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Programs and Events

The RAC hosts a wide variety of programs, conferences, and events focusing on social justice, direct service, or legislative and policy action. From high school students to rabbis, you can find programs for everyone here!

RAC Programs & Events

The 2019 Consultation of Conscience brings together Jewish congregational and communal leaders to build meaningful connections, learn and expand the skills needed for social change, and deepen our knowledge of critical issues facing our communities. Held over three days in Washington, DC, including advocacy visits on Capitol Hill, the Consultation offers leadership training, network building, and in-depth issue education for Reform Movement social justice leaders.

Every year, the L'Taken Seminars expose thousands of high school students to a variety of public policy issues, Jewish values, and advocacy skills, culminating with a day of direct advocacy with members of Congress on Capitol Hill. Registration for 2018-2019 is now open! 

The Eisendrath Legislative Assistant Program is a year-long fellowship for recent college graduates in every aspect of the RAC's work, including policy research, coalition building, programming for youth seminars, and more. Applications are now open for the 2019-2020 class of Legislative Assistants! Apply now through February 8, 2019.

The Balfour Brickner Rabbinic Seminar and Fellowship program is designed specifically to help clergy with their social justice work. This 5-day long seminar is designed to help provide the foundational skills to make rabbis more effective social justice advocates using Jewish texts and advocacy training. 

Machon Kaplan is a summer op portunityfor undergraduate students interested in Reform Judaism and social justice. Based in Washington, D.C., it is available to students with internships in the nation's capital interested in connecting with each other as well as the Religious Action Center.

The RAC educates and mobilizes the Reform Jewish community on legislative and social concerns, advocating on more than 70 different issues, including economic justice, civil rights, religious liberty, Israel and more.  We welcome groups to come visit the RAC in Washington, DC and learn about our work, and the Jewish imperative for social justice.

For More Information

For More Information:

If you have any questions about the RAC's Conferences and Programs, please contact:

Rabbi Michael Namath
Program Director
Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism
2027 Massachusetts Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20036
Phone: 202.387.2800
Fax: 202.667.9070
Email: mnamath@rac.org