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

  • January 11, 2019

    Washington Post Covers T’ruah’s Work to Stop Flow of U.S. Money to Israeli Terrorist Groups

    “Those of us who support Israel often complain about the Palestinian Authority’s payments to families of terrorists, including some who carried out horrific and fatal attacks on Israeli citizens,” Rabbi Jacobs writes in the Post. “We must speak just as loudly against the funding of terrorism and incitement by Israeli extremists, especially when American taxpayers finance these activities through subsidies of tax-exempt organizations.”

  • January 8, 2019

    Rubio’s Wrongheaded Anti-BDS Bill Threatens First Amendment Rights

    Those of us who are committed both to a peaceful future for Israelis and Palestinians and to free speech must oppose this wrong-headed and dangerous legislation, which penalizes Americans for nonviolent political action and speech.

  • December 24, 2018

    T’ruah Applauds Final Congressional Approval of Anti-Trafficking Reauthorization Legislation

    T’ruah Deputy Director Rabbi Rachel Kahn-Troster said: “The Jewish journey begins with the story of slavery to freedom But today, in order to make freedom possible for the millions of people held in forced labor–including thousands here in the United States–we need comprehensive laws to fight human trafficking that put survivors at the center and combat the root causes of why people are enslaved. I am proud that T’ruah has been part of the coalition efforts that once again ensured that the United States will lead in this critical fight for human rights.”