June 27, 2016 Camp JRF: Open and Inclusive JTA, the New Jersey Jewish News and the Forward have each highlighted Camp JRF’s open and inclusive approach, particularly to LGTBQ and transgender campers. MORE June 23, 2016 After Orlando Rabbi Malka Packer, RRC ’14, discusses the insecurity she’s felt at being an openly gay woman in the South, especially after Orlando. MORE June 21, 2016 An Evolving Community In telling the ongoing story of LGTBQ Jews, B’nai Brith Magazine features Rabbi Deborah Waxman, Ph.D., and Rabbi Sharon Kleinbaum. MORE June 20, 2016 Shaking Up Shabbat RRC Student Sandra Lawson seeks to reframe where and how Jewish experience happens. She’s bringing Shabbat to a vegan café outside Philadelphia. JTA and The Philadelphia Inquirer have taken notice. MORE June 20, 2016 When Pragmatists Dream In her latest piece for The Times of Israel, Rabbi Deborah Waxman, Ph.D., articulates the Reconstructionist vision for the Jewish future. MORE June 17, 2016 Bat Mitzvah II About to celebrate her second bat mitzvah, Felice Kirsh reflects on a famous guest at her first: Mordecai Kaplan. MORE June 15, 2016 Dream With Us The Jewish Exponent features our “Dream With Us” video. MORE June 15, 2016 Spirituality and Mental Health Rabbi Jacob Staub, Ph.D., explains in The Philadelphia Inquirer why spirituality and spiritual practice is so important to mental health. MORE June 14, 2016 We Mourn, We Pray We call on everyone to choose life and reject hate and intolerance. MORE June 6, 2016 2016 RRC Grad Lands Beth Tikvah Pulpit After interning there for five years, Rabbi Nathan Weiner, '16, has been hired to replace retiring rabbi Gary Gans, '79, as the spiritual leader of Beth Tikvah in Marlton, NJ. MORE May 31, 2016 Graduation 2016 On Sunday, June 5, RRC will hold its 2016 graduation ceremony, celebrating the accomplishments of our students, graduates, and leaders who have lived the values of Reconstructionist Judaism. MORE May 18, 2016 Auerbach Grants Announced RRC has awarded micro-grants to current students and recent graduates with creative Jewish ideas. MORE May 16, 2016 Inspiring Rabbis Four RRC graduates were included on the Forward’s list of most inspiring rabbis. A fifth rabbi leads a Reconstructionist community. MORE May 11, 2016 Spirituality and Mental Health Workshop An exploration of the spiritual dimensions of clients’ lives can provide an opening to explore their sense of well-being, meaning/lessness, connection, loneliness, self-criticism MORE May 11, 2016 From Philly to Boston After six years at RRC, Greg Hersh is set to graduate and become the religious leader of Temple Emanuel of Wakefield. MORE May 6, 2016 A New Ritual for Yom Ha'atzmaut Introducing a new seder and haggadah for Israel Independence Day MORE May 5, 2016 Ciao, Calabria An RRC student was chosen for a new summer internship based in the southern Italian city of Serrastretta. MORE May 2, 2016 Interfaith Milestone RRC student David Eber spoke at the 13th annual Philadelphia Interfaith Walk for Peace and Reconciliation. MORE April 28, 2016 Groundbreaking Performance Through an RRC grant, student Ariana Katz has organized a performance that is using cutting-edge theater to confront the issue of sexual assault. MORE April 25, 2016 Mourning the Passing of a Pillar Marjorie Ziegelman was a passionate supporter of RRC. MORE Pages« first‹ previous123456789…next ›last » This is the archival site for the Reconstructionist Rabbinical College. It is no longer updated. For the new site, please visit https://www.rrc.edu.