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Supreme Court Decision an Important Ruling for Marriage Equality; Stresses the Need for Workplace Non-Discrimination Laws 10/06/14
Reform Jewish Leader Commemorates International Human Rights Day 12/10/04
Reform Jewish Movement Condemns CBS and NBC for their Refusal to Air the United Church of Christ’s Commercial 12/03/04
Reform Jewish Leader Calls for Renewed Commitment to the Fight Against AIDS 12/01/04
Reform Jewish Movement Applauds President Bush’s Signing of The Justice For All Act 11/09/04
Reform Jewish Leader Decries Worsening Humanitarian Crisis in Sudan 11/05/04
Reform Jewish Movement Condemns Today’s Suicide Bombing in Tel Aviv 11/01/04
Reform Jewish Movement Promotes “Get Out the Vote” Efforts 10/29/04
Reform Jewish Movement Mourns Passing of Marvin Braiterman, Associate Director and Legal Counsel 1966-1973 of the Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism 10/22/04
On Mental Health Day Reform Jewish Movement Calls on Congress to Pass Mental Health Parity Legislation 10/10/04
Reform Jewish Movement Urges Members of Congress to Vote Against the Federal Marriage Amendment 09/28/04
Reform Jewish Leader Calls on Congress to Pass Clean Reauthorization of TANF Program 09/27/04
Reform Jewish Leader Condemns Reverend Jimmy Swaggart’s Comments Concerning Gay Americans 09/23/04
Reform Jewish Movement Compliments Secretary Powell on Sudan Statement 09/09/04
Statement by Rabbi David Saperstein, Director, Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism, Keeping Dangerous Weapons Off the Streets: Renew The Assault Weapons Ban 09/09/04
Reform Jewish Movement Condemns Today’s Acts of Terrorism in Israel 08/31/04
Reform Jewish Movement Adopts New Resolution on Israeli Unilateral Withdrawal, Security Barrier; Urges Secretary Powell to Promote Peace Process as Disengagement Unfolds 08/03/04
Reform Jewish Leader Demands Increased International Action in Sudan 07/29/04
Reform Jewish Leader Applauds Congress' Demand for Action in Sudan 07/23/04
Reform Jewish Leader Decries Genocidal Activity in Sudan 07/22/04
Reform Jewish Movement Condemns House Passage of Anti-Gay Court-Stripping Bill 07/22/04
Reform Jewish Leader Applauds President Bush on Combating Human Trafficking 07/19/04
Reform Jewish Movement Joins Religious Organizations in Amicus Brief Against the Juvenile Death Penalty 07/19/04
Reform Jewish Movement Applauds Senate Defeat of Discriminatory Marriage Amendment 07/14/04
More Than 1,000 Clergy Will Send Letter to Senators Urging ‘No’ Vote on Marriage Amendment 07/13/04
Reform Jewish Leader Outraged at Bush-Cheney Campaign's Continued Effort to Enlist Houses of Worship in Partisan Politics; Reissues Letter to Synagogues About Acceptable Election-Season Activities 07/01/04
Reform Jewish Movement Celebrates 40th Anniversary of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 07/01/04
Statement of Rabbi David Saperstein, Director, Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism, at the Sudan Campaign's Demonstration at the Sudan Embassy Calling for Action on the Genocide Threat 06/29/04
Reform Jewish Movement Welcomes High Court Rulings on Detention Cases 06/28/04
Reform Jewish Movement Hails Senate Adoption of Anti-Hate Crimes Measure 06/15/04
Reform Jewish Leader Criticizes Bush-Cheney Campaign for Politicizing Religion and Jeopardizing Houses of Worship 06/03/04
Reform Jewish Leader Participates in Interreligious Leadership Meeting with Secretary of State Powell to Discuss Israeli-Palestinian Conflict and Call for Increased U.S. Leadership 06/01/04
Reform Jewish Leader Praises Federal Court Ruling Declaring Abortion Ban Unconstitutional 06/01/04
Reform Jewish Movement Criticizes House of Representatives' Budget that Does Not Meet Needs of Average Americans 05/24/04
Reform Jewish Movement Condemns Murder of American Nicholas Berg 05/19/04
Reform Jewish Leader Applauds High Court Decision to Uphold Rights of People with Disabilities 05/18/04
Reform Jewish Movement Celebrates 50th Anniversary of Brown v. Board Of Education 05/17/04
Reform Jewish Leader Denounces FDA Decision to Restrict the Availability of Emergency Contraception 05/07/04
Reform Jewish Movement Condemns Abuse of Iraqi Prisoners; Calls for Full and Swift Accountability 05/07/04
Reform Jewish Movement Welcomes the Introduction of the Fair Minimum Wage Act of 2004 04/30/04
Reform Jewish Movement Celebrates 34th Anniversary of Earth Day 04/22/04
Reform Jewish Leader Hails Introduction of Bill Expanding Access to Family Planning Services 04/21/04
Reform Jewish Leader Applauds Secretary of State Powell's Decision to Attend Upcoming Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (Osce) Conference on Anti-Semitism 04/19/04
Reform Jewish Movement Observes Holocaust Remembrance Day, Condemns Recent Wave Of Anti-Semitism In Toronto And Montreal 04/19/04
Reform Jewish Movement Applauds President Bush for Efforts to Combat Continued Violence In Sudan 04/16/04
Reform Jewish Movement Opposes Administration's Indefinite Detention of Jose Padilla 04/15/04
Testimony of Rabbi David Saperstein, Director, Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism, Concerning the Notice of Propose Rulemaking on Political Committee Status 04/15/04
Reform Jewish Leader Calls for Civic Participation 03/30/04
Reform Jewish Leader Decries Passage of Bill Restricting Reproductive Rights 03/26/04
Reform Jewish Leader Blasts New York Officials for Arresting Clergy for Performing a Religious Act 03/15/04
Statement of Rabbi Michael Namath, Program Director, Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism, at a Press Conference Concerning the Federal Marriage Amendment 03/03/04
Reform Jewish Movement Applauds Supreme Court's Decision to Allow States to Protect the Separation of Church and State 02/25/04
Reform Jewish Movement Affirms Right to Judicial Review for Yasser Hamdi 02/24/04
Reform Jewish Movement Disappointed by President's Recess Appointment of William Pryor to the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals 02/20/04
Reform Jewish Movement Applauds High Court's Decision to Review Constitutionality of Juvenile Death Penalty 01/27/04
Analysis of the State of the Union 2004 01/23/04
Statement of Rabbi David Saperstein, Director, Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism, at the D.C. Voucher Press Conference 01/22/04
Reform Jewish Leader Commends Boston JCRC's Statement in Support of Same-Sex Marriage; Condemns Comments Equating Same-Sex Relationships With Bestiality 01/20/04
Reform Jewish Leader Disappointed by Recess Appointment of Charles Pickering 01/20/04
Reform Jewish Movement Affirms Right to Judicial Review for Guantanamo Bay Detainees in Supreme Court Amicus Brief 01/16/04
In Response to New Hunger and Homelessness Data: Reform Jewish Movement Calls on President Bush and Congress to Make Fighting Poverty a Priority 12/19/03
