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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
Vote buttons, streamers, and confetti, all in red, white, and blue

Today is the day we act by voting – taking the step that will help move us from desiring a better world to building a better world.

Julie Bank
Pile of  red, white, and blue buttons that say VOTE.

Reform Judaism calls upon us to be civically engaged, making a direct call to action to involve ourselves in shaping our institutions to propel our world toward justice. 

Elizabeth Leff
Image of Canadian land mass covered by a maple leaf flag

In Canada, our social justice initiatives focus on child poverty, refugee resettlement, and advocating for the Aboriginal community, among other issues.

Rabbi Cory Weiss
Kutz campers in a group each holding signs about why they vote

My name is Tali, and I just spent three and a half weeks learning how to be an effective and just leader

Tali Meisel

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