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As someone who loves a religion that holds the texts of the Hebrew Bible as sacred, I take issue with attempts to use the Bible as a tool to convince us we should comply blindly.

Rabbi Rachel Bearman
Female speakers in front of a microphone and a podium that reads WOMEN OF FAITH CRY OUT FOR IMMIGRANT CHILDREN

We will continue to update this list as more opportunities become available. Thank you for your commitment to keeping families together.

 
    The Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism
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    As we do for several weeks each year, my wife and I are in Germany, teaching and speaking to students and religious leaders, including a convention of Lutheran pastors.

    Rabbi Stephen Lewis Fuchs
    The author working with refugee children in Israel

    Every June, we mark World Refugee Day. Today refugees are a part of the global conversation and the human experience in almost every country in the world.

    Julie Fisher
    Rabbi Grushcow with children and adults in the sukkah

    "When I was a teenager, people were saying women couldn’t or shouldn’t be rabbis. My reaction was: If you’re telling me not to do this, then this must be of interest."

    Aron Hirt-Manheimer
    Young man in sweats, head down, sitting on the bottom step of a flight of stairs

    Judaism calls upon us to work in partnership with God. In addition to prayers for healing, what can we offer to those whose souls are ailing?

    Stacey Zisook Robinson
    People protesting at the US Capitol holding signs that says EVERYBODYS GOT A RIGHT TO LIVE

    We cannot pretend that these enormous gains for the few are not creating massive suffering and dangerous resentment among the many. 

    Rabbi Kenneth Chasen
    Royal wedding cookies on a plate with the British flag in the background

    My take away from the royal wedding: Despite the differences religions sometimes emphasize, a better future lies among the values, hopes, and aspirations we humans share.

    Kerry Leaf
    Small boy holding empty bowl signifying hunger

    With more than 40 million Americans struggling to put food on the table, gifts of food affirm the dignity and humanity of the most vulnerable among us.  

    Jenna Galper
    View of Kotel and Dome of the Rock

    On the same day the U.S. embassy opened in Jerusalem, more than 60 Palestinians lost their lives at the Gaza border. How can we bring balance to these disparate events? 

    Rabbi Josh Weinberg

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