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Rabbi Deborah Waxman
December 4, 2015

Statement on the San Bernardino Attacks

RRC / Jewish Reconstructionist Communities' president Rabbi Deborah Waxman, Ph.D., and board chair David Roberts issue a statement about the recent violence in San Bernardino, CA. MORE
Rabbi Deborah Waxman
November 9, 2015

Shaking Up the Jewish World

RRC President Deborah Waxman was named to the Forward’s Top 50 list, along with luminaries Jon Stewart, Bernie Sanders, Emma Sulkowitcz, Jeffrey Tambor and Jill Soloway, and second cousins once-removed Charles and Amy Schumer. MORE
November 5, 2015

Mazal Tov Marilyn Price

Mazal tov to former RRC board member Marilyn Price for winning the Evanston, Illinois Mayor’s Award for the Arts. MORE
October 16, 2015

Thoughts on Arriving in Israel for The World Zionist Congress

RRC President Deborah Waxman is currently in Israel, where she is serving as a delegate to the World Zionist Congress. In this first letter home, she shares her thoughts about being in Israel at this time—amid the growing volatility and violence—and her reports on the progressive contingent’s work at the Congress. MORE
Shabbat of Solidarity supporting Israel
October 16, 2015

Shabbat of Solidarity

The Reconstructionist movement joins Reform, Conservative and Orthodox movements in a Shabbat of Solidarity for Israel. MORE
Rabbis Margot Stein, Myriam Klotz and Joshua Lesser
August 13, 2015

A Walk to Remember

Jewish Exponent highlights several rabbis who are walking in NAACP’s “America’s Journey for Justice” march. MORE
August 8, 2015

Torah Study Leads to an Unexpected Mitzvah

When Laura Diamond joined a Torah Study group in her Reconstructionist congregation, she never thought she would wind up welcoming a young refugee into her home as a result. MORE