Do Not Stand Idly By: A Jewish Community Pledge to Save Lives

As members of a tradition that sees each person as created in the divine image, we respond with anguish and outrage at the spate of suicides brought on by homophobic bullying and intolerance. We hereby commit to ending homophobic bullying or harassment of any kind in our synagogues, schools, organizations, and communities. As a signatory, I pledge to speak out when I witness anyone being demeaned for their actual or perceived sexual orientation or gender identity. I commit myself to do whatever I can to ensure that each and every person in my community is treated with dignity and respect.
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1-25 of 11609 signatures
Number Date Name Organization Location
11609 3 hours ago William Redmond-Palmer Baltimore, MD
11608 2 days ago Rabbi Riqi Kosovske Beit Ahavah ~ Refor Synagogue of Greater Northampton Florence, MA
11607 1 week ago Karen Kubitz Pittsburgh, PA
11606 1 week ago Frank Sadofsky Pittsburgh, PA
11605 1 week ago Frank Sadofsky Pittsburgh, PA
11604 1 week ago Howard Goldsmith Congregation Emanu-El of Westchester Rye, NY
11603 1 week ago JON SALAMON PITTSBURGH, PA
11602 1 week ago MARIAN SALAMON PITTSBURGH, PA
11601 1 week ago Jeff Pollock
11600 1 week ago Andrea Hollander Teaneck, NJ
11599 1 week ago Zeke Pariser Teaneck, NJ
11598 2 weeks ago Jared Dubro Chicago, IL
11597 2 weeks ago Jane Dubro Cong Emanu-El of Westchester RYE, NY
11596 2 weeks ago Hilit Jacobson Washinton, DC
11595 2 weeks ago nathan brydn seattle, WA
11594 2 weeks ago Roberta Echelson West Hartford, CT
11593 2 weeks ago Helen J West Ketchikan, AK
11592 1 month ago Kevin Giffels Alpha Epsilon Pi Beta Epsilon Chapter Babson Park, MA
11591 1 month ago Zach Sufrin Alpha Epsilon Pi Pittsburgh, PA
11590 1 month ago Ben Feldman Alpha Epsilon Pi Beta Epsilon Chapter Babson Park, MA
11589 1 month ago Rachael Perreault Shameless Self Promotion Thunder Bay, ON
11588 1 month ago Sarah Samuels Davie, FL
11587 1 month ago Elaine Moise Mountain View, CA
11586 1 month ago David Spielberg Omaha, NE
11585 1 month ago Rebecca Cariati San Francisco, CA
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This campaign was launched by Keshet in a support of a fully inclusive Jewish community – with the following initial organizational partners:
A Wider Bridge | Adas Israel Congregation, Washington, DC | Advancing Women Professionals and the Jewish Community | ALEPH: Alliance for Jewish Renewal | Allied Jewish Federation of Colorado | Bay Area Masorti | Beth Chayim Chadashim, Los Angeles, CA | California Faith for Equality | Central Conference of American Rabbis (CCAR) | Charles and Lynn Schusterman Family Foundation | Cleveland Jewish LGBTQ2A Inclusion Project | Combined Jewish Philanthropies of Greater Boston | Congregation Am Tikva, Boston, MA | Congregation Beit Simchat Torah, New York, NY | Congregation Bet Haverim, Atlanta, GA | Congregation Bet Tikvah, Pittsburgh, PA | Congregation Beth Ahavah, Philadelphia, PA | Congregation Beth El Binah, Dallas, TX | Congregation Beth El, Berkeley, CA | Congregation Beth Elohim, Brooklyn, NY | Congregation B’nai Jeshurun, New York, NY | Congregation Kol Ami, West Hollywood, CA | Congregation Netivot Shalom, Berkeley, CA | Congregation Sha’ar Zahav, San Francisco, CA | Gay and Lesbian Outreach and Engagement Program (GLOE)/Washington DC Jewish Community Center | Gay and Lesbian Yeshiva Day School Alumni Association (GLYDSA) | Hazon | Hebrew Union College – Jewish Institute of Religion | Hebrew College | He’bro | Hillel: The Foundation for Jewish Campus Life | Institute for Judaism & Sexual Orientation, Hebrew Union College-JIR | InterfaithFamily.com | Isabella Freedman Jewish Retreat Center | JALSA – The Jewish Alliance for Law & Social Action | Jerusalem Open House for Pride and Tolerance | JESNA – The Jewish Education Service of North America | Jewish Communal Leadership Program, University of Michigan | Jewish Council for Public Affairs | Jewish Council on Urban Affairs | Jewish Gay and Lesbian Group, London, UK | Jewish Gay Network of Michigan | Jewish Milestones | Jewish Organizing Initiative | Jewish Outreach Institute | Jewish Reconstructionist Federation | Jewish Transitions | Jewish Women’s Archive | JewishBoston.com | Jews United for Justice | Joshua Venture Group | JQ International | JQYouth | Judaism Your Way, Denver, CO | Jumpstart | Just Congregations of the Union for Reform Judaism | Kehilat Hadar, New York, NY | Kehilla Community Synagogue, Piedmont, CA | Kehilla School | KOACH | Kolenu, Seattle’s Young Adult GLBTQ Group | LGBT Alliance of the Jewish Community Federation, San Francisco, CA | Lippman Kanfer Family Foundation | Ma’yan | Mayyim Hayyim Living Waters Community Mikveh | Mechon Hadar | Moishe House | Moishe House Boston: Kavod Jewish Social Justice House | Nathan Cummings Foundation | Nehar Shalom Community Synagogue, Jamaica Plain, MA | Nehirim: GLBT Jewish Culture and Spirituality | New Jersey’s Lesbian & Gay Havurah | North American Federation of Temple Youth (NFTY) | Orthodykes NY | Progressive Jewish Alliance | Rabbinical Assembly | Rabbinical School of Hebrew College | RAVSAK: The Jewish Community Day School Network | Reconstructionist Rabbinical Association | Reconstructionist Rabbinical College | Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism | Repair the World | Rockville Open House | ROI Community | Romemu | Ruth Allen Ziegler Foundation | Shalom Amigos, Mexico | ShefaNetwork: The Conservative/Masorti Movement Dreaming from Within | Storahtelling | SVARA | TBS Keshet, Temple Beth Shalom, Needham, MA | The Adventure Rabbi Program | The Anshe Emet Synagogue, Chicago, IL | The Bronfman Youth Fellowships (BYFI) | The Curriculum Initiative | The Dobkin Family Foundation | The Jewish Community Center in Manhattan | The Jewish Community Relations Council of Greater Boston | The Jewish Federation of Greater Washington | The Jewish Multiracial Network | The Morningstar Foundation | The Natan Fund | The Rainbow Center, Atlanta, GA | The Samuel Bronfman Foundation | The Union for Reform Judaism (URJ) | Tifereth Israel Congregation, New Bedford, MA | Trembling Before G-d Outreach Project | United Synagogue of Conservative Judaism (USCJ) | United Synagogue Youth (USY) | University of Washington Hillel | UpStart Bay Area | Women of Reform Judaism | World Congress of GLBT Jews | Zeek Media, Inc. | Ziegler School of Rabbinic Studies