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.
WHEREAS, the foundations of American democracy have been buttressed by the historic loyalty of the great body of our public school teachers, and our society has benefited greatly through our traditional practices of freedom of inquiry and thought in all the educational disciplines; Therefore, Be
WHEREAS, since the beginning of Jewish History, the teachers of our faith from the prophets of the Bible to the Rabbi today have regarded the precepts of Judaism as ideals which must be applied directly to the life of society
Parashat T’tzaveh goes into detail about the ritual garments and dress of the ancient high priests. In almost every religious community, the leaders wear distinctive garments that make their roles clear in their respective communities.