A Rosh Hashana Execution?

John Ramirez, an honorably discharged US Marine, is scheduled to be executed for crimes committed after his military service on September 8, 2021, the second day of Rosh Hashana. Ramirez is the third honorably discharged US Marine to be scheduled for execution this summer. Learn more and sign the petition here.

A Prayer for Acts of Righteousness

By Rabbi Benjamin Zober

Cantor and former prison chaplain Michael Zoosman, chanting Kol Nidre at a protest in front of the US Supreme Court at the time of the execution of John Hummel in Texas on June 30, 2021. Cantor Zoosman serves on the Advisory Board of Death Penalty Action and is the founder of L’Chaim! Jews Against the Death Penalty

Acts of Righteousness: Resources for Jews & Others

Study the issue using resources from Death Penalty Action


Death Penalty Action provides high visibility resources, leadership and support in order to stop executions.