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June 2019

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Climate change has finally had some time in the spotlight. In the first six months of the 116th Congress, the House of Representatives has held dozens of hearings on climate-related issues.

Aaron Torop
Uyghur Muslims in China

In the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region in Northwest China, the religious life of the Uyghur Muslim community has been almost completely destroyed.

Aaron Torop and Zoe Terner

This week, we lament the sixth anniversary of the Supreme Court’s Shelby County v.

Sammi Goldsmith
Four individuals holding a sign that says PROTECT SAFE LEGAL ABORTION

Join me on Twitter, Facebook, or Instagram in sharing a message about why you support reproductive rights. Feel free to post your own response using the hashtag #JewishValues or share the message below:

Rabbi Jonah Dov Pesner

June 19, 2019

Dear Members of the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives:

Cover of the USCIRF report

Seven months after being acquitted of blasphemy charges by the Supreme Court of Pakistan, Asia Bibi, a Pakistani Christian,

Rabbi Esther Lederman speaking on stage

 
In the Book of Jeremiah we read:
“A cry is heard in Ramah —
Wailing, bitter weeping.
Rachel weeping for her children.

Rabbi Esther Lederman