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Anti-Semitism

President Trump's Condemnation of Anti-Semitism Welcome and Overdue

For Immediate Release
Tuesday, February 21, 2017

Contact: Max Rosenblum
202.387.2800 | news@rac.org

Press Release from the Religious Action Center

President Trump's Condemnation of Anti-Semitism Welcome and Overdue

Published: 02/21/2017

Reform Leader Responds to Appointment of Steve Bannon as White House Chief Strategist and Senior Counselor

For Immediate Release
November 14, 2016

Contact: Max Rosenblum or Graham Roth
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Press Release from the Religious Action Center

Reform Leader Responds to Appointment of Steve Bannon as White House Chief Strategist and Senior Counselor

Published: 11/14/2016

Statement by Reform Movement Leader on Presidential Candidate Donald Trump's Campaign Ad

For Immediate Release
November 6, 2016

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Press Release from the Religious Action Center

 

WASHINGTON – Rabbi Jonah Dov Pesner, Director of the Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism, made the following statement in regard to presidential candidate Donald J. Trump's recently released campaign ad: 

Statement by Reform Movement Leader on Presidential Candidate Donald Trump's Campaign Ad

Published: 11/06/2016

Reform Jewish Leader Responds to Donald Trump's Remarks

For Immediate Release

October 14, 2016

Contact: Max Rosenblum, news@rac.org, 202-387-2800

Press Release from the Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism

WASHINGTON — On Friday, October 14th, Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism Director Rabbi Jonah Dov Pesner released the following statement:

Reform Jewish Leader Responds to Donald Trump's Remarks

Published: 10/14/2016

Reform Movement Welcomes New U.S.-French Compensation Program for Holocaust Deportees

Contact: Max Rosenblum or Jacob Kraus
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Washington, D.C., November 3, 2015 – In response to the implementation of a new compensation program for individuals who were deported from France during the Holocaust, Barbara Weinstein, Director of the Commission on Social Action of Reform Judaism, issued the following statement:

Reform Movement Welcomes New U.S.-French Compensation Program for Holocaust Deportees

Recent Spate of Anti-Semitic Incidents Prompts Alarm

Rabbi Saperstein: "The attacks on three synagogues and anti-Israel demonstrations that spill into violence against Jews are painful reminders that anti-Semitism continues to plague too many Jewish communities."

Contact: Max Rosenblum or Sophie Golomb
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Recent Spate of Anti-Semitic Incidents Prompts Alarm

Reform Leader Responds to New Reports of Anti-Semitism in Ukraine

In response to reports of demands that Jewish residents of Donetsk, Ukraine register with the government and pay fees or risk serious penalties, Rabbi David Saperstein, Director of the Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism, issued the following statement:

Reform Leader Responds to New Reports of Anti-Semitism in Ukraine

Responding to the Tragic Shooting at Jewish Community Sites in Kansas

In response to today's shootings at several Jewish communal institutions in Overland Park, KS, Rabbi David Saperstein, Director of the Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism, issued the following statement:

Responding to the Tragic Shooting at Jewish Community Sites in Kansas

Saperstein Condemns Anti-Semitism Against Ukrainian Jewry

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Rabbi Saperstein: "The vandalism including swastikas and graffiti reading 'Death to the Jews,' on the synagogue in Simferopol in the Crimea region this past Friday is unacceptable and serves as a bitter reminder that anti-Semitism continues to plague too many Jewish communities."

Saperstein Condemns Anti-Semitism Against Ukrainian Jewry

Saperstein Condemns Attack on Jewish Community in Sweden

 Rabbi Saperstein: "Although two individuals purportedly responsible for the attack have been arrested, it is clear that law enforcement, political and communal leaders must vigorously address the broader issue of anti-Semitism that continues to flourish."

Contact: Sean Thibault or Mikey Pasek
202.387.2800 | news@rac.org

Saperstein Condemns Attack on Jewish Community in Sweden