Rabbi Jonah Dov Pesner

Rabbi Jonah Pesner

Rabbi Jonah Dov Pesner (he/him) represents the Reform Movement to Congress and the administration as the director of the Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism. He also serves as the senior vice president of the Union for Reform Judaism. Named one of the most influential rabbis in America, he has been an inspirational leader, creative entrepreneur, and tireless advocate for social justice.

Every Voice, Every Vote: Reflections on the 2022 Midterms and What Comes Next

Rabbi Jonah Dov Pesner
November 16, 2022
As the votes continue to be counted in the 2022 midterm elections and we look ahead to the Georgia runoff, I am full of deep gratitude. With so much at stake, including the integrity of our democratic institutions, Reform Jewish activists showed up in record numbers to make sure every voice was heard, and every vote was counted.


Rabbi Jonah Dov Pesner
December 8, 2021
New from CCAR Press, The Social Justice Torah Commentary demonstrates that the Torah is a guide to addressing the most urgent challenges of our time. This excerpt is from Rabbi Jonah Dov Pesner, Director of the Religious Action Center and Senior Vice President, Union for Reform Judaism.