When I Googled the term “lifelong learner,” this is what I found: Lifelong learning is defined as “all learning activity throughout life, to improve knowledge, skills, and competencies within a personal, civic, social, or employment-related perspective.”
Even though parashah T’tzaveh is not read until this month, I find myself writing today on December 31, 2020.
Tucked away in the back of our Temple building is our busy braille room.
In Parashah T'rumah, God instructs, “And let them make Me a sanctuary that I may dwell among them.” Where does God dwell today, and how do we apply the concept of sanctuary to our lives during these uncertain times?
God was very detailed in instructing
WRJ has been at the forefront of social justice advocacy work in the Reform Movement for more than 100 years.
Mishpatim is filled with detailed rules and regulations. It would be naïve to read the interpersonal laws about the treatment of animals, slaves, and property and how to offer kindness to strangers as mundane.
Growing up in the suburbs of Munich, Germany as the only openly Jewish family in the neighbourhood meant that my parents had to work hard to ensure that my two younger sisters and I had strong Jewish identities.
Oh my, Parashah Yitro packs a wallop! There is much to consider. The Reform Judaism website summary for Yitro states:
- Yitro brings his daughter Zipporah and her two sons, Gershom and Eliezer, to his son-in-law, Moses. (18:1-12)
- Moses follows Yitro's
I am an out-of-the-box thinker and passionate about the work we do at Women of Reform Judaism. I truly believe that we are stronger together and can do so much more by working together.
One thing that 2020 taught us is how vital personal connections