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May 2019

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Members of the Texas Religious Action Center march at the capitol during Austin Lobby Days earlier this year.

The Reform Jewish Movement has a long history of advocating for strong public schools.

A line of high school students hold signs supporting the DREAM Act during the 2018 L'Taken seminar in Washington, D.C.

As nearly 700 Reform Jews prepared to visit Capitol Hill during the 2019 Consultation on Conscience, U.S.

End Child Detention

This Mother’s Day, southern Florida Jews and hundreds of others marched to demand the closure of Hom

Rabbi Ethan Bair
A family standing in silhouette against a sunset


 

What is the most “popular” mitzvah?

Tikkun olam, repairing the world.

And, why?

Rabbi Dan Moskovitz, Temple Sholom, Vancouver BC
Dreamers holding sign that says DREAM ACT NOW

May 21, 2019,

Dear Speaker Pelosi, Leader McCarthy, Chairman Nadler, and Ranking Member Collins,

Three teens holding signs in support of criminal justice reform

Traveling to Washington D.C., and making your voice heard to the people elected to represent you is exciting, powerful, and impactful.

Allison Grossman
Three teens holding signs in support of criminal justice reform

With your advocacy, we can work to even the playing field in the job market for returning citizens.

Sammi Goldsmith
Handmade sign reading LOVE THY NEIGHBOR

Together, these pieces of legislation would offer a path to citizenship for approximately 2.5 million people.

Talia Kaplan
Closeup of a mans chest wearing a button that says DO JUSTICE

These remarks are lightly adapted from those presented before the opening plenary of the 2019 Consultation on Conscience on Sunday, May 19, 2019.

Yolanda Savage-Narva and Heidi Segal

On May 15, Rabbi Rick Kellner, faith leader of Congregation Beth Tikvah in Worthington, OH and Core Team Member of the Ohio Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism, had the opportunity to testify