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Economic Justice

Judaism teaches that helping fellow human beings in need, tzedakah, is not simply a matter of charity, but of responsibility, righteousness, and justice.

Economic Justice

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Click each link to find more information on key economic justice issues, including: hunger, housing/homelessness, living wages, and labor issues

Raising the federal minimum wage to keep pace with the cost of living will help more working Americans break free from the cycle of poverty. 

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Comprehensive paid sick days and paid family and medical leave are of the upmost importance for individual workers, their families and entire communities. However, one in four workers, including nearly half of the lowest paid workers, do not have access to paid sick leave, and the United States is the only developed country to not guarantee workers paid family or medical leave.

RAC Economic Justice Blog Roll

Latest Updates on Economic Justice
Dec 16, 2018|Rabbi Lindsey Danziger
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Jul 05, 2018|Rabbi Fred N. Reiner
Contact Our Legislative Policy Team

For more information on this issue, contact Eisendrath Legislative Assistant Katie Wysong at (202) 387-2800