Reform Movement

American synagogue debuts vending machine with 'everyday Jewish' items

The synagogue's rabbi led this fusion of technology and Jewish culture in the hopes of promoting small yet accessible Jewish rituals within the community.

 Solidarity rally with Israel on the National Mall in Washington, US.

Reform Judaism has a historic opportunity

Let’s go on this exciting and historic new Jewish journey together. We have no other option.


Remembering David Ellenson, a Reform rabbi and Religious Zionist - opinion

The Reform world and the entire Jewish world are robbed ideologically because our friend, teacher, mentor, trailblazer, Rabbi David Ellenson, won’t be with us to make the old-new paradigms we need.


This moment is showing the vitality and strength of the Jewish people's diversity - opinion

Our history is a poignant testament to the power of solidarity; it is the fortress that has protected our values, culture, and very existence throughout millennia of challenges.


Over 1,000 American rabbis from diverse backgrounds join forces to support Israel

"We hope and pray that the vision of the Hebrew prophets shall come to pass, that 'all shall sit under their vine and fig tree, and none shall make them afraid.'"


Hebrew Union College to end 4 graduate programs, including 2 in Cincinnati

Rehfeld cited “financial constraints” and enrollment among the reasons for discontinuing the programs.


The religious-secular divide: How to calm the water, and how to stir them up - analysis

Whether this is a full-fledged "religious war" or just the most recent permutation of religious-secular battles that have continued unabated since the state's founding is a matter for debate.


Gov't allocates NIS 2 million to back non-Orthodox faith groups

These funds will be administered by the Social Equality Ministry, which is headed by Amichai Chikli.


Court demands answers on chief rabbi's hate speech against LGBTQ, Reform Jews

The Jerusalem chief rabbi has blamed earthquakes on LGBTQ people and called Reform Jews "evil people."

Israeli heritage minister: Western Wall should be run like Orthodox synagogue

Minister Eliyahu, a member of the extreme-right-wing Otzma Yehudit party, met with the ZRC rabbis and discussed current political events.

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