The 71st Biennial of the Union for Reform Judaism (URJ) is about to begin. The URJ, providing leadership and direction for its member congregations, including Temple Beth Am, and its affiliates, including the Central Conference of American Rabbis (CCAR), provides opportunity every other year for Reform Jews from around the world and especially North America to strengthen the bonds of community even across broad geographical and to some extent ideological divides. Continue reading
Five intrepid members of TBA’s Health Care for All (HCFA) Committee met with Washington state legislators and fellow TBA members Senator Adam Kline (D-37th) and Representative Reuven Carlyle (D-36th) on Thursday, December 1, to express their opinions about the state’s budget priorities for the special session and beyond.
“No more cuts to education, health care and social services” was the message, Continue reading