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2016

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

Reform Jewish Leader Responds to Donald Trump's Remarks

For Immediate Release

October 14, 2016

Contact: Max Rosenblum, news@rac.org, 202-387-2800

Press Release from the Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism

WASHINGTON — On Friday, October 14th, Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism Director Rabbi Jonah Dov Pesner released the following statement:

Reform Jewish Leader Responds to Donald Trump's Remarks

Published: 10/14/2016

Reform Movement Leader Responds to Trump Comment at Iowa Rally

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

Press Release from the Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism

Reform Movement Leader Responds to Trump Comment at Iowa Rally

Published: 09/29/2016

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 Movement Leader Statement on the Deaths of Terence Crutcher, Keith Scott and Justin Carr

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

Press Release from the Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism

WASHINGTON – After the deaths of Terence Crutcher in Tulsa and Keith L. Scott in Charlotte in police-involved shootings, and the subsequent death of demonstrator Justin Carr in Charlotte, Rabbi Jonah Dov Pesner, Director of the Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism, released the following statement:

Reform Movement Leader Statement on the Deaths of Terence Crutcher, Keith Scott and Justin Carr

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

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

Jewish Community Groups Join in Opposition to Predatory Lending

Washington, D.C., August 12, 2016 –This week, 20 Jewish groups together submitted comments coordinated by the Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism in support of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s proposed rule regarding predatory payday lending. The comments reflected the organizations’ shared commitment to helping build a society where lending is used as a step toward opportunity, rather than as a stumbling block. The full text of the letter follows:

Jewish Community Groups Join in Opposition to Predatory Lending

Published: 08/15/2016