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Reform Judaism is the national umbrella organisation of 42 autonomous synagogue communities.


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24 Feb 17

Reform Judaism in 1000 Words: Shabbat

Click here to download a pdf of Reform Judaism in 1000 Words: Shabbat Context Shabbat has been described as Judaism’s gift to the world, framing the working week with time for prayer, contemplation, and community. In the modern world where we have more ‘leisure’ time than many of the generations before us, we also face huge demands from the realms of work, consumption and over-programmed diaries. Shabbat is an opportunity to create balance in our week, in our lives, and in our relationships. It can be seen as an essential Sanctuary in Time [i] or as a radical statement about…

23 Feb 17

Rabbi Laura Janner-Klausner’s Thought for the Day: 23 February 2017

Rabbi Laura Janner-Klausner shared her Thought for the Day on BBC Radio 4’s Today Programme on 23 February 2017 Click here to listen to the broadcast Earlier in the week the Chief Executive of Birmingham Children's hospital - who have just received the rating of “outstanding” from the Care Quality Commission - spoke on this programme about a remarkable turnaround from the severe criticism they faced eight years ago. They recognised that the staff had the answers all along, but the leadership hadn't been listening. So, after 2009, they consciously reconstructed the hospital's culture and its systems. The hospital learnt from…

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