Union For Reform Judaism

Type: Organization
Name: Union For Reform Judaism
First reported 47 mins ago - Updated 47 mins ago - 1 reports

Rosh Hashanah 5775 Greetings

Dear friends,Throughout North America, Israel, and around the world, our students and alumni are leading – in synagogues, on college campuses, on military bases, in hospitals, and more.Wherever Jews are celebrating the High Holy Days, they are there – ... [Published Hebrew Union College - 47 mins ago]
First reported 16 hours ago - Updated 16 hours ago - 1 reports

Reform congregations to hold marrow drives

Seventy-five Reform congregations throughout the United States are holding bone marrow registration drives on Yom Kippur.For the second straight year, the Reform movement is partnering with the Gift of Life Bone Marrow Foundation in an effort to register ... [Published Jewish Community Voice - 16 hours ago]
First reported Sep 16 2014 - Updated Sep 16 2014 - 1 reports

Jewish Groups Warm to Climate Change Battle

100,000 Expected at Demonstration in New YorkTurning up the Heat: Michael Greenberg, a Jewish college student, joins a protest against the Keystone XL pipeline in August 2013. Jewish groups are lining up behind the upcoming “People’s Climate March,” billed ... [Published Forward - Sep 16 2014]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 15 2014 - 2 reports

The Theology Behind Obama’s Speech on ISIS

Obama drew from prominent Protestant minister Reinhold NiebuhrReligion is creating havoc in the world. Authoritarian governments are collapsing in the Middle East, and in the absence of credible alternatives, Sunni and Shi’ite religious groupings, fueled ... [Published Time - Sep 15 2014]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 15 2014 - 1 reports

Temple Sholom holds dedication service at new home in Scotch Plains

On the bima: Scotch Plains Township Councilman Bo Vastine, Deputy Mayor Mickey Marcus, Mayor Kevin Glover, Temple Sholom Rabbi Joel N. Abraham, Temple Sholom President Suzanne Lyte and Fanwood Presbyterian Church Pastor David Jahnke . Suburban NewsTemple ... [Published Somerset Reporter - Sep 15 2014]
First reported Sep 11 2014 - Updated Sep 11 2014 - 1 reports

Reform congregations to hold bone marrow drives on Yom Kippur

WASHINGTON (JTA) – Seventy-five Reform congregations throughout the United States are holding bone marrow registration drives on Yom Kippur.For the second year in a row, the Reform Movement has partnered with the Gift of Life Bone Marrow Foundation in ... [Published JTA - Sep 11 2014]
First reported Sep 10 2014 - Updated Sep 10 2014 - 1 reports

What I Learned at Summer Camp about Being a Rabbi

By Simon StratfordFor twelve straight summers, first as a camper and subsequently four years as a counselor, Oconomowoc, Wisconsin was my home away from home. Summers spent at Olin Sang Ruby Union Institute, a Union for Reform Judaism overnight camp, ... [Published Hebrew Union College - Sep 10 2014]
First reported Sep 09 2014 - Updated Sep 09 2014 - 1 reports

Program offers look at Judaism

“A Taste of Judaism: Are You Curious?” is a program designed to engage “beginners” — Jewish or not — in learning more about Judaism.It has attracted more than 70,000 participants across North America during the past 15 years, welcoming all who are curious ... [Published News Transcript - Sep 09 2014]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 1 reports

Community Open Houses at Temple Emanuel

Open Houses Set for Sunday, Sept, 7 and Friday, Sept. 12Temple Emanuel, 7 Haggetts Road, will hold a Community Open House at 8:30 a.m. on Sunday, Sept. 7. The open house will begin with a service followed by light refreshments.On Friday, Sept. 12, Tot ... [Published Andover Patch - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 1 reports

Enjoy the Jewish High Holy Days in Marietta

High Holy Day Services begin Wednesday evening September 24, 7pm, with Erev Rosh Hashana and end October 4th with Yom KippurCongregation Ner Tamid invites you to attend Jewish HighHoly Day services with us.Services will be held at our new permanent location, ... [Published Holly Springs-Hickory Flat Patch - Aug 26 2014]
First reported Aug 23 2014 - Updated Aug 23 2014 - 1 reports

Reform Movement Condemns Murder of Journalist James Foley and Spreading Influence of ISIS (8/22/14)

NEW YORK, Aug. 22 -- The Union for Reform Judaism's Religious Action Center issued the following news release:The leaders of the Union for Reform Judaism, Central Conference of American Rabbis and Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism today posted ... [Published Targeted News Service - Aug 23 2014]
First reported Aug 22 2014 - Updated Aug 22 2014 - 1 reports

Temple Emanu-El in Westfield a beloved and caring community

Temple Emanu-El located at 756 East Broad St., Westfield, is a Reform congregation whose members reside throughout Union County and beyond.From its beginnings in 1950, Temple Emanu-El has sought to combine progressive Jewish ideals with a continuing respect ... [Published Suburban News - Aug 22 2014]

