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  1. reproductive justice and abortion rights in light of leaked SCOTUS draft

  2. Reconstructing Judaism Joins More than 375 Interfaith Groups Urging Biden to Expedite Refugee Efforts

    Following Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky’s March 16 speech to Congress, more than 375 Jewish and other faith-based groups and organizations urged President Joe Biden to take immediate steps to welcome refugees from Ukraine. Jewish Federations of North America spearheaded the March 18 letter. Click here to view the PDF of the letter and see the full list of organizations that signed on. 

    Dear President Biden,

    https://archive.reconstructingjudaism.org/news/reconstructing-judaism-joins-more-375-interfaith-groups-urging-biden-expedite-refugee-efforts

    Posted on: 2022/03/22 - 11:29am

  3. Women’s Health Protection Act (WHPA)

  4. Convention Press Release

    Since the first Reconstructionist congregation was founded a century ago, the Reconstructionist movement has served as a laboratory for innovation in Jewish life. B’Yachad: Reconstructing Judaism Together, the upcoming movement-wide convention, will likewise model creative Jewish expression for the present and future, Reconstructing what it means to gather safely, purposefully and joyfully. 

    https://archive.reconstructingjudaism.org/news/reconstructionist-set-gather-person-and-virtually-highlight-present-and-imagine-future

    Posted on: 2022/03/04 - 11:29am

  5. In solidarity with Ukraine

  6. Responding to antisemitism by growing community, deepening commitments and building coalitions

    This article was originally published in the eJewish Philanthropy by Rabbi Deborah Waxman, Ph.D., president and CEO of Reconstructing Judaism. It was adapted from a longer, forthcoming essay.

     

    https://archive.reconstructingjudaism.org/news/responding-antisemitism-growing-community-deepening-commitments-and-building-coalitions

    Posted on: 2021/10/28 - 5:57pm

  7. Statement on the No Fear Rally

    Although Reconstructing Judaism has not been asked to participate in the No Fear rally, and has therefore had no opportunity to participate in its messaging or planning, we endorse it in principle because we are firmly opposed to antisemitism and, in our efforts to foster engaged and substantive Jewish life and in our tikkun olam and public square work, we act continuously to counter it.  We believe that antisemitism is a scourge that must be forcefully denounced.

    https://archive.reconstructingjudaism.org/news/statement-no-fear-rally

    Posted on: 2021/07/09 - 12:31pm

  8. Reconstructing Judaism Adopts Commitments on Racial Justice - News Item

    The Reconstructionist movement’s Jews of Color and Allies Advisory Group recently made a set of recommendations about how to racially diversify and advance anti-racism in the Reconstructionist movement, including at the Reconstructionist Rabbinical College and Camp Havaya, and how to center and celebrate the voices and experiences of BIPOC (Black, indigenous and people of color) in the Reconstructionist movement.

    https://archive.reconstructingjudaism.org/news/reconstructing-judaism-adopts-commitments-racial-justice

    Posted on: 2021/06/15 - 12:00am

  9. ‘Love your neighbor as yourself’: How Torah is helping me process Derek Chauvin’s conviction

    This piece by Rabbi Sanda Lawson was originally published in the Forward on April 23, 2021.

    The video of Rodney King’s beating by members of the Los Angeles Police Department emerged 30 years ago this March.

    It was one month before I joined the military.

    https://archive.reconstructingjudaism.org/news/love-your-neighbor-yourself-how-torah-helping-me-process-derek-chauvins-conviction

    Posted on: 2021/04/26 - 10:43am

  10. Accountability is One Step Toward Justice: Response to a Verdict in the Murder of George Floyd

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