Search URJ.org and the other Reform websites:

social action

Two teens in tallitot holding gun violence prevention signs at a recent march

Marching this weekend was only part of our journey to end gun violence in America. Our march didn’t end when we headed home. 

Zachary Herrmann
People sitting at a seder table

Here are seven resources from ReformJudaism.org and elsewhere in the Jewish world you can use to help you create the best seder ever.

Jane E. Herman
Eagle soaring with sunset behind

What adults could not accomplish, our teens have begun to make happen, changing the course of our country’s history.

Rabbi Bradd H. Boxman
Spa towel, candles, rocks, and green leaves arrayed against a wood backdrop

to an array of social justice issues can make it difficult to find time to take care of my own well-being. What’s the best way to find the right balance?

Sylvia Levy
Two hands, painted like a globe, forming a heart

I play a game when I read the paper, posing these questions: Which stories will fade quickly? Which will we remember years from now? Which will change our world forever?

Rabbi Michael L. Feshbach
Group of students from Florida wearing MSD Strong shirts

We may never reach a full t’shuvah in our ability to forgive, but we should always strive to make the world better for future generations.​

Rabbi Melissa Stollman
Two Jewish teen boys holding a sign that says I Am a Reform Jewish and I Support Gun Violence Prevention

For too long, Congress – and, indeed, all of America – has stood idly by, mass shooting after mass shooting, refusing to take action.

Kate Kaput
Corner of census form and a pen atop stars and stripes of the American flag

Although most Americans may not rank the census as a top policy priority, ensuring a fair and accurate census is critical to the core of our representative democracy.

Matt Fidel
Volunteers working behind the scenes in the HUC JIR soup kitchen

At the end of M’gillat Esther, the Jewish people celebrate their survival with merrymaking, feasting, and sending gifts to one another and to the poor.

Juliana Karol, Eliana Fischel, & Eric Abbott
Dozens of teens standing on the Tallahassee Capitol steps wearing PARKLAND STRONG signs and carry gun violence prevention signs

I hope you saw the news stories about buses of students from Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, FL, making their way to Florida’s Capitol to plead with their legislators about preventing gun violence.

Zoe Terner

Pages

Subscribe to RSS - social action