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Join the Fast For Ukraine

March 14, 2022
This Wednesday, March 16, we are joining with many organizations to encourage Jews everywhere, to join together in the spirit of the Fast of Esther by demonstrating solidarity with the people of Ukraine. One of the many ways you might do this is by fasting.

Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism Cosponsors White House Building a Better America Series

March 9, 2022
The Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism is proud to cosponsor a series of virtual events with the White House on Building a Better America. Following President Biden’s first State of the Union address, the White House Office of Public Engagement is hosting events across the country featuring discussions with local faith leaders, advocates, and elected officials focused on the issues that are important to their communities.

Shabbat Message: A Galvanizing Visit to Israel That Fills Me With Encouragement

Rabbi Rick Jacobs
March 4, 2022
In meetings with the President of Israel, Isaac Herzog, Defense Minister Benny Gantz, Finance Minister Avigdor Lieberman, Transportation Minister Merav Michaeli, and Foreign Minister and Alternate Prime Minister Yair Lapid, we discussed the crisis in Ukraine, the future of the Kotel, ensuring more funding and rights for non-Orthodox Jews, combatting racism, and stopping extremist violence against Palestinians, in addition to other pressing issues.

Showing We Care

David Arnow
March 2, 2022
Twenty-five hundred years ago the prophet Jeremiah called the world to stand against the rapacious kingdom of Babylon for its destruction of Jerusalem and the exile of Israel’s population. And in time Babylon did fall. Today the West and its allies are applying some of Jeremiah’s strategy against Russia.

RAC-TX Condemns Attacks on Transgender Youth

Lee Winkelman
fredi Bleeker Franks
February 25, 2022
The Texas Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism (RAC-TX) unequivocally denounces the hateful and erroneous statements made by Governor Greg Abbott and Attorney General Ken Paxton this week, in which they define gender-affirming medical care as child abuse and punishable by law.