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*The Union's Weekly Briefing

URL News - Sun, 09/08/2030 - 00:00
Read this week's news from the Reform Movement and Jewish news from around the world online - or subscribe to receive it as an e-mail each Friday.

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URJ Condemns Harsh Ad, Calls for Respectful Debate

URL News - Sat, 02/28/2015 - 21:32
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URJ Offers Grants for Congregations to Host Taste of Judaism® Classes

URL News - Fri, 02/27/2015 - 08:48
Classes Aim to Attract Those Curious About Judaism
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Five Reform Jewish Teens Win Award for Creative Excellence

URL News - Tue, 02/24/2015 - 15:40
Five first place winners, and 12 runners up receive prizes for innovative projects
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Anti-Semitic Copenhagen Attacks Deplorable

URL News - Sun, 02/15/2015 - 11:23
President of World Union for Progressive Judaism Rabbi Freelander: "The attacks in Copenhagen are an assault on our values and on all free and democratic societies that embrace human dignity."
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3,000+ Teens From Five Major Jewish Youth Movements to Join Together in Atlanta

URL News - Thu, 02/05/2015 - 16:01
Young Jewish Leaders Commit to Engaging Teens in Jewish Life
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Progressive Judaism on the Internet: ReformJudaism.org Exceeds Two Million Visitors in 2014

URL News - Mon, 01/26/2015 - 13:43
The audience for the new site has continually grown as users seek information about Jewish life, practice, learning, and social justice from a modern Jewish perspective.
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Reform Movement Condemns Terrorist Attack in Tel Aviv

URL News - Wed, 01/21/2015 - 12:12
Rabbi Rick Jacobs: "Those responsible for such acts of violence must be held responsible and we call upon international leaders and all people of goodwill to condemn both this attack and Hamas for encouraging terrorism."
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More Than a Thousand Jewish Teens, and Adults Invested in Their Future, Gather at Historic Convention

URL News - Tue, 01/20/2015 - 11:39
NFTY Convention and Youth Summit participants
meet, learn and pray together in Atlanta this February
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Groundbreaking Initiative Launched to Improve Early Childhood Education in Jewish Community

URL News - Tue, 01/20/2015 - 11:22
Rose Community Foundation Unveils Ambitious "BUILDing Jewish ECE" program with Union for Reform Judaism and JCC Association as initial partners
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URJ Announces Two New Vice Presidents as 2020 Vision Takes Shape

URL News - Fri, 12/12/2014 - 19:23
Amy Asin and Miriam Chilton to play new, key roles
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Tragic Deaths Highlight Need for Nation to Address Core Issues of Racial Justice

URL News - Thu, 12/04/2014 - 16:01
Rabbi Jacobs: While the legal process has played itself out and resulted in the grand jury's decision not to indict the officer, the underlying issues -- including police practices, racial divides within the community and economic and social inequality -- must be addressed head on.
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