Submitted by the Commission on Social Action of Reform Judaism
Mark, on the fifteenth day of the seventh month, when you have gathered in the yield of your land, you shall observe the festival of the Eternal [to last] seven days: a complete rest on the first day, and a complete rest on the eighth day. Leviticus 23:39 Walk around Zion, circle it; count its towers, take note of its ramparts; go through its citadels, that you may recount it to a future age. Psalm 48:13-14
More than 130 adults and children spent a few days earlier this month building a communal sukkah, eating shared meals outside, singing songs and sleeping in tents under the stars.
And they did it all in Russian.
From policy victories, to activating our base, to driving the narrative around Jewish values in the public square, here is a sample of the RAC’s impact in a few of our priority areas.
With the High Holiday season behind us, I hope that every service and event was meaningful and beautiful for you and your entire congregational family.