Jane Wishner Elected Chair of the Commission on Social Action of Reform Judaism 12/19/03
Reform Jewish Leader Commends Enactment of the National Museum of African American History and Culture Act 12/16/03
Reform Jewish Movement Launches Poverty Initiative for Chanukah 12/15/03
Reform Jewish Leader Welcomes Supreme Court Decision to Uphold Key Campaign Finance Reform Provisions 12/10/03
Statement of Rabbi David Saperstein, Director, Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism, at the National Interreligious Leadership Initiative Press Conference 12/02/03
Statement of Rabbi David Saperstein, Director, Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism, at the National Interreligious Leadership Initiative Press Conference 12/02/03
Statement of Rabbi Paul Menitoff, Executive Vice President of the Central Conference of American Rabbis, at the National Interreligious Leadership Initiative Press Conference 12/02/03
Reform, Conservative, and Reconstructionist Jewish Leaders Call on the Jewish Community to Renew and Affirm Its Commitment to Fighting the Global Aids Crisis 12/01/03
Statement of Rabbi David Saperstein, Director, Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism, on World Aids Day 12/01/03
Reform Jewish Leader Denounces Senate Maneuvers to Push DC Vouchers Through Congress, Urges Conferees to Remove Voucher Language from Omnibus 11/19/03
Reform Jewish Movement Applauds Massachusetts' Court Historic Ruling on Same Sex Marriage 11/18/03
Reform Jewish Movement Condemns Terrorist Bombings of Turkish Synagogues 11/17/03
Reform Jewish Movement Praises Senate Rejection of Efforts to Approve the Nominations of Janice Rogers Brown and Priscilla Owen 11/14/03
Reform Jewish Leader Decries Enactment of Legislation Restricting Access to Abortion Services 11/05/03
Reform Jewish Leader Praises Passage of House Bill Condemning Malaysian Prime Minister, Criticizes Anti-Muslim Statement of Pentagon Official 10/31/03
Reform Jewish Leader Praises Passage of House Bill Condemning Malaysian Prime Minister, Criticizes Anti-Muslim Statement of Pentagon Official 10/29/03
Reform Jewish Leader Applauds President Bush for Strongly Criticizing Malaysian Leader's Anti-Semitic Remarks 10/20/03
Reform Jewish Leader Hails House Passage of Legislation Honoring Dr. Dorothy I. Height 10/17/03
Reform Jewish Leader Praises House Passage of Syria Accountability and Lebanese Sovereignty Act, Calls on Senate to Act Promptly 10/17/03
Reform Jewish Leader Hails Senate Passage of Genetic Nondiscrimination Legislation, Urges Quick House Passage 10/14/03
Reform Jewish Movement Urges Senators to Vote 10/02/03
Statement of Mark J. Pelavin, Associate Director, Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism, at the Launch of the Global Action for Children Campaign 09/29/03
Reacting to New Poverty Data: Reform Jewish Movement Calls on Congress to Pass Welfare Reform that Moves Americans Out of Poverty 09/26/03
Statement by Mark J. Pelavin, Associate Director of the Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism, Welcoming the Introduction of the 09/24/03
Reform Jewish Movement Calls on Congress to Make Good on Promised Funding for Global Aids Initiative 09/17/03
Rabbi David Saperstein Attends Oval Office Ceremony: Reform Jewish Movement Welcomes President Bush's Signing of the Prison Rape Reduction Act 09/04/03
Reform Jewish Movement Condemns Today's Act of Terror in Jerusalem 08/19/03
Reform Jewish Movement Urges House Members to Support the Hate Crimes Prevention Act 07/31/03
Reform Jewish Leader Commends Congress on Passage of the Prison Rape Reduction Act 07/28/03
Reform Jewish Movement Condemns House Passage of Head Start Overhaul 07/24/03
Reform Jewish Leader Urges House Members to Support Resolution Condemning Hate Crimes 07/16/03
Reform Jewish Movement Urges Senate to Oppose Sweeping Legal Immunity for the Gun Industry 07/11/03
Reform Jewish Movement Urges Congress to Oppose D.C. School Vouchers 07/08/03
Reform Jewish Movement Applauds Circuit Court Decision on the Public Display of the Ten Commandments 07/01/03
Reform Jewish Movement Responds to Today's Supreme Court Ruling on Texas' Sodomy Laws 06/26/03
Reform Jewish Leader Opposes House Medicare Prescription Drug Bill 06/25/03
Reform Jewish Movement Responds to Today's Supreme Court Rulings on Affirmative Action 06/23/03
Reform Jewish Movement Urges House Members to Oppose Head Start Overhaul 06/23/03
Reform Jewish Movement Condemns House Passage of Legislation to Permanently Repeal the Estate Tax 06/20/03
Reform Jewish Movement Supports Extending the Child Tax Credit to Low-Income Working Families 06/12/03
Reform Jewish Leader Calls on Burmese Government to Release Pro-Democracy Activist 06/10/03
Reform Jewish Movement Condemns House Vote on Late Term Abortion Ban 06/05/03
Reform Jewish Movement Concerned About the Department of Justice Treatment of Immigrant Detainees 06/04/03
Reform Jewish Movement Applauds Israel's Endorsement of the Road Map 05/23/03
Reform Jewish Movement Urges Congress To Oppose Flag Burning Ban Constitutional Amendment 05/21/03
Reform Jewish Movement Leaders Call for End of United Nations Sanction on Iraq 05/20/03
Reform Jewish Movement Applauds Senate Passage of Legislation to Combat Global Aids 05/19/03
Reform Jewish Movement Condemns Renewed Terrorism Against Israel 05/19/03
Reform Jewish Movement Opposes Tax Cuts Which Do Not Meet the Needs of Average Americans 05/19/03
Reform Jewish Movement Calls on Congress to Pass a Universal Medicare Prescription Drug Benefit 05/14/03
Statement by Rabbi David Saperstein, Director, Religious Action Center Of Reform Judaism, in Opposition to the Workforce Reinvestment and Adult Education Act 05/07/03
Statement of Rabbi Marc Israel of the Union of American Hebrew Congregations at the Community Rally and Call to Action to Support D.C. Public Schools and Stop D.C. Vouchers 05/06/03
Reform Jewish Movement Commends House Passage of Global Aids Bill; Urges Senate to Follow Suit 05/01/03
Reform Jewish Movement Welcomes the Reintroduction of the Local Law Enforcement Enhancement Act 05/01/03
Reform Jewish Movement Opposes Owen Nomination 04/30/03
Reform Jewish Leader Expresses Disappointment in the Widespread Defense of Senator Santorum's Intolerant Remarks 04/29/03
Reform Jewish Movement Apologizes to Secretary Paige; Remains Troubled by Remarks on Religion 04/25/03
Reform Jewish Movement Applauds Congressional Passage of Clean Diamond Trade Act 04/15/03
Reform Jewish Movement Condemns Secretary Paige's Remarks on Religious Pluralism and Schools 04/10/03
Reform Jewish Movement Applauds Senate Passage of the Charity Aid, Recovery, and Empowerment (CARE) Act 04/09/03
Reform Jewish Leader Welcomes the Introduction of Global Aids Legislation in the House 03/17/03
Commission on Social Action of Reform Judaism Welcomes HUC-JIR's Decision to Accept a Transgender Student 03/13/03
