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Webinar Series Begins Dec. 2, 2020 at 1 p.m. EST Topic: Femme Fatale or Fierce Woman Warrior? Writing Feminist Midrash

Webinar Dec. 6, 2020 1 p.m. Topic: Unusually Cruel: Prisons, Punishment And The Real American Exceptionalism

Webinar Series Begins Dec. 8, 2020 various times. Topic: Soulcation: A Global Jewish Tour from the Comfort of Your Home

Webinar Dec. 13, 2020 1 p.m. Topic: Book Discussion with Mel Scult: Communings of the Spirit, Volume III: The Journals of Mordecai M. Kaplan, 1942-1951

Online Institute for Prospective Rabbinical Students (Day 1) - Reconstructionist Rabbinical College Dec. 13 - 14, 2020 via Zoom

Webinar Series Begins Jan. 5, 2021 at 7:30 p.m. EST Topic: In Their Own Words: American Jews and Social Justice

Reconstructing Judaism Virtual Day of Learning Jan. 24, 2021 (Save the date, more information to come)

Chesapeake Virtual Annual Celebration March 7, 2021 (Save the date, more information to come)

Movement-Wide Convention “B’yachad: Reconstructing Judaism Together,” March 23-27, 2022

Recon Connect is the hub for live online experiences from across the Reconstructionist movement. Here, you can access the community, innovation and intellectual depth that epitomizes Reconstructionist Judaism. Bookmark it and check back daily - it’s updated often with new events in which you can participate.

Virtual Shabbat Box This Shabbat Box doesn’t contain challah or candles, but rather essays, meditations and other ways for you to engage with Shabbat. Bookmark it and check back every Thursday - it’s each week in time for Shabbat.

Virtual Shabbat Box-Social Media Tool Kit Everything you need for posting the Virtual Shabbat Box to your social media.

Evolve Podcast - Dreams: Judaism’s Forgotten Practice Rabbi Haviva Ner-David, an Orthodox feminist turned “post-denominational, interspiritual rabbi”, says that dreams have long been neglected in mainstream Jewish practice. In this interview, she discusses how dreams offer each of us a tool to better understand ourselves and our world – if only we know how to use it.

Hashivenu Podcast - Writing Ourselves into the Book of Life — The High Holidays and Choosing Life At this extraordinary High Holiday season, so many people are experiencing losses of many kinds. We speak with Rabbi Margot Stein about the lessons she learned about resilience while navigating profound loss — the death of her eldest son, Aryeh. We discuss the practices that sustain her, and explore how Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur invite us to choose life, in many ways, again and again.

Hashivenu Podcast - Creativity and Counterculture Rabbi Michael Strassfeld has made a life and career at the core of Jewish counterculture. We discuss his experiences as a founder of the havurah movement, co-creator of the groundbreaking Jewish Catalog series, and rabbi of the SAJ. Toward the end of our conversation we turn to the Jewish future, reflecting on the opportunities presented by digital culture and on new paradigms for Jewish prayer.

Evolve Podcast — The Jewish Studio Project Making art is either for children or acclaimed artists, right? Not if Rabbi Adina Allen has anything to say about it. Allen is the co-founder of the Jewish Studio Project and daughter of a pioneering therapist.

Hashivenu Podcast — Moments of Wholeness When our world falls apart, what sustains us? In early April 2020, Rabbi Deborah Waxman, Ph.D. spoke with Rabbi Shira Stutman, senior rabbi at 6th and I Historic Synagogue. about the challenges they faced, the adaptations we and our institutions were beginning to make, and the unexpected insights we’d glimpsed into what is truly essential — insights that continue to resonate months later.

Evolve Podcast Disability Justice In our conversation with Rabbi Elliot Kukla, we discuss his essay about the profound and unexpected ways in which trauma, particularly chronic illness, can affect a person’s health and overall spiritual wellbeing.