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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
Egyptian pyramids

Instead of fighting over ownership of land, let us practice concern for all people.

Emanuelle Wirtschafter Sippy
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
Array of sports equipment, incluing tennis racket and ball, baseball in a glove, baseball bat, football, soccer ball, and basketball

In the aftermath of the Parkland shooting, we are inspired by America’s teens and heartened by the leadership businesses are showing to confront gun violence.

Rabbi Danny Burkeman and Cantor Hollis Schachner
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
Teens with march signs in front of the Capitol Building

Here are nine ideas to ensure your signs – like your voices – reflect your Jewish values at gun violence prevention marches and rallies this Shabbat.

Kate Kaput
Rabbi Jonah Pesner wearing a Jews 4 Dreamers sign while being arrested by Capitol Police

We instill in our souls that the Exodus is not simply about freedom from bondage; our master story culminates with the agency to enter into a covenantal community in which all people are bound to one another.

Rabbi Jonah Dov Pesner

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