As the Voting Rights Act turns 54 this year, we lament the sixth anniversary of the Supreme Court’s Shelby County v. Holder decision.
All good lessons bear repeating. We renew the cycle of reading Torah every Simchat Torah. We renew our covenant at Sinai every Shavuot. We renew our collective Jewish narrative of leaving Egypt every Pesach.
The Religious Action Center launched the Brit
Earlier this month, the Union for Reform Judaism joined over 200 organizations in calling on Congress to curtail funding for immigration detention and enforcement, and to enact standards to improve treatment of people in immigration detention.
I chose to spend the last day of summer before 7th grade participating in RAC’s 2019 Sacramento Lobby Day. This was a very special experience for me. It was so incredible to be able to go and participate with my congregation, Or Ami, of Calabasas.
Going up to NFTY’s North American President and asking her to take our resolution off the agenda for Asefah (NFTY’s business meeting) just hours before the meeting began was the last thing we expected to do, but it is what we did.
Avi Holzman, right, and two friends in Israel during the URJ’s Heller High program in Israel.
This past spring, I was fortunate enough to spend four months in Israel on the URJ’s Heller High program.
The more than 200 Reform Jews from across the Golden State who turned out for RAC California’s largest-ever lobby day at the State Capitol on Tuesday heard a common refrain from the elected officials in attendance: it was powerful to see the Jewish community
Dear Under Secretary Mandelker,
We, the undersigned 20 organizational leaders, are the leaders of Jewish organizations and supporters of the Jewish Rohingya Justice Network (JRJN), a consortium of Jewish organizations who have come together to advocate for