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Individuals dressed in rainbow clothing and holding Jewish signs at a Pride rally

Every June, Pride Month offers an opportunity to celebrate LGBTQ equality and recommit to fighting for full inclusion for everyone in the LGBTQ community. Pride Month began in the 1970s to commemorate the Stonewall uprising in June 1969, a major turning point in the LGBTQ rights movement. June 28, 2019, will mark the 50th anniversary of the historic Stonewall uprising, widely considered to be the catalyst for the modern LGBTQ equality movement, which has given Pride Month 2019 added significance.

Since the passage of a groundbreaking resolution by the Women of Reform Judaism in...

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The Religious Action Center contingent marches in the 2018 Capital Pride Parade with banner

Every June, Pride Month offers us an opportunity to celebrate LGBTQ equality and recommit to fighting for full inclusion for everyone in the LGBTQ community. Pride Month began in the 1970s to commemorate the Stonewall uprising in June 1969,  a major turning point in the LGBTQ rights movement. Because this year is the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall uprising, Pride Month 2019 has added significance.

Scroll to the bottom of this post to find four ways you can take action this Pride Month

Since the passage of a groundbreaking resolution by the...

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Wall lined with black and white photos of individuals who perished in the Holocaust

Shortly after International Holocaust Remembrance Day, Reps. Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY-12) and Elise Stefanik (R-NY-21), reintroduced the Never Again Education Act, an important piece of legislation designed to improve Holocaust education and combat anti-Semitism. This bill could not come at a more opportune moment, and the Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism (RAC) is proud to once again endorse this historic bill.

The Never Again Education Act would establish a fund through the U.S. Department of Education to provide grants to schools to further Holocaust education through...

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Shortly after International Holocaust Remembrance Day, Representatives Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY-12) and Elise Stefanik (R-NY-21), reintroduced the Never Again Education Act, an important piece of legislation designed to improve Holocaust education and combat anti-Semitism. This bill could not come at a more opportune moment, and we are proud to once again endorse this historic bill.

The Never Again Education Act would establish a fund through the U.S. Department of Education to provide grants to schools to further Holocaust education through new textbooks, teacher training seminars...

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hand writing TAX on piece of paper

  Recently, the Religious Action Center submitted a letter to Congress urging the repeal of a new tax provision on transportation benefits that would harm nonprofits across the country, including congregations and other institutions within the Reform Movement. We believe it is important to stand up against detrimental polices which unnecessarily entangle government with religion and threaten our ability to build a vibrant Jewish community.

Under the United States tax code, 501(c) nonprofit organizations such as houses of worship, schools, advocacy groups, and private foundations...

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