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Reconstructionist Voices

Reconstructionist Affiliates, Rabbis Push for More Just Immigration System

Rooted in the Jewish textual tradition and lived experience, Reconstructionist communities are aiding immigrants, refugees and asylum seekers through direct service, education and advocacy.

New Progressive Israel Network Launched

Reconstructing Judaism and nine other leading organizations representing Americans who are committed to pursuing democracy, equality and peace in Israel announce the launch of the Progressive Israel Network to provide a strong, unified voice in support of its members’ common goals.

The Untold Story of Ameinu

We are proud of the courage of Reconstructionist rabbis and institutions in the challenging work of moving toward just and inclusive communities. This article tells stories of courage and pain. In the 1980s, Darchei Noam was at the cutting edge of change, hiring the first woman rabbi in Canada and renewing Rabbi Deborah Brin’s contract after she came out to the congregation. It is not surprising, in retrospect, that there were issues of concern over ritual and other matters, as Rabbi Brin and the community engaged at the forefront of profound change. Across the movement, we work in an ongoing fashion to bolster bravery, learn from our mistakes, and work for justice. May we all be strengthened in this holy work. Click here to read the article.

Online Learning Opportunity: Return and Restoration in Elul

In the weeks leading up to Rosh Hashanah, Rabbi Jacob Staub, Ph.D., will lead you on a journey through traditional and contemporary texts on the process of teshuvah (return), including experiential teshuvah practices and contemplative journaling. Click here for more information.

Reconstructionist Learning

Join our Reconstructionist Learning mailing list! Be the first to know about upcoming online learning opportunities through Ritualwell, the Reconstructionist Learning Networks, the Reconstructionist Rabbinical Association and Evolve.

Upcoming Events

Save the Date! Convention 2022

Please mark your calendars for the next Reconstructing Judaism convention, which will be held in partnership with the Reconstructionist Rabbinical Association and Havaya Summer Programs.

Convention will take place March 23-27, 2022, at the Hilton McLean Tysons Corner, in McLean, Va., just outside of Washington D.C. Join us to learn, pray, sing, dance, eat and network with other Reconstructionists from all over the world. More information to follow!

From the Podcast Studio

Hashivenu: Jewish Teachings on Resilience

Season 2, Episode 4: The Spiritual Activist

#Trending Jewish: A Jewish Podcast about Everything

Episode 27: Goodbye, Farewell, and Amen

Public Positions on Current Matters

New Progressive Israel Network Launched By Ten Leading Jewish Organizations
Endorsement of House Resolution in Support of Two-State Solution Letter in Opposition to the State Department's Commission on Unalienable Rights

Click here for our previous statements.

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