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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
Individual hands each holding a puzzle piece

As we prepare for Passover, it’s worth thinking about the story that underpins all our festive rejoicing.

Rabbi Jessica Oleon Kirschner
Handwritten sign reading DISABILITY RIGHTS ARE CIVIL RIGHTS

Discussions about health care are consuming Washington, D.C. as lawmakers have introduced major legislation to repeal the Affordable Care Act and implement a new proposal that would make drastic changes to health care coverage.

Nathan Bennett
hands stacked one atop another in a show of support and cooperation

Halfway through Jewish Disability Awareness and Inclusion Month, here are some of the many stories, ideas, and resources that have resulted from this important awareness effort.

Jane E. Herman
Supreme Court Building

In addition to the current Supreme Court vacancy, there are 118 unfilled judicial seats in the federal courts, affecting our nation’s ability to pursue justice.

Max Antman
Front of a classroom with a large chalkboard and an empty teachers desk with a laptop and school supplies

I am a living, breathing example of what the ADA can do for public school students in need of services. If someone tries to tell you otherwise, share my story. It's not one in a million. It's one of millions.

Alexandra Gilbert

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