In our culture, talking about our experience of God/the Divine or our relationship with God/the Divine is uncommon and even countercultural. Doing so often satisfies a deep need.
The Torah of Inclusion
Rabbi Brian Field depicts the work of Judaism Your Way: bridging gaps, reducing gatekeeping in the Jewish community, and offering inclusive services and experiences for all interested in Jewish involvement.
Re-imagining Synagogues and Communities
Rabbi Rachel Weiss challenges the assumptions of how a synagogue should operate by highlighting multi-generational programming and interfaith activism at Jewish Reconstructionist Congregation (JRC) in Evanston, Ill.
Rabbi as Spiritual Leader
Operating Principles for Reconstructionist Synagogues
A classic article suggesting important qualities of a synagogue that define it as “Reconstructionist”
Toward Intentional Spiritual Communities
Judaism can be made most relevant by creating communities that offer American Jews what America cannot give them.
Attitudes, Beliefs and Values Shaping Jewish Practice
Behind all Jewish practices are a range of reasons why. This extensive list provides an opportunity to identify and explore the “why” behind the “what.”
The Torah Process: How Jews Make Decisions
Values-based decision-making is a process deeply grounded in Torah and Jewish modalities of conversation and choices.
Values Based Decision Making
Principles, concepts and methods behind values-based decision-making.