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Introducing the 2015-2016 Eisendrath Legislative Assistants!
Posted on Wednesday September 09, 2015
It’s that time of year! The newest class of Eisendrath Legislative Assistants arrived at the RAC two weeks ago, and jumped right into the Washington, D.C. world of politics, advocacy and social justice. We are so looking forward to what they will do and accomplish for tikkun olam this year. Clockwise from the top left: Adam Waters grew […]
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Sound the Shofar
Posted on Tuesday September 08, 2015
By Rabbi Fred Guttman Adapted from a speech given on September 3, 2015 at a rally for voting rights in Raleigh, NC. At this time of the year, Jewish people throughout the world hear the sounds of the rams horn or what we call the shofar. In ancient times, the shofar was used to […]
Why We’re Marching: America’s Journey for Justice
Posted on Tuesday August 18, 2015
When the NAACP’s America’s Journey for Justice began in Selma, AL, on August 1, the Reform Movement was there as a partner and ally. This historic 860-mile march in which nearly 200 Reform rabbis and activists are participating, will culminate in Washington, D.C. on September 16. Throughout, the marchers are demonstrating to our nation’s leaders that Americans […]
Moving Forward: Sh’nat Ha-Evel for Michael Brown, and 50 Years after the VRA
Posted on Wednesday August 05, 2015
This weekend marks one year since Michael Brown was shot and killed in the street by Officer Darren Wilson in Ferguson, MO. As we take this moment to reflect on the past year, I am reminded of the Jewish tradition’s unique way of coping with death, to help mourners gradually reenter into normal life after […]
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