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Reconstructing Judaism is the central organization of the Reconstructionist movement. We train the next generation of rabbis, support and uplift congregations and  havurot, foster emerging expressions of Jewish life, and encourage people to be their best selves — always helping to shape what it means to be Jewish today and to imagine the Jewish future.

Reconstructionists approach Judaism — and life — with deep consideration of the past and a passion to relate it to the present. We have originated many of the core innovations of today’s Judaism and lead efforts to make our congregations and  havurot even more groundbreaking, inclusive and relevant.

We welcome your voice, questions and participation in something larger: email us here. 


Rabbi Deborah Waxman

Video Greeting for Rosh Hashanah

In this Rosh Hashanah video message, Rabbi Deborah Waxman, Ph.D., president of Reconstructing Judaism, explores the ways in which remembering the past is crucial to moving forward into a sweet New Year. 

Sukkot: Yom Kippur's Counterbalance

As Rabbi Michael Cohen sees it, the "holiest day of the year," Yom Kippur, is stunted and incomplete without being followed by the festival of Sukkot.

Lulav and Etrog
Lulav and Etrog

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