Senator Juan Mendez, Rep. Athena Salman, Osborn School Board Member Katie Paetz, and Sierra Vista Councilmember Carolyn Umphrey share how they are serving Arizonans in a time of crisis and great need in our communities. Moderated by Sarah Levin of the Center for Freethought Equality and Jews for a Secular Democracy, also co-sponsored by Secular AZ, Arizona Faith Network, and AZ Jews for Justice.
Jews for a Secular Democracy hosted a virtual town hall with New York Assembly Member Harvey Epstein! Assembly Member Epstein (D) represents Assembly District 74, the East Side of Manhattan. We touch on the potentially challenging ways government and religion interface; what’s going on in New York City, the state, and the country in general during the Coronavirus pandemic; how Jewish identity informs doing good in the world; and much more. Jews for a Secular... Read More
Join Jews for a Secular Democracy for a fascinating and timely discussion about the interrelated roles of science, government, and religious communities in the midst of a pandemic. This discussion features: Dr. Paul Offit, Director of the Vaccine Education Center at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia as well as the Maurice R. Hilleman Professor of Vaccinology and a Professor of Pediatrics at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania; and Ian Sherman,... Read More
In the age of Coronavirus, it’s never been more obvious than right now how important an understanding of science is, both to policy decision-making and to the very way we live our lives as individuals. Yet too many children in America lack a basic education in secular subjects like science, despite it being mandated by law! Join Naftuli Moster, Executive Director of YAFFED: Young Advocates for Fair Education, to discuss the current efforts underway to... Read More