In the book of Numbers (15:38-39), we read that the Israelites were instructed to "make for themselves fringes on the corners of their garments…that they shall look at it and recall all the commandments of the Eternal and observe them..."
May we hold lovingly in our thoughts / those who suffer from tyranny, subjection, cruelty, and injustice, / and work every day towards the alleviation of their suffering
Saperstein: "This malicious act of terror against members of Pakistan's religious minority community is reflective of a terrible trend of attacks against religious minorities not only in Pakistan, but in too many places throughout the world."
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September 12, 2013 - The Central Conference of American Rabbis has issued the following statement concerning Syria. The Union for Reform Judaism board has not made a decision on the use of force, but supports all diplomatic efforts to resolve the crisis.
Rabbis: From Abraham's journey to Canaan, to our Exodus from Egypt, to today, we are a people that has over millennia continuously been expelled, been rejected, been freed, and been welcomed.