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  1. Safeguarding Life - Coronavirus

    The Jewish imperative to protect human life — pikuakh nefesh — overrides almost every other obligation. Recently, Jewish communities enacted this value by closing synagogues, suspending communal prayer and refraining from acts of hospitality, from visiting the sick, comforting mourners and celebrating weddings — all with the goal of preventing the spread of COVID-19.


    Posted on: 2020/05/08 - 2:20pm

  2. Distributive Justice - Coronavirus

    The Jewish practice of tzedakah, or support for poor people, is an expression of the Torah’s commitment to tzedek, or justice. But the Torah’s vision of social justice is very distant from today’s reality, in which great social disparities have been exposed and exacerbated by the pandemic on a local, national and global scale. Social inequities in healthcare, food access, and environmental safety mean that poor people are more vulnerable to the virus, even as poor people and people of color are disproportionately on the front lines doing risky essential work.


    Posted on: 2020/05/08 - 2:23pm

  3. Pesach Landing

  4. Jews, Race, and Religion Lecture 7: Latino Jews

    Using a comparative perspective to understand the lived experiences of Latin@ Jews in the United States, Prof. Limonic shows how this group of immigrants attain upward mobility through successfully navigating racial and class structures.


    Posted on: 2020/11/10 - 1:25pm

  5. Letter Supporting the For The People Act (H.R. 1/S. 1)

  6. Passover 2021 Landing

    The holiday of Pesakh (Passover) begins on Saturday night, March 27, 2021. As we prepare for another unusual Pesakh in a time of physical distancing, we have assembled a wealth of resources from Reconstructing Judaism, Havaya Summer Programs, Ritualwell, and the Reconstructionist Rabbinical Assocation to support and inspire you. 

    We’d also like to share this video message from Rabbi Deborah Waxman, Ph.D., the president of Reconstructing Judaism.



    Posted on: 2021/03/16 - 12:04pm

  7. National Jewish Organizational Letter to Congress in Support of AAPI Communities

  8. Haggadah Post-Passover 2021

    A Night of Questions: The Reconstructionist Haggadah

    Reconstructing Judaism, in cooperation with Rabbi Joy Levitt and Rabbi Michael Strassfeld, was happy to make a PDF version of A Night of Questions available for Passover 2021 in light of the global pandemic.

    We hope that providing this version helped make for a joyous Passover as you moved your seder online.


    Posted on: 2020/04/17 - 5:15am

  9. Virtual Shabbat Box Archive - March 2021

  10. Network Landing: Community Brand (2016-17)

    Can you hear me now? How can our community’s brand stand out in a busy world?

    Facilitated by Rachael Burgess, Communications Associate at RRC/Jewish Reconstructionist Communities

    For congregational volunteers or staff members responsible for community communications

    Tuesdays at 7 p.m.-8:15 p.m. EST – Nov. 22, Dec. 6, Dec. 20 & Jan. 10


    Posted on: 2016/11/01 - 4:00pm