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New Union Prayer Book in Durable Paperback Format

UNION PRAYER BOOK, SINAI EDITION, REVISED In New Durable Paperback Format Suitable For Personal & Congregational Use The Union Prayer Book: Sinai Edition, Revised is a contemporary language, gender-neutral liturgy

Our Spiritual Commencement: June Celebrations and the Tradition of Confirmation

We hope you enjoy our new monthly blog series  – “This Month in Our Reform Jewish Heritage.”  This educational series, written by Rabbi Howard A. Berman, offers a unique perspective

Emma Lazarus – Author of the Famous Sonnet on the Statue of Liberty – “The New Colossus”

Raising the Voices of Jewish Women: A Special Monthly Series by the Society for Classical Reform Judaism. Until the twentieth century, the voices of Jewish women – accounts of their

View a Beautiful Classical Reform Sabbath Service

Many people who are interested in Classical Reform worship services do not live near a Classical Reform  congregation.  Their only option to experience a Classical Reform service is through audio

What is Classical Reform Judaism?

SEVEN PRINCIPLES OF CLASSICAL REFORM JUDAISM Excerpts from “A Concise Profile,” by Rabbi Howard Berman   Classical Reform Judaism is one expression of Reform Judaism that is resonating with the

Passover: Remembering and Honoring the Role of Women

FOUR COURAGEOUS WOMEN & ONE COURAGEOUS YOUNG GIRL HELPED SAVE MOSES & THE ISRAELITES Yochoved, Miriam, Shifra, Puah, and Batya (Pharaoh’s Daughter) As Passover begins Jews and interfaith families and

The Beautiful and Moving New Union Haggadah

THE NEW UNION HAGGADAH Now Available at a Special 40% Discount For Friends and Supporters of the Society for Classical Reform Judaism     Courtesy of the CCAR This beautiful volume, edited

The Effect of Hebrew on Worship Satisfaction & Congregational Membership

“INTERFAITH FAMILY AND JEWISH LIFE SURVEY” PREDICTS WHO IS MOST LIKELY TO JOIN A CONGREGATION by Cynthia L. Conley, PhD., MSW; Rabbi Dr. Nadia Siritsky, MSSW, BCC; Rabbi Devon A.

Inspiring Interfaith Stories

Inspiring Interfaith Stories: Jews & Muslims Help Each Other Through Trying Times This is the first in a series of interfaith stories about Jews and Muslims working together to combat

Martin Luther King Day: Continuing the Fight for Racial Equality

Martin Luther King Day: Continuing the Fight for Racial Equality When President Obama was elected, many of us thought that we were entering a post racial age. We now know