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View from bimah of Consultation on Conscience 2017 participants filling sanctuary (including the balcony)

The Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism recently concluded its 2017 Consultation on Conscience.

Rabbi Jonah Dov Pesner
L'Taken participants celebrating Havdalah at the Lincoln Memorial

One of my favorite parts of each L’Taken Social Justice weekend is greeting each congregation in front of the Capitol Building after

Rabbi Michael Namath
Group of people holding various handmade signs welcoming and supporting refugees
the Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism
Senator Jeff Sessions looking off camera

On February 1, 2017, join Reform Jews from across the United States who are calling their senators and urging them to oppose the confirmation of Senator Jeff Sessions as Attorney General.

Jacob Kraus

In the early 1980s, I was a camper in the UAHC (now URJ) Camp Swig Hevrah unit. In addition to the usual fun camp activities, this particular unit at camp focused on social justice.

Michelle Shapiro Abraham
Phases of the moon

There is no more joyous time than the winter holiday season, but this year, the combined Hanukkah/Christmas calendar also marks t

Rabbi Rick Jacobs

During the last couple of weeks, I have had the pleasure of working with high school students at the Religious Action Center's Bernard an

Nathan Bennett
Rabbi Jonah Dov Pesner at the podium

The deeply polarizing 2016 election elevated rifts in our social fabric, underscored the pain of those who feel excluded from our evolving economy and culture, and emphasized a persistent distrust

Rabbi Jonah Dov Pesner