Useful Links
Provides content that describes and demonstrates the traditions and innovations of Reform Jewish life (site created and maintained by URJ with assistance of other organizations)
Union for Reform Judaism (URJ)
URJ’s mission is to strengthen congregations and communities that connect people to Jewish life. On their site, you can find information on Jewish rituals, culture, holidays, and more. Our membership as a URJ member congregation allows RTPV not-for-profit status so that we can receive tax-deductible contributions from individuals and organizations.
(originally called UAHC – Union of American Hebrew Congregations, until 2003)
World Union for Progressive Judaism (WUPJ)
Established in London in 1926, the WUPJ is the international umbrella organization of the Reform, Liberal, Progressive and Reconstructionist movements, serving 1,200 congregations with 1.8 million members in more than 50 countries
Central Council of American Rabbis
Publishers of liturgy, including the prayer books used at RTPV – Mishkan T’filah
MORE SITES TO EXPLORE – a great resource for Jewish rituals, prayers, readings about life cycle events, holidays, healing, etc.
“A living library of Jewish texts” – in Hebrew and English, with commentary 
(for those who want to add a Jewish twist to their parenting. The actress Mayim Bialik writes for them.)
Navigating The Bible II
Navigate the Bible, learn trope, search the text
My Jewish
For anyone interested in learning more, with articles, videos and other resources about all aspects of Judaism and Jewish life — from food (great recipes!) to history to beliefs and practices
The Jacob Burns Film Center
Hosts a Jewish Film Festival each spring
Katz’s Deli – since 1888
205 East Houston Street (corner of Ludlow St), NYC
Lower East Side Tenement Museum
Museum of Jewish Heritage NYC/A Living Memorial to the Holocaust
The Jewish Museum
In Manhattan at Fifth Ave and 92nd St
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum
Washington, DC
Taglit Birthright Israel
Free trips to Israel for young adults aged 16 – 25

Buy products directly from Israel at
Cool T-Shirts and Clothing direct from Israel
Plant a Tree in Israel
Jewish National Fund