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Reform Movement Deeply Concerned by Drastic Cuts Proposed in Administration Budget

For Immediate Release
March 17, 2017

Press Release from the Religious Action Center

“The Trump Administration’s budget represents an abdication of responsibility to the American people and people around the world who depend on U.S. leadership. We call on Congress to reject this proposal and adopt a budget that reflects the real needs facing our nation and the world while supporting the most vulnerable among us.” – Rabbi Jonah Dov Pesner

Reform Movement Deeply Concerned by Drastic Cuts Proposed in Administration Budget

Positive Developments in Budget Deal, But More Must Be Done to Protect Vulnerable Americans

WASHINGTON, D.C., December 16, 2015 — In response to the announcement of a congressional budget agreement, Rabbi Jonah Dov Pesner, the Director of the Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism, released the following statement:

Positive Developments in Budget Deal, But More Must Be Done to Protect Vulnerable Americans

Reform Movement Condemns Senate Budget That Would Harm Nation's Most Vulnerable

Contact: Max Rosenblum or Melanie Fineman
202.387.2800 | news@rac.org

Washington, D.C., May 6, 2015 – In response to the U.S. Senate passing a budget yesterday that would cut vital programs for the poor and repeal the Affordable Care Act, Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism Director Rabbi Jonah Pesner issued the following statement:

Reform Movement Condemns Senate Budget That Would Harm Nation's Most Vulnerable

Doing Less with Less: Reform Jewish Leader Troubled by President's Budget

Pelavin: We call on members of Congress to craft a budget that reflects the true level of need in our nation, and provides a means for Americans to achieve more for themselves and the generation to come.

Contact Sean Thibault or Barbara Weinstein
news@rac.org | 202.387.2800

Doing Less with Less: Reform Jewish Leader Troubled by President's Budget

Reform Jewish Leader Issues Support for Fiscal Year 2009 Budget Resolution

Saperstein: The Reform Movement has long held that the budget is a moral document, a statement of our nation’s priorities; now is the time for Congress to show that helping those in need—during this time of increasing need—is indeed a priority.

Contact: Sean Thibault or Ben Weyl
202.387.2800 | news@rac.org

Reform Jewish Leader Issues Support for Fiscal Year 2009 Budget Resolution