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Woman crouching on a tile floor as she plays with detained children

As we prepare to march to demand justice for the immigrant families separated at our border, consider incorporating a reading of this prayer into your congregation's or community's observance.

Florida Reform Clergy
Rabbi Jonah Pesner, Rev. Al Sharpton, and other faith leaders in McAllen, TX

It is a blessing to stand side by side with other rabbis, cantors, priests, imams, and pastors, to demonstrate our commitment to achieving a more just and compassionate immigration system.

Rabbi Jonah Dov Pesner
Silhouette of a parent with his or her forehead touching that of a child

On Thursday, a group of 40 faith leaders traveled to McAllen, TX, where they met and bore witness to families who have crossed the border in search of a better future.

Kate Kaput
Female speakers in front of a microphone and a podium that reads WOMEN OF FAITH CRY OUT FOR IMMIGRANT CHILDREN

We will continue to update this list as more opportunities become available. Thank you for your commitment to keeping families together.

 
    The Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism
    Black and white photo of a man's hand reaching out from the darkness

    I had heard of the Rohingya people, but admittedly knew little about the depths of their suffering and the atrocities they were enduring.

    Rabbi Charles K. Briskin
    Group of rabbis standing in front of the Massachusetts statehouse

    The Reform Jewish community has been very active in the Massachusetts Coalition to Prevent Gun Violence.

    Rabbi Joseph Meszler
    Large VOTE sign hanging on a chain link fence with an arrow pointing toward polling place

    When my term as youth group president ended, I was not ready to stop my social action and community building efforts, so I decided to run for the local board of education. 

    Caleb Herbst
    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

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