Spirituality

About WRJ Spirituality

WRJ inspires spiritual growth by enriching contemporary life with Jewish rituals, traditions, culture, and opportunities for lifelong learning. 

Jewish Teachings, Holidays, and Traditions

Torah Study

WRJ has always advocated for equal rights for women in Jewish learning and worship, bringing a unique, feminist perspective to Reform Jewish study and providing resources from which to learn and pray. In this section, you will find our Divrei Torah, Torah study guides, and so much more!

Jewish Holidays

Chag Sameach! (Happy Holiday!) There are customs, biblical references, and programs related to each Jewish holiday based on the Jewish calendar and occur throughout the year. Learn it all here! From Rosh Hashanah to Passover, we have you covered with everything you need to celebrate our holidays...

Food & Recipes

Food is central to Jewish custom and observance. The WRJ Cookbook Collection houses more than 327 cookbooks from different sisterhoods. The cookbooks reflect the sisterhood, the times, and the culture of congregations. They also offer insights into the women who share their recipes.

Voices of WRJ

Parashat Va-eira

Belief in one’s own ability to be a leader does not come easily to many of us. I recall, many years ago, the first time my supervisor at work put me in charge of a major project, which called for me to lead my peers and some co-workers who were at higher levels than I was at the time. I questioned whether they would follow me. But, with support and encouragement, I gathered my wits and developed clear directions, goals, and deadlines. My path in WRJ has been similar.

This Week's Torah Portion

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This Week's Torah Portion

B'shalach
בְּשַׁלַּח
Now When [Pharaoh] Let [the People] Go

Now when Pharaoh let the people go, God did not lead them by way of the land of the Philistines, although it was nearer; for God said, "The people may have a change of heart when they see war, and return to Egypt." - Exodus 13:17

Torah

Exodus 13:17−17:16

Haftarah

Judges 4:4-5:31
Shabbat Shirah

When

/ 13 Shevat 5783

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