I hope that when we remember Freddie Gray it will not be because he was another Black man killed senselessly—call on Gov. to increase police accountability.
Israel and the Jewish community can take pride in the Nepal response. We also have much to face — and do — about Gaza. A sip of Rambam smoothie may help.
Rabbi Ben Sharff joined almost twenty rabbis from the Baltimore area to march with Jews United for Justice (JUFJ) for changes in police policy.
Law enforcement and the military are necessities, not commodities. When we treat them like commodities, we forget that their actions reflect us.
Ethiopian-Israeli organizers & activists led civil disobedience today in Tel Aviv to call Israel’s attention to racist, police brutality happening in Israel
New resources on the Baltimore riots for rabbis, including texts and sermon tips, by Jews United for Justice.
We all must demand that those who are commissioned in our names to enforce our laws, start from the presumption that on the face of every single person is written “thou shalt not kill.” We must, in the urgency of this moment, repeat at the highest of decibels and in the most hallowed of places that Black Lives Matter.