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White womans hands holding a sign in Hebrew and English reading YOU SHALL NOT STAND IDLE UPON THE BLOOD OF YOUR FELLOW and concluding with the phrase BLACK LIVES MATTER

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. 

Rabbi Jonah Dov Pesner

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
Closeup of a mans chest wearing a button that says DO JUSTICE

These remarks are lightly adapted from those presented before the opening plenary of the 2019 Consultation on Conscience on Sunday, May 19, 2019.

Yolanda Savage-Narva and Heidi Segal

It is no secret that social action is a central maxim of Judaism.

Jacob Gurvis

This post is adapted from a sermon given on February 9, 2018 at Temple Beth El in San Pedro, CA. 

Rabbi Charles K. Briskin
March proudly sign

During Passover, Jews across the world celebrate and commemorate our ancestors’ historic journey from bondage to freedom.

How much change can one person really accomplish?  

Billy Jonas