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At the Pride service my transgender daughter recently organized at our temple, she noted how she has always felt at home there. As her mom, those words warmed my heart.

Alisa Gold
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We must continue to work to realize the Reform Jewish community;s vision of a world where all people experience justice, compassion, and wholeness.

Pat Blum
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We come from different backgrounds but are driven by a simple shared goal: justice for all LGBTQ people, especially transgender and gender non-conforming folks.

Rabbi Mike Moskowitz and Lizzie Stein
Dozens of campers on a soccer field making a heart shape using their hands

When tragedy struck Camp Coleman, we asked how we could respond. The answer was to cry together, support one another and establish a lasting legacy at camp for our friend.

Rabbi Adam Miller
Adult woman with children in a border detention center

We have witnessed traumatic cruelty in the U.S. recently. If witnessing it has been traumatic, we can only begin to imagine the pain of those who suffered it directly.

Rabbi David Stern
Rabbi Jonah Pesner, Rev. Al Sharpton, and other faith leaders in McAllen, TX

It is a blessing to stand side by side with other rabbis, cantors, priests, imams, and pastors, to demonstrate our commitment to achieving a more just and compassionate immigration system.

Rabbi Jonah Dov Pesner
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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
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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
    Iron gate with a Jewish star on it leading into an old cemetery

    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

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