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.
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.
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.
A classic article suggesting important qualities of a synagogue that define it as “Reconstructionist”
Judaism can be made most relevant by creating communities that offer American Jews what America cannot give them.
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.”
Values-based decision-making is a process deeply grounded in Torah and Jewish modalities of conversation and choices.
Principles, concepts and methods behind values-based decision-making.