RJ Blog

Empty Chairs and Stained Napkins: A Passover Prayer for Peace

Empty Chairs and Stained Napkins: A Passover Prayer for Peace ...

7 Ways to Observe Yom HaShoah This Year

7 Ways to Observe Yom HaShoah This Year Here are j...

URJ Youth

On the Other Hand

Passover: Our Obligations When in Power and When Powerless

This week is Passover and Rabbi Rick Jacobs, with special guest Rabbi Danya Ruttenberg, discuss the Torah portion read on Passover, focusing especial...

Shabbat HaGadol: Spiritual Cleansing

This week is Shabbat HaGadol, the Shabbat right before Passover. Rabbi Rick Jacobs notes this is the time when many of us are getting ready for Passov...

RJ Blog Social Justice

Empty Chairs and Stained Napkins: A Passover Prayer for Peace

Empty Chairs and Stained Napkins: A Passover Prayer for Peace ...

The Passover Seder’s Four Children and LGBTQ Inclusion: Moving Toward Full Hospitality

The Passover Seder’s Four Children and LGBTQ Inclusion: Moving Toward Full Hospitality ...

RJ Blog Jewish Life

Stories We Tell: The Farmer and the Horse

Stories We Tell: The Farmer and the Horse By:  Rabbi Michael Namath ...

7 Ways to Observe Yom HaShoah This Year

7 Ways to Observe Yom HaShoah This Year 7 Ways t...

RJ Blog Practice

Empty Chairs and Stained Napkins: A Passover Prayer for Peace

Empty Chairs and Stained Napkins: A Passover Prayer for Peace ...

7 Ways to Observe Yom HaShoah This Year

7 Ways to Observe Yom HaShoah This Year 7 Ways t...

RJ Blog Learning

Let My Popcorn Go: Rethinking Passover’s Forbidden Foods

Let My Popcorn Go: Rethinking Passover’s Forbidden Foods ...

On the Other Hand: Ten Minutes of Torah -- Tazria: Healing the Spirit

On the Other Hand: Ten Minutes of Torah -- Tazria: Healing the Spirit By:  Rabbi Rick Jacobs ...

RJ Blog Jewish Holidays

Empty Chairs and Stained Napkins: A Passover Prayer for Peace

Empty Chairs and Stained Napkins: A Passover Prayer for Peace ...

7 Ways to Observe Yom HaShoah This Year

7 Ways to Observe Yom HaShoah This Year 7 Ways t...

RJ Blog Israel

Election Results in Israel: What Do They Mean for Reform Jews?

Election Results in Israel: What Do They Mean for Reform Jews? ...

Listen Up: An Israeli Election Recap and Breakdown with Rabbi Josh Weinberg

Listen Up: An Israeli Election Recap and Breakdown with Rabbi Josh Weinberg ...

Torah commentaries

Making a Way Out of No Way

Saturday, April 27, 2019

URJ Press Releases

Statement On Israel Election: URJ President Rabbi Rick Jacobs

Statement On Israel Election: URJ President Rabbi Rick Jacobs Apr 10,...

Torah

From Mormon Roots to the Rabbinate: One Rabbi’s Unusual Journey

From Mormon Roots to the Rabbinate: One Rabbi’s Unusual Journey ...

When You Can’t Believe in God, Believe in People

When You Can’t Believe in God, Believe in People ...

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 Small Miracle I Found in a Tel Aviv Café

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

How I Feel as a Jew During Christmas

How I Feel as a Jew During Christmas Dec 13, 2018|Juliette Hirt ...

Shabbat

The Day I Guarded My Synagogue's Front Door

The Day I Guarded My Synagogue's Front Door ...

Cold: Prayer for a Chilly Shabbat

Cold: Prayer for a Chilly Shabbat Cold: Prayer f...

Parenting

The Passover Seder’s Four Children and LGBTQ Inclusion: Moving Toward Full Hospitality

The Passover Seder’s Four Children and LGBTQ Inclusion: Moving Toward Full Hospitality ...

5 Ways to Keep Kids Occupied (and Keep Your Own Cool) Before the Seder

5 Ways to Keep Kids Occupied (and Keep Your Own Cool) Before the Seder ...