Civil Rights and Civil Liberties

Civil Rights and Civil Liberties

46th General Assembly November 1961 Washington, D.C. We view with increasing concern the growth and militance of ultra-right wing organizations in the United States whose propaganda is...
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1961
46th General Assembly November 1961 Washington, D.C. The Union of American Hebrew Congregations has consistently opposed all forms of racial segregation because of our fundamental belief...
Year Adopted:
1961
45th General Assembly November 1977 San Francisco As Jews who are deeply committed to the prophetic imperatives of our tradition, we are dedicated to those deeds that will create justice...
Year Adopted:
1977
Adopted at the 62nd General Assembly October, 1993 San Francisco, CA BACKGROUND Jonathan J. Pollard was sentenced to life in prison after pleading guilty to one...
Year Adopted:
1993
56th General Assembly December 1981 Boston, Massachusetts Across our nation there is a growing effort to ban books from schools and public libraries. THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED: The UAHC...
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1981
Adopted by the General Assembly Union of American Hebrew Congregations October 29-November 2, 1997 Dallas Background You shall not wrong a stranger or oppress him, for you were strangers in...
Year Adopted:
1997
Adopted by the UAHC Board of Trustees June, 2003 The September 11, 2001 attacks on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon were a powerful demonstration of the horrors of terrorism and offered...
Year Adopted:
2003
Adopted by the General Assembly Union of American Hebrew Congregations October 29-November 2, 1997 Dallas Background In 1987, the Union of American Hebrew Congregations (UAHC) reaffirmed its...
Year Adopted:
1997
Board of Trustees May 1968 New York, New York We reaffirm our commitment to the concept of human dignity. Poverty and discrimination are inextricably related. Racial justice is inseparable...
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1968
47th Biennial Assembly November 1963 Chicago, Illinois Cognizant of the failure of our nation to achieve full and equal rights for all its citizens, and recognizing the special potential...
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1963

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