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Our retelling of the exodus from Egypt is incomplete if we don’t recognize that others are still enslaved. It is our moral duty to continue working for fairness for our fellow Jews and for those who remain enslaved by racism.  

Rabbi Elizabeth Zeller and Alexa Broida

Together, my travel group and I visited Greenwood, MS, where the community at Ahavath Rayim, formerly an Orthodox synagogue, hosted us for Shabbat services. Just as we came from different places yet are united in our Judaism, so, too, did the congregants of Ahavath Rayim show just how diverse – and yet how linked – American Jews can be.

Jonah Wiener-Brodkey

URJ Mitzvah Corps connects Reform Jewish teens with immersive social action opportunities across North America.

Paul Witten
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