“If I survived, it must be for some reason.” Elie Wiesel spoke those words in a New York Times interview in 1981. Throughout his life, Wiesel lived with purpose and lent meaning to his survival. As a witness to the most extreme atrocities and in his lifetime as an activist, he changed the way we think about human rights and the way we understand our responsibility to each other.

Rabbi Jonah Dov Pesner

This morning, the Supreme Court released its decision in Whole Woman's Health v Hellerstedt, ruling 5-3 to overturn the medically unnecessary provisions found in Texas House Bill 2, which would have created an undue burden on women's health clinics across the state.

Kate Bigam

Here are three things you can do during the month of June to honor and celebrate LGBT rights.

Tracy Wolf

Each year, the Glencoe Community Garden grows approximate 2,000 to 3,000 pounds of organic vegetables, all to be donated to food pantries and other non-profit agencies in the Chicago area.

Frederick Miller

On June 2, the Reform Jewish Movement will join millions of people across North America in observance of the second annual National Gun Violence Awareness Day, also known as Wear Orange Day. Here are five ways to get involved.

Tracy Wolf

A congregation at Temple Sholom in Canada chose decided to privately sponsor two families from Syria.

Karen Wallace Lipson

I will be in the arena today at AIPAC’s Policy Conference to hear Donald Trump and the other Presidential candidates who present at AIPAC. Here's why.

Daryl Messinger
American flag and podium

The challenges that confront us as a nation and as Reform Jews are complex and varied. But what remain constant are our commitment to Torah and the imperative of speaking truth to power.

Rabbi Rick Jacobs

As Jews and American citizens we have an obligation to participate in the election process to ensure that our country's policies at the local, state and national levels reflect our commitment to social justice. It is our civic duty to register promptly, to educate ourselves and others about the critical issues, and to vote!

Tracy Wolf

On the weekend of January 15-18, the Reform Jewish Movement will commemorate the legacy of the civil rights movement and Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., with its annual observance of Shabbat Tzedek.

Adam Waters