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April 2 is Equal Pay Day, the day in April dedicated, annually, to educating and addressing the wage gap between men and women.

B. Lana Guggenheim
Father squatting to hold toddler in open grassy expanse with mountains in the background

Although my daughter is too young to grasp today’s migrant crisis or its ties to Jewish history, my wife and I will instill in her a kinship with oppressed peoples.

Robert Schurz
Row of protesters with signs in shadow; bright sun behind them

Many of us want to help repair what is broken in our world. Getting started, though, often can feel overwhelming. What can push us past thought toward action?

Rabbi Karen R. Perolman
Wall lined with black and white photos of individuals who perished in the Holocaust

We are hopeful that the Never Again Education Act will be enacted in this congressional session. 

Jacob Greenblatt
Two high school girls holding gun violence prevention signs at a march

On the first anniversary of the Parkland shooting, we remember the lost lives and the lost innocence of an entire generation that is using its voice to stop gun violence.

Rabbi Melissa Zalkin Stollman
Two female students holding gun violence prevention signs at a march

Tonight marks the Sabbath before the yahrzeit for 14 youths and three adults shot to death at Marjorie Stoneman Douglas High School.

Rabbi David Wirtschafter
Book cover: Moral Resistance and Spiritual Authority: Our Jewish Obligation to Social Justice

God created human beings to partner with God to shape a world of justice and compassion. The sphere of divine concern is global, extending to all who inhabit the planet.

Ruth W. Messinger and Rabbi Rick Jacobs
US Capitol building on a sunny day

Today, the Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism delivered a letter to every member of the 116th Congress.

The Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism
Seen from behind: four young children with backpacks walking hand-in-hand with each other and a mother or caregiver

My husband and I are expecting our third child. I’m often asked if I will continue to work, frequently followed by confusion about how I will pull off such a feat.

Rabbi Lindsey Danziger
Students and others at a rally protesting a detention center in Tornillo, TX

Recently, I traveled to Tornillo, TX, to witness and protest the detention camp there. Since my return, the experience has challenged me in ways I did not expect.

Rabbi Daniel K. Alter

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