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October 2017


The Department of Labor's 2017 National Disability Employment Awareness Month poster. A ribbon shows various people with disabilities at work under a title which reads "Inclusion Drives Innovation"

October is National Disability Employment Awareness Month, and an important time to reflect on the barriers people with disabilities face when trying to find employment.

Jonah Baskin
Reform Ohio podium sign

Each year at this time when we begin the third portion of the Torah, we reunite with biblical Abraham, and I am transported to a panel discussion in which I learned perhaps the deepest value of his

Rabbi Karen R. Thomashow
Health Forms and Stethoscope

The health care roller coaster continues.

Nathan Bennett

October is LGBTQ History Month.

Rabbi Denise L. Eger

We are lucky to live in country that was founded on the cornerstones of freedom of speech, expression, and religion.

Halley Posner
Ellis Island Recruitment Poster

A recruitment poster encouraging immigrants to build new lives in California hangs

Rabbi Mona Alfi
Power plant pollution

Scott Pruitt recently announced the repeal of the Clean Power Plan (CPP), a landmark climate change rule which would have dramatically cleaned up the way we produce energy.

Jonah Baskin