I had the honor of representing National Council of Jewish Women at the “No Confirmation Before Inauguration” rally at the Supreme Court on September 27, 2020 and shared the following remarks:

I am here representing the National Council of Jewish Women’s 180,000 advocates across the country. But I am also…

On a good day, living with type 1 diabetes (T1D) is a lot. For my son, diagnosed with T1D over a year ago, a quick trip to the store, to school, or down the street means checking to make sure his blood sugar isn’t too low or too high before…

My son’s pancreas is lazy. One year ago — just shy of his 17th birthday — it decided to fizzle out. This means that my son’s pancreas produces little insulin. Once he’s out of this “honeymoon” phase, his pancreas will secrete no insulin.

In medical terms, my son’s lazy pancreas is called type one diabetes (T1D). TID is an autoimmune disease in which insulin-producing beta cells in the pancreas are mistakenly destroyed by the body’s immune system. So, people with T1D are dependent on injected or pumped insulin to survive. …

Since 31 people were killed in one weekend in El Paso and Dayton only a few weeks ago, more than two dozen individuals have been arrested over threats to commit mass shootings. Whether it’s emboldened white supremacists, easy access to weapons of war, or the combination of the two, we…

Jody Rabhan

Progressive social justice advocate at the National Council of Jewish Women fighting for health care, abortion rights, gun safety, & everything in between.

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