Reform Jewish Leaders Condemn Rep. Moran's Remarks on Jewish Support for Iraq War 03/13/03
Reform Jewish Movement Condemns Today's Terrorist Attack in Haifa, Israel 03/05/03
Reform Jewish Movement Urges President Bush to Grant Supplemental Aid to Israel 03/05/03
Reform Jewish Movement Welcomes the Introduction of the National Affordable Housing Trust Fund Act of 2003 03/05/03
Reform Jewish Leader Joins Bipartisan Group of Senators to Oppose Ban on all Forms of Cloning 02/05/03
Reacting to President Bush's Speech on Medicare: Reform Jewish Movement Opposes Medicare Privatization, Calls for Prescription Drug Coverage 01/31/03
Reform Jewish Leaders Criticize FBI's "Mosque Counting" Program 01/31/03
Special Analysis: Reform Jewish Leaders Respond to The State of the Union 01/29/03
The Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism Commemorates the 30th Anniversary of Landmark Roe v. Wade Decision 01/22/03
Reform Jewish Movement Commends Israel on Conflict Diamonds Regulations 01/21/03
Statement by Mark J. Pelavin, Associate Director of the Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism 01/16/03
Reform Jewish Leader Reacts to President Bush's Economic Stimulus Plan 01/07/03
Reform Jewish Movement Calls on Congress to Extend the Temporary Emergency Unemployment Compensation Program 12/27/02
Jewish Leadership Delegation Thanks German Ambassador to U.S. for New Support of German Jewish Community, Expresses Concern About Funding Inequities 12/18/02
Reform Jewish Leader Calls on the U.S. and Canada to Commit to Open and Just Immigration Policies on UN International Migrants Day 12/18/02
Reform Jewish Leader Welcomes President Bush's Denunciation of Senator Lott's Remarks 12/13/02
Reform Jewish Leader Criticizes Court Ruling on the Death Penalty 12/12/02
Reform Jewish Movement Blasts Expansion of President's Faith-Based Initiative 12/12/02
Statement of Rabbi David Saperstein, Director, Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism, on the 5th Anniversary of the International Mine Ban Treaty 12/02/02
Statement of Rabbi David Saperstein, Director, Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism at the Driven by Values - A Clean Car Campaign Press Conference 11/20/02
Reform Jewish Leader Criticizes Court Ruling on Surveillance 11/19/02
Reform Jewish Leader Calls on Reverend Robertson to Honor the Spirit of President Bush's Call for Greater Religious Tolerance 11/15/02
Reform Jewish Movement Welcomes the Enactment of the Sudan Peace Act 10/21/02
Reform Jewish Movement Condemns Reverend Falwell's Attack on Islam 10/08/02
Religious Coalition Supports Extending Federal Unemployment Insurance 10/08/02
Reform Jewish Movement Welcomes House Defeat of the Houses of Worship Political Speech Protection Act 10/02/02
Reform Jewish Movement Urges House Members to Keep Partisan Politics out of Houses of Worship 09/27/02
Reform Jewish Movement Calls on Congress to Pass Welfare Reform that Moves Americans out of Poverty 09/25/02
Reform Jewish Movement Supports Efforts to Bring "Hate Crimes" Act to the Floor for a Vote 09/25/02
Statement of Rabbi David Saperstein, Director, Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism at the Stand Firm: A Vigil for Sudan with the Jewish Community 09/24/02
Religious Coalition Supports Minimum Wage Increase House and Senate Members Encouraged to Support Kennedy/Bonior Legislation 08/30/02
Reform Jewish Movement Urges Senate to Oppose So-Called “Partial-Birth” Abortion Ban Bill 08/01/02
Reform Jewish Leaders Urge Senate to Reject Operation TIPS 07/31/02
Testimony of Rabbi David Saperstein, Director, Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism, in Support of the Prison Rape Reduction Act of 2002 07/31/02
Reform Jewish Movement Dismayed at Bush Administration Refusal to Release Funds to United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) 07/30/02
Statement of Rabbi David Saperstein, Director, Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism at the Falun Gong Rally 07/23/02
Reform Jewish Movement Commends Senate Finance Committee's Work on TANF Reauthorization, But Child Care Remains Dangerously Underfunded 06/27/02
Reform Jewish Movement: Supreme Court Voucher Decision Endangers Public Schools 06/27/02
Reform Jewish Movement Welcomes the Expansion of Survivor Benefits to Domestic Partners 06/26/02
Reform Jewish Movement Welcomes Bush Initiative in Resolving the Israeli Palestinian Conflict 06/24/02
Reform Jewish Movement Condemns Attacks on Islam 06/20/02
Reform Jewish Movement Welcomes Supreme Court Decision Banning Execution of Mentally Retarded 06/20/02
Reform Jewish Movement Disappointed with Hate Crimes Vote 06/12/02
Reform Jewish Movement Calls for Enactment of Mental Health Parity Legislation 06/06/02
Reform Jewish Leaders Urge Congress to Examine New FBI Surveillance Guidelines 06/05/02
Reform Jewish Movement Welcomes Arms Treaty; Calls for Permanent Reductions 05/31/02
Reform Jewish Leader Calls for Fair Financial Aid System 05/21/02
Reform Jewish Movement Calls for Continued Federal Support of Programs that End the Digital Divide 05/15/02
Statement of Rabbi David Saperstein, Director, Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism at an Interfaith Leaders Press Conference in Support of Hate Crimes Legislation 05/15/02
Statement of Rabbi David Saperstein, Director, Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism at Press Conference Denouncing the Introduction of the Federal Marriage Amendment 05/15/02
Reform Jewish Leaders Dismayed by the Bush Administration's Decision to Unsign the International Criminal Court Treaty 05/13/02
Reform Jewish Movement Urges the House to Restore Due Process Rights to Legal Permanent Residents 05/10/02
Reform Jewish Movement Commends President Bush for His Commitment to Assure Passage of Mental Health 05/01/02
Statement of Rabbi Marc Israel, Union of American Hebrew Congregations at the National Day of Prayer and Lobbying for the Passage of the National Affordable Housing Trust Fund 04/24/02
Reform Jewish Movement Disappointed Over House Passage of Restrictive Abortion Legislation 04/17/02
Statement of Rabbi David Saperstein, Director, Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism at the Day of Hope: Fight Aids in Africa Rally 04/10/02
Statement of Rabbi David Saperstein, Director, Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism on the Alexandria Declaration 03/26/02
Reform Jewish Leader Welcomes Due Process Protections for Military Tribunals; Calls for Independent Appeals Process 03/22/02
Reform Jewish Movement Welcomes Introduction of Mental Health Parity Legislation 03/21/02
Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism and the Arab American Institute Host Capitol Hill Briefing with Israeli and Palestinian Bereaved Families Forum For Peace 03/20/02
