As the Reform Movement continues our fervent pursuit of social justice in North America, we deepen our dedication to the pursuit of racial justice, recognizing that our vision of dignity, equity and safety for all people has yet to be fully realized.
Climate change has increased the rate of sea level rise: by 2035, it is expected that 170 coastal communities will experience chronic flooding.
Throughout Jewish history, the importance of broad communal participation in civic life has been of core importance.
The world is experiencing its worst refugee crisis in history. As Jews, we have known the experience of both fleeing persecution and being “strangers in strange lands,” making us especially sensitive to the plight of today’s refugees.
The U.S. public education system has long served as a vital foundation for economic opportunity and upward social mobility. In recent years, however, educational and administrative policies in public early childhood programs, elementary and secondary schools have contributed to a climate that often criminalizes student misbehavior, rather than educating students on appropriate behavior.
While sexual violence occurs in all spaces, schools and campuses at all educational levels create unique challenges.
What is the difference between individual spiritual experiences and collective experiences? Is one more powerful than the other? And, if so, what does that mean? Rabbi Rick Jacobs teaches how Parshat Pikudei highlights what can happen when communities become holy.
How can we be religious innovators, keeping the essence of tradition, but remembering how far we can go? Learn about these themes in Vayikra with Rabbi Rick Jacobs.
Four ways to listen:
Is there a spiritual or moral dimension to how we choose what we eat? Parashat Sh'mini from the book of Leviticus opens up a conversation about keeping kosher – Rabbi Rick Jacobs moves it along.
Five ways to listen: