Re-imagining Jewish Communities

What are the structures and functions needed to serve the needs of Jews in the twenty-first century?

Rabbi Kate Mizrahi on machloket l’shem shamayim, dispute for the sake of heaven

Rabbi Rachel Weiss on Psalm 92

For continued reading:

Synagogue Innovation in the Age of Corona by Rabbi Sid Schwarz 

Toward Intentional Spiritual Communities by Rabbi Sid Schwarz in Shma

The Synagogue as Support System by Harriet A Feiner in The Reconstructionist

Operating Principles for Reconstructionist Synagogues by Rabbi Sid Schwarz in The Reconstructionist

It’s Called Covenantal Community by Rabbi Sid Schwarz in eJewishPhilanthropy

Covenantal Community is a Realistic Reach by Rabbi Fred Scherlinder Dobb in eJewishPhilanthropy

A Synagogue with Principles by by Rabbi Sid Schwarz in The Reconstructionist

Constructing the Jewish public space: Community, identity, and collaboration by Andrew Buckser

Drawing Comfort from Community by Rabbi Deborah Waxman

Smashing the Imperalist Napkin Holder: Joining Together for Justice and Building Holy Congregations by Rabbi Elliot Tepperman in Zeek Magazine

A Centered-Set Approach to Jewish Community by Rabbi Hugh Seid-Valencia and Rabbi James Greene

Summer Camp Isn’t a Break from the Real World … It’s Preparation for It by Rabbi Isaac Saposnik

Reconstructing Pluralism through Conversation by Rabbi Deborah Waxman

The Tent Peg Business by Lawrence Kushner

The Tent Peg Business, Revisited by Lawrence Kushner and Noa Kushner

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