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As part of an initiative to address the growing problem of poverty in the general and Jewish communities, the Union for Reform Judaism encourages congregations to become involved in
As a holiday that reminds us of our responsibility to help provide for the poor, Shavuot is also a holiday that communities often celebrate together with a festive meal or gathering.
At a Tikkun Leil Shavuot, we stay up all night studying Jewish texts, a tradition many of us are only able to maintain through consuming caffeine, in parti
Using texts from Torah about feeding the poor as a frame, this program can be implemented during a Tikkun Leil Shavuot session.
To begin: watch the "Tour Poverty USA" video from the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops
The counting of seven weeks from Passover to Shavuot parallels another counting we are commanded to do in Torah:
The artwork on this note card was created by 5768 WRJ Art Calendar artist Césan d’Ornellas Levine.
Show your WRJ pride with this zippered canvas bag. Features the phrase "Well-behaved women rarely make history" and the WRJ logo.