"For Zion's Sake, We Will Not Be Silent"

As rabbis and cantors, leaders of American Jews, we have a special obligation to speak up for justice. And for too long, the voices of those of us who support Israel and a two-state solution have been silenced.

Join us and add your voice: "The stakes are too high, and we will not be silent any longer. We will speak up for Israel, against the occupation, and for a two-state solution."

Read the full letter below, and add your name.

Once you take the pledge, Americans for Peace Now, J Street, and T'ruah: The Rabbinic Call for Human Rights will provide you with rabbinic and educational resources to help you engage your community.

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1-25 of 299 signatures
Number Date Name Location
299 8.8 years ago john T. WILLIAMS escondido, CA
298 9.2 years ago Rachel Broadwin Oakland, CA
297 9.3 years ago Daria Jacobs-Velde Sebastopol, CA
296 9.3 years ago Elizabeth Richman Washington, DC
295 9.3 years ago Alan LaPayover Philadelphia, PA
294 9.3 years ago Anat Moskowitz Aurora, CO
293 9.3 years ago Rachel Solomin Mountain View, CA
292 9.3 years ago Lawrence Troster West Chester, PA
291 9.3 years ago Douglas Heifitz Silver Spring, MD
290 9.3 years ago Mark Asher Goodman Denver, CO
289 9.3 years ago amy small morristown, NJ
288 9.3 years ago Arnold Saltzman Washington, DC
287 9.3 years ago Elliot Dorff Beverly Hills, CA
286 9.3 years ago Saul Estreicher Bridgeport, CT
285 9.3 years ago joanna samuels new york, NY
284 9.3 years ago Scott Slarskey Saint Louis, MO
283 9.3 years ago Aryeh Cohen Los Angeles, CA
282 9.3 years ago Claudia Kreiman Brookline, MA
281 9.3 years ago Gilah Langner Washington, DC
280 9.3 years ago Aaron Rosenberg Waterford, CT
279 9.3 years ago Roberta Stern Oakland, CA
278 9.3 years ago Henry Zoob Westwood, MA
277 9.3 years ago Robert Green High st, NJ
276 9.3 years ago Robin Nafshi Concord, NH
275 9.3 years ago William Dreskin Ardsley, NY
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Additional Information

In October, the JCPA published a study reflecting the challenges to rabbis of expressing their views on Israel. According to this report, about a third of rabbis are reluctant to express their views about Israel.

Despite extraordinarily deep personal connection, too many rabbis have said that they feel  overtly or implicitly pressured to withhold their views and thus unable to fully serve their communities by teaching about Israel.

As rabbis, let's support one another as we engage our communities and speak the difficult truths that will be necessary if Israel's future is to be secure and righteous.

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