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Three VOTE signs in red white and blue

While Jews have not always been afforded the right to vote, voting encompasses several Jewish values.

Rabbi Joel Mosbacher
Female songleader Dawn Bernstein leads a group of campers in song in a photo from URJ GUCI camp in the 1970s

When I was growing up, Jewish music was the sole purview of men. I had never seen a woman sing on the bimah (pulpit) - but then I made history.

Dawn Bernstein
Firefighter from behind climbing steps to a building in a raging fire

As wildfires continue to ravage northern California, learn what you can do to help support the victims.

Jane E. Herman
View of Paris at night

During my recent sabbatical, my husband and I traveled to France, where we explored all facets of Progressive Jewish life in the City of Lights.

Cantor Jacqueline Rawiszer
Family portrait of the author and his wife gazing lovingly at one another while she holds their newborn daughter in the nursery

The need for tikkun olam has never been more urgent. I see it as my duty to instill these ideals in my daughter, and I find myself hungry for a Jewish community in which we can share our dedication to them.

Robert Schurz
Boxes of donations in support of immigrant children and families

Our congregation in McAllen, TX, is the go-to congregation for donations in support of immigrant families; the response from the Reform Jewish community has been amazing.

Mike Blum
Pride flag

No LGBTQ Jew who is embroiled in moments of loss asks if there is a need for explicitly Jewish LGBTQ spaces. We simply seek out their literal or figurative existence in our lives.

Everlyn A. Hunter
Gender neutral bathroom sign that says, "Who Cares?" with an image that is 1/2 man and 1/2 woman

Learn how individuals and communities can celebrate people who are their most authentic, truest selves, even if we have no idea when they will come out to us.

Sarah M. Kipp
Black and white photo of a man's hand reaching out from the darkness

I had heard of the Rohingya people, but admittedly knew little about the depths of their suffering and the atrocities they were enduring.

Rabbi Charles K. Briskin
Array of sports equipment, incluing tennis racket and ball, baseball in a glove, baseball bat, football, soccer ball, and basketball

In the aftermath of the Parkland shooting, we are inspired by America’s teens and heartened by the leadership businesses are showing to confront gun violence.

Rabbi Danny Burkeman and Cantor Hollis Schachner

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