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This Mother’s Day, Let’s Fight for Black Moms

Jena Prystowsky
May 4, 2021

When my husband and I learned that we were going to be parents, we were filled with many of the same joys and anxieties that most soon-to-be parents have, from wondering about how to create a great birth plan to which baby products we should buy (every cute

A Mi Shebeirach for Us and the Earth

Rabbi Julie Saxe-Taller
April 26, 2021
Today we offer a special Mi Sheberach (a prayer for healing) for ourselves and our planet together. The Jewish morning blessing for our health talks about the human body’s pathways and openings. Like us, the earth’s pathways and openings are vital to its health. Our planet is in need of healing as are we.

Environmental Injustice and the Legacy of Redlining

Courtney Cooperman
April 14, 2021
Although Judaism frames our responsibility to care for the planet in forward-looking terms, our commitment to environmental protection requires that we look backwards, too. This Earth Day, we must consider the connection between historic injustices, who bears the burdens of environmental harm, and solutions to correct these injustices.

Roots of Justice

Rabbi David Stern
April 14, 2021

This sermon was given by Rabbi David Stern, an active member of the RAC-TX team, at the Joint Jewish and African American religious service with the Texas Legislative Black Caucus Conference on April 6, 2021.

Thank you to Reverend Miller and Rabbi David