Religious Action Center

Religious Action Center

A pile of voter signs in red white and blue with small American flags sprinkled atop them

Reform Jewish women have the power to shape their Jewish community and beyond. This Movement empowers those who claim it as their own to take part in appraising its past and building its future. 

Elizabeth Leff
Womans hands with red painted fingernails holding a small globe replica

Here are three ways that your congregation can take action through Reform Movement-wide social justice efforts that are grounded in our sacred and enduring Jewish values:

 
    Elizabeth Leff

    Today, the Reform Jewish Movement adds its voice to those calling on the Senate to reject the nomination of Judge Brett Kavanaugh to the U.S. Supreme Court.

    Rabbi Jonah Pesner speaking at a dais at the Consultation of Conscience

    I'm excited to build on the connections I made with other CSA members and share what I've learned with other WRJ members and members of my own congregation.

    Karen Goldberg
    Three individuals as part of a larger group marching in some sort of event and carrying a sign that reads DO JUSTICE LOVE MERCY MARCH PROUDLY

    Through our work with congregations pursuing justice across North America, we have identified several principles that can help you strengthen social justice work in your congregation.

    Rabbi Jonah Dov Pesner & Amy Asin
    Three teen boys holding signs that read REFORM JEWISH STUDENTS SAY ENOUGH IS ENOUGH

    Together, we are committed to building inclusive communities, repairing the world, and pursuing justice. Our work is just beginning. 

    Logan Zinman Gerber
    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
    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
    Aerial view of hundreds of teens holding yellow signs that read JEWS DEMAND ACTION

    This is the moment when, truly, the students become the teachers. As Reform Jewish adults, we stand behind our teens and support their efforts while letting them take the lead.

    Rabbi Rick Jacobs