Join us at Erev Shabbat services on the 4th Friday of every month to explore the evolution of the Reform prayer book, theology, and the 21st Century worship experience.
September 28, 2018 | The Evolution of Reform Theology
How the prayer book has gone from Traditional to Classical and back towards tradition.
October 26, 2018 | The Mystery of the Missing Paragraph in the V’ahavta
Reward and punishment in Jewish liturgy.
December 28, 2018 | What Are We Praying For?
A look at the theological implications of the intermediary weekday blessings in the Amidah.
January 25, 2019 | Yotzer Or
Why was ‘Or Chadash’ reintroduced into Reform Liturgy?
February 22, 2019 | M’chayeih Hakol vs. M’chayeih Metim
Do Jews still believe in the resurrection of the dead?
March 22, 2019 | “We Read Together”
The changing rules of decorum and participation during Reform worship.
April 26, 2019 | Thou = You…
The challenges with modernizing English translations in our prayers.
May 24, 2019 | Aleinu
What do Reform Jews believe about the Messiah?