The Moral Voice We Need Right Now

Human rights need your voice.

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

Our Statements

  • October 10, 2018

    T’ruah Opposes ‘Public Charge’ Rule Targeting Low-Income Immigrants

    T’ruah Executive Director Rabbi Jill Jacobs said, “As Jews, we will not be silent while this morally bankrupt administration tries to force families to choose feeding and housing their children and living together with them in safety. Our country is acting as another Sodom: A place that passes laws forbidding humane treatment of those seeking refuge here and where injustice masquerades as rule of law.”

  • October 8, 2018

    T’ruah Joins ATEST, Alliance to End Slavery and Trafficking

    “T’ruah is thrilled to be invited to be a member of ATEST, our nation’s premier coalition dedicated to supporting those vulnerable to trafficking,” said T’ruah Deputy Director Rabbi Rachel Kahn-Troster. “We are especially excited to be ATEST’s first member directly representing the Jewish community, and we’re looking forward to bringing the moral voices of our network of more than 2,000 rabbis and cantors to supporting critically needed federal legislation to prevent forced labor and support social services for survivors.”

  • September 18, 2018

    Lowering U.S. Refugee Admissions to Record Low Is Unconscionable

    We are dismayed and outraged that, amid a global refugee crisis, the Trump administration is turning its back on the world’s most vulnerable people and…