E-Newsletter Archive

Newsletter Archive





      Leader Reader was an SHJ publication aimed at helping emerging and affiliated communities to engage and grow.



 Winter 2018 – SHJ News

Inclusion and the Soul of a Synagogue; Darwin Day 2018; Passover is Coming; Secular Americans Are Stronger Together; New MyJewishLearning.com Entry on Humanistic Judaism; HuJews Last Chance! 

Not Shying Away from the Issues of the Day; First Edition of Humanistic Judaism in Its New Format; Intermarriage is Good, Period; HuJews Conclave Registration Now Open!; Sharing the Meaning of Humanistic Judaism

Celebrating Gene Wilder as a Humanistic Judaism Role Model; the Sherwin T. Wine Award; Americans United for Separation of Church and State and more! — SHJ Members Exclusive

Preparing for the High Holidays: How Do You Elul? Also, Humanistic Judaism Leaders Speak Out On Western Wall Controversy, Intermarriage, and Circumcision; New Rabbi Goes To Washington; SHJ Advocacy in Action; Remembering Rabbi Wine; and more!

Secular Humanistic Judaism occupies a unique position in both the Jewish community and the humanism / secular / atheist / freethinker movement. Many of SHJ’s recent and upcoming activities straddle both worlds. Read about SHJ connections with American Humanist Association, Secular Coalition for America, American Atheists, and the Center for Inquiry. 

Violins of Hope: Strings of the Holocaust; Dana and Rick Naimark are the 2016 Recipients of the Sherwin T. Wine Lifetime Achievement Award; Paul Golin’s Presentation on the Future; and a Call for Volunteer Leaders!

Intermarriage and the Future of Judaism; Fun and History in Philadelphia; Send Your Young Person to the D.C. HuJews Conclave; and a thanksgiving message!


Prior SHJ Publications:

On The Move – News          Kesher Community Connections – for Members