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My teens lobbied their members of Congress on LGBTQ equality, comprehensive sexuality ed, climate change, the minimum wage, refugee resettlement, and gun violence prevention, each choosing an issue that was personally important to them.

Rabbi Jared H. Saks
Asian woman in a pink knit hat wearing a button that reads MARCH PROUDLY

On Saturday, January 21st, Reform Jews joined marches for women's rights in all 50 states & cities around the world. Here are photos and thoughts from the day.

Kate Bigam
Womens March protesters carrying a sign for the Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism

On January 21, millions of women and supporters around the globe turned out to demonstrate peacefully for human rights and against hate. But how do we turn a moment into a movement?

Rabbi Ruth Adar
Back of a womans head as she gazes at the Washington Monument

God Who Blessed our Mothers, we ask Your blessing now on women and men, parents and grandparents, children, and grandchildren as they prepare for tomorrow’s March for Women’s Rights in Washington.

Rabbi David Wirtschafter
Martin Luther King marching in Selma with Black and Jewish leaders

Albert Vorspan was present at every milestone of the early civil rights movement. In 1964, Vorspan landed in jail with Dr. King and other protesters.

Aron Hirt-Manheimer
Closeup of a person wearing a rainbow kippah standing in front of the US Capitol building

Joseph’s story is a reminder that justice does come. For the transgender community, and the LGBT community at large, each step forward is met with significant barriers, but that doesn’t mean the fight is any less vital.

Max Antman
Hands painted to look like a map of the world

Charitable giving is at an all-time high. Want to get involved? Here are eight great ways to make a difference.

Alexa Broida

The end is near. When we wake up on November 9th, it will be over. And what happens then? We get up and go to work.

Rabbi Jonah Dov Pesner

AEPi, the Jewish fraternity, trains future Jewish leaders and provides opportunities for members to socialize, achieve academic excellence, and perform acts of charity and community service.

Rabbi Stanley M. Davids

When I asked IsraAID where I could go to help refugees, they told me Berlin. I agreed somewhat reluctantly. Germany was the last place I wanted to go. My mother survived Auschwitz; the rest of her family was not as fortunate. I had a visceral dislike for the country and had never intended to visit it – but I have since changed my mind.

Rabbi Suzanne Singer


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