Saperstein: "President Bashirs expulsion of aid organizations from Sudan is morally reprehensible, and will result in the slow death of civilians across Sudan."
This statement was written by Rabbi Jocee Hudson from Temple Israel of Hollywood. More than sixty Reform Jewish clergy have signed on to the statement.
Saperstein: "These senseless and targeted incidents are a jarring and all-too-real reminder that the ugly blight of anti-Semitism still thrives."
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"We gather today because the people in the camps have no lobby, no PACs to speak for them. Today we are their voice for justice, their hope for life."
As fulfilling as it was to engage in Shavuot programs, a lot weighs on me. With COVID-19 continuing to ravage Black communities and racist violence all over the news, I almost feel like it’s Yom Kippur instead – the time when Jews are supposed to be most aware of their own mortality.
Here are eight ways that white Reform Jews, especially, can act now in pursuit of social justice, both directly on a systemic level. These includes advocacy for policy change and for confronting racism within our own communities, and are guided by contributions and feedback from Jews of Color.