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Rabbi Saperstein's Tribute to Rep. Frank Wolf

Statement of Rabbi David Saperstein
Former U.S. Ambassador-at-Large for International Religious Freedom
Tribute to former Rep. Frank Wolf
July 19, 2017
Kennedy Caucus Room
Russell Senate Office Building

When the framers of our Nation created a system of republican representation with the hope that intelligent, moral, compassionate, determined – no, relentless – and selfless representatives of the people would be elected to our House of representatives – I suspect they had in mind someone just like Rep. Frank Rudolf Wolf.

Rabbi Saperstein's Tribute to Rep. Frank Wolf

Reform Jewish Leader Strongly Condemns Executive Order on Religious Freedom Including Weakening of Johnson Amendment

For Immediate  Release
May 4, 2017

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

Press Release from the Religious Action Center

Reform Jewish Leader Strongly Condemns Executive Order on Religious Freedom Including Weakening of Johnson Amendment

Testimony of Rabbi David Saperstein Before the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform on The Johnson Amendment

Testimony of
Rabbi David Saperstein
On Behalf of the Union for Reform Judaism and the Central Conference of American Rabbis
Before the
Committee on Oversight and Government Reform
Subcommittees on Health Care, Benefits, and Administrative Rules and Subcommittee on Government Operations
on
The Johnson Amendment

March 4, 2017

Testimony of Rabbi David Saperstein Before the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform on The Johnson Amendment

Reform Movement Denounces President Trump's Executive Order Barring Entry From Several Muslim-Majority Countries

For Immediate Release
Saturday, January 28, 2017

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

Press Release from the Religious Action Center

Reform Movement Denounces President Trump's Executive Order Barring Entry From Several Muslim-Majority Countries

Reform Jewish Leader Opposes Expected Discriminatory Executive Order on Refugees and Entry to the United States

For Immediate Release
January 25, 2017

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

Press Release from the Religious Action Center

Reform Jewish Leader Opposes Expected Discriminatory Executive Order on Refugees and Entry to the United States

Reform Movement Leader Responds to Trump Comment at Iowa Rally

Contact: Max Rosenblum or Graham Roth
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Press Release from the Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism

Reform Movement Leader Responds to Trump Comment at Iowa Rally

Published: 09/29/2016

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

Interfaith Sign-on Letter in Opposition of First Amendment Defense Act

In advance of tomorrow’s hearings on Religious Liberty and H.R. 2802, the ‘First Amendment Defense Act’ (FADA), the undersigned organizations, representing a diverse group of beliefs and faith traditions, write to express our opposition to this measure, (S. 1598/H.R. 2802), introduced by Senator Mike Lee (R-UT) and Representative Raúl Labrador (R-ID). We would ask that this letter be included as part of the official hearings record.

Interfaith Sign-on Letter in Opposition of First Amendment Defense Act

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

Supreme Court Affirms Core Religious Freedom Protections

Contact: Max Rosenblum or Sarah Greenberg
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WASHINGTON, D.C., June 1, 2015 – In response to the Supreme Court’s decision in Equal Employment Opportunity Commission v. Abercrombie & Fitch Store, Inc., Rachel Laser, Deputy Director of the Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism, released the following statement:

Supreme Court Affirms Core Religious Freedom Protections