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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.

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From the Union For Reform Judaism / Reform Movement

A Jewish Ecovillage Founder on Celebrating Earth Day in Ghana

A Jewish Ecovillage Founder on Celebrating Earth Day in Ghana kbkaput April 19, 2021

Isaac Hirt-Manheimer is the founder of Unity Ecovillage in Ghana, constructed according to eco-friendly principles that he learned while attending the Green Apprenticeship training program at Kibbutz Lotan in Israel.

A Bittersweet Reunion with the Shtisel Family

A Bittersweet Reunion with the Shtisel Family kbkaput April 13, 2021

Sometimes the acting ends in joy and other times the results are devastating. Ultimately, the writers and actors draw us into their stories so that we cannot deny that art can elicit understanding, peace, and even deep love.

7 Movie Stars Who Have Played Israeli Prime Ministers

7 Movie Stars Who Have Played Israeli Prime Ministers kbkaput April 12, 2021

Just a month after it was announced that the Israeli star Shira Haas would portray Meir in a TV series, The Hollywood Reporter revealed this week that Oscar winner Helen Mirren would portray Israel’s only female prime minister in an upcoming biopic.

The Eichmann Trial 60 Years Later: What Have We Learned?

The Eichmann Trial 60 Years Later: What Have We Learned? kbkaput April 9, 2021

April 11, 2021, marks the 60th anniversary of the opening of Adolf Eichmann’s trial, which coincided with the young Jewish state’s bat/bar mitzvah year of independence. These two events represent a microcosm of modern Jewish history.