RJ Blog

The Hostage Crisis in Iran and My Humanitarian Journey There

The Hostage Crisis in Iran and My Humanitarian Journey There ...

For the Love of Jeff: A Father’s Day Reflection on Mister Rogers’ Most Memorable Young Guest

For the Love of Jeff: A Father’s Day Reflection on Mister Rogers’ Most Memorab...

URJ Youth

On the Other Hand

Suspicious Minds: The “Errant” Woman

What happens when the Me Too Movement meets Parashat Naso? This week’s complicated Torah portion about unfair trials and jealous men is a reminder t...

But, Who's Counting?

In this week’s Torah portion, Parashat B'midbar, we're commanded to take a census of the “whole Israelite community.” Rabbi Rick Jacobs reflects...

RJ Blog Social Justice

5 Actions You Can Take Right Now to Better the World

5 Actions You Can Take Right Now to Better the World ...

How Our Temple is Supporting a Refugee Couple - and What You Can Do to Help

How Our Temple is Supporting a Refugee Couple - and What You Can Do to Help ...

RJ Blog Jewish Life

For the Love of Jeff: A Father’s Day Reflection on Mister Rogers’ Most Memorable Young Guest

For the Love of Jeff: A Father’s Day Reflection on Mister Rogers’ Most Memorable Young Guest ...

Lessons from the Stadium Seats: A Father's Day Reflection

Lessons from the Stadium Seats: A Father's Day Reflection ...

RJ Blog Practice

Choosing Judaism: Why One Grandmother Made a Public Commitment

Choosing Judaism: Why One Grandmother Made a Public Commitment ...

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 ...

RJ Blog Jewish Holidays

Choosing Judaism: Why One Grandmother Made a Public Commitment

Choosing Judaism: Why One Grandmother Made a Public Commitment ...

When Your Child Teaches You About Revelation

When Your Child Teaches You About Revelation Whe...

RJ Blog Israel

The Torah of Elections in Israel: Concern and Optimism

The Torah of Elections in Israel: Concern and Optimism ...

Holding Israel's Declaration of Independence Up to the Light of Day

Holding Israel's Declaration of Independence Up to the Light of Day ...

URJ Press Releases

URJ and CCAR Statement on Israel Under Attack

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

URJ and The Kraus Family Foundation Announce the Gilbert and Eleanor Kraus Initiative for Immigrant and Refugee Justice

URJ and The Kraus Family Foundation Announce the Gilbert and Eleanor Kraus Initiative for Immigrant and Refugee Justice ...

Torah

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 ...

Why Did Our Torah Commentator Smash Bottles and Idols?

Why Did Our Torah Commentator Smash Bottles and Idols? ...

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 How I Feel ...

Shabbat

My Very First Shabbat: Looking Back

My Very First Shabbat: Looking Back My Very Firs...

The Day I Guarded My Synagogue's Front Door

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

Parenting

For the Love of Jeff: A Father’s Day Reflection on Mister Rogers’ Most Memorable Young Guest

For the Love of Jeff: A Father’s Day Reflection on Mister Rogers’ Most Memorable Young Guest ...