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Take advantage of our resource guide, Jewish values text study and religious school programming. Spend the month of Cheshvan (Oct. 17-Nov. 14) engaging in advocacy work to raise the state minimum wage. From adult education, to student programming and Jewish text sources, be sure to use our Advocacy Month ResourceGuide for all of your congregations’ needs. This guide gives you the tools to bring Advocacy Month to

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During the month of Cheshvan (October 17-November 14), RJV is asking congregations to dedicate one Shabbat service, one adult education program, or one religious school period to learning what our tradition teaches about fair and living wages. Earlier this year, the New York State legislature began to consider a raise in the state minimum wage from $7.25 an

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Governor Cuomo recently announced that permits for hydrofracturing in New York State will not be approved until a study of the health impacts of the controversial drilling method is completed. RJV supports the moritorum on hydorfracturing across the state until such a study is finished and submitted comments to the NYSDEC last year calling for extensive study of the

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Even though the clock ran out on New York’s legislative session (it ended on June 21), there are still numerous important issues that have yet to be brought to a vote. The legislature has left Albany but it is crucial to spotlight three issues that remain unfinished: the Reproductive Health Act, campaign finance reform and an

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Over 50 Reform Jews from around New York State joined Reform Jewish Voice on Monday to urge lawmakers in Albany to protect a woman’s right to choose, increase the minimum wage and implement campaign finance reform. A highlight of the day was a fiery speech by Sen. Liz Krueger on the importance of RJV’s advocacy

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