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Reform Jewish Leader Decries Executive Order Rolling Back Clean Power Plan

For Immediate Release
March 28, 2017

Contact: Max Rosenblum or Graham Roth
202.387.2800 | news@rac.org

Press Release from the Religious Action Center

Reform Jewish Leader Decries Executive Order Rolling Back Clean Power Plan

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

Reform Jewish Leader Applauds Latest Installment of Funding to the Green Climate Fund

For Immediate Release
Thursday, January 18, 2017

Contact: Max Rosenblum or Graham Roth

202.387.2800 | news@rac.org

Press Release from the Religious Action Center

Reform Jewish Leader Applauds Latest Installment of Funding to the Green Climate Fund

Reform Movement Applauds First U.S. Deposit to the Green Climate Fund

Washington, D.C., March 8, 2016 – On the occasion of the first deposit of U.S. funds to the Green Climate Fund, Barbara Weinstein, Director of the Commission on Social Action, issued the following statement:

Reform Movement Applauds First U.S. Deposit to the Green Climate Fund

Reform Movement and GreenFaith Announce New Partnership

WASHINGTON, D.C. and HIGHLAND PARK, NJ, January 20, 2016 — Continuing a long history of collaboration the Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism and GreenFaith have announced a major joint initiative to promote energy savings and greenhouse gas emissions reductions, environmental leadership training, advocacy, and strengthened inter-congregational learning among Reform congregations nationwide.  The collaboration will engage more Reform congregations than ever before in environmental work, and with greater environmental impact.

Reform Movement and GreenFaith Announce New Partnership

Reform Jews, Interfaith Allies Make Moral Call for Climate Justice Ahead of Pope Francis’ UN Speech

Contact: Max Rosenblum or Rachel Landman
202.387.2800 | news@rac.org

Washington, D.C., September 18, 2015 – On September 24, Rabbi Marla J. Feldman, Executive Director of Women of Reform Judaism (WRJ), will be speaking on behalf of the Reform Jewish Movement at the Prayer Service and Civil Society Gathering during the climate mobilization in New York City.

Reform Jews, Interfaith Allies Make Moral Call for Climate Justice Ahead of Pope Francis’ UN Speech

Reform Movement Hails Clean Power Plan

Contact: Max Rosenblum or Liya Rechtman
202.387.2800 | news@rac.org

Washington, D.C., August 3, 2015 – The Environmental Protection Agency released its final rule for the Clean Power Plan today, which requires states to significantly reduce carbon emissions through regulating coal power plants along with other mitigation strategies. Rabbi Jonah Pesner, Director of the Religious Action Center, issued the following statement:

Reform Movement Hails Clean Power Plan

Reform Movement Welcomes Vatican's Environmental Encyclical

Contact: Max Rosenblum or Liya Rechtman
202.387.2800 | news@rac.org

Washington, D.C., June 18, 2015 – Today the Vatican officially released Pope Francis’s encyclical, Laudato Si. Deputy Director of the Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism, Rachel Laser, issued the following statement:

Reform Movement Welcomes Vatican's Environmental Encyclical

Reform Movement Commends Environmental Protection Agency on Waters of the U.S. Rule

Contact: Max Rosenblum or Liya Rechtman
202.387.2800 | news@rac.org

Washington, D.C., May 27, 2015 – Today, the Environmental Protection Agency and Army Corps of Engineers announced the final rule clarifying the Clean Waters Act’s definition of the “Waters of the U.S.”  Barbara Weinstein, Director of the Commission on Social Action of Reform Judaism, issued the following statement:

Reform Movement Commends Environmental Protection Agency on Waters of the U.S. Rule

Reform Movement Awards 'Travel Justly' Grants for Environmental Initiatives

 

Contact: Max Rosenblum or Liya Rechtman
202.387.2800 | news@rac.org

Reform Movement Awards 'Travel Justly' Grants for Environmental Initiatives

Published: 04/16/2015