This is a guest post by SHJ Board Member Aaron Zober from California. Aaron is a member of Congregation Or Adam in Phoenix Arizona. The SHJ asks a different board member to reflect on the mission statement at each of […]
The SHJ Board of Directors is happy to announce that Johnny Clegg is SHJ's Humanistic Jewish Role Model for 2023-2024. Detailed resources for use by Communities and Members can be found at this link: Click here.
On August 6, 2022, Rabbinic Candidate Eva Cohen (Or Emet, Minnesota Congregation for Humanistic Judaism), at the request of the Association for Humanistic Rabbis, presented a document outlining best practice policy recommendations for Covid 19 for Secular Humanistic communities. We […]
Only SHJ members and/or magazine subscribers have access to this content. Please log in or, if you haven't joined our movement, click here to access our membership page. Username or Email Password Remember me Lost your password?
Esther, the hero of the story we read on the Jewish holiday of Purim, saved the Jewish people by revealing her Jewish identity to her husband, King Ahasuerus, despite the risks it posed to her own safety. Her “unmasking” led […]
SHJ Executive Director, Paul Golin, presented on the following topic to the Muddy Waters Freethought Society on January 10, 2023. Watch the full presentation below. “What is Humanistic Judaism?” Most Jews in the United States don’t believe in the God […]
This article was published in the Spring 2020 Issue of Humanistic Judaism Magazine. It was written by Dave Berman, itinerant software engineer who chose to retire in Boulder, CO to be near family, to enjoy his favorite activities of hiking and bike […]
This article was published in the Fall 2017 Issue of Humanistic Judaism Magazine. It was written by the late Jeff Lipkes (z”l), a past SHJ board member and founder of the Humanistic Jews of Tampa Bay Havurah. Humanistic Jews of […]
This article was originally written by Rabbi Miriam Jerris to help communities, welcome, integrate and retain new members. Not every idea is necessary to implement. Each community can choose the right combination of ideas and events to fit their community […]
Compiled by James M. Branum as a supplement to our Community News section in Humanistic Judaism Magazine. For additional online events, please check with individual congregations. All times listed are local to each event, so if attending remotely, please double-check […]