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July 2016


Starting this summer, the Reform Movement will be taking action around the United States under the banner of Ni

Religious Action Center
Voting rights signs at Capitol

Earlier this month, voting rights advocates won two important, if partial, victories in court cases challenging the constitutionality of voter ID laws in Wisconsin and Texas.

Adam Waters

This is an excerpt from a sermon delivered on July 15, 2016. Read the full sermon here.

Rabbi David Segal
Israeli Reform Jews march in the Jerusalem pride parade

Across the world, pride parades are often more than a celebration of the LGBT community; they can be acts of solidarity in the face of discrimination and fear.

Jacob Kraus

“Having no flag to march behind, having no national anthem to be played, these refugee athletes will be welcomed to the Olympic games” (

refugee child held by adult

In the Book of Leviticus, God commands the Jewish people, “v’ahavta l’reacha kamocha,” “love your neighbor as yourself.” Based on this teaching, I stand by the idea that, if an individual

Jackie Bussgang
Love is a Jewish value sign
“Equality and acceptance trump hatred and division,” says Bernie Delia, Capital Pride Alliance Board President.
Madison Laks

Climate change has the potential to lead to the destruction of some of our most cherished natural and cultural heritage sites.

Rachel Landman

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Rabbi Suzanne Singer