Celebrating 100 Years: A Journey Through Time

Robin Lilien

This year my congregation is celebrating a very special milestone: the 100-year anniversary of our community. Temple Israel Long Beach in southern California was chartered in February 1924.

Protecting Our Children: A Fight for Religious Freedom in Texas Schools

fredi Bleeker Franks

Once, finding me crying outside of the cafeteria, a friendly counselor asked what was wrong. When I tried to explain, she said to me, “You don’t have to be anybody other than who you are. You’re pretty special, and those other kids are sure missing out.” 


What WRJ Advocacy Looks Like: Education to Action

Rena Crawford

Leading with the principle of tikkun olam, repairing the world, Women of Reform Judaism (WRJ) encourages individual action and mobilizes collective action to uplift our voices on a variety of causes in pursuit of a more just and compassionate world for all

WRJ's Legacy of Championing Equitable Pay for All

Rabbi Liz P.G. Hirsch
March 12 marks Equal Pay Day, which is intended to draw attention to the ongoing disparity in earnings between men and women. March 12 marks how long it takes a woman, on average, to earn the same amount as their male counterparts did the previous year.