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A New Year for the New Legislative Assistants: Our Reflections on 5775

Last month, the six of us began our new year as Eisendrath Legislative Assistants, complete with apples and honey, a RAC tradition to mark our office “Rosh Hashanah.” After two weeks of orientation and several weeks of familiarizing ourselves with our new portfolios, we are looking forward to the Jewish New Year and excited for […]

Victories at the Western Wall and Throughout Israeli Radiowaves

September has seen two heartening successes for advocates of religious liberty and civil rights in Israel! Within a week, Jerusalem’s Magistrate Court prevented a section of the Western Wall being transferred to a controversial group, and our partners at the Israeli Religious Action Center (IRAC) won their first class-action lawsuit. On September 8, the Jerusalem […]

Answering the Call to Stop Unjust Deportations

This past Friday night, our Deputy Director Rachel Laser gave a D’var Torah at the Temple in Atlanta about the story of Juan Martinez. Juan was born in Cieudad Hidalgo, Mexico, and when the factory in his hometown closed, Juan crossed the Mexican-American border without papers in search of a job and a better life. […]

Universal Healthcare Through a Jewish Lens

Jewish tradition teaches us that our bodies and the preservation of our health is above all the most cherished value.   God bestowed onto us the opportunity for life and prosperity and we have to obligation to treat our bodies with the utmost care and respect.  We see this value reflected in the current U.S healthcare system.

The Fight for Free and Fair Elections

Today is National Voter Registration Day. Over the course of the day, volunteers, celebrities, and organizations across the country will hit the streets in a coordinated effort to educate and register eligible voters. The goal of the day is to reach tens of thousands of voters who might not otherwise get the information they need. […]

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RAC's presence on your favorite social network site is just a click away. Become our friend, follow our tweets, or watch our video channel on YouTube! Show your support for Jewish Social Justice online!

Nothing But Nets - Help Save Lives with $10

The spread of malaria is preventable. A $10 donation goes directly towards the purchase, distribution, and education about the proper use of an insecticide-treated bed net. Join the Union for Reform Judaism in our fight against global poverty.

Looking for a Few Good Graduates

Be Social. Take Action.

Reform Jewish College Graduates can practice Social Justice and promote Jewish Values as an Eisendrath Legislative Assistant at the RAC - Applications Available Online



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The RAC's weblog is featuring commentary and insight from leaders of the Reform Movement and the Staff of Religious Action Center