The Rabbinic Moral Voice We Need Right Now

Our network of rabbis and cantors is 1,800 strong. Human rights need your voice.

Cry aloud; do not be silent. Lift up your voice like a shofar. — Isaiah 58:1

Our Statements

  • July 12, 2018

    T’ruah and 12 Other American Jewish Groups Urge Incoming Jewish Agency Chair to Oppose Israel’s Nation-State Bill

    The defining characteristic of a modern democracy is its promise to protect the rights of all people. This bill would remove that democratic basis and give constitutional protection to policies that could discriminate against minorities, including women, Palestinian citizens, racial minorities, LGBT people, non-Orthodox Jews, Muslims, Druze, Christians, and others.

  • June 26, 2018

    T’ruah Appalled that ‘Muslim Ban’ Upheld

    This discriminatory executive order, which continues to effectively close our borders to Muslims, flagrantly violates America’s longstanding, values-driven commitment to serving as a safe haven for refugees and immigrants. Masked as an effort to ensure national security, this third executive order is more of the same Islamophobia that targets Muslims by reinstating the discredited vetting procedures, established after September 11, 2001, aimed at men from Muslim-majority countries.

  • June 20, 2018

    Don’t Be Fooled: ‘Zero Tolerance’ Remains Inhumane Despite Exec Order

    We call on this administration to: End the zero tolerance policy instituted by Attorney General Sessions. Immediately reunite all families who have been separated. Allow asylum seekers, including those fleeing gang violence and domestic violence, a fair chance to apply for asylum.