Worship for Agnostics: Building a Personal Relationship with a Nonpersonal God

They envisioned you in an abundance of metaphors. You are one in all of those images. Shir Hakavod (12th-century Germany) How can you have a personal relationship with a God who is not (necessarily) personal? I preface this essay with a line from Shir Hakavod[1] to...

A Fresh Look at Who We Are and What That Means

The latest Pew study suggests that the Jewish community in the United States will only flourish if we address the interests of unaffiliated young Jews: social justice and a willingness to criticize Israeli policies.

Speak Torah to Power: “Resilience Through the Practice of Lament”

To heal from our grief, we first need to acknowledge it and then make time for lamentation.

Juneteenth Offers Us A Day For Celebration, Reflection, And Healing

Rabbi Sandra Lawson explains the significance of Juneteenth and why it is important for Jewish individuals and communities to join in its celebration.

A Tribute to Rabbi Jacob Staub

We are pleased to offer the following essays as a tribute to Evolve's editor, Rabbi Jacob Staub, upon his retirement from RRC: Jacob Staub: Student and Teacher of Middot by Rabbi David Jaffe Jacob Staub's Impact on Reconstructionist Rabbinical Education by Elsie Stern...


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