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 2017-2018 season is open!
Machon Kaplan is a summer program for undergraduate students interested in Reform Judaism and social justice. Based in Washington, D.C., students work at diverse social justice organizations in the nation's capital and participate in educational programs at the Religious Action Center with like-minded students.
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.
The Eisendrath Legislative Assistant Program is a year-long fellowship for recent college graduates in every aspect of the RAC's work, from policy research, coalition building, programming for youth seminars, and more. Applications are for the 2018-2019 class of Legislative Assistants has now closed. Check back in the fall of 2018 for applications for the class of 2019-2020!
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.
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If you have any questions about the RAC's Conferences and Programs, please contact:
Rabbi Michael Namath
Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism
2027 Massachusetts Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20036