The artwork on this note card was created by 5768 WRJ Art Calendar artist Césan d’Ornellas Levine.
Just days after the end of Pesach, today raises the question, how is this Earth Day different from all others? Perhaps you have spent previous Earth Days participating in clean-up efforts, praying at an ecologically themed service, or gathering with friends at a national park. This year, maybe you are staying at home to preserve your health and the health of others. At a time when many of us are practicing physical distancing, it is important to strengthen our spiritual connections with...Read More
People sitting side-by-side on international flights. Children sleeping near each other in bunkbeds. Employees coughing in their workplaces. Individuals not washing their hands. Groups of more than 50 congregating in an enclosed place.
All of these behaviors are precisely what not to do during a pandemic, when social distancing is vital to stop the spread of the coronavirus.
Yet not only are these things happening, they are being done by the federal government as part of its ongoing crackdown on immigrant communities in the United States. As the world goes into lockdown to...Read More
The COVID-19 disease has taken so much from humanity over the last few months. First and foremost, the virus has taken thousands of lives in North America and across the world. As we undertake prudent social distancing measures, it has also taken our ability to conspire for a more just and...Read More
High school students: Curious about how Congress works and how you can raise your Jewish moral voice to impact the legislative process? Join the RAC Legislative staff for a fun, interactive webinar to learn about the legislative process and how to take action, including lobbying your member of Congress from home! We know it’s a weird moment in time, as the U.S. grapples with the COVID-19 pandemic and many of us are home from school...Read More
Equal Pay Day is not a holiday to celebrate, but rather a day we use to bring attention to the ongoing injustice of pay discrimination in the United States. March 31 marks how far into the new year women must work to receive in wages what their male counterparts earned in the previous calendar year. Women must work 15 months to earn the same amount a man earns in 12 months in the United States, because women are paid just 82 cents for every dollar paid to...Read More