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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

Creation, Chaos, and Children

Creation, Chaos, and Children jstern September 17, 2021

In the beginning God created the heavens and the earth. The earth was unformed and void, and darkness was upon the face of the deep; and the spirit of God hovered over the face of the waters. God said: “Let there be light.” And there was light.

Sukkot Breads in Fall Colors

Sukkot Breads in Fall Colors jstern September 13, 2021

Decorate your Sukkot table with Ethiopian, North African, and Sephardi breads full of fall colors and tantalizing spice mixes and broaden our palates to the customs of worldwide Jewish communities. Laden with seasonal honey, pumpkin, or orange, they don’t need braiding, and they make perfect gifts.

7 Jewish Endeavors to Make 5782 a Sweet New Year

7 Jewish Endeavors to Make 5782 a Sweet New Year jstern September 13, 2021

It’s a long-standing custom for Jews to wish one another a “sweet new year” on Rosh Hashanah; to hope that this coming year will be one filled with joy, fulfillment, and an abundance of blessings. However, Judaism isn’t a path focused simply on wishing for good things; if our goal is to make each year “sweeter” than the last, we must work to make it happen.

20 Years After 9/11: The Power of Tiny Acts To Create a Moral Universe

20 Years After 9/11: The Power of Tiny Acts To Create a Moral Universe jstern September 5, 2021

The horrific attack of September 11, 2001 was an attack on all of humanity, and we remember all the victims and first responders who died that day.