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Interfaith Issues

Read the latest updates and learn more about interfaith issues through a Reform Jewish perspective. 

Interfaith Issues

Fresh Updates from RACBlog: Interfaith Affairs

Fresh Updates from RACBlog: Interfaith Affairs

Vatican Recognizes Palestinian Statehood
Posted on Wednesday May 13, 2015

Early Wednesday, the Vatican used the term “State of Palestine” in an official document, a move that has been strongly criticized by the Israeli government. The Vatican had already recognized the entity after it was granted “non-member observer status” at the United Nations in 2012, but this document marks one of the highest profile occasions […]

From Heartbreak to Action: Racial Inequality in California
Posted on Tuesday April 21, 2015

by Rabbi Rebekah Stern I lay in bed one night late last summer, scrolling, as I often do, through my Facebook newsfeed on my phone. As a congregational rabbi and a mother of two young children—a now almost five-year old girl and two-year old boy—these last moments before I fall asleep are the only ones […]

The Global, Moral Call to Ending Extreme Poverty
Posted on Wednesday April 08, 2015

The Religious Action Center is proud to join the World Bank and 30 other faith organizations in the work to end extreme poverty around the world by 2030. RAC Director Rabbi Jonah Dov Pesner participated at a meeting of faith leaders at the World Bank out of which this new initiative has grown. Along with other religious, human rights, […]

Set Your Passover Seder Table with Inclusion and Acceptance
Posted on Thursday March 19, 2015

One of my favorite things about Reform Judaism is how much the Reform Movement accepts multicultural families and celebrates diversity. The Reform Movement has always stood for inclusion and acceptance of all types and ways of being Jewish, and our wholehearted embrace of interfaith families is a demonstration of our commitment to pluralism even within […]

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