Jacob Greenblatt

Jacob Greenblatt

Jacob Greenblatt (he/him) is the assistant legislative director at the Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism. He grew up just outside Charlotte, N.C., where he was a member of Temple Beth El.

The 2023-2024 Eisendrath Legislative Assistant Fellowship Focuses on Racial Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion

Yolanda Savage-Narva
Jacob Greenblatt
January 5, 2023
For more than six decades, the Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism has worked to educate, inspire, and mobilize the Reform Jewish Movement to advocate for social justice both within our Jewish community and outside of it. Key to that work are the emerging leaders of the Eisendrath Legislative Assistant Fellowship.

Fear, Not Freedom

Jacob Greenblatt
Lillie Heyman
Shayna Han
Israel Harris
Rachel Klein
July 8, 2022
This year, July 4th was especially difficult to celebrate. As young leaders in the Reform Movement, we are troubled by the current state and future of the U.S.

RAC-IL’s Victory for Shomer Shelter

Jacob Greenblatt
Lizzie Stein
May 11, 2022
Last month, the Illinois legislature passed HB 2775, a bill that would end source of income discrimination in housing. Working across lines of difference as a member of the Illinois Coalition for Fair Housing, RAC-IL is proud to have played a key role in this successful campaign, which makes Illinois the twentieth state in the country to pass protections against income discrimination in housing. Governor J.B. Pritzker is expected to sign the bill in the coming weeks.

Modern-Day Plagues of Injustice and Inequality

Shayna Han
Israel Harris
Lillie Heyman
Rachel Klein
Jacob Greenblatt
April 1, 2022
On Passover, we recount the Ten Plagues that were put upon the Egyptian people. While acknowledging the ancient plagues, we invite you to also incorporate into your Seder an accounting of some of the "plagues" and injustices that afflict our present-day society.