Preparing for Labor Day 2013

This Labor Day Weekend, what is your congregation doing to honor workers?  A special sermon? A guest speaker?  Make the Faith- Labor connection – ICWJ has information and inspiration:   For  historical sermons and other interfaith resources, click HERE To schedule a guest speaker, email Becky.   NEW!  5,000  UW Hospital…

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Let Justice Roll

When we gather at a place like our State Capitol, there are people here from all sorts of religious and non-religious backgrounds. There are Christians and Jews, Muslims and Buddhists, Hindus and and Bahai, Humanists and people who are pretty sure they believe something, but don’t know exactly how the…

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A Yom Kippur Reflection on the Wisconsin Uprising

Rabbi Renée Bauer, director of the Interfaith Coalition for Worker Justice, and Rabbi Laurie Zimmerman delivered the following sermon at Congregation Mayim Rabim in Minneapolis, MN for Yom Kippur 5772. It was only day three of the protests. Only day three and there were over 10,000 people gathered outside the State Capitol. I…

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Sermon by Rabbi Renee Bauer to commemorate Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

A Call to Justice: Martin Luther King, Jr., Economic Equality and Madison Area Workers “They treated us like old furniture,” said Juan as he was discussing how he was fired from his job of several years by a Taco Bell in Madison, how he and his former co-workers felt discarded…

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