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Sukkot: Festival of Voting Booths

Rabbi Scott Nagel
Rabbi Susan N. Shankman
Randi Nagel
September 23, 2020
It is a tradition that we observe as Americans as well, as we enter into booths each fall (and occasionally at other moments during the year) in order to make our voices heard and exercise our right to vote.

An Al Cheit for this Moment in Time

Rabbi Susan Talve
August 10, 2020
I’m praying that these weeks of consolation before the High Holidays will give us the time to confront our sins and respond in ways that will help us to heal from our brokenness and find the courage and resolve to build a better year for all.

Justice Work Doesn’t Pause for a Pandemic

Kathryn Fleisher
Zoe Terner
July 14, 2020

Kathryn and I began our social justice journeys with the URJ. We grew up in NFTY and attended URJ summer camps, we served on the NFTY North American Board, and we currently sit on the Commission on Social Action.