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Five women, seen from behind, arms raised and holding hands

When we learn Zelophechad’s daughters’ names – Mahlah, Noah, Hoglah, Milcah, and Tirzah – we connect to their story, and the injustice they faced as women.

Sarah Greenberg
Closeup of a doctor in a white coat with a stethoscope and pens and medical tools in front pocket

My own feeling is that right now, whatever your point of view on what to do about the ACA, you have a responsibility as a health professional and a Jew to weigh in.

Norbert I. Goldfield
Protest sign reading PROTECT OUR HEALTH

In this dire moment, consider five steps to stop this reprehensible legislation and preserve affordable access to health care for millions.

Nathan Bennett
Rainbow flag in the breeze

Pride Month offers LGBTQ folks and allies an opportunity to celebrate increased visibility, but this year, there is deep frustration for many in this vibrant community.

Max Antman
Shot from the back of a crowded room showing a number of Jewish attendees wearing prayer shawls and head coverings with their arms around one another as they face the stage

Although I consider myself to be something of an introvert, more comfortable behind the scenes than on center stage, I am different now. I have found my voice through my passion for justice.

Helene Cohen Bludman
Collage of people wearing orange for Gun Violence Awareness Day

Today is National Gun Violence Awareness Day, when people across the country take actions big and small to fight gun violence in the United States.

Adam Friedman and Asher Suloway-Baker
Group of people each holding an oversized puzzle piece of a different color

Shavuot provides an ideal Jewish textual grounding for celebrating our diversity, and lifting up various and dissenting voices within our community.

 

Rabbi Jonah Dov Pesner
Men in white tees holding up an LGBTQ rainbow flag

Equality and inclusion have always been central tenets of the Jewish faith, and the Reform Jewish community is committed to the implementation of those principles in our country’s civil rights laws.

Max Antman
Hand holding up a sign that reads Climate Action Is Our Obligation at a protest rally

It's important to raise our voices in opposition to rolling back environmental regulations and other measures to prevent further climate change. Here's what you can do to join the Jewish community in support of the Peoples Climate March.

Liz Mitlak
Two uniformed Israeli soldiers praying at the Western Wall

As the sorrow and mourning of Yom HaZikaron give way to Yom HaAtzmaut’s jubilation and pride, we understand that we cannot have one without the other.

Shelby Friedman

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