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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

Reform Leader Urges Ambassador Dermer to Turn Down Freedom Flame Award

November 3, 2016

The Honorable Ron Dermer
Embassy of Israel
3514 International Drive NW
Washington, DC 20008

 

Press Release from the Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism

Dear Ambassador Dermer,

Reform Leader Urges Ambassador Dermer to Turn Down Freedom Flame Award

Published: 11/03/2016

Statement Of URJ President Rabbi Rick Jacobs On The Death Of Shimon Peres

Contact: Lauren Theodore at 212-650-4154

Press Release from the Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism

New York, NY; September 27, 2016 -- Rabbi Rick Jacobs, President of the Union for Reform Judaism (URJ), released the following statement after learning of the death of former Israeli President Shimon Peres:

Statement Of URJ President Rabbi Rick Jacobs On The Death Of Shimon Peres

Published: 09/28/2016

Reform Jewish Leader Welcomes Israel-US MOU Announcement

Contact: Max Rosenblum or Shelby Friedman
202.387.2800 | news@rac.org

Press Release from the Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism

Reform Jewish Leader Welcomes Israel-US MOU Announcement

Published: 09/14/2016

Reform Movement Leaders Reaffirm Commitment to Racial Justice, Condemn Movement for Black Lives Platform Language on Israel

Washington, D.C., August 4, 2016 – In response to the release of the Movement for Black Lives Policy Platform, Rabbi Jonah Dov Pesner, Director of the Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism, issued the following statement on behalf of the Union for Reform Judaism, the Central Conference of American Rabbis, ARZA: The Association of Reform Zionists of America, the American Conference of Cantors, Men of Reform Judaism, Women of Reform Judaism, and the North American Federation of Temple Youth:

Reform Movement Leaders Reaffirm Commitment to Racial Justice, Condemn Movement for Black Lives Platform Language on Israel

Rabbi Pesner's Statement on Party Platform Draft Progress

Washington, D.C., July 6, 2016 – In response to the release of the draft 2016 Democratic Party Platform, Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism Rabbi Jonah Dov Pesner issued the following statement:

Rabbi Pesner's Statement on Party Platform Draft Progress

Published: 07/06/2016

Reform Leader Opposes Troubling Israeli "NGO Bill"

Washington, D.C., June 6, 2016 – In response to legislation under consideration by the Israeli Knesset that would require non-profits that recover foreign funds to declare themselves as foreign agents, Rabbi Jonah Dov Pesner, Director of the Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism, issued the following statement: 

Reform Leader Opposes Troubling Israeli "NGO Bill"

Published: 06/06/2016

Reform Jewish Leader Offers Prayers for Victims of Bus Bombing

Contact: Max Rosenblum or Jacob Kraus
202.387.2800 | news@rac.org

Press Release from the Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism

Reform Jewish Leader Offers Prayers for Victims of Bus Bombing

Published: 04/18/2016

Reform Movement Leader Condemns Recent Attacks Across Israel

Washington, D.C., March 9, 2016 – In response to several violent attacks that have taken place over the past day in Jerusalem, Tel Aviv and Petah Tikva, Rabbi Jonah Dov Pesner, Director of the Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism, issued the following statement:

Reform Movement Leader Condemns Recent Attacks Across Israel

Published: 03/09/2016

RAC Leader Condemns Protests at LGBT Conference

Washington, D.C., January 25, 2016 – In response to hateful protests at a pro-Israel LGBT event...

RAC Leader Condemns Protests at LGBT Conference

Published: 01/25/2016