As a Movement we are profoundly aware that it was Judaism that taught the world that God is the embodiment of the ethical and that we serve God not just through prayer and ritual but in the way we behave towards our fellow human beings.

The resources, texts and news updates below explore some key concepts in the Jewish imperative for social action, ranging from our ancient texts to modern voices.

Get Involved

Please follow up on the work of these organisations, which we support, in the way that most resonates with you. And of course so many of our synagogues are involved in social action projects making a very real difference to their communities, to vulnerable people and to wider society.

Human Rights Shabbat: 10 December

The Prime Minister, Theresa May recently pronounced that modern day slavery is the ‘great human rights issue of our time.’ It’s certainly up there. Of the topics that René Cassin,…

read more

Refugee crisis resources from HIAS

HIAS, the global Jewish nonprofit that protects refugees has created a variety of resources to help you learn about the global refugee crisis. Click here to access the resources on…

read more

WJR Haiti hurricane appeal

Hurricane Matthew has caused catastrophic damage in Haiti. Hundreds have died. Whole towns have been swept away, with tens of thousands of people displaced from their homes. The risk of…

read more