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Lack of Disability Treaty Vote Undermines Inclusion Efforts

September 17, 2014, 10:36 pm

Washington, D.C., September 17, 2014 – In response to today’s objection to Senator Tom Harkin’s (D-IA) request for unanimous consent to debate and vote on ratification of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities, Read More »

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By: Lindsay Mockler I was lucky enough to be part of Camp George’s inaugural summer. That summer and the next eleven that would follow, instilled in me a love of Jewish overnight camping, friendship, adventure and all the amazing other things that come with being part of such a wonderful camp community. Read More »

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Dual Honors for Rabbi David Saperstein Salute His Public Service

Washington, D.C., September 16, 2014 – This week, Rabbi David Saperstein, Director of the Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism, will receive two honors in recognition of his more than 40 years of work on behalf of social justice. Read More »

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By: Paul Leszner A few weeks ago, I had the honour of welcoming Rabbi Rick Jacobs, President of the Union for Reform Judaism (URJ), to Camp George. Read More »

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Failure to Advance Campaign Finance Reform a Blow to Fair Elections

Washington, D.C., September 12, 2014 – In response to yesterday’s Senate cloture vote on the proposed Constitutional Amendment to allow Congress to regulate campaign finance reform, Rachel Laser, Deputy Director of the Religious Action Center of Read More »

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Paycheck Fairness Vote a Positive Step Toward Full Equality

Washington D.C., September 10, 2014 – In response to today’s Senate vote advancing the Paycheck Fairness Act, Rachel Laser, Deputy Director of the Religious Action Center, and Rabbi Marla J. Read More »

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Seventy-Five Reform Jewish Congregations Swab for Bone Marrow Donors this High Holiday Season with

Seventy-Five Reform Jewish Congregations Swab for Bone Marrow Donors this High Holiday Season with Gift of Life Feinberg: “We are thrilled about this opportunity to offer Reform congregations the tools they need to participate in the greatest mitzvah of all, pikuach nefesh, saving a life during this special time of year. Read More »

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After our amazing inaugural Mini Mensch program in summer 2013, we were thrilled to run the program again this summer for campers in grades 1-3. Read More »

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Disappointment at President Obamas Delay of Executive Action

Washington, D.C., September 8, 2014 – In response to President Obama’s decision to delay executive on immigration, Barbara Weinstein, Director of the Commission on Social Action of Reform Judaism, issued the following statement: We are disappointed by President Obama’s decision to delay executive on immigration reform until later this year. Read More »

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By: Rochelle Derlick Walk through the fields of hay, straw, and wildflowers lovingly nicknamed the “Field of Dreams.” Follow the Seguin trail, under the thickly canopied maple trees, interspersed with wild raspberries. Turn at trail marker 68, and you will have reached one of Camp George’s most amazing places: Gan Matan. Read More »

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Our last Shabbat of summer 2014 was run by our C.I.T.’s. Below, C.I.T.’s Sasha and Mich reflect on their experiences at camp. Proud of the leaders that our C.I.T.’s have become! – Jane HK Sasha (left) and Mich. C.I.T. Sasha: “My first year at camp was in 2007. I only had two friends that went here, so I was very nervous to meet new people. Read More »

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