SOCIETY FOR HUMANISTIC JUDAISM

Rating: 5 stars   1 review

Issues: Religion

Location: 28611 W 12 Mile Rd Farmington Hills MI 48334 USA

Mission: The Society for Humanistic Judaism mobilizes people to celebrate Jewish identity and culture consistent with a humanistic philosophy of life independent of a supernatural authority. As the central body for the Humanistic Jewish Movement in North America, the Society assists in organizing and supporting congregations and in providing a worldwide voice for its members. Humanistic Judaism embraces a human-centered philosophy that celebrates Jewish culture without supernatural underpinnings. Humanistic Jews value their Jewish identity and the aspects of Jewish culture that offer a genuine expression of their contemporary way of life. We believe in the human capacity to create a better world.
Target demographics: people to connect to Humanistic Jewish communities
Direct beneficiaries per year: 100 teens attend a conference; Humanistic Jewish communities implement new Sunday school curricula, individuals and communities celebrate Jewish holidays and life cycle events humanistically
Geographic areas served: North America
Programs: cultural holiday celebrations for Humanistic Jews, youth and adult education, life cycle ceremonies, a humanistic and Jewish voice on important issues, conferences for teens and young adults, resources for individuals and communities

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Rating: 5 stars  

I have spent hours dedicated to spreading the ideas of Humanistic Judaism to people and helping teens and young adults develop a strong humanistic Jewish identity that is their own.

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Watching teens turn into dedicated strong humanistic jews over the past 10 years and watching my children develop their own Jewish identities.

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