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New Winter Advocate 2015

                              IN THIS ISSUE: SCRJ Response to the Terror Attacks in Europe A Landmark Gift from

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day – Call to Justice & Prayer

We have not Reached Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s Mountaintop! As one Black writer, Ronde Lee, so poignantly wrote: “Recent events are stark reminders that we have not reached the

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

SCRJ to be Featured at the National Convention of the Union of Reform Judaism (URJ)

The Society had a significant presence at the URJ Biennial gathering of the Union for Reform Judaism (URJ) in San Diego, on December 10-14, 2013.  Three thousand delegates from America’s

A Purim Reading: Celebrating the Triumph of Good over Evil

This month we celebrate Purim, a holiday that commemorates the deliverance of the Jewish people from the tyrant Haman in ancient Persia.  Haman, a high-ranking official in King Ahasuerus’ court,

SCRJ to Release New CD for the High Holy Days

Building on the success of our first compact disc, “Come O Sabbath Day” , the Society for Classical Reform Judaism is about to release our second recording – “Open the Gates Unto Us: Music for the High Holy Days in the Tradition of Classical Reform Judaism.” Our SCRJ Board member, Cantor Aaron Kaplan of Boynton Beach, Florida, compiled this great program from live recordings of Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur Services at Chicago Sinai Congregation, Temple Sinai of New Orleans, and Temple Emanu-El, New York . Read More…