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Putting a Face on Climate Change

Fresh Updates from RAC » Environment   |   Sep 12, 2014 12:00 AM
by Barbara Lerman-Golomb Fourteen years ago I was a coordinator for the national Million Mom March for sensible gun legislation. At a Coalition on the Environment and Jewish Life (COEJL) conference a few months later in Washington, DC, I addressed the group saying that what we needed was a march to protect the planet. At […]

September 21: Join the People’s Climate March!

Fresh Updates from RAC » Environment   |   Sep 8, 2014 12:00 AM
The Union for Reform Judaism and the Central Conference of American Rabbis have joined as partner organizations supporting the People’s Climate March in New York City on Sunday, September 21. We do so in reflection of the words of Genesis 2:15, which command us to “till and tend” God’s Earth and our Movement’s longstanding work to […]

An Open Letter from the 2013-2014 Eisendrath Legislative Assistants

Fresh Updates from RAC » Environment   |   Aug 8, 2014 12:00 AM
Today is our last day as legislative assistants at the Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism. None of us imagined on August 20, 2013 – our very first day – that this year would have gone by so fast. It is has been an incredible honor to serve and represent our vibrant, passionate Movement in […]
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