Cantor Kaufman sits on the Executive Board of the American Conference of Cantors, where he is the co-chair of the Social Action and Justice Committee. Social justice is a strong Jewish value at the heart of Cantor Kaufman’s cantorate. He is incredibly proud to serve on the URJ Commission on Social Action, with a focus on voting rights, immigrant justice, and LGBTQ+ equality.
Cantor Kaufman lives in Alexandria, Virginia with his husband, Kirk McPike, and their adorable beagle, Punky.
The following blog post is adapted from remarks given by Cantor Jason Kaufman (Beth El Hebrew Congregation, Alexandria, VA) at the Faith Voices for the Respect for Marriage Act Press Conference on November 17, 2022.
The following blog post is adapted from remarks given by Cantor Jason Kaufman (Beth El Hebrew Congregation, Alexandria, VA) at Keep the Faith, Build Back Better: Prayer Vigil and Fast outside the U.S. Capitol on October 20, 2021.
We are a little less than a month away from the 2018 midterm election in the United States, and we, as Reform Jews, must not forget the power of our vote. Our vote allows us to exercise our voices and our values as the U.S.