We are excited to announce that this year marks the Reconstructionist Rabbinical College's 50th anniversary! Be on the lookout for anniversary-related content all year long. First, to learn about the founding of this ground-breaking seminary, please read this history by Rabbi Deborah Waxman, president of Reconstructing Judaism.
Evolve: Groundbreaking Jewish Conversations Evolve is a new initiative of Reconstructing Judaism which seeks to answer the "big questions" of our time. Explore the original essays, videos and curriculum, and add your voice to the conversations.
The Jewish Basis for Environmentalism
Rabbi Fred Scherlinder Dobb, RRC '97, explores the intersections between Jewish values and protecting the environment.
Join Alden Solovy on a spiritual journey to deepen your understanding of prayer and to hone your writing skills to create new Jewish liturgy. This workshop will encourage experimentation, challenging you to find your own authentic voice(s) of prayer.
Havaya Arts (California) is a high-quality arts and summer-camp experience for kids. We are a joyful, welcoming and progressive Jewish community where campers grow as intentional artists and human beings.
Rooted and Relevant: Reconstructing Judaism in 2018
Nov. 15–18, Philadelphia
Convention is filling up fast! More than 550 people have registered. Click here for more information or to register. We look forward to seeing you there. For more information, contact Jackie Land.
Public Positions on Current Matters
Reconstructing Judaism endorses and co-sponsors numerous petitions, public letters and statements from aligned organizations and also issues its own public statements. Here are the statements we have issued and public letters we have signed onto in the last month, either alone or jointly with the Reconstructionist Rabbinical Association: