbi Rick Jacobs So...

RJ Blog Practice

5 Takeaways from a Jewish Meditation Retreat for Activists

5 Takeaways from a Jewish Meditation Retreat for Activists ...

Helping Teens Understand Where They Fit in the Jewish Story

Helping Teens Understand Where They Fit in the Jewish Story ...

RJ Blog Learning

8 Books for the Lazy Days of Summer

8 Books for the Lazy Days of Summer 8 Books for ...

Let Me Clarify: I’m Not a Rabbi!

Let Me Clarify: I’m Not a Rabbi! Let Me Clarif...

RJ Blog Jewish Holidays

How and Why We Must Advocate for a Just Immigration System

How and Why We Must Advocate for a Just Immigration System ...

Helping Teens Understand Where They Fit in the Jewish Story

Helping Teens Understand Where They Fit in the Jewish Story ...

RJ Blog Israel

Helping Teens Understand Where They Fit in the Jewish Story

Helping Teens Understand Where They Fit in the Jewish Story ...

My Year in Israel: Pain, Possibility, and So Much More

My Year in Israel: Pain, Possibility, and So Much More ...

Torah commentaries

URJ Press Releases

URJ Names Ruben Arquilevich Vice President of URJ Camps, NFTY, and Immersive Experiences

URJ Names Ruben Arquilevich Vice President of URJ Camps, NFTY, and Immersive Experiences ...

URJ and CCAR Statement on Israel Under Attack

URJ and CCAR Statement on Israel Under Attack URJ and CCAR Statement on Israel Under A...

Torah

Canada Day, Korach, and Audacious Hospitality

Canada Day, Korach, and Audacious Hospitality Ca...

Parashat B'midbar: Whom We Count, Why We Count, and How We Can Better Count Everyone

Parashat B'midbar: Whom We Count, Why We Count, and How We Can Better Count Everyone ...

Sukkot

Carrying the Spirit of Sukkot Into the Rest of the Year

Carrying the Spirit of Sukkot Into the Rest of the Year ...

When It Comes to Israel, We Cannot Avoid Our Discomfort

When It Comes to Israel, We Cannot Avoid Our Discomfort ...

Simchat

How Trope Strengthens Our Connections to Torah

How Trope Strengthens Our Connections to Torah ...

Memorial: A Poem for Yizkor

Memorial: A Poem for Yizkor Memorial: A Poem for...

Hannukkah

The Things Other People Say to Small-Town Jews

The Things Other People Say to Small-Town Jews T...

The Small Miracle I Found in a Tel Aviv Café

The Small Miracle I Found in a Tel Aviv Café Th...

Shabbat

How and Why We Must Advocate for a Just Immigration System

How and Why We Must Advocate for a Just Immigration System ...

Helping Teens Understand Where They Fit in the Jewish Story

Helping Teens Understand Where They Fit in the Jewish Story ...

Parenting

What It Means to Have a Rare Disease in the Family

What It Means to Have a Rare Disease in the Family ...

Live Long and Prosper: Words of "Star Trek" and Torah for Jewish Leaders

Live Long and Prosper: Words of "Star Trek" and Torah for Jewish Leaders ...