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Guantanamo prison

Amidst the scramble to pass a budget and settle the debate over health care, another budget bill is winding its way through congress.

Lizzie Stein
Painting of Prisoners at Guantanamo Bay

January 11, 2017 marked 15 years since the opening of the detention center at the Guantanamo Bay Prison. The prison, opened by President George W.

Lizzie Stein

The beginning of the program year is always an exciting time at the RAC, as we begin a new cycle of tikkun olam work.

Sarah Greenberg

Temple Beth El (TBE)/Jewish Community Center, Aptos, CA, and the RAC have both endorsed the Together to End Solit

Willow Katz
U.S. Soldiers Lead a Detainee through the Prison at Guantanamo Bay

In the book of Deuteronomy, we find one of the best-known social justice texts in our tradition: “Tzedek, tzedek tirdof,” “Justice, justice shall you pursue” (16:20).

Jacob Kraus
Northeast gate of the Guantanamo Bay Naval Base, Cuba

On Tuesday, President Obama submitted a plan to Congress detailing how his Administration intends to proceed towards closing the detention

Jacob Kraus
The U.S. Constitution

As debate continues to swirl over how our government can continue to address the threat of terrorism in a way that upholds our civil liberties, it can be difficult to keep track of the many issues

Jacob Kraus