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Reform Judaism

05/20/2019 02:32:02 PM


Laurel Cates

Many people simplistically tend to think of Reform Judaism as just a watered down “less religious” form of Orthodox or Conservative Judaism.  This is hardly the case.    Reform Judaism, which was fathered by Moses Mendelsohn, has its origins in Germany in the early 1800s as a response to the German and French Enlightenment of the 1700s.  Jews had always lived in segregated communities throughout Europe, ineligible...Read more...

Intro to  the Ritual Committee Blog

05/15/2019 10:48:47 AM


Cherie Marcus

The Ritual Committee consists of several congregants and functions as an advisory committee to the clergy. Our main goal is to make Jewish Ritual meaningful and accessible to the diverse members of our congregation.

As part of our mission, we will be writing posts about Reform Judaism, holidays, and other rituals as they relate to Jewish tradition and to the “minhag” (customs) at TINW.

If any of the upcoming blog...

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