The following pieces were presented at Convention, and are shared with the kind permission of their authors.
D’var Torah by Rabbi Deborah Waxman, Ph.D.
D’var Torah by Rabbi Joshua Lesser
A poem by Rabbi Katie Mizrahi from her Kabbalat Shabbat services
Remarks by Susan Beckerman, Convention Chair, from the Saturday night ceremony
Several convention sessions were streamed live on Facebook.
On the opening night of the Reconstructing Judaism conference in November of 2018, an extraordinary panel of rabbis reflected on a crucial question: how do we reconstruct Jewish communities in this time and place, to meet tomorrow’s challenges? We’ve divided up the conversation into five sessions, and supplied material for reflection and discussion. We hope you’ll find this conversation as thought-provoking as we did.
Reconstructing Jewish Communities: A Learning Module