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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 16 at the age of 95. Like Amos, Micah, and Isaiah, Al was not afraid to speak truth to power.

Aron Hirt-Manheimer
Hand holding a yellow suicide awareness and prevention ribbon against a wooden table background

In April 2015, when I was 15 years old, I learned that my grandfather had taken his own life after fighting with anxiety and depression for many years.

Leora Greene
Closeup of a person holding a fanned out handful of money

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

    Ally Karpel
    Sign on a business reading SORRY WERE CLOSED

    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
    Book cover: Moral Resistance and Spiritual Authority: Our Jewish Obligation to Social Justice

    God created human beings to partner with God to shape a world of justice and compassion. The sphere of divine concern is global, extending to all who inhabit the planet.

    Ruth W. Messinger and Rabbi Rick Jacobs
    Childs hands holding a small globe

    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
    Hand in a pink sweater holding the new Moral Resistance book

    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
    Black and white image of a persons hands bound with chains

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

    Talia Kaplan
    US Capitol building on a sunny day

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

    The Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism
    Seen from behind: four young children with backpacks walking hand-in-hand with each other and a mother or caregiver

    My husband and I are expecting our third child. I’m often asked if I will continue to work, frequently followed by confusion about how I will pull off such a feat.

    Rabbi Lindsey Danziger


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