Commission on Interreligious Affairs of Reform Judaism Welcomes Pope’s Comments on Ending Violence in the Middle East 03/19/02
Reform Jewish Movement Calls Attention to Slavery in Sudan During Passover 03/19/02
Responding to Terrorist Attack on Islamabad Church: Reform Jewish Leader Urges House International Relations Committee to Pass Resolution on Religious Persecution in Pakistan 03/19/02
Reform Jewish Movement Welcomes President Bush's Commitment of Additional Foreign Aid 03/15/02
Reform Jewish Movement Disappointed by the Senate's Failure to Increase Fuel Economy Standards 03/14/02
Reform Jewish Movement Comments on President Bush's Welfare Reform Plan 03/01/02
Reform Jewish Movement Commends Georgia Board of Pardons and Paroles 02/26/02
Reform Jewish Leader Comments on President's Global Warming Proposal 02/14/02
Reform Jewish Movement Welcomes Passage of Campaign Finance Reform to Ban Soft Money, Limit Issue Ads 02/14/02
Religious Organizations Call for Meaningful Campaign Finance Reform 02/11/02
Letter to the Georgia State Board of Pardons and Paroles Advocating Clemency to Alexander Williams 02/06/02
Reform Jewish Leader Comments on Levels of Aids Funding for FY 2003 01/31/02
Reform Jewish Leader Welcomes House Breakthrough on Campaign Finance Reform 01/24/02
Sherry Levy-Reiner Joins the Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism as the Director of Development 01/17/02
Reform Jewish Movement Welcomes President Bush's Support for Restoring Food Stamps to Legal Immigrants 01/14/02
Robert M. Heller Elected Chair of the Commission on Social Action of Reform Judaism 01/14/02
Reform Movement Optimistic About Regulations for Federal Victim Compensation Fund; Hopeful that Administration Will Include Same-Sex Families 12/21/01
Reform Jewish Leaders Push for Mental Health Parity 12/18/01
Reform Jewish Leaders Urge Attorney General Ashcroft to Ensure Constitutional Protections in the Criminal Justice System 12/18/01
Reform Jewish Movement Applauds FBI for Its Swift Investigation of Terrorism Plot Against Muslim Institutions 12/13/01
Reform Jewish Leaders Respond to the Passage of the Clean Diamond Trade Act (H.R. 2722) 11/30/01
Filled with Sadness, Charged with Hope 11/28/01
Statement of Rabbi David Saperstein, Director, Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism at the National Press Club Urging Passage of Stonger Gun Control Legislation 11/15/01
Reform Jewish Rabbis Urge Senate to Oppose Oil Drilling in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge 11/13/01
Reform Jewish Movement Applauds Senate for Passing Domestic Partnership Benefits; Urges Governors to Do the Same 11/08/01
Reform Jewish Leaders Call for "Caution" as Senate Considers Anti-Terrorism Legislation 10/25/01
Reform Jewish Movement Condemns Assassination of Rechavam Zeevy 10/17/01
Reform Jewish Movement Reacts to U.S. Supreme Court Decision to Consider Constitutionality of School Vouchers 09/26/01
Reform Jewish Movement Calls on Its Congregations to Further Help Victims of September 11th Tragedy and Their Work in Stopping Hate Crimes 09/25/01
Reform Jewish Movement Praises Bush for Leadership During U.N. Conference Against Racism 09/25/01
Reform Jewish Movement Reacts to Falwell, Robertson Blame of Americans for Tuesday's Attacks 09/14/01
Reform Jewish Leaders Outraged at Reports of Attacks Against Arab Americans and Muslim Americans 09/13/01
Reform Jewish Movement Welcomes Appointment of Danforth as Presidential Envoy on Sudan 09/06/01
Reform Jewish Movement Reacts to DiIulio's Departure 08/17/01
Reform Jewish Movement Urges Powell to Attend U.N. Conference on Racism 08/16/01
Reform Jewish Movement Applauds Crackdown on Trafficking In Women Called for By Israeli Attorney General 08/07/01
Statement of Rabbi David Saperstein Director, Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism on the Introduction of Employment Non-Discrimination Act 07/31/01
Reform Jewish Movement Disappointed Over the House Passage of Faith Based Legislation 07/19/01
Reform Jewish Movement Leader Condemns Suicide Bomb Attack in Israel that Kills Two and Wounds Many More 07/17/01
Statement of Mark J. Pelavin, Associate Director, Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism Joining Civil Rights and Congressional Leaders Against Faith Based Legislation 07/17/01
Reform Jewish Leaders Urge Bush to Promote Embryonic Stem Cell Research 07/16/01
Reform Jewish Movement Leader Criticizes the Destruction of 14 Palestinian Homes in East Jerusalem Refugee Camp & Praises the Israeli Supreme Court Decision of Affirmative Action for Israeli Arabs 07/13/01
Reform Jewish Movement Expresses Dismay Over Introduction of Anti-Gay Marriage Amendment 07/12/01
Statement of Mark J. Pelavin, Associate Director, Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism and Co-Chair Religious Leaders for Campaign Finance Reform at Press Event Promoting Shays-Meehan Bill 07/10/01
Reform Jewish Leaders Call for Passage of Meaningful Election Reform Legislation 06/21/01
Reform Jewish Movement Welcomes New Senate “Conflict Diamonds” Legislation 06/21/01
Reform Jewish Movement Joins in Support of Minimum Wage Increase 06/13/01
Reform Jewish Movement Reacts to Resumption of Federal Executions 06/11/01
Rabbi Saperstein Testifies Before Congress in Opposition to Charitable Choice 06/07/01
Reform Jews Urged to Give Tax Rebate Checks to Charity: Underfunded Federal Programs Targeted for Contributions 06/07/01
Statement of Rabbi David Saperstein Director, Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism on Enforcement and Full Funding of the Endangered Species Act 05/30/01
Reform Jewish Movement Urges Bush Not to Fund Programs or Organizations Engaged in Religious Conversion 05/24/01
Reform Jewish Movement Condemns New Taliban Policy Requiring Non-Muslims to Wear Identifying Clothes 05/23/01
Statement of Rabbi David Saperstein Director, Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism at an Interfaith Press Conference on National Energy Policy 05/22/01
Reform Jewish Movement Launches Web Site for Mid-East Peace and Justice Initiative 05/18/01
Religious Leaders Join Members of Congress at Interfaith Dialogue on Conflict Diamonds 05/11/01
Religious Community for Responsible Tax Policy 05/09/01
Prominent Religious Leaders Urge Bush to Enact a Moratorium on Federal Executions 05/08/01
Statement on the Pope's Silence in Syria By Rabbi Daniel Polish, Director, Commission on Social Action of Reform Judaism and Mark J. Pelavin, Director, Commission on Interreligious Affairs 05/08/01
Reform Movement Condemns House Approval of the Unborn Victims of Violence Act of 2001 04/27/01
Reform and Conservative Jewish Leaders Respond to Efforts to Discredit Ambassador Daniel Kurtzer 04/26/01
An Open Letter to President Bush and Congress from America's Clergy 04/24/01
Reform Jewish Movement Applauds Introduction of Bill to Close the Gun Show Loophole 04/24/01
