social justice

social justice

Returning from Israel on the 2017 URJ Board Mission last week, I met a woman giving out mishloach manot, gift baskets of food, at Ben Gurion Airport.

Miriam Chilton
Posed group of smiling Jewish and Muslim teens

In August 2014, many of us around the country watched news reports pertaining to the brutal and vicious beheading of American James Foley by ISIS. We were stunned and deeply upset.

Rabbi Paul Jacobson
Trans flag blowing in the wind against a blue sky

Yesterday, President Trump announced his decision to overturn a federal rule making the nation's public schools welcoming and safe for transgender students. The Reform Movement laments this serious

Lauren Theodore
Group of multiracial teens and adults standing on stage in front of a NFTY sign

For more than 75 years, NFTY has been taking action to create a more just, whole and compassionate world.

Group of people holding various handmade signs welcoming and supporting refugees
the Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism

Nearly a month ago, I participated in the Women’s March on Washington, DC. On Friday night before the march, I davened at Temple Sinai with cler

Miriam Chilton
Sign welcoming refugees with a Canadian flag

During the past year, the government of Canada admitted 25,000 Syrian refugees and another 11,000 have been arriving as part of private sponsorship opportunities.

Sara Charney
Colorful recycling bins against green grass

Our role as custodians and stewards of God’s earth is to protect and preserve the ecology and environment as best we can.

the Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism