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Why We Wear Orange on June 4th

Katie Wysong
Logan Zinman
May 27, 2021

Everyday more than 100 Americans are killed by guns and over 300 more people are injured. Friday, June 4 is Wear Orange Day, a national day of awareness about the scourge of gun violence in the United States.

Orange is the color that Hadiya Pendleton’s

We Hold All of these Truths

Rabbi Rick Jacobs
May 20, 2021
The current wave of violence in Israel and Gaza is a heartbreaking human tragedy. The loss of innocent life (including that of children) rends the heart, destruction of homes and endemic fear defy the peace and security in which every human being deserves to live.

A Mi Shebeirach for Us and the Earth

Rabbi Julie Saxe-Taller
April 26, 2021
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.

Roots of Justice

Rabbi David Stern
April 14, 2021

This sermon was given by Rabbi David Stern, an active member of the RAC-TX team, at the Joint Jewish and African American religious service with the Texas Legislative Black Caucus Conference on April 6, 2021.

Thank you to Reverend Miller and Rabbi David