Union For Reform Judaism

Type: Organization
Name: Union For Reform Judaism
First reported 10 hours ago - Updated 10 hours ago - 1 reports

Will Bill Clinton’s grandchildren be Jewish?

Chelsea ClintonChelsea Clinton’s announcement Thursday afternoon that she and Jewish hubby Marc Mezvinsky are expecting their first child has set off a fairly predictable wave of reactions Jewish-wise, not unlike the interest their 2010 wedding gener ... [Published Canadian Jewish News - 10 hours ago]
First reported Apr 22 2014 - Updated Apr 22 2014 - 1 reports

Children develop love of Judaism at Temple Emanu-El

At Temple Emanu-El of Edison, the Religious School curriculum was designed by the Union for Reform Judaism, for the purpose of creating a love of Judaism and providing children with the skills to ... ... [Published Big News Network - Apr 22 2014]
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 1 reports

Will Bill Clinton’s grandchildren be Jewish?

event shortly before announcing she is pregnant. (Spencer Platt/)Chelsea Clinton’s announcement Thursday afternoon that she and Jewish hubby Marc Mezvinsky are expecting their first child has set off a fairly predictable wave of reactions Jewish-wise, ... [Published JTA - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 1 reports

Jewish Nonprofits Start To Embrace Maternity Leave

Just 11% of American Firms Give Paid Time By Julie WienerPublished April 18, 2014.(JTA) — The United States is the only industrialized country in the world not to mandate paid maternity leave, and only 11 percent of private-sector American employees ... [Published Forward - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 1 reports

A time of reflection, hope; Jewish community celebrates Passover holiday

The families of Temple Emanuel in Andover came together Monday night to celebrate the start of the Passover holiday with a congregational seder. More than 85 people were expected for the service and dinner led by Rabbi Robert Goldstein and cantorial soloist ... [Published Andover Townsman - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

New Reform movement camp combining science and Judaism

By Kids doing science-related activities at a URJ camp. Mostly boys have been enrolled thus far at the Union for Reform Judaism’s new Six Points Sci-Tech Academy. JTA photo courtesy of URJ Camps. NEW YORK—At most Union for Reform Judaism overnight camps ... [Published Jewish Community Voice - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 14 2014 - 1 reports

Reform Movement Leader Responds to Tragic Shooting at Jewish Community Sites in Kansas (4/13/14)

WASHINGTON, April 13 -- The Union for Reform Judaism issued the following news release:In response to today's shootings at several Jewish communal institutions in Overland Park, KS, Rabbi David Saperstein, Director of the Religious Action Center of Reform ... [Published Targeted News Service - Apr 14 2014]
First reported Apr 11 2014 - Updated Apr 11 2014 - 1 reports

Olivia Kessler helps fight malaria in Africa

PASSOVER EDITIONSECTION A PAGE 9WASHINGTON — Like many teens, Olivia Kessler was unaware of malaria’s devastating global death toll. Each year, the disease, which is transmitted through the bite of an infected mosquito, strikes an estimated 219 million ... [Published Intermountain Jewish News - Apr 11 2014]
First reported Apr 09 2014 - Updated Apr 09 2014 - 1 reports

Matzo ball mastery

Matzo ball soup is many things to many people: It’s “Jewish penicillin” for nursing a cold, a delicious routine for children on outings with grandparents to their favorite Jewish deli, and, every spring, the first substantial taste of the Passover me ... [Published U-T San Diego - Apr 09 2014]
First reported Apr 01 2014 - Updated Apr 01 2014 - 1 reports

W. Cobb Synagogue/Religious School Open House May 4 Acworth

Religious School Open House by Congregation Ner Tamid, member Union for Reform Judaism, Sunday, May 4 from 10am-12pm, Mountain View Prep, 2320 Baker Road, Acworth while our permanent location is finishing some construction.Learn more about the Congregation, ... [Published Acworth Patch - Apr 01 2014]
First reported Apr 01 2014 - Updated Apr 01 2014 - 1 reports

