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Immigration

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
Men sounding shofar

Last June, Rep.

Tyler Dratch
Children in cages

When I first learned of the adolescent detention facility in Homestead, Florida, I was appalled.

Rabbi Suzanne Singer
signs saying we are better than this

 
To my Reform Jewish community, 

Rabbi Jonah Dov Pesner
Homes Instead sign

Over the weekend, news broke that Homestead, the largest detention center for immigrant children and youth, ha

Tisha B'av Rallies

This weekend in over 36 locations across the country, Jews will gather on Tisha B’Av, a traditional Jewish day of mourning, to

Julia Paley in Mexico

RAC Immigration Justice Director Dr. Julia Paley in Juarez, Mexico with URJ President Rabbi Rick Jacobs and Imam Omar Suleiman

URJ President Rabbi Rick Jacobs

The following are Union for Reform Judaism President Rabbi Rick Jacobs' prepared remarks for the speech he delivered at the Moral Monday mass gathering in El Paso on July 28, 2019.

Rabbi Rick Jacobs