Related Blog Posts on State-Based Projects

Four Lessons from the Launch of RAC-Massachusetts

Rabbi Neil P.G. Hirsch
On Sunday, June 12, 2022, congregants and clergy from over twenty Reform synagogues gathered at Temple Shalom of Newton for the launch of RAC-Massachusetts, the Religious Action Center’s ninth and newest statewide project. The room had an energy I haven’t felt since before the pandemic, reminding everyone there what can happen when we are in community.

RAC-TX Protects the Freedom to Vote in Texas

Rabbi David Segal

To misquote the Grateful Dead, what a short, strange trip it’s been! None of us would have predicted that before the 2021 Texas legislative session began, the signature omnibus voting restriction bill would go down in flames in the 11th hour, just before...

A Mi Shebeirach for Us and the Earth

Rabbi Julie Saxe-Taller
Today we offer a special Mi Sheberach (a prayer for healing) for ourselves and our planet together. The Jewish morning blessing for our health talks about the human body’s pathways and openings. Like us, the earth’s pathways and openings are vital to its health. Our planet is in need of healing as are we.

Tribute to Debbie Coutant

Rabbi Melanie Aron

Debbie Coutant, a leader at Congregation Shir Hadash in Los Gatos and a member of the RAC-CA Leadership Team, died this summer. With thanks to Rabbi Melanie Aron, we share this tribute to Debbie and honor her leadership and dedication to justice.

Debbie grew.