Reconstructing Judaism | Home


 

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. 

 


Shabbat Hazon

The fast day of Tisha B'av begins on Saturday night, July 21. In this classic from our archives, Rabbi Richard Hirsh reflects on classical and reconstructed approaches to communal calamity.

Roman-era ruins in Jerusalem
Roman-era ruins in Jerusalem