Why Advocacy is Central to Reform Judaism
The passion for social justice is reflected in the ancient words of our prophets and sages and in the declarations of our Movement’s leaders throughout its history. The ancient command “Tzedek, Tzedek Tirdof! Justice, justice shall you seek!” constantly reverberates in our ears. It has become deeply embedded in the Reform Jewish psyche. This charge has led to a long and proud tradition of political activism by the Reform Movement.
The Reform Movement works in partnership with representatives from diverse communities to fight the structural racism that is embedded in our society and to advance justice for all people. Learn more about our racial justice work and get involved on the individual and communal levels.
Since the enactment of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and the Voting Rights Act of 1965, the Jewish community has continued its support of civil rights.
Gun Violence Prevention
The epidemic of gun violence continues to plague individuals and communities across the United States, including our own Jewish communities.
For decades, the Reform Movement has advocated for women’s full and equal participation in society.
Today, we face the enormous challenges posed by our nation's broken immigration system.
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Legislative Action Center
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