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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 Jewish Leader Praises the Army's Decision on Standing Rock

For Immediate Release
December 5, 2016

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

Press Release from the Religious Action Center

WASHINGTON – Rabbi Jonah Dov Pesner, Director of the Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism, released the following statement regarding the Department of the Army’s decision on the proposed route of the Dakota Access Pipeline:

Reform Jewish Leader Praises the Army's Decision on Standing Rock

Published: 12/05/2016

Reform Jewish Leader Expresses Concern for Safety of Standing Rock Protesters

For Immediate Release
December 2, 2016

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

Press Release from the Religious Action Center

Reform Jewish Leader Expresses Concern for Safety of Standing Rock Protesters

Published: 12/02/2016

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

New Ozone Standards Miss the Mark

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


Washington, D.C., October 2, 2015 – In response to a new standard on ozone pollution announced yesterday by the Environmental Protection Agency, Rabbi Jonah Dov Pesner, Director of the Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism, issued the following statement:

New Ozone Standards Miss the Mark

Published: 10/02/2015

Remarks by Rabbi Jonah Dov Pesner at ‘Coming Together in Faith on Climate’ at the Washington National Cathedral

For Immediate Release
September 25, 2015

Contact: Graham Roth, West End Strategy Team
Graham@westendstrategy.com; (o) 202-776-7700, (c) 202-765-8576

 

Remarks by Rabbi Jonah Dov Pesner at ‘Coming Together in Faith on Climate’ at the Washington National Cathedral

 

Remarks by Rabbi Jonah Dov Pesner at ‘Coming Together in Faith on Climate’ at the Washington National Cathedral

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