Racism is a Public Health Crisis

Jacob Greenblatt
July 2, 2020

The truth is that COVID-19 and police violence are both public health emergencies, linked by more than 400 years of systemic racism. Racism itself is a health crisis, and these events are just two important symptoms of it.

Our Neighbor’s Blood Calls to Us From the Ground

Rabbi Jocee Hudson
June 11, 2020

This statement was written by Rabbi Jocee Hudson from Temple Israel of Hollywood. More than sixty Reform Jewish clergy have signed on to the statement.

The Eternal said to Cain, "Where is your brother Abel?"
And he said, "I do not know.

Ways Your Congregation Can Act Now for Racial Justice

Rabbi Jonah Dov Pesner
June 1, 2020

Our call to action challenges our networks to act on local and national levels and includes guidance to support Black and Brown people both within the Jewish community and beyond, both directly and on a systemic level. 

Why we wear orange on June 5th

Katie Wysong and Logan Zinman Gerber
May 27, 2020

Everyday more than 100 Americans are killed by guns. Next Friday, June 5th is Wear Orange Day, a national day of awareness about the scourge of gun violence in the United States.

We wear orange to call attention to the epidemic of gun violence facing our