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Protesters rallying for health care for all

The U.S., by denying visas to immigrants who don’t have approved health insurance or the ability to pay for it, may exclude as many as two-thirds of future immigrants.

Danny Cooper
Hand holding up a sign that represents multiple genders

My daughter was born with gender dysphoria, meaning her biological sex does not match her gender identity. 

Alisa Gold
Palestinian mother and child

Project Rozana trains Palestinian health professionals in Israeli hospitals to enhance their capacity to deliver needed health care in the Palestinian territories.

Mark S. Anshan
The author and her husband at a breast cancer event

I believe all people are chosen to make a difference in this world, and in that spirit, I am sharing my story as it relates to breast cancer.

Sheri Denkensohn-Trott
Person washing hands at a hospital/surgical sink

On a recent visit to Israel, I witnessed extraordinary acts of human kindness at a hospital near the Syrian border.

Rabbi Robert Orkand
US Capitol building aerial view at twilight

The great Jewish philosopher Rambam taught that the law as a whole aims to defend two things: the welfare of the soul and the welfare of the body.

Allison Grossman
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
Globe supported by hands

As Reform Jews, we are called, like the generations before us, to build partnerships across lines of difference to advocate for and engage with the oppressed of our day.

 

Rabbi Lucy Dinner
Injustice written on a blackboard with the Un partially erased

As North American Jews, we have a certain level of privilege. With this privilege comes a sense of obligation to care for the vulnerable among us.

Catherine Gibson
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

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