A vibrant, North American-based organization provides sacred community, support, and advocacy for over 700 female and nonbinary rabbis, but one-fifth of those rabbis serve internationally.
You shall not insult the deaf, or place a stumbling block before the blind… Leviticus 19:14
I grew up with a spare leg in the closet. It belonged to my father, Sidney Novak, who was an amputee army veteran from WWII.
On April 14, 1945, Sidney was...
Recently, I was bicycling with my husband, and we looked up to see a flock of birds sailing across the sky in formation.
That is the word acclaimed author Margaret Atwood chose to describe images of protestors marching as “handmaids.” It is astonishing and inspiring to see the sea of red and white in the middle of the protests. It is astonishing and...
This week, we feature Atlantic District President Jan Shaw in WRJ's Leadership Spotlight.
Watch what Jan advises for future WRJ leaders:
How did you come to be a leader at WRJ?
The beginning of my WRJ sisterhood journey was kind of funny and
As a socialist-Zionist youth movement, Hebrew is sprinkled throughout many of our machanot (camps), seminars, and programs of Habonim Dror North America (HDNA). Hebrew is an incredible connecting point for us to our Judaism and to Israel. Hebrew is also an...
Summer is a busy time full of vacations, summer camp, time with family, celebrations, and more. With our packed schedules and, hopefully, time to recharge, we must not forget to set aside a few moments to reflect and take action.
For many in the U.S., the.