November 27, 2014 · 5 Kislev

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50th Anniversary of the Civil Rights Movement

2014 marks the 50th anniversary of several major milestones for the Civil Rights Movement. Reform Jews played a vital role in the fight for racial equality, voting rights, and more. Check out the articles and resources below to commemorate this important anniversary:

This video illuminates the Reform Movement's relationship with Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., and our involvement in the Civil Rights Movement. It is a proud chapter of our history, reminding us of the achievements of our past, reflecting the challenges of our present, and inspiring our hopes for the future.

The materials for MLK Weekend: Shabbat Tzedek were prepared by the Religious Action Center staff in consultation with Rabbis, Cantors, URJ Consultants, and social action lay leaders. We are deeply appreciative to all who have contributed to and supported this project.


For more information or with suggestions for further materials that we can provide, please contact Daphne Price at or 202-387-2800.

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