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February 2017


Aaron Kaufman

Living with cerebral palsy can be frustrating and depressing at times, but I have found ways to turn that negative energy into a positive force for change as an advocate for disability rights.

Aaron Kaufman
Students supporting climate justice

Scientists and climate experts recently announced that 2016 is the hottest year on record,

Lizzie Stein

This Shabbat, we will read Parashat Mishpatim, the sixth parshah in the book of Exodus.

Shelby Friedman
Polar bears in the arctic

Rules and regulations often get a bad reputation. They are seen as no fun, restrictive and sometimes even arbitrary.

Lizzie Stein
Hannah Kandall and Olivia Heilbronner

Over the winter, nearly 2,000 Reform Jewish high school students came to Washington, D.C.

Religious Action Center

On February 10, the Trump administration

Max Antman

Texas is known for it’s cuisine, cowboy artifacts and Southern hospitality.

Maddie Newman
Rabbi Jonah Pesner at JDAD

Last week’s Jewish Disability Advocacy Day helped kick off Jewish Disability Awareness and Inclusion Month (JDAIM).

Nathan Bennett

On Sunday, February 12, HIAS will host a massive Jewish Rally for Refugees in New York City.

Shelby Friedman