As climate disasters intensify across the country, politicians in D.C. are haggling over a sweeping economic recovery bill. If we raise our voices, this bill could deliver jobs, justice, and game-changing action on climate. But only if we can demonstrate broad, public support.
Throughout the month of Elul (August and September), as Jewish communities prepare for the High Holidays, Jewish Americans showed up at their Senator’s doorsteps to call them to action with the blasts of the shofar. Through these public-facing actions, we aimed to give our Senators the courage and moral clarity they need to pass this bill.
This may be our last, best shot to ensure a livable future. For our children, and our children’s children, we won’t let this moment pass us by.