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Reform Jewish Voice of New Jersey is an extension
of the Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism,
focused on issues impacting New Jersey
that reflect our values as Reform Jews

RJVNJ Campaigns

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    Environmental Justice – Electric Vehicles

    We are joining with JerseyRenews to encourage passage of legislation to improve New Jersey’s electric vehicle infrastructure, encourage use of plug-in vehicles and electrify NJ Transit.

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    Civic Engagement

    We are joining the Religious Action Center’s national effort to engage all congregations in reaching for 100% voter participation in the coming election. Read more about NJ congregations involved in this campaign.

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    Let’s Drive NJ

    We join the NJ Coalition for Immigrant Justice in supporting legislation that will allow drivers’ licenses for undocumented residents. UPDATE: Nov. 2019. Read about our participation in the rally in Trenton UPDATE: Oct. 2019.  See this email about the Interfaith Clergy Signon letter.

Upcoming Events

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From the Union For Reform Judaism / Reform Movement

What is Juneteenth to a Black Jew?

What is Juneteenth to a Black Jew? kbkaput June 18, 2021

While Juneteenth marks an incredibly important step in Black American rights, it was just that – one step. Juneteenth celebrated slavery becoming illegal, but it did not do away with racism; not even close. And yet, the history and spirit of Juneteenth make me hopeful.

My Father Was a Quiet Man

My Father Was a Quiet Man jstern June 17, 2021

My father was a quiet man. He was not one to engage in philosophical or

Vaccination: A Jewish Obligation

Vaccination: A Jewish Obligation jstern June 15, 2021

Initially, there was a rush for people to be able to get the vaccine. We

Why Israel’s Next Government Gives Me Hope

Why Israel’s Next Government Gives Me Hope jstern June 15, 2021

On Sunday, Israel’s Knesset narrowly voted in Israel’s 36th government with Naftali Bennett as the nation’s 13th prime minister, unseating the incumbant Benjamin Netanyahu.