The resolution does not define what form reparations ought to take. Instead, just like congressional legislation calling for a committee to study and develop proposals for reparations, which the resolution endorses, we consider it our moral duty to “seek an end to ignorance.”
During Passover, the annual season of celebrating our redemption from slavery and oppression, we are confronted with the juxtaposition of our own freedom and the recognition of those who are still facing injustice in our modern world.
From now through Election Day, the Reform Movement and our allies will be vigorously defending the right to vote and access to the polls, and we’ll be doing our part to encourage and ensure high voter turnout. Join us.
This evening we launch Nitzavim: Standing Up for Voter Protection and Participation, the Reform Movement’s nonpartisan election year voting rights initiative. Here's how you can participate, tonight and beyond.
This High Holidays season, as we think about racial justice and voting rights this late summer and fall, we’re also thinking about other key issues that are important to repairing our broken world and combating racial injustice.
Rev. William Barber and NAACP President Cornell Brooks have asked us to build on our significant participation in America's Journey for Justice last summer by protecting the right to vote this election year. We’re saying “Yes" by launching Nitzavim: Standing Up for Voter Protection and Participation. Here's how we're doing our part and how you can lead the effort.
Rabbis Rick Jacobs, Steven A. Fox, & Jonah Dov Pesner