Society for Humanistic Judaism

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  • The Society for Humanistic Judaism in the U.S. will accept the children based on their own self-identification.
  • She is on the faculty of the Society for Humanistic Judaism.
  • It is based in Toronto, Ontario and is affiliated with the Society for Humanistic Judaism.
  • Brit shalom is recognized by the Society for Humanistic Judaism, but not by any group generally considered to be a part of mainstream Judaism.
  • The Society for Humanistic Judaism was organized with the mission to mobilize people to celebrate Jewish identity and culture consistent with a humanistic philosophy of life.
  • Machar is the Washington, DC metro area affiliated congregation of the Society for Humanistic Judaism.
  • This educational institution was sponsored jointly by the Society for Humanistic Judaism and the Congress of Secular Jewish Organizations.
  • The Society for Humanistic Judaism publishes a monthly e-newsletter and a biannual topical journal and member newsletter.
  • The Society for Humanistic Judaism defines a Jew as "someone who identifies with the history, culture and fate of the Jewish people."
  • The Society for Humanistic Judaism now has over 30 constituent congregations in the United States and Canada, as well as individual members unaffiliated with any of these congregations.
  • The Institute began offering its Leadership Program in 1986 as a joint program serving the communities of the Congress of Secular Jewish Organizations and the Society for Humanistic Judaism.
  • Even among non-Orthodox Jews, espousing atheism remains problematic outside of the Congress of Secular Jewish Organizations and the Society for Humanistic Judaism.
  • In 1969, these congregations and others were united organizationally under the umbrella of the Society for Humanistic Judaism (SHJ).
  • The City Congregation is an affiliated community of the Society for Humanistic Judaism, which was organized in 1969 and comprises more than thirty secular Jewish communities in the United States and Canada.
  • The Society for Humanistic Judaism is the central body for the Humanistic Jewish Movement in North America and assists in organizing new communities, supporting its member communities, and in providing a voice for Humanistic Jews.
  • The first brit shalom ceremony was conducted by Rabbi Sherwin Wine, the founder of the Society for Humanistic Judaism, around 1970.
  • In their view it is therefore possible for a non-religious individual to adopt Judaism and join a Humanistic Jewish community, and for the Society for Humanistic Judaism to adopt the person wanting to be part of the Humanistic Jewish family.
  • There has been a phenomenon of atheistic and secular Jewish organizations, mostly in the past century, from the Jewish socialist Bund in early twentieth-century Poland to the modern Congress of Secular Jewish Organizations and the Society for Humanistic Judaism in the United States.
  • Miriam Jerris was the president of the Association of Humanistic Rabbis, and is the rabbi of the Society for Humanistic Judaism.
  • Affiliated with the Society for Humanistic Judaism, Kahal B'raira (pronounced ka-HAL breyra) has offered a nontheistic alternative in contemporary Jewish life since 1975.
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