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COVID-19 Advisory Letter – July 2021

By |2021-07-29T14:27:25-05:00July 29, 2021|

Dear Fellow Congregants, The COVID-19 Advisory Task Force met July 27th and reviewed our current operating procedures, along with data from the CDC and Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH). We are making one significant change that more closely aligns with the recommendations put out by the CDC and State of Illinois, as well as our local school districts. During school hours, we will be requiring anyone in our

Let Your State Senator Know How You Feel About The BIO Bill

By |2021-05-25T12:14:50-05:00May 25, 2021|

In Illinois, FOID cards, state permits to possess and purchase firearms, and background checks are essential tools to regulating the sale of firearms and curbing gun violence. While unlicensed sellers are generally required to check a person's FOID card (the state permit to possess and purchase firearms), right now a

COVID-19 Advisory Letter – May 2021

By |2021-05-19T17:34:03-05:00May 19, 2021|

Dear Fellow Congregants,  The COVID-19 Advisory Task Force met this week and reviewed our current operating procedures, along with data from the CDC and Illinois Public Health. As of May 19th, we are making some significant changes that more closely align with the recommendations put out by the CDC and the State of

RAC: Freedom to Vote and Lobbying Training

By |2021-05-13T11:18:00-05:00May 13, 2021|

On Thursday, June 10th at 8:15 p.m., the Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism is offering "Freedom to Vote," a free training session for those interested in learning more about voter suppression and how to combat it. Specifically, the session will discuss barriers to voting, two federal bills that protect

Contact Your State Senator Supporting SB697, Health is Health

By |2021-05-13T09:51:31-05:00May 13, 2021|

Large inequities exist in how health plans cover mental health care. Right now, many insurers do not pay for mental health care and addiction treatment services, despite the fact that federal law states that both should be accessible for all. SB697, also known as Health is Health, amends the

Support House Bill 3498 to Protect Access to Mental Health-Related Telehealth

By |2021-05-13T09:53:42-05:00May 13, 2021|

Over the past year, telehealth has helped drive a reduction of missed doctor's appointments, demonstrated increased care plan adherence, and improved chronic disease management. Access barriers that exacerbate healthcare disparities such as transportation, lost income, missed work and school, or the stigma of seeking help are greatly reduced or

Daily Life in Israel: An IAC Sponsored Adult Learning Series

By |2021-06-09T12:39:40-05:00April 23, 2021|

This spring, the Israel Action Committee (IAC) is sponsoring “Daily Lives in Israel,” a series of special Adult Learning sessions devoted to highlighting the day-to-day issues central to life in Israel. We invite you to check them out below! Meet Orin Hefetz, Israel Emissary for JNF Monday, April 26th

Contact Your Senators About Gun Sale Background Checks

By |2021-04-22T16:47:43-05:00April 22, 2021|

Since 1994, over 3.5 million gun sales have been blocked to violent criminals and other prohibited people because of a background check. However, federal law requires a background check on a prospective gun buyer only when a seller is a licensed gun dealer, leaving all other sales—such as gun sales

Contact Your Senator Regarding the George Floyd Justice in Policing Act

By |2021-04-22T15:31:29-05:00April 22, 2021|

Since last spring, attention has turned to lawmakers regarding the growing demand from across the nation for meaningful changes to policing. In response, Congress passed H.R. 1280: George Floyd Justice in Policing Act.  The legislation would ban chokeholds and end qualified immunity for law enforcement — the legal protection

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