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Webinar on the Debt Ceiling Debates

Missed our web learning session on the budget debates? Concerned about how the debt ceiling debate means for the most vulnerable Americans? Wondering what ever happened to the Farm Bill? Watch a recording of our web session below:


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Double Booked: No One Should Have to Choose Between A Healthy Family and A Job

Fresh Updates from RAC » Economic Justice   |   Sep 30, 2014 12:00 AM
In this season of renewal, Jews reflect on the year past and look forward to a 5775, a year that brings new opportunity. Since the launch of Double Booked this past January, we have identified some of the challenges that working families face today and discussed a wide variety of cultural, social, and policy solutions. […]

When You Fast For More Than 25 Hours

Fresh Updates from RAC » Economic Justice   |   Sep 29, 2014 12:00 AM
On Yom Kippur, the Day of Atonement and the holiest day of the Jewish year, we fast as an opportunity to reflect on the year past and turn to the future. The Torah instructs the Jewish people that “the tenth day of the seventh month is the Day of Atonement. It shall be a sacred […]

A Healthy, Nutritious, and Sweet New Year For All Children

Fresh Updates from RAC » Economic Justice   |   Sep 19, 2014 12:00 AM
Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year, is an opportunity for us to express our support for important government programs as we look towards the year ahead. In the next year, Congress will need to address issues regarding reauthorization for child nutrition programs. While the programs are permanently authorized, Congress uses the reauthorization process to review […]

Who Counts? A Census Report That Calls for Economic Justice In The Year To Come

Fresh Updates from RAC » Economic Justice   |   Sep 17, 2014 12:00 AM
As we approach Rosh Hashanah, the start of the Jewish New Year, we will think about how we have changed from one year to the next: how we have grown, and we can do differently in the year to come. This evaluative work is also done by the federal government through the United States Census […]
Judaism teaches that helping fellow human beings in need, tzedakah, is not simply a matter of charity, but of responsibility, righteousness, and justice.
The Reform Movement has always acted upon fundamental Jewish ideals by advocating for children, the poor, disenfranchised, the elderly, the sick, the disabled and the "stranger among us."
Legislation affecting economic justice issues in the 113th Congress
The current recession that began in late 2007 is the worst economic downturn in the post-war era.

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