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May 2018


This past weekend, we observed Memorial Day, when we honor and remember generations of Americans who went to war and gave their lives for freedom, for democracy, for the noblest principles of this

Rabbi Rachel Timoner

On a hot summer August day in 1966, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. stepped out of his car and was greeted by a mob of 700 angry white protesters in Marquette Park on Chicago’s southwest side.

Rabbi Lisa Bellows

On December 12, 2015, the world came together to adopt the Paris Accord.

Jonah Baskin

On Monday, May 14th, I was arrested for participating in direct action with the Poor People’s Campaign: A National Call for Moral Reviva

Rabbi Hannah Goldstein

This blog post is adapted from the prayer offered by Rabbi Sachs-Kohen at the Maryland Poor People's Campaign on Monday, May 21st. 

Rabbi Elissa Sachs-Kohen

To be an American Jew is to live in the clutch of a persistent values tension.

Rabbi Ken Chasen
Bouquet of flowers with ribbon and Mother's Day tag standing in front of striped painted wall

This piece originally ran as a Strategies for Sisterhood Success item in Women of Reform Judaism's Weekly Digest newsletter.

Susannah R. Cohen