Reform Jewish Rabbis Join Clergy Urging Bush, Congress to Reject 'Faith-Based' Funding Proposals 04/24/01
Religious Community for Responsible Tax Policy 04/05/01
Statement of Mark J. Pelavin, Associate Director, Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism at Religious Community for Responsible Tax Policy Press Conference 04/05/01
Reform Jewish Movement Calls Attention to Slavery in Sudan and Mauritania During Passover 04/04/01
Reform Jewish Movement Joins Coalition in Opposition to President Bush's Tax Cut Proposals 04/03/01
Religious Leaders Applaud Senate's Principled Stand on Campaign Finance Reform 04/02/01
Nation's Largest Jewish Organization Welcomes Reintroduction of the Local Law Enforcement Enhancement Act 03/27/01
Statement of Mark J. Pelavin, Associate Director, Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism Press Conference of Religious Leaders for Campaign Finance Reform 03/20/01
Broad Coalition of Religious Leaders Urge Passage of McCain-Feingold Campaign Finance Bill 03/19/01
White House Office of Faith Based and Community Initiatives Director Delivers Remarks at Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism's Consultation on Conscience 2001 Conference 03/13/01
Statement of Rabbi David Saperstein, Co-Director, Commission on Social Action of Reform Judaism on the Launch of the Conflict Diamond Campaign 02/15/01
Statement of Mark Pelavin, Associate Director, Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism, on the Reintroduction of the Permanent Partner Immigration Act 02/14/01
Reform Movement Joins in Supporting Raise of Minimum Wage 02/07/01
Statement of Rabbi David Saperstein, Director, Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism on President Bush’s New Freedom Initiative 02/02/01
Nation's Largest Jewish Organization Expresses Concern Over President's Office of Faith-Based Initiatives 01/29/01
Nation's Largest Jewish Organization Expresses Disappointment in President Bush's Reinstatement of the Global Gag Rule 01/23/01
Reform Movement Leader Renews Calls for Clemency for Jonathan Pollard 12/18/00
Nation's Largest Jewish Organization Applauds Rejection of Vouchers by Federal Appeals Court 12/11/00
Religious Leaders Petition President Clinton for Clemency for Juan Raul Garza and for a Moratorium on Federal Executions 12/05/00
Reform Jewish Movement Launches Major Mid-East Peace & Justice Initiative 12/04/00
Reform Jewish Movement Urges Senators to Oppose Misguided Bankruptcy 11/01/00
Reform Jewish Movement Applauds $435 Million Allocation to International Debt Relief 10/25/00
Statement of Rabbi David Saperstein Director, Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism at Press Conference in Opposition to Bankruptcy Reform Bill Senate Swamp 10/19/00
Nation’s Largest Jewish Organization Praises Passage of Trafficking Victims Protection Act and the Reauthorization of the Violence Against Women Act 10/12/00
Reform Movement Calls for Recognition of Effects of Domestic Violence on Children 10/11/00
Nation’s Largest Jewish Organization Disappointed by Exclusion of Hate Crimes Provision 10/06/00
Reform Movement Applauds FDA's Long-Awaited Approval of So-Called 10/02/00
Nation’s Largest Jewish Organization Calls for Passage of Common Sense Firearms Safety Bill 09/28/00
Nation’s Largest Jewish Organization Urges Senators to Support HRF and Fork Acts 09/28/00
Statement of Rabbi David Saperstein Director, Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism at United Against Hate Rally in Support of Federal Hate Crimes Legislation 09/28/00
Nation's Largest Jewish Organization Praises House Reauthorization of the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) 09/26/00
Nation’s Largest Jewish Organization Celebrates President Clinton’s Signing of Religious Liberty Bill 09/22/00
Nation's Largest Jewish Organization Urges Congress to Reauthorize the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) 09/22/00
Nation’s Largest Jewish Organization Encourages Full Funding for International Debt Relief 09/21/00
Reform Jewish Movement Expresses Extreme Disappointment with Today's Iranian Court Decision 09/21/00
Nation's Largest Jewish Organization Applauds House Step Toward Passing Hate Crimes Legislation 09/13/00
Nation's Largest Jewish Organizaton Reacts to Selection of Sen. Joseph Lieberman as Democratic Vice-Presidential Candidate 08/07/00
Reform Jewish Movement Lauds Senate for Passage of Sexual Trafficking Bill 07/27/00
Nation's Largest Jewish Organization Reacts to End of Camp David Summitt 07/25/00
Nation's Largest Jewish Organization Calls for House Action on Hate Crimes Legislation 07/20/00
Nation's Largest Jewish Organization Calls Upon Congress to Pass Meaningful Patient Protections 06/30/00
Nation's Largest Jewish Organization Submits Testimony on Public Policy Positions to Platform Committees of National Political Parties 06/30/00
Nation's Largest Jewish Organization Applauds Supreme Court Decision Striking Down Nebraska's 06/28/00
Nation's Largest Jewish Organization Disappointed by Supreme Court Sanction of Boy Scout's Discrimination 06/28/00
Reform Jewish Movement Criticizes Supreme Court Decision on Public Aid to Private and Parochial Schools 06/28/00
Statement of Rabbi David Saperstein, Director, Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism, on the Nuclear Reduction/Disarmament Project's Release of Its Joint Statement 06/22/00
Nation's Largest Jewish Organization Welcomes Passage of Hate Crimes Legislation 06/20/00
Nation's Largest Jewish Organization Urges President of Washington Redskins to Change Name 06/19/00
Reform Jewish Movement Welcomes Supreme Court Decision Against School-Sponsored Prayer at Athletic Events 06/19/00
Nation's Largest Jewish Organization Urges Texas Governor George W. Bush to Stay the Execution of Gary Graham 06/16/00
Nation's Largest Jewish Organization Blasts Calls for Berger Resignation 06/06/00
Nation's Largest Jewish Organization Praises Israel's Acceptance Into a Regional Bloc of the United Nations 05/31/00
Statement of Rabbi Marc Israel, Congregational Relations Director Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism at the Million Mom March Interfaith Service 05/14/00
Statement of Jeff Mandell, Legislative Director Religious Action Center Of Reform Judaism on the Passage of the "Trafficking Victims Protection Act of 1999" by the House of Representatives 05/10/00
Nation’s Largest Jewish Organization Concerned Over Proposed Religious Involvement in Charter Schools 05/05/00
Statement of Judith M. Hertz and Michael A. Signer Co-Chairs of the Commission on Interreligious Affairs of Reform Judaism on the Death of Cardinal John O'Connor 05/04/00
Reform Movement Opposes Bankruptcy Bill: Proposed Changes Threaten American Social Safety Net 05/02/00
Commissioners' Opening Remarks on Issuance of First Annual Report 05/01/00