COMMENTARY: What the Presbyterians got wrong on Israel

NEW YORK (RNS) Some 2,000 years ago, a prospective Jew in ancient Israel asked Rabbi Hillel to teach him the whole Torah while standing on one foot. Hillel responded: “What is hateful to you, do not do to your fellow. That is the whole Torah; the rest ... [Published Religion News Service - Apr 01 2014]
First reported Mar 27 2014 - Updated Mar 27 2014 - 1 reports

New Jewish camps turn to creative scholarships

The Reform movement was the first to ordain women as rabbis and is egalitarian in all its practices.Nonetheless, it’s having a hard time encouraging girls to try its new science-themed summer camp.Of the 120 kids who have registered so far for the Union ... [Published JTA - Mar 27 2014]

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...(Did you notice how quiet they have managed to be these last months, how accommodating? Who doesn't presume they were told: "Just hang in a bit longer, and the Kotel will be all yours!" ). And how this makes our case, as we've said all along: that all this "uncontrollable" violence, this "natural" and "inevitable" upwelling of sheer outrage...

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Will Bill Clinton’s grandchildren be Jewish? [Published Canadian Jewish News - 10 hours ago]
Children develop love of Judaism at Temple Eman... [Published Big News Network - Apr 22 2014]
Will Bill Clinton’s grandchildren be Jewish? [Published JTA - Apr 18 2014]
Jewish Nonprofits Start To Embrace Maternity Leave [Published Forward - Apr 18 2014]
With a nudge from advocates, more Jewish groups... [Published JTA - Apr 17 2014]
A time of reflection, hope; Jewish community ce... [Published Andover Townsman - Apr 17 2014]
New Reform movement camp combining science and ... [Published Jewish Community Voice - Apr 16 2014]
Reform Movement Leader Responds to Tragic Shoot... [Published Targeted News Service - Apr 14 2014]
Olivia Kessler helps fight malaria in Africa [Published Intermountain Jewish News - Apr 11 2014]
King of Prussia synagogue honors Kareen Hartwig [Published Norristown Times Herald - Apr 09 2014]
Matzo ball mastery [Published U-T San Diego - Apr 09 2014]
Olivia Kessler helps fight malaria in Africa [Published St. Louis Jewish Light - Apr 03 2014]
W. Cobb Synagogue/Religious School Open House M... [Published Acworth Patch - Apr 01 2014]
COMMENTARY: What the Presbyterians got wrong on... [Published Religion News Service - Apr 01 2014]
School gala plans to share ‘The Magic of Mirowitz’ [Published St. Louis Jewish Light - Apr 01 2014]
New Jewish camps turn to creative scholarships [Published JTA - Mar 27 2014]
Reform Judaism pledges to ‘reboot’ movement [Published Jewish News of Greater Phoenix - Mar 19 2014]
War over intermarriage has been lost — now what? [Published Jewish News of Greater Phoenix - Mar 19 2014]
Prisoners of Conscience: Jewish Women in the Ho... [Published Huffington Post - Mar 14 2014]
On American Zionist Education: An excerpt from ... [Published Mondoweiss - Mar 06 2014]
De Blasio’s leftwing base is enraged by AIPAC m... [Published Mondoweiss - Jan 28 2014]
National Jewish Memorial Wall (NJMW.org) Launch... [Published PRWeb - Dec 18 2013]
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On American Zionist Education: An excerpt from ... [Published Mondoweiss - Mar 06 2014]
The following is an excerpt from Marcy Jane Knopf-Newman’s book The Politics of Teaching Palestine to Americans . Originally published in 2011, a paperback edition was released in December 2013. You can purchase the book here .  When I first began ...
De Blasio’s leftwing base is enraged by AIPAC m... [Published Mondoweiss - Jan 28 2014]
New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio and Israeli President Shimon Peres in 2013. Last night I attended a jampacked event in New York for this book about imagining a socialist America . The event was taped for CSPAN; several speakers said socialism ...
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