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Reform Jewish Leader Strongly Opposes Latest Attempt at a Discriminatory Ban on Entry to the United States

For Immediate Release
March 6, 2017

Contact: Max Rosenblum
202.387.2800 | news@rac.org

Press Release from the Religious Action Center

Reform Jewish Leader Strongly Opposes Latest Attempt at a Discriminatory Ban on Entry to the United States

Reform Jewish Leader Reacts to Anti-Muslim Hate Mail and Harassment

For Immediate Release
November 29, 2016

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

Press Release from the Religious Action Center

WASHINGTON – In response to Islamic centers in California and Georgia receiving threatening hate mail, Rabbi Jonah Dov Pesner, Director of the Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism, released the following statement:

Reform Jewish Leader Reacts to Anti-Muslim Hate Mail and Harassment

Faith Leaders Convene Sentencing Reform Summit at California Capitol

Media Contact
Max Rosenblum, The Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism, MRosenblum@rac.org, office: 202-387-2800
Sarah Garfinkel, West End Strategy Team,
sarah@westendstrategy.com, office: 202-776-7700, cell: 202-765-4290

Faith Leaders Convene Sentencing Reform Summit at California Capitol

Reform Jewish Movement Launches Nationwide Nonpartisan Initiative to Protect Voting Rights

Media Contact
Max Rosenblum, Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism, MRosenblum@rac.org, office: 202-387-2800
Sarah Garfinkel, West End Strategy Team, sarah@westendstrategy.com, office: 202-776-7700, cell: 202-765-4290

 

Reform Jewish Movement Launches Nationwide Nonpartisan Initiative to Protect Voting Rights

Reform Movement Statement on the Murders of Imam Maulama Akonjee and Thara Uddin

Contact: Max Rosenblum or Barbara Weinstein
202.387.2800 | news@rac.org

Press Release from the Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism

Washington, D.C., August 15, 2016 – In response to the murders of two Muslim men in Queens, NY on Saturday, Rabbi Jonah Dov Pesner, Director of the Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism, issued the following statement:

Reform Movement Statement on the Murders of Imam Maulama Akonjee and Thara Uddin

Rabbi Jonah Dov Pesner's Testimony in Opposition to First Amendment Defense Act

On behalf of the Union for Reform Judaism (URJ), whose over 900 congregations include over 1.5 million Reform Jews across North America, and the Central Conference of American Rabbis (CCAR), which represents over 2,000 Reform rabbis, I submit this statement for the record in strong opposition to the First Amendment Defense Act, H.R. 2802

Rabbi Jonah Dov Pesner's Testimony in Opposition to First Amendment Defense Act

Remarks by Rabbi Jonah Dov Pesner at 'Standing Shoulder to Shoulder Against Bigotry on the Campaign Trail'

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

Washington, D.C., April 14, 2016 – During the Islamic Society of North America’s Press Conference, “Standing Shoulder to Shoulder Against Bigotry on the Campaign Trail,” Rabbi Jonah Dov Pesner, Director of the Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism, delivered the following remarks:

Shalom Aleichem.

Remarks by Rabbi Jonah Dov Pesner at 'Standing Shoulder to Shoulder Against Bigotry on the Campaign Trail'

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

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 Movement Joins 130 Organizations in Asking POTUS to End a Policy that Allows Taxpayer-Funded Discrimination

Contact: Max Rosenblum or Sarah Greenberg
202.387.2800 | news@rac.org

REQUEST FOR REVIEW AND RECONSIDERATION OF
JUNE 29, 2007 OFFICE OF LEGAL COUNSEL MEMORANDUM RE: RFRA

August 20, 2015

The Honorable Barack H. Obama President of the United States The White House
1600 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW Washington, D.C. 20500

Dear Mr. President:

Reform Movement Joins 130 Organizations in Asking POTUS to End a Policy that Allows Taxpayer-Funded Discrimination