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  1. Social Justice Roundtable writeup

  2. Where Prayer Meets Justice

    In September, 2011, T’ruah, the organization I lead, brought seventeen rabbis to Immokalee, FL to visit workers in the tomato fields, not long ago considered ground zero for modern-day slavery in the United States. For two days, we sat with members of the Coalition of Immokalee Workers, farmworkers who have organized themselves into one of the most effective workers’ groups in the country.

    https://archive.reconstructingjudaism.org/article/where-prayer-meets-justice

    Posted on: 2016/05/05 - 11:59am

  3. Letter on Religious Discrimination in Foster Care

    Reconstructing Judaism and the Reconstructionist Rabbinical Association joined more than 100 organizations in protest of the recent decision to exempt federally funded foster care agencies in South Carolina from federal religious nondiscrimination protections. The full letter to Secretary Alex Azar of the Department of Health and Human Services is attached above and reproduced in part below.

     

    https://archive.reconstructingjudaism.org/endorsement/letter-religious-discrimination-foster-care

    Posted on: 2019/02/14 - 5:00pm

  4. Statement Opposing Restrictions on Food Aid

    Reconstructing Judaism joined 35 national faith-based groups in a statement opposing attempts to restrict states from providing food aid to the hungry. The letter, drafted by the Interreligious Working Group on Domestic Human Needs, follows:

    https://archive.reconstructingjudaism.org/endorsement/statement-opposing-restrictions-food-aid

    Posted on: 2019/03/15 - 3:29pm

  5. Facing Death, Rabbinical Student Teaches Others About Living Life

    Photo of Emet Tauber
    Update: Emet Tauber passed away on Monday, March 25, 2019. May his memory be a blessing. 

    https://archive.reconstructingjudaism.org/news/facing-death-rabbinical-student-teaches-others-about-living-life

    Posted on: 2019/01/11 - 10:00am

  6. Jewish Rohingya Justice Network Supports Bipartisan Legislation on Burma

    Reconstructing Judaism and the Reconstructionist Rabbinical Association, as members of the Jewish Rohingya Justice Network (JRJN), issued this statement following the introduction of the Burma Human Rights and Freedom Act of 2019 (S. 1186) in the U.S. Senate:

    https://archive.reconstructingjudaism.org/endorsement/jewish-rohingya-justice-network-supports-bipartisan-legislation-burma

    Posted on: 2019/04/18 - 11:11am

  7. Letter to Tennessee Legislation on Child Welfare

    Reconstructing Judaism and the Reconstructionist Rabbinical Association were signatories to a letter objecting to the Tennessee legislature’s proposed legislation that would allow federally funded foster care and adoption agencies to use religious freedom to justify taxpayer-funded religious discrimination.

    https://archive.reconstructingjudaism.org/endorsement/letter-tennessee-legislation-child-welfare

    Posted on: 2019/04/29 - 2:53pm

  8. Rabbi Elliott Tepperman: Bringing a Community-Organizing Model to the Pulpit

    Having spent her career in journalism and Jewish communal service, working for organizations such as Hadassah and HIAS, Roberta Elliott was always deeply engaged with her Jewish identity and the wider world. Before 2006, as she tells it, direct social action hadn’t been a major focus of her life.

    Then she joined Bnai Keshet, a Reconstructionist synagogue in Montclair, N.J., and soon all that would change.

    https://archive.reconstructingjudaism.org/news/rabbi-elliott-tepperman-bringing-community-organizing-model-pulpit

    Posted on: 2019/04/25 - 2:33pm

  9. Statement Supporting Equality Act

  10. Letter Opposing Rollback of Predatory Lending Protections

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