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In modern times, we understand the Jewish concept as shmita as an opportunity to rededicate ourselves to being good stewards of God’s creations and correct the inequalities we perpetuate.

Aaron Torop
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We are hopeful that the Never Again Education Act will be enacted in this congressional session. 

Jacob Greenblatt
A black and white photo of the late Al Vorspan with a pipe in his mouth looking off into the distance

Al Vorspan, a giant for social justice, died on February 17 at the age of 95. Like Amos, Micah, and Isaiah, Al was not afraid to speak truth to power.

Aron Hirt-Manheimer
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Here’s what you can do to ensure that we continue to make progress toward pay equity.

    Ally Karpel
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    We sent a letter to Congress urging them to immediately pass legislation to fully fund the government and end the partial shutdown. 

    the Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism
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    As we head into the first month of the secular new year, I’ll be inviting my congregation to think with me about what we might do to continue this holy work.

    Rabbi Jordie Gerson
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    We caught up with some of the contributors of the new anthology Moral Resistance and Spiritual Authority to learn about their perspectives on the spiritual origins of the Jewish pursuit of justice.

    Abby Levine
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    More people are enslaved today than at any other point in history – more than 40 million people worldwide.

    Talia Kaplan
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    Today, the Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism delivered a letter to every member of the 116th Congress.

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    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

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