Saperstein Speaks Out Against Hate Crimes at the Millennium March on Washington for Equality 05/01/00
Statement of Mark J. Pelavin Associate Director, Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism on the Introduction of Human Trafficking Legislation 04/12/00
Statement of Mark J. Pelavin Associate Director, Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism on the Workplace Religious Freedom Act 04/11/00
Statement of Rabbi David Saperstein Director, Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism at Jubliee 2000 USA National Moblization Day 04/09/00
Statement of Mark J. Pelavin Associate Director, Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism on Representative Jackson's Death Penalty Bill 04/05/00
Reform Jewish Movement Urges House to Reject Dangerous and Misguided 04/04/00
Reform Movement Demands an End to the NRA's Holocaust References 03/23/00
Nation's Largest Jewish Organization Calls on NRA to Stop Offensive Rhetoric, to Join Effort for Common-Sense Measures 03/16/00
Statement of Rabbi David Saperstein Director, Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism on the Release of an Interfaith Sign-On Letter Urging Stricter Gun Control 03/15/00
Prominent Religious Leaders and Senator Russ Feingold Speak Out Against the Death Penalty, Release Letter Urging President Clinton to Impose A Moratorium on Federal Capitol Punishment 03/09/00
Statement of Rabbi Eric Yoffie President, Union of American Hebrew Congregations Calling on the President of the United States to Declare a Moratorium on the Federal Death Penalty 03/09/00
Statement Of Rabbi David Saperstein Director, Religious Action Center Of Reform Judaism On The Role Of Religious Communities In Census 2000 To The National Press Club 03/06/00
Diverse Religious Leaders, Members of Congress, "Granny D" Discuss Role of Faith In Efforts to Enact Campaign Finance Reform 03/02/00
Reform Movement Demands Congressional Action in Wake of School Shooting 02/29/00
Statement of Rabbi David Saperstein Director, Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism Welcoming 02/29/00
Reform Jewish Movement Speaks Out Against Misguided Bankruptcy Reform 02/25/00
Nation’s Largest Jewish Organization Urges Governor Bush to Commute Ms. Betty Lou Beets’ Death Sentence 02/23/00
Nation’s Largest Jewish Organization Reacts to Governor Bush’s Entry to the Campaign Finance Reform Debate 02/15/00
Nation’s Largest Jewish Organization Does Not Want Minimum Age of Child Soldiers to be Dropped 02/02/00
Reform Jewish Movement Calls on the Nation’s Governors to Declare a Moratorium on the Death Penalty 01/31/00
Nation's Largest Jewish Organization Reaffirms Support for Gun Control Measures 01/28/00
Nation’s Largest Jewish Organization Welcomes Supreme Court Decision to Uphold Campaign Finance Reform 01/24/00
Reform Jewish Movement Calls for Presidential Pardon of Dr. Preston King 01/19/00
Reform Jewish Movement Welcomes the Upcoming Trip to Israel by Pope John Paul II 01/14/00
Religious Action Center Welcomes New Development Director 01/13/00
Statement of Mark J. Pelavin Associate Director, Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism on the 4th Anniversary of the Sentencing of Lori Berenson to Life Imprisonment 01/11/00
Statement of Rabbi David Saperstein Director, Religious Action Center Of Reform Judaism on the Need for a Living Wage 01/11/00
Hundreds of Leaders from North America's Largest Jewish Organization Meet with Israeli Officals Coast-to-Coast in Demonstration of Support for Israeli-Syrian Peace Talks 01/10/00
Nation's Largest Jewish Organization Distressed by Desecration of California Synagogue 01/05/00
Reform Jewish Movement Responds to Threats Against Planned Parenthood Clinics 01/05/00
Nation's Largest Jewish Movement Signs On to Jubilee 2000/USA 12/23/99
Reform Jewish Movement Commends Vermont Supreme Court Decision on Same-Sex Couples, Calls on Vermont Governor and Legislature to Extend Full Civil Rights to Gays and Lesbians 12/21/99
Reform Jewish Movement Welcomes Reopening of Israel-Syria Peace Negotiations 12/08/99
Reform Jewish Movement Laments House Bill Surreptitiously Tearing Down Religious Protections 11/11/99
Nation's Largest Jewish Organization Opposes "Sense of the House" Resolution on School-Sponsored Prayer at Public School Athletic Events 11/02/99
Reform Jewish Leader Speaks Out for a Strong Patients' Bill Of Rights 11/01/99
Reform Jewish Movement Commends House Votes as Recommitment to Public Education 10/21/99
Nation's Largest Jewish Organization Condemns Senate Obstruction of Campaign Finance Reform 10/19/99
Reform Movement Calls On Congressional Leadership to Find a Way to Pass Hate Crimes Legislation 10/19/99
Nation’s Largest Jewish Organization Condemns “Reckless” Senate Vote on Nuclear Testing Treaty 10/14/99
Reform Movement Releases Interfaith Letter Supporting Strong Hate Crimes Legislation 10/14/99
Nation's Largest Jewish Organization Hails Clinton Administration Efforts to Protect Our Nation's Pristine Forest Heritage 10/13/99
Statement of Mark J. Pelavin Associate Director, Religious Action Center Of Reform Judaism on the Comprehensive Test Ban Treaty 10/07/99
Nation’s Largest Jewish Organization Disappointed by Congressional Failure to Address Global Warming 10/05/99
Nation's Largest Jewish Organization Condemns House Vote on "Unborn Victims of Violence Act" (H.R. 2436) 10/01/99
Statement of Rabbi David Saperstein Director, Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism on the United States' Debt to the United Nations 09/29/99
Statement of Rabbi David Saperstein Director, Religious Action Center Of Reform Judaismo on the Workplace Religious Freedom Act 09/29/99
Reform Jewish Movement Joins in Supporting Raise in Minimum Wage 09/28/99
Statement of Rabbi David Saperstein Director, Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism on the Re-Introduction of the So-Called "Religious Freedom Amendment" 09/15/99
On Day Before Jewish New Year Rabbi David Saperstein Joins Mayors, Legislators in Calling for More Stringent Gun Control 09/09/99
Reform Movement Welcomes Reversal of Mississippi Policy on Star of David 08/24/99
Reform Movement Reacts to School Ban on Star of David 08/23/99
Nation's Largest Jewish Organization Reacts to North Hills Jewish Community Center Shootings 08/10/99
Nation’s Largest Jewish Organization Calls for Anti-Genetic Discrimination Language 08/09/99
Nation's Largest Jewish Organization Lauds New Jersey Court Decision Banning Discrimination by Boy Scouts of America 08/05/99
Rabbi David Saperstein Stands with Black and Jewish Leaders in Support of Hate Crimes Prevention Act 07/29/99
Nation's Largest Jewish Organization Welcomes Senate Passage of Hate Crimes Prevention Act 07/23/99
Statement of Mark J. Pelavin Associate Director, Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism on the House's Passage of a $792 Billion Tax Cut 07/23/99
