G-dcast.com – G-dcast is animating Torah for today. Whether you slept through Sunday school, are new to Jewish learning, or want to try a new kind of Shabbat preparation, these cartoons bring Jewish stories to life.
Ritualwell - Ritual is a sacred way to mark the signposts along one’s journey. Carefully chosen words and actions can transform people and shape our experiences of the world. We appreciate the power of traditional Jewish ritual, while also being committed to innovation. Contemporary life is rich in moments for which we have no traditional ritual or prayer. Ritualwell.org is a resource to both find and share ways to make the tradition speak—or sing—even in circumstances that our ancestors couldn’t have imagined.
The Jew & the Carrot – Jews, Food, & Contemporary Issues – Just what it sounds like … a blog of crunchy new ideas and reinvigorated older ones that you can really sink your teeth into.
Judaism Through a Reconstructionist Lens – a year-long subscription to an introductory class and resources.
Jewish Reconstructionist Movement - The website of the Jewish Reconstructionist Movement contains hundreds of resources based on the values, beliefs and history of Reconstructionist Judaism,. including divrei Torah and teachings, tikkun olam projects, lesson plans, congregational best practices, and holiday resources created by members of Reconstructionist communities.
ALEPH – Alliance for Jewish Renewal – ALEPH supports and grows the worldwide movement for Jewish renewal by organizing and nurturing communities, developing leadership, creating liturgical and scholarly resources, and working for social and environmental justice. ALEPH has attracted and energized thousands of seekers returning to Judaism, including many whose journey has led them through other spiritual traditions. Members of the Little Minyan have participated in ALEPH programming and our Spiritual Life Coordinator, Jessica K. Shimberg, is a rabbinical student in the ALEPH S’micha/ordination program.
Interested in opportunities to learn, have fun, make new friends? Check out ALEPH Kallah 2013. This unique opportunity for a week of immersion – summer camp for individuals and families!
Isabella Freedman Jewish Retreat Center – a 400-acre sanctuary in the Berkshires where Jews of incredibly varied beliefs and backgrounds gather for a variety of reasons and leave transformed in remarkably personal ways. For people of all ages, interests, and backgrounds.
Tablet – A New Read on Jewish Life - Tablet is a daily online magazine of Jewish news, ideas, and culture. Launched in June 2009, it’s a project of the not-for-profit Nextbook Inc., which also produces the Nextbook Press Jewish Encounters book series. Tablet’s archive holds all the articles and features that originally appeared on the website Nextbook.org.
T’ruah - formerly Rabbis for Human Rights-North America - Founded in 2002, Rabbis for Human Rights – North America (RHR-NA) is an organization of rabbis from all streams of Judaism that acts on the Jewish imperative to respect and protect the human rights of all people. Grounded in Torah and our Jewish historical experience, and guided by the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, RHR-NA advocates for human rights in North America and Israel. In our North American work, this network of rabbis partner with a range of Jewish, interfaith, and secular organizations that share their commitment to human rights. RHR-NA partners with Rabbis for Human Rights-Israel in efforts to protect the human rights of Jews, Palestinians, and all others living in Israel and the Palestinian Territories.
American Jewish World Service - American Jewish World Service (AJWS) is an international development organization motivated by Judaism’s imperative to pursue justice. AJWS is dedicated to alleviating poverty, hunger and disease among the people of the developing world regardless of race, religion or nationality. Through grants to grassroots organizations, volunteer service, advocacy and education, AJWS fosters civil society, sustainable development and human rights for all people, while promoting the values and responsibilities of global citizenship within the Jewish community.
Glossary of Jewish Terms - This glossary of Jewish terms is a link from the Jewish United Fund/Federation of Metropolitan Chicago. The site says this of it’s purpose: The Glossary of Terms defines words and phrases of both Hebrew and Yiddish origin. These terms cover the range of the Jewish experience, from annual and lifetime events to ritual objects and Jewish cuisine. JUF would like to acknowledge the help and inspiration of the late Larry Fein, volunteer copyeditor of JUF News for six years on this compilation. It was always Larry’s view that sharing a common language would bring us all closer as a community. May his memory be a blessing.