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Dear Member of Parliament,

We are writing as members of the Reform Jewish community in Canada in gratitude for your committed public service at this time.


The coronavirus is sweeping across a broken world. Defeating it will require us to see the humanity in one another and commit to fight for justice during this unprecedented moment of need.

Rabbi Jonah Dov Pesner

The Sage Hillel famously challenges us with the questions, “If I am not for myself, who is for me? And if I am only for myself, what am I? And if not now, when?” (Pirkei Avot 1:14).

Shelby Friedman

With the Olympics having begun last week in Brazil, we are extra-aware of the threat of Zika.

Rachel Landman

In January, world leaders launched the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, pro

Rachel Landman

This September, representatives from 193 countries gathered at the United Nations to adopt global goals

Rachel Landman

This Saturday, June 20, is World Refugee Day. According to the United Nations 1951 Refugee Convention, a refugee is someone who fled his or her home and country due to “a well-founded fear of persecution because of his/her race, religion, nationality, membership in a particular social group, or political opinion.” Many refugees are also in exile to escape the effects of natural or human-made disasters.