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Abortion and Reproductive Justice: A Jewish Perspective

Rabbi Emily Langowitz
Rabbi Joshua R. S. Fixler
September 2, 2021
In light of the recent Texas anti-abortion law that has gone into effect, we are sharing this excerpt about reproductive justice from The Social Justice Torah Commentary, forthcoming in November 2021 from CCAR Press.

An Accounting of the Soul?

Rose Eichenbaum
August 31, 2021
A conversation with Ed Asner, z’l, died on August 29 at the age of 91. This article is adapted from The Actor Within (Wesleyan University Press).

Let Our People Vote

Rabbi Rachel G. Greengrass
August 30, 2021
As a rabbi, my passion for the right to vote is not only derived from my love of democracy – but from my love of Jewish text and teachings.

Stuff

Lynn S. Denton
August 27, 2021

This is not going to be a sad story, I promise.

Support the People of Haiti

August 17, 2021

On Saturday morning, a 7.2 magnitude earthquake struck southwestern Haiti, resulting in the death of more than 1400 people and thousands more injured.

The URJ Reflection Project: Go Deeper on “The Spiritual”

Rabbi Esther L. Lederman
Rabbi Leora Kaye
August 15, 2021
As part of the URJ Reflection Project, a new set of offerings and experiences for the High Holidays in a time of social distance, we’ve also developed three short essays that allow you to go deeper into the essence of Jewish wisdom that grounds these rituals.