Jewish Social Justice Roundtable members have been leaders in the faith community fighting for marriage equality for years, even as many faith traditions remained silent or actively opposed equality.
Have you noticed that a discussion of America’s poor has been conspicuously absent from the national policy debate? So has Rabbi Steve Gutow of JCPA. In his words...
“We had our first presidential debate last week, which focused entirely on the economy, jobs, and entitlements. Yet missing from a conversation about a country in the wake of the worst recession in modern memory was any substantive discussion of those who have been suffering the most: the poor.
This is an excerpt from an article posted on Keshet’s blog on myjewishlearning.com. Go there to read the full piece.