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Pursuing Justice

As members of local and global Jewish communities, we bear responsibility for pursuing justice and equality for all the citizens of the world. We can all give tzedakah and a little time, while some of us have the capacity to do much more. We make the world better when we fight for justice from a place of humility and love. These rituals and prayers infuse that work with a sense of holiness and perspective to help us do just that.

When Jews and Muslims Pray Together

By Rabbi Rachel Barenblat
What could we do on our little campus to foster interfaith solidarity and to bring comfort to two minority religious communities whose members are likely sad and anxious about bomb threats at JCCs and reports of rising Islamophobia?   more
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Tags: interfaith, peace

Whole Community Inclusion

By Mikey Hess Webber
What I have found most useful is that the word “special needs” is truly expansive. Everyday and everywhere, people face challenges, overcome obstacles, and can benefit from special accommodations.   more
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Prayer for our Nation

By Rav Shmuly Yanklowitz
A prayer for the new U.S. president that asks for love and justice to trump hate   more
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In Search of a Prayer for the New President

By Alden Solovy
Perhaps no single line from Jewish literature sums up the Jewish attitude about prayer and politics than the berakhah in Fiddler on the Roof: “May God bless and keep the Czar … far away from us.”   more
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