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In this hour-long conference call, Rabbi Jane Litman presents an overview of the revolutionary ideas that underlie the first century of Reconstructionist Judaism.

Congregation B'nai Israel in Willimantic, Connecticut underwent a long communal Reconstructionist process to decide on congregational rules for Shabbat practice. This is the result.

The plenum of the Reconstructionist movement is group of representatives from each affiliated congregation and havurah who discuss and share the issues of the day, both internal movement discussions and thoughts on the movement’s relationship to the world. 

Networks and COPs are fast becoming a strategy employed across the Jewish community to connect and engage people in meaningful ways. Leaders overseeing these strategies are generally guided by best practice, yet still have questions. 

In this classic article, Rabbi Julie Greenberg explores successful mixed-age classrooms in Jewish schools. 

This groundbreaking report examines the transformation of the American religious landscape and the challenges facing existing religious institutions. As "the research and development arm of the Jewish community," the Jewish Reconstructionist Communities are cited as a case study of organizational adaptation to face new challenges. 

In a visionary report on the changing American religious landscape, RRC/JRC serves as a model for creative institutional transformation.

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