Gun Violence Prevention

Gun Violence Prevention

Teens and young adults with Reform Movement gun violence prevention signs

Reform Judaism’s young people are stepping forward as leaders -- using the values of our tradition to speak truth to power and promote tikkun olam, repair of our world.

Rabbi Rick Jacobs
Group of teens holding signs for gun violence prevention in front of an orange March for Our Lives banner

Thousands of Reform Jews around the United States gathered today to participate in March for Our Lives events in Washington, D.C. and satellite events across the country.

Kate Kaput
Diverse people and ideas flowing into cogs that sit in the palm of a woman's hand

As leaders, it is incumbent upon us to harness the strength and creativity that comes from diversity to focus and guide our congregations – and our sederim.

Rabbi Rick Jacobs
Teens holding gun prevention violence signs in front of the Capitol Building

#JewsDemandAction is NFTY’s effort to end gun violence by demanding universal background checks and bans on both assault weapons and high capacity ammunition magazines.

Zachary Herrmann
Young adults holding social justice signs at a march

We hope this list of tips and tricks will help you and your fellow advocates take and share powerful photos and videos thelp drive your social justice work.

Sylvia Levy and Sofi Hersher
Group of two dozen Jewish teens holding gun violence prevention signs

We are told tzedek, tzedek tirdof: justice, justice, shall you pursue. In this moment, your teens – our friends – are pursuing justice.

Zoe Terner & Noah Fineberg
The five authors of this piece stand with their arms around one another outdoors on green grass

We were serving on NFTY board on December 14, 2012, when a gunman killed 26 students and teachers, at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, CT.

Evan Traylor, Jordan Rodnizki, Joy Nemerson, Jacob Georginow, & Marlee Ribnick
Teens holding signs reading ARMS ARE FOR HUGGING and PROTECT KIDS NOT GUNS

Learn what NFTY teens are doing to organize their peers to participate in March for Our Lives in Washington, D.C., and other cities nationwide, on Saturday, March 24.

Three teen girls holding signs that says JEWS DEMAND ACTION in front of the US Capitol building

This is a moment unlike any in recent memory – and all over the U.S., Reform Jewish teens are leading the way.

Zachary Herrmann