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  • May 24, 2018

    T’ruah Opposes Surveillance of Pro-Palestinian Activist

    All people, regardless of political views, deserve privacy. Conducting surveillance on Ms. Sarsour and her family causes hezek re’iyah, a halachic (Jewish legal) concept describing damage inflicted by looking inside another’s private domain. Likewise, the families of activists must never be targets for politically motivated attacks.

  • May 17, 2018

    T’ruah Outraged That a Torturer Will Head the CIA

    Given Ms. Haspel’s role in the CIA’s now-defunct torture program, her confirmation further reduces the United States’ moral standing at a time when our president daily makes this world a more dangerous place.

  • May 14, 2018

    T’ruah Mourns Deaths in Gaza

    We are deeply saddened by the deaths of at least 52 Palestinians in Gaza today. Our core belief in the creation of every single human being b’tselem elohim does not permit us to mourn only the losses among our own people, but also those among other peoples. Israel certainly has a right to defend its borders.…
  • May 7, 2018

    T’ruah Mourns Rabbi Aaron Panken

    T’ruah mourns the tragic loss of Rabbi Aaron Panken. As president of the Reform movement’s Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion, Rabbi Panken was a mentor and role model to many of our rabbis and clergy, and a constant supporter of HUC students taking part in T’ruah programs. Rabbi Panken was a brilliant scholar, a visionary…
  • April 27, 2018

    T’ruah Calls On Netanyahu to Pursue a Humane, Long-Term Solution For Asylum Seekers

    The cancellation of the deportation is the result of hundreds of thousands of Israelis and Jews around the world standing up to insist that Israel fulfill its responsibility toward those fleeing torture, slavery, and war. These activists included the 1,000 T’ruah rabbis who wrote to Netanyahu demanding that he stop the deportations, and the rabbis who delivered letters to 10 embassies and consulates in the United States and Canada

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