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February 1, 2016

Statement on Historic Western Wall Compromise

The Israeli cabinate made the historic decision to dramatically expand egalitarian prayer space at Judaim's holiest site. The Reconstructionist movement celebrates this development and hopes it sparks further progress on religious liberty in Israel. MORE
December 18, 2015

Hanukkah at the White House

The White House Hanukkah parties have become a who’s who of American Jewish leaders and activists. Guess which movement was well represented at the festivities? MORE
December 4, 2015

Bringing Light to the Darkness

This year, as we light the Hanukkah candles, let us transform darkness into light. Ritualwell, our website for innovative ritual, has created these new blessings to be recited throughout the nights of Hanukkah.     MORE
December 4, 2015

Statement on the San Bernardino Attacks

RRC / Jewish Reconstructionist Communities' president Rabbi Deborah Waxman, Ph.D., and board chair David Roberts issue a statement about the recent violence in San Bernardino, CA.       MORE
October 27, 2015

Bringing the Israeli Jewish Renaissance Home

This is the fifth and final dispatch from Israel written by RRC President Deborah Waxman during her trip to serve as a delegate to the World Zionist Congress.  Her previous installments can be found here. MORE
October 27, 2015

After the Vote: A Measure of Progress

This is the fourth dispatch from Israel written by RRC President Deborah Waxman during her trip to serve as a delegate to the World Zionist Congress.  All installments can be found here. MORE
October 23, 2015

Parliaments and Progress?

This is the third dispatch from Israel written by RRC President Deborah Waxman during her trip to serve as a delegate to the World Zionist Congress.  All installments can be found here. MORE
October 20, 2015

Does Anyone Even Know About the WZC?

This is the second dispatch from Israel written by RRC President Deborah Waxman during her trip to serve as a delegate to the World Zionist Congress. All installments can be found here. MORE
October 19, 2015

Thoughts on Arriving in Israel for the World Zionist Congress

This is the first dispatch from Israel written by RRC President Deborah Waxman during her trip to serve as a delegate to the World Zionist Congress. In this initial letter home, she shared her thoughts about being in Israel at this time—amid the growing volatility and violence—and reported  on the progressive contingent’s work there. All installments can be found here. MORE
October 16, 2015

Shabbat of Solidarity

The Reconstructionist movement joins Reform, Conservative and Orthodox movements in a Shabbat of Solidarity for Israel. MORE

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