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Environmental Stewardship on the Eve of Rosh Hashanah: The People’s Climate March

Fresh Updates from RAC » Environment   |   Sep 22, 2014 12:00 AM
Yesterday I was one of over 310,000 people to march across Manhattan the weekend before the UN Climate Summit with the People’s Climate March. Together, we asked our leaders both domestically and internationally to support a strong, global commitment to curbing greenhouse gas emissions and protecting the most vulnerable communities worldwide from the devastating effects […]

UN Summit a Meaningful Opportunity to Impact Climate Change 

Fresh Updates from RAC » Environment   |   Sep 22, 2014 12:00 AM
In advance of the UN Climate Summit beginning tomorrow, Barbara Weinstein, Associate Director of the Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism and Director of the Commission on Social Action, issued the following statement: “We are pleased to join with others in the environmental, scientific and faith communities in urging our domestic and international leaders this […]

Enroll Your Congregation in GreenFaith!

Fresh Updates from RAC » Environment   |   Sep 17, 2014 12:00 AM
The URJ recently renewed its partnership with GreenFaith, an independent, interfaith organization that helps houses of worship become better stewards of the environment. As part of the renewed partnership, we are looking for 20 URJ congregations to enroll (free of charge!) in either GreenFaith’s Certification or Shield Programs. What is the GreenFaith Certification Program? A […]
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