Nation's Largest Jewish Organization Attacks Bush on "Charitable Choice" Proposals 07/22/99
Nation's Largest Jewish Organization Joins with Interfaith Coalition in Announcing the Release of Letter in Support of the Hate Crimes Prevention Act (S.622) 07/20/99
Nation's Largest Jewish Organization Celebrates House Passage of Religious Liberty Protection Act 07/15/99
Statement Of Mark J. Pelavin Associate Director, Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism on the Senate's Refusal to Pass Meaningful Patient Protections 07/15/99
Reform Movement Applauds Decision to Adjourn Conference of the Fourth Geneva Convention 07/14/99
Reform Jewish Leader Urges Congress to Pass Patients' Bill of Rights (S.6) 07/12/99
A Letter to Larry Craig: Saperstein Condemns Bigoted, Anti-Islam Remarks of Senate Policy Committee Staffer 07/09/99
Reform Jewish Movement Appalled by Comparison Between Holocaust and Abortion Pill 07/08/99
Nation's Largest Jewish Organization Criticizes House Vote to Restrict Minors' Access to Abortion 06/30/99
Nation's Largest Jewish Organization Welcomes Defeat of House Resolution on National Day of Prayer and Fasting 06/30/99
Statement of Rabbi David Saperstein Director, Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism on the Introduction of the Employment Non-Discrimination Act 06/24/99
Statement of Rabbi David Saperstein Director, Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism in Support of a Comprehensive Patients' Bill of Rights 06/23/99
Rabbi Saperstein Elected Chair as U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom Holds Inaugural Meeting 06/22/99
Reform Jewish Movement Finds Understandable Reasons for U.S. Embassy to Stay in Tel Aviv 06/18/99
Nation's Largest Jewish Organization Scores Extraneous, Unconstitutional Church-State Amendments to House Juvenile Justice Bill 06/17/99
Nation's Largest Jewish Organization Blasts Substance, Process, on Church-State Amendments to Juvenile Justice Bill 06/16/99
Nation's Largest Jewish Organization Welcomes IRS Decision Revoking Christian Coalition’s Tax Exemption 06/10/99
Nation's Largest Jewish Organization Reacts to Kosovo Peace Progress 06/03/99
Largest Jewish Organization Supports the Indictment of Milosevic 05/27/99
Nation's Largest Jewish Organization Reacts to Vice-President Gore's Remarks on the Role of Faith-Based Organizations 05/25/99
In Testimony Before Key House Subcommittee Saperstein Calls for Passage of Religious Liberty Protection Act, Address Concerns of Other Civil Rights Groups 05/12/99
Statement of Rabbi David Saperstein Director and Counsel, Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism on the Religious Liberty Protection Act of 1999 (H.r. 1691) 05/12/99
Rabbi David Saperstein Joins Senators at Capitol Hill Press Conference Calling for Gun Control Measures, Anti-Violence Programs 05/06/99
Statement of Rabbi David Saperstein Director, Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism, Supporting the New Century Alliance for Social Security's Criteria for Social Security Reform 05/06/99
Reform Jewish Movement Calls on House to Reject 'Supermajority' Constitutional Amendment 04/15/99
Largest Jewish Organization Calls for Vote on Campaign Finance 04/14/99
Statement of Rabbi David Saperstein Director, Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism in Support of the Fairness for Legal Immigrants Act of 1999 04/14/99
Statement of Rabbi David Saperstein Director, Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism on Supporting the Patients' Bill of Rights (S.6/H.R.358) April 9, 1999 04/09/99
Reform Jewish Organization Backs Clinton, NATO on Kosovo Airstrikes 03/24/99
Largest Jewish Organization Opposes Reinstating Death Penalty in Massachusetts 03/22/99
Statement of Rabbi David Saperstein, Director Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism Introduction of the Hate Crimes Prevention Act of 1999 03/11/99
Statement of Mark J. Pelavin, Associate Director Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism on President Clinton's Nomination of Bill Lann Lee as Assistant Attorney General for Civil Rights 03/05/99
Religious Leader and Church-State Lawyer David Saperstein Praises Justice Blackmun for a Legacy of Religious Freedom 03/04/99
Reform Jewish Leader Urges Prompt Consideration of Hormel Nomination 02/12/99
Calling for Cleaner Auto Emissions, National Religious Leader Speaks of the Prophet Isaiah in Testimony Before Appropriations Subcommittee 02/10/99
Statement of Rabbi David Saperstein on the Corporate Average Fuel Efficiency Standards Rider on the 1999 Transportation Appropriations Bill 02/10/99
Largest Jewish Organization Calls on Okla. Governor to Grant Clemency for Crimes Prisoner Committed as a Boy 02/02/99
Civil Rights Leaders Honored by Jewish Community at Martin Luther King Tribute at Israeli Embassy 01/28/99
Rabbi David Saperstein Says Falwell Remarks on Anti-Christ Give 'New Fodder to Anti-Semites' 01/20/99
Rabbi David Saperstein Joins Religious Leaders in Deploring Lack of Civility in Public Discourse Policy 01/05/99
Reform Jewish Movement Joins Social Security Debate 12/10/98
Reform Jewish Movement Calls on Western States not to Schedule Presidential Primary on Saturday 12/08/98
Reform Jewish Movement Applauds Clinton's New Initiative to Curb the Spread of AIDS 12/02/98
Jewish Advocacy Groups Applauds United States' Signing of Kyoto Protocol 11/13/98
Reform Jewish Movement Condemns Murder of Pro-Choice Doctor 10/29/98
Reform Movement Condemns Anti-Gay Rhetoric 10/15/98
Key Leaders of the Reform Jewish Movement Gather in Chicago for Semi-Annual Policy Meeting 10/14/98
Reform Jewish Movement Applauds Passage of Religious Freedom Act Of 1998o 10/09/98
Religious Leaders Urge Congress: Focus on America's Real Moral Priorities 10/07/98
Statement by Mark J. Pelavin, Associate Director of the Religious Action Center, on the So Called "Partial Birth Abortion" Ban 09/17/98
Over 700 Rabbis Declare Support for the President's Veto 09/15/98
5th Anniversary of the Oslo Peace Accords 09/13/98
Full Text of Letter in Support of the President's Veto of H.R. 1122, with List of Signatories 09/10/98
Statement of Mark J. Pelavin Associate Director, Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism on Supporting the Fair Minimum Wage Act of 1998 09/09/98
Statement of Rabbi Marc Israel, Director of Congregational Relations, Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism, Calling for Tolerance and Respect for Gays and Lesbians Within the Jewish Community 08/12/98
Reform Jewish Leader Urges Congress to Pass Patients' Bill of Rights (H.R. 3605/S. 1890) 07/23/98
Reform Jewish Movement Condemns House Passage of the So-Called "Child Custody Protection Act" 07/15/98
Statement of Rabbi Marc Israel, Director of Congregational Relations, Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism in Response to the Religious Right's Anti-Gay Media Campaign 07/15/98
