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This moment requires a strong moral voice.
This statement was written by Rabbi Jocee Hudson from Temple Israel of Hollywood. More than sixty Reform Jewish clergy have signed on to the statement.
For many white observers, the protests calling for an end to police violence and Black liberation that erupted over the weekend may have appeared sudden.
One of the first things we learn in the Torah from the story of creation is that humans were created b’tzelem Elohim – in the holy image of G-d (
Our call to action challenges our networks to act on local and national levels and includes guidance to support Black and Brown people both within the Jewish community and beyond, both directly and on a systemic level.
The artwork on this note card was created by 5768 WRJ Art Calendar artist Césan d’Ornellas Levine.