FOR-USA General

Support Russian conscientious objectors

International human rights law affirms people’s right, due to principled conviction, to refuse to participate in military conflict, and conscientious objection has a long and rich history. You would think that those resisting this war would be able to find refuge in

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Gathering Voices

Gathering Voices is a live, monthly zoom conversation series in which FOR-USA engages with activists and thought leaders. This homepage for the live conversation series will include upcoming events as well as recordings of our past live conversations. This is a continuation

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FOR Prayer

According to Jewish tradition, during the High Holy days, beginning with Rosh Hashana and ending with Yom Kippur, the gates of heaven stand open, and our access to the presence of God is at its fullest.  While an extraordinary time

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A Lamentation for Gaza

We are grief-filled and outraged at the senseless slaughter of at least 44 Palestinians, including 16 children in Gaza this past weekend. Even with a ceasefire now in effect, which we are grateful for, the situation facing the people of

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FOR & national groups urge Senate vote for ATF nominee

As the United States Senate prepares to vote today on President Biden’s nomination of Steve Dettelbach as the next director of the federal Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, and Firearms and Explosives, a coalition of faith-based organizations has issued a public

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Nyack dedicates Bayard Rustin Way

On June 9, 2022, the village of Nyack, New York dedicated Bayard Rustin Way — a street in the suburban town’s bustling center — in a special ceremony. Organized by the Phyllis B. Frank Pride Center of Rockland County and

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