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Noah benShea, author of the Jacob the Baker series of books

According to Noah benShea, author of the Jacob the Baker series, Jacob’s spiritual message of hope and kindness transcends any one religion.

Aron Hirt-Manheimer
Congregants welcoming Shabbat with arms linked together

There’s nothing unique about my grief following the murders in Pittsburgh except that the fear imbedded in it is new to me.

Pam Chernoff
Closeup of piano keys

On the night of January 21, 2005, a drunk driver paralyzed me. I was 21 and just starting my music career.

Dave Schlossberg
Vote buttons, streamers, and confetti, all in red, white, and blue

Today is the day we act by voting – taking the step that will help move us from desiring a better world to building a better world.

Julie Bank
Closeup of a mans hand checking boxes as if filling out a ballot

"Vote / Because it’s a mitzvah to do / Vote / Because you’re an American Jew..."

Rabbi Paul Kipnes
Wooden blocks that spell truth in red letters

Total allegiance to one overriding principle is too crude a moral compass. In fact, all sorts of innocent departures from truth are necessary to uphold other values.

Jeffrey L. Rubenstein
Sign on the window of a polling place

My congregation has set a collective goal of becoming a 100% voting community. We believe that this act of voting is sacred. 

Rabbi Fred Guttman
Jeff Erlanger in his electric wheelchair reading Torah from the pulpit

In building the ramp, we felt we had been true to the Talmudic maxim Kol Yisrael Areivim Zeh Bazeh, “All Jews are responsible for one another."

Rabbi Kenneth Roseman
Hand holding two candles in the darkness as if at a candlelight vigil

You're invited to join us for "Songs for All of Us: After Pittsburgh," a Facebook Live event featuring music, prayer, healing, and community.

the staff of ReformJudaism.org
Protest sign reading CLIMATE CHANGE IS OUR OBLIGATION

Here are some ways that you, as an individual, can engage in climate change mitigation.

    Joan Rachlin

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