Throughout 2019, the Religious Action Center worked across North America, and at the state level in the United States, to advance principles of justice, wholeness, and compassion.
If someone told me as a high school senior that after graduating college, I’d find myself working in Washington, D.C. for the largest Jewish denomination in North America, I would have been skeptical. In the years following my Bar Mitzvah, I barely set foot in temple.
On Wednesday, nearly 200 Reform Jews from across Ohio gathered at the Statehouse in Columbus to advocate for just policies in the Buckeye State.
One week after participating in the HIAS Immigrant Justice delegation to San Diego, I was still haunted by memories of the men, women, and children getting up in the early hours of the day to be at the U.S. border at 4:00 a.m.
Before members of Congress leave Washington for the holidays, they need to rectify a crisis of their and the Trump administration’s own making.
Congress’s last week in session in 2019 was dramatic, tense, and consequential for millions of people in America and around the world.
It’s no secret that teens and young adults have become the leading advocates for gun violence prevention.
I “got the call” to the rabbinate my junior year in college. After speaking to my parents, I went to talk to my Hillel rabbi. He asked me, “Rachel, do you really want to be a rabbi? Or do you just want to be a more observant Jew?”