This article outlines the ideology, philosophy and practice of Reconstructionist Jews as well as their relationship to the larger Jewish community.
Rabbi Richard Hirsh, RRC '81, discusses the reconstruction of Reconstructionism. This presentation is available in text and audio versions.
Topics: Education, Jewish Life, Teaching Reconstructionism, Jewish Practice, Jewish Thought, Spirituality, Reconstructionist Judaism
In 2006, Rabbi Nancy Fuchs-Kreimer, RRC '82, delivered this speech about Reconstructonist theology at the Reconstructionist Rabbinical Association Convention in Deerfield Beech, FL.
This list provides answers to the most frequently asked questions about Reconstructionist Judaism.
This introduction to Reconstructionist Education's frequently asked questions explains why a "cheat sheet" is necessary and provides guidance about how to discuss these and other questions with students of different ages.
These conversations from the listserv for Reconstructionist educators were prompted by a question from Toni Bloomberg Grossman about how to teach young children about Hanukkah. Many educators responded with their practical and ideological thoughts about how to teach Hanukkah.
Type: Listserve Thread
Rabbi Shira Stutman (RRC '07) conceived of this model for a Reconstructionist high school that she named Lab Yeshiva. She proposes block scheduling, integrated secular and Jewish studies, and service-learning to Jewishly educate students who are not well served by traditional college-prep academies.
Topics: Education, Congregational Development, Curriculum Development, School Administration, Special Education, Teaching Reconstructionism
Type: Program Description