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Needleman said: "I'm happy that we were able to lead prayers for a continuation of peace in Israel. Our hope is that someday there will be a permanent solution to the crisis in the region such that no nation will lift up a sword against another nation, as it says in The Bible."
...gifted professionals," stated Jeffrey R Solomon, President of The Andrea and Charles Bronfman Philanthropies, and Vice Chair of this effort, "The disinvestment in the professional part of this formula has become a problem, both urgent and important. Gali's appointment is a major step toward changing this worrisome trend."
"After all the hard work that it took for us to open our new home, it is a joy to be able to celebrate Shabbat, once again under our own roof,” said Rabbi Joel Abraham. “In the grace after meals—the birkat hamazon—a section from Psalm 126 is added for Shabbat. In Hebrew it is called, 'Shir haMa'alot' a Song of Ascents. The story is that our ancestors sang it as they once again climbed the steps to the Temple in Jerusalem after the long exile in Babylon. In Hebrew the first line is 'B'shuv Adonai et shivat tziyon hayinu k'chol'mim.' In English, 'At the moment that God returned the captives to Zion, we were as if in a dream.' We have worked hard to make this dream a reality."
...to bring the music of Josh & the Jamtones to hundreds of families in South Palm Beach County ," said Ilene Wohlgemuth, local PJ Library chair. "This concert will gather the community in a kid-friendly and inviting environment where everyone can sing and dance together. Last year's kickoff concert brought out 500 children, parents and grandparents for a great time."

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Rosh Hashanah 5775 Greetings [Published Hebrew Union College - 47 mins ago]
Reform congregations to hold marrow drives [Published Jewish Community Voice - 16 hours ago]
Jewish Groups Warm to Climate Change Battle [Published Forward - Sep 16 2014]
The Theology Behind Obama’s Speech on ISIS [Published Time - Sep 15 2014]
The Theology Behind Obama’s Speech on ISIS [Published TIME.com - Sep 15 2014]
Temple Sholom holds dedication service at new h... [Published Somerset Reporter - Sep 15 2014]
New senior rabbi to be installed at Temple Israel [Published Weston Forum - Sep 11 2014]
Reform congregations to hold bone marrow drives... [Published JTA - Sep 11 2014]
What I Learned at Summer Camp about Being a Rabbi [Published Hebrew Union College - Sep 10 2014]
Program offers look at Judaism [Published News Transcript - Sep 09 2014]
TKAE hosts Israel Solidarity Service [Published South Florida Sun-Sentinel - Sep 09 2014]
JEWISH LEADERSHIP PIPELINES ALLIANCE NAMES GALI... [Published CBS Detroit - Sep 08 2014]
Looking back on 5774: a dramatic, turbulent year [Published Jewish News Weekly - Sep 06 2014]
Temple Sholom of Scotch Plains to hold dedicati... [Published Suburban News - Sep 04 2014]
Family music concert in Boca Raton [Published South Florida Sun-Sentinel - Sep 03 2014]
Gulf Coast’s LGBT residents mark Katrina annive... [Published Washington Blade - Aug 29 2014]
Community Open Houses at Temple Emanuel [Published Andover Patch - Aug 29 2014]
Is Obama’s New Ambassador for Religious Freedom... [Published Family Security Matters - Aug 28 2014]
Around Lexington [Published Wicked Local Lexington - Aug 28 2014]
In American Jewish Politics Regarding Israel, t... [Published TAPPED - Aug 27 2014]
The AIPAC Wars are Underway Again [Published TIME.com - Aug 27 2014]
Repairing A Relationship With Presbyterian Clergy [Published Jewish Week - Aug 27 2014]
Enjoy the Jewish High Holy Days in Marietta [Published Holly Springs-Hickory Flat Patch - Aug 26 2014]
The Prince and Princess of Jewish Music Find Ne... [Published Forward - Aug 24 2014]
Reform Movement Condemns Murder of Journalist J... [Published Targeted News Service - Aug 23 2014]
Rabbi's decision touches on Jewish identity [Published Cape Cod Online - Aug 23 2014]
Solis-Cohen Scholar-in-Residence Weekend Sept. ... [Published The Reporter Group - Aug 23 2014]
Temple Emanu-El in Westfield a beloved and cari... [Published Suburban News - Aug 22 2014]
Riverway reaches young Jews outside the synagog... [Published Heritage Florida Jewish News - Aug 22 2014]
The Collapse of the American Jewish Center [Published ZNet - Aug 16 2014]
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The Theology Behind Obama’s Speech on ISIS [Published TIME.com - Sep 15 2014]
Religion is creating havoc in the world. Authoritarian governments are collapsing in the Middle East, and in the absence of credible alternatives, Sunni and Shi’ite religious groupings, fueled by ancient hatreds, are fighting each other to fill the void. ...
In American Jewish Politics Regarding Israel, t... [Published TAPPED - Aug 27 2014]
The following is reprinted with permission from  Religion Dispatches . Follow RD on  Facebook  or  Twitter  for daily updates. In late July, a group of young American Jews gathered outside the New York offices of the Conference of Presidents of Major ...
The AIPAC Wars are Underway Again [Published TIME.com - Aug 27 2014]
AIPAC—the American Israel Public Affairs Committee—is a lobby created by American Jews and devoted to improving relations between the United States and Israel. Every 5 or 6 years a book or major article is published, containing an “exposé” on how AIPAC ...
The Bizarre Moral Criticism Against Israel [Published TIME.com - Jul 14 2014]
On “NBC Nightly News” on July 12, David Gregory spoke of growing pressure from the United Nations for a ceasefire in Gaza. He noted that the United States and many other nations believed that Israel had a right to self-defense. Nonetheless, Gregory reported, ...
100 Faith Leaders To Obama: Religious Liberty S... [Published Think Progress - Jul 08 2014]
CREDIT: AP A group 100 religious clergy, theologians, and faith leaders sent a letter to President Barack Obama on Tuesday urging him not to include religious exemptions in a forthcoming executive order prohibiting federal contractors from using ...
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