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On Monday, the New York State Assembly passed the Trafficking Victims Protection and Justice Act, which strengthens criminal penalties for sex trafficking. This bill had already been passed by the Senate, alongside eight other points of the Women’s Equality Act. While RJV took no position on the content of this one part of the 10-point Women’s

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Earlier this week, we had the pleasure of joining NFTY-NAR for Albany Advocacy Day, in which over 80 teens descended on Albany for a two-day program about Reform Judaism and social justice. On Sunday, the teens learned about five different topics: raising the minimum wage, gender expression non-discrimination, the Women’s Equality Act, education (including the

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