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July 12, 2019
We congratulate the New Jersey Legislature and Gov. Murphy for taking a major step to end this form of torture, the T’ruah clergy who organized their own communities to support this legislation, the survivors of prolonged isolation, and our other coalition partners for this groundbreaking victory. We commit to working with T’ruah supporters across the country to ensure that other states quickly follow New Jersey’s lead.
July 11, 2019
The Trump administration is acting like the leaders of the biblical Sodom, whose primary sin, according to rabbinic literature, was their abuse of foreigners and their xenophobia. The people of Sodom acted out of fear, hatred, and intolerance. It is shameful that our country is following their example. With these raids, our country is acting as another Sodom: A place where injustice masquerades as rule of law. We call on our leaders in government and law enforcement to be guided by justice and mercy, and to take a compassionate and moral approach to the immigrants who now call our country home.
June 24, 2019
T’ruah and nine other leading organizations representing Americans who are committed to pursuing democracy, equality and peace in Israel announced the launch of the Progressive Israel Network. The new coalition will provide a strong, unified voice in support of its members’ common goals: democracy and equal rights, religious freedom and pluralism, and a two-state solution that would secure a peaceful future for Israel and end the 52-year-long occupation.