This article outlines the ideology, philosophy and practice of Reconstructionist Jews as well as their relationship to the larger Jewish community.
If you don't believe in a "traditional" God, why attend services? Why publish a new prayerbook?
Topics: Reconstructionism Today, Reconstructionist History, Philosophy and Theology, Religious Values, Reconstructionist Judaism
Type: RT Article
This Yom Ha'atzma'ut ceremony was designed by Rabbi Rebecca Lillian. It includes poetry, readings and song.
Topics: Education, Holiday Resources, Teaching Israel, Synagogue Programs, Israel: Culture, Reconstructionist Judaism
In February, 2008, the Jewish Reconstructionist Federation released a summary of their report on the "Boundaries and Opportunities" report on the role of non-Jews in affiliated Reconstructionist congregations
Topics: Jewish Life, Jewish Community, Congregational and Organizational Life, Reconstructionist History, Philosophy and Theology, Reconstructionist Judaism
In this dvar-Torah Syd Nestel makes in depth comparison of Reconstructionist and Conservative approaches to the prohibitions against homosexuality written in Leviticus 18 and 20.
Topics: Jewish Life, Divrei Torah, Jewish Practice, Jewish Thought, Tikkun Olam, Jewish Community, Reconstructionist Judaism
Type: Dvar Torah