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Shabbat is an island in time, a day of rest in the rush of activity that engulfs the other six days of the weekly cycle. Shabbat is a wonderful time for study and reflection. To help you in this endeavor, we have collected the following resources and recommendations.

Resources For Families with Children

Shabbat can be your children’s favorite day of the week and a wonderful time that the entire family anticipates with excitement all week long. For great ideas, visit the Got Shabbat page at the Union for Reform Judaism website.

Resources for Adult Study

D'var Torah (Torah Online)

D'var Torah (Torah Online)

Reform Voices of Torah:

Reform Voices of Torah: The Union of Reform Judaism's weekly Torah commentary. Available in text and podcast for you to enjoy!

Back to the Sources: Reading the Classic Jewish Texts

Back to the Sources: Reading the Classic Jewish Texts:  A wonderful collection biblical and rabbinic text edited Barry W. Holtz. This text offers numerous opportunities for reflection and study.

Reform Judaism (RJ) Magazine

Reform Judaism (RJ) Magazine: A quarterly magazine that conveys the creativity, diversity, and dynamism of Reform Judaism.


MyJewishLearning.com: In describing itself a “Personal Gateway to Jewish Exploration, My Jewish Learning offer numerous opportunities for reflection and study including featured articles about Shabbat as well as recipes, discussions, and how-tos.

Significant Jewish Books

Significant Jewish Books: An online site of Jewish books for continuing adult study recommended yearly by the Union for Reform Judaism's Department of Lifelong Jewish Learning.

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