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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
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
    Shadows of a four person family cast upon a cement wall

    Jewish communities across North America will come together for National Refugee Shabbat on October 19-20, 2018, the week we read Parashat Lech L'cha

    Talia Kaplan
    Pile of  red, white, and blue buttons that say VOTE.

    Reform Judaism calls upon us to be civically engaged, making a direct call to action to involve ourselves in shaping our institutions to propel our world toward justice. 

    Elizabeth Leff
    Dome of the US Capitol Building against a blue sky with clouds

    This year, the High Holidays fall a month and a half before midterm elections, providing an opportunity for our community to reflect on the past year and make decisions about our future.

    Jenna Galper
    Three VOTE signs in red white and blue

    While Jews have not always been afforded the right to vote, voting encompasses several Jewish values.

    Rabbi Joel Mosbacher
    Kutz campers in a group each holding signs about why they vote

    My name is Tali, and I just spent three and a half weeks learning how to be an effective and just leader

    Tali Meisel
    closeup of a microphone with stage lights blurry in the background

    Speaking truth to power is not an easy task, especially when God or the President of the United States are the perpetrators of injustice. Sadly, we’re still waiting for a political Abraham to emerge.

    Jacob Gurvis
    View through barbed wire at barracks as in a concentration camp

    All of a sudden, I got very scared, realizing in a very visceral way that my children will never hear firsthand a story of the Holocaust.

    Sophie Elwood
    Sign with an angry looking Statue of Liberty that reads GIVE UP YOUR TIRED YOUR POOR YOUR HUDDLES MASSES AND WELL TAKE AWAY THEIR CHILDREN

    Imagine being forcibly separated from your loved one. This scenario may evoke thoughts of one of the darkest times in Jewish history. Yet, this is happening today, in America.

    Ali Rosenblatt

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