Reform Jewish Movement Scores Wisconsin Supreme Court Decision on School Vouchers 06/11/98
Reform Jewish Leader Commends Congressional Victory for Bill of Rights and Religious Liberties in America 06/04/98
Reform Movement Opposes Blanket Ban on Affirmative Action in Higher Education 05/05/98
On the Bombing of the New Woman All Women Health Care Clinic (Birmingham, Ala.) 01/29/98
Statement of Mark J. Pelavin Associate Director Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism on the Bombing of the New Woman All Women Health Care Clinic (Birmingham, Ala.) 01/29/98
Reform Rabbis Speak Out on Anniversary of Historic Abortion Decision 01/27/98
National Religious Organizations Call for International Inquiry of Brutal Algerian Massacres 01/23/98
American Rabbis Trained in Political Advocacy and Organizing at Inaugural Social Justice Seminar 01/21/98
On the Desecration of Islamic Symbols at the Ellipse 12/30/97
Statement of Mark J. Pelavin Associate Director Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism on the President's Naming of Bill Lann Lee as Acting Assistant Attorney General for Civil Rights 12/15/97
Largest Jewish Organization Applauds Historic Climate Change Treaty 12/12/97
Massachusetts High Court Ruling on Divorce and Children's Religion Applauded 12/11/97
National Religious, Civil Liberties, and Community Organizations Call on the Senate Judiciary Committee 11/11/97
Reform Jewish Leader Calls on Pat Robertson to "Issue an Immediate Apology to Muslims and to our Nation" for the "Ugly, Anti-Islamic Animus" of Televised Remarks 11/07/97
Largest Jewish Organization Targets Religious Persecution Abroad with Support for Wolf-Specter Bill 10/21/97
Statement Of Mark J. Pelavin: Campaign Finance Reform Coalition Press Conference. October 6, 1997 - Washington, D.C. 10/06/97
Statement Of Mark J. Pelavin From The Press Conference On S. 10, The 09/30/97
Reform Jewish Movement Disappointed In President Clinton’s Rejection Of Landmine Ban 09/23/97
Statement of Rabbi Eric H. Yoffie President, Union of American Hebrew Congregations On The Proposed Sale Of Israeli Assaoult Weapons In The U.S. 09/23/97
Statement Of Rabbi David Saperstein, Director Religious Action Center Of Reform Judaism On The President's Guidelines On Religious Exercise And Religious Expression In The Federal Workplace 08/14/97
Where's the Pork? Reform Jews Press Agriculture Department For Clarity In Sausage Labeling 08/04/97
Religious Groups Call For Compassion In Budget Negotiations 07/23/97
United Jewish Community Urges Congress To Halt Cuts In U.S. Aid To Africa 07/01/97
Largest Jewish Organization Calls Supreme Court Ruling A Devastating Blow To Religious Liberty 06/25/97
Reform Jewish Movement Calls Supreme Court Ruling A Setback, Not A 'Death-Blow' For Religious Liberty 06/23/97
Ralph Reed And Christian Coalition Faulted For Failure To Honor Commitment To Support Aid To Israel 05/21/97
Largest Jewish Organization Calls Of Intrusive' Abortion Bill An Unwarranted Threat' To Women's Health, Urges Clinton To Exercise Veto 05/20/97
Statement Of Rabbi David Saperstein Director, Religious Action Center Of Reform Judaism On Freedom From Religious Persecution Act Of 1997 05/20/97
Statement Of Rabbi Amy Klein Director Of Congregational Relations Religious Action Center Of Reform Judaism International Campaign To Ban Landmines Rally 05/16/97
Reform Jewish Movement Applauds The Child Health Insurance And Lower Deficit Act Of 1997 05/13/97
Reform Jewish Movement Hails House Vote To Protect Endangered Species 05/09/97
As New Constitutional Amendment Is Introduced In Congress, Reform Jewish Movement Calls Defeat Of 'Noxious' Istook Amendment Foremost Priority 05/08/97
Statement Of Mark J. Pelavin At Coalition To Preserve Religious Liberty Press Conference On Rep. Istook's Proposed Constitutional Amendment 03/24/97
Reform Jewish Movement Calls On Congress To Reject Disingenuous Resolution On Ten Commandments In Alabama Courtroom 03/05/97
Statement Of Rabbi David Saperstein Director, Religious Action Center Of Reform Judaism Interreligious Press Conference On Campaign Finance Reform 02/13/97
Reform Jewish Leader Says Christian Coalition Agenda 01/30/97
Statement Of Rabbi David Saperstein Director, Religious Action Center Of Reform Judaism National Coalition On Health Care 01/23/97
Statement Of Mark Pelavin Associate Director, Religious Action Center Of Reform Judaism On The Decision Of The Circuit Court Of Hawaii To Recognize Same-Sex Marriages 12/03/96
Statement Of Evely Laser Shlensky Chairperson, Commission On Social Action Of Reform Judaism On The National Strawberry Commission For Workers' Rights 11/13/96
Statement Of Rabbi David Saperstein Director, Religious Center Of Reform Judaism On The Resignation Of Secretary Of State Warren Christopher 11/07/96
Statement Of Rabbi David Saperstein, Director, Religious Action Center Of Reform Judaism, In Support Of Strong Anti-Sweat Shop Measures 10/22/96
Black And Jewish Leaders From Universities Convene For Unprecedented Conference On Black-Jewish Campus Relations 10/21/96
Reform Jewish Movement Opposes The Entrepreneur Development Program Act Of 1996; Calls For "Equality for All" 09/18/96
Statement Of Mark J. Pelavin, Associate Director, Religious Action Center Of Reform Judaism, On President Clinton's Executive Order Aimed At Curbing Underage Smoking August 23, 1996 08/23/96
Reform Jewish Movement Opposes Clinton Support Of Welfare Bill 07/31/96
Reform Jewish Movement Lauds Federal Court Review Of Christian Coalition Political Advocacy 07/30/96
National Leaders Speak Out On Welfare 07/29/96
News Conference of Religious and Charitable Leaders on Welfare Reform 07/18/96
Union of American Hebrew Congregations Condemns Russina Politician For Bigoted, Anti-Religious Comments 07/03/96
Union Of American Hebrew Congregations Condemns Attacks On Pope In Germany 06/28/96
Fighting For Lives, Banning Junk Guns 06/13/96
Reform Jewish Movement Urges Congress To Press Ahead With Comprehensive Campaign Finance Reform 06/11/96
NCC Press Conference On Church Arsons 06/10/96
Largest Jewish Organization Opposes Cuts In U.S. Aid To Africa 05/22/96
Reform Jewish Movement Lauds Supreme Court Decision Striking Down Colorado Anti-Gay Legislation 05/20/96
Reform Rabbi Calls Anti-Gay Initiative Unconstitutional And Immoral 05/15/96
Largest Jewish Organization Opposes Anti-Terrorism Legislation Citing Need To Protect Habeas Corpus 04/16/96
New Passover Haggadah, A Common Road To Freedom, Unites Black And Jewish Communities In Seders Across America 03/28/96
Rep. Kweisi Mfume, Peter Edelman Honored With Civil Rights Award from Jewish Community At Martin Luther King Tribute 01/31/96
Jewish Organization Calls For Immediate Reversal Of Practices In Israel Of Disposing Ethiopian Blood Donations -- Aids Fear Cannot Justify Policy 01/25/96



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