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September 2019


Voting rights

As the Voting Rights Act turns 54 this year, we lament the sixth anniversary of the Supreme Court’s Shelby County v. Holder decision.

Ali Rosenblatt
Brit Olam

All good lessons bear repeating. We renew the cycle of reading Torah every Simchat Torah. We renew our covenant at Sinai every Shavuot.

Rabbi Adam Stock Spilker
Family at the border

Earlier this month, the Union for Reform Judaism joined over 200 organizations in calling on Congress to curtail funding for immigration detention and enforcement, and to enact standards to improve

Danny Cooper
Jonah Bookman

I chose to spend the last day of summer before 7th grade participating in RAC’s 2019 Sacramento Lobby Day. This was a very special experience for me.

Jonah Bookman

Going up to NFTY’s North American President and asking her to take our resolution off the agenda for Asefah (NFTY’s business meeting) just hours before the meeting began was the last thing we expec

Michael Barash, Evan Lorant, and Josh Rosenblum
Avi Holzman in Israel

Avi Holzman, right, and two friends in Israel during the URJ’s Heller High program in Israel.

Avi Holzman
2019-2020 LAs

We are very excited to dive into our work as the 2019-2020 Eisendrath Legislative Assistants!