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Tragedy in Paris: SCRJ Mourns and Calls for Action

Rabbi Howard Berman’s statement in response to the terrorism in Paris.  Here is an excerpt. “In the face of the ongoing spread of violence and bigotry against our fellow Jews

Tragedy in Paris: Society for Classical Reform Judaism Speaks Out

The Society for Classical Reform Judaism expresses its sorrow in the face of the tragedy that has unfolded in Paris this past week.  We join all people of conscience throughout the

East Meets West: The Shofar in Classical Reform Judaism

Jews and their loved ones who attend High Holiday services (Rosh HaShana and Yom Kippur), regardless of their level of affiliation, undoubtedly experience the sound of the shofar as one

In Their Own Words: Today’s Classical Reform Supporters

This summer issue of The Reform Advocate highlights the very moving stories of six Classical Reform supporters who answer the question: What drew you to Classical Reform Judaism? or Why

Reclaiming and Renewing Tisha B’Av: A Classical Reform Retrospective

Last year, I did something I had never really done before.  I observed Tisha B’Av, the solemn fast day commemorating and mourning the destruction of the first and second Temples

The New Union Haggadah, Revised Edition, Now Available for Purchase!

THE NEW UNION HAGGADAH, Revised Edition Blends the best of the old and the new! This thoughtful update of this beloved Haggadah preserves the elegance and beauty of the original version

The True Meaning of the Orange on the Passover Seder Plate

More than an estimated 10,000 haggadahs are in print – more than anyone could read in a lifetime.  Of those I have used, one of my favorites is the Feminist

Spring Reform Advocate Highlights The New Union Haggadah

The introduction of The New Union Haggadah, as well as selected pages from the Haggadah, are highlighted in this Spring issue of the Reform Advocate.  In these few excerpts, you

The New Union Haggadah to be Published March 2014

The Society for Classical Reform Judaism and the Central Conference of AmericanRabbis Press have collaborated to publish  The New Union Haggadah, a revised edition.  The original Union Haggadah was published in 1923,

Classical Reform Videos, Music, and Audio Files – A New Feature on Our Website!

As a part of our commitment to providing Classical Reform resources, we are now posting videos and audio files of Classical Reform Services and educational programs. You will find these