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Rabbi Shelly Barnathan
September 25, 2017

Or Zarua

Students and recent graduates are eligible for funding innovative projects. The Jewish Exponent recently covered a new spiritual community serving empty-nesters funded by an RRC grant and led by Rabbi Shelly Barnathan, ‘RRC ’15. MORE
Rabbi Rayna Grossman
August 16, 2017

Engaging Senior Citizens

Rabbi Rayna Grossman, '17, is the new director of religious services at Lion's Gate, a Southern New Jersey senior residence operated by Jewish Senior Housing and Healthcare Services. The Jewish Community Voice has the story.     MORE
August 14, 2017

Response to Charlottesville

The Reconstructionist Rabbinical College & Jewish Reconstructionist Communities, along with the Reconstructionist Rabbinical Association, responds to events in Charlottesville, Va. and expressions of bigotry.  MORE
Reconstructionist annual report 2017
July 5, 2017

Let's Journey Together

In an essay that appeared in Philadelphia's Jewish Exponent, Rabbi Deborah Waxman, Ph.D., makes the case that Reconstructionist Judaism matters now more than ever.  MORE
May 19, 2017

To Make Meaning Out of Paradox, To Seek Justice

Taking part in a protest march aiming to reduce the influence of money in politics and make democracy more representative, Rabbi Deborah Waxman, Ph.D., offers insights about her faith inspires civic action.  MORE
Rabbi Mira Wasserman, Ph.D.
April 7, 2017

‘Judaism’s Greatest Cultural Masterpiece’

In her newly published book, Rabbi Mira Wasserman, Ph.D., explores the Talmud’s most controversial volume. Along the way, she tackles anti-Semitism and makes the case for the Talmud’s relevance for progressive Jews. MORE
April 4, 2017

Raise a Glass to Freedom

Remember the Hamilton Haggadah, the take on the Passover story that also pays homage to the brilliant Broadway musical? It's back, and this time, it can be used for the entire Seder!  MORE
April 3, 2017

Add a Pineapple to Your Seder Plate

In Colonial times, the pineapple was a symbol of welcoming. Let's reclaim that symbolism while thinking of the 60 million refugees around the world.  MORE