The Reform Jewish community has been very active in the Massachusetts Coalition to Prevent Gun Violence.
This past weekend, we observed Memorial Day, when we honor and remember generations of Americans who went to war and gave their lives for freedom, for democracy, for the noblest principles of this nation. This weekend, we also learned two things: ICE, Immigration Control and Enforcement, is forci
Just as each of us must work to end gender-based violence in our country and world, we are also responsible for challenging our own community – namely the Reform Jewish community – to address its own issues of sexual a
We must create conversations and ask hard questions, fostering a culture of brave outspokenness. This year, I have been on a journey to tackle issues of gender-based violence in my own Jewish community.
As our thinking around social justice issues continues to grow, our words and actions evolve accordingly. However, the values driving our work stay the same.
Statement from Rabbi Rick Jacobs, President of the Union for Reform Judaism, in response to the deadly violence in Gaza.
In my world, I cannot walk around at night without an escort. In my world, one in five American women and one in 71 men will be raped.
Through our work with congregations pursuing justice across North America, we have identified several principles that can help you strengthen social justice work in your congregation.