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2013

Reform Rabbi Testifies for Equality in Utah State Legislature

 Rabbi Schwartzman: "We know how it is to feel that you have to hide that true identity in public life in order to seek the same opportunities that others have. As such, we empathize with those who can still be denied equal participation in the workplace because of who they are."

Contact: Sean Thibault or Benny Witkovsky
202.387.2800 | news@rac.org

Reform Rabbi Testifies for Equality in Utah State Legislature

Reform Jewish Community Disappointed in Congressional Trigger of Sequestration

 

Rabbi Saperstein: "Indiscriminate, broad-based and harmful budget cutting is not a sensible way to make policy, and the cuts set in motion today will, sadly, not only hurt struggling American families but may damage the economy writ large."

Contact: Sean Thibault or Raechel Banks 
202.387.2800 | news@rac.org 

Reform Jewish Community Disappointed in Congressional Trigger of Sequestration

Diverse National Civic and Religious Leaders Unite to Call for an End to Senseless Gun Violence

 "We seek to bring our communities together in support of reasonable steps taken to prevent future suffering such as that endured by the bereaved and traumatized families of gun violence victims... we commit to building consensus and support in our communities for steps that will turn our collective grief into shared hope."

Contact: Sean Thibault
202.387.2800 or news@rac.org

Diverse National Civic and Religious Leaders Unite to Call for an End to Senseless Gun Violence

One Month After Newtown Tragedy, Reform Movement Leads Religious Call for Congressional Action to Prevent Gun Violence

WASHINGTON, D.C., January 15, 2013 -- Today, religious leaders gathered under the banner of Faiths United to Prevent Gun Violence to call on Congress to act swiftly to pass comprehensive legislation to address gun violence. Rachel Laser, Deputy Director of the Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism, closed the press conference noting the shared values that unite the religious community in a call for action. Her prepared remarks follow:

One Month After Newtown Tragedy, Reform Movement Leads Religious Call for Congressional Action to Prevent Gun Violence