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2018

Reform Jewish Movement Condemns Decision to Roll Back Federal Affirmative Action Guidance

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
July 3, 2018

WASHINGTON – In response to the Trump administration’s decision to rescind guidance supporting affirmative action policies in school admission processes, Barbara Weinstein, Director of the Commission on Social Action of Reform Judaism, issued the following statement on behalf of the Union for Reform Judaism, the Central Conference of Reform Rabbis and the wider Reform Movement:

Reform Jewish Movement Condemns Decision to Roll Back Federal Affirmative Action Guidance

Reform Jewish Leader Decries Anti-Worker Supreme Court Decision

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
June 27, 2018 

WASHINGTON – Today, the Supreme Court issued a ruling in Janus v. American Federation of State, County, and Municipal Employees, Council 31, reversing decades-old precedent that allowed unions to collect fees from nonmembers to support collective bargaining and contract administration from which members and nonmembers alike benefitted.

Reform Jewish Leader Decries Anti-Worker Supreme Court Decision

Rabbi Jonah Dov Pesner’s Statement on the Death of Rabbi Aaron D. Panken, Ph.D., President of Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion, Z”L

For Immediate Release
May 6, 2018
 

WASHINGTON – Rabbi Aaron D. Panken, Ph.D., President of Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion (HUC-JIR), died tragically in a plane crash on May 5, 2018. In response, Rabbi Jonah Dov Pesner, Director of the Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism, issued the following statement:

Rabbi Jonah Dov Pesner’s Statement on the Death of Rabbi Aaron D. Panken, Ph.D., President of Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion, Z”L

Published: 05/06/2018