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Darfur Divestment Legislation Lauded by Reform Jewish Movement

Feldman: “The circumstances in Darfur are such that divestment is timely, appropriate and likely to be successful. We commend the House of Representatives for its vote today [on the Darfur Accountability and Divestment Act] and hope the Senate similarly will recognize the importance of divestment as a step to ending the tragic violence in Darfur.”

Contact: Allison Grossman or Sean Thibault
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Darfur Divestment Legislation Lauded by Reform Jewish Movement

Reform Jewish Leader Welcomes UN Resolution 1769, Urges Immediate Deployment of Peacekeeping Force to Darfur

Saperstein: Yesterday’s resolution is a promising step, but our efforts must continue until the people of Darfur are safe and the atrocities in the region have ended.

Contact: Sean Thibault or Allison Grossman
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Reform Jewish Leader Welcomes UN Resolution 1769, Urges Immediate Deployment of Peacekeeping Force to Darfur

Steven Spielberg Applauded by Reform Jewish Leader

Saperstein: By publicly ending his association with the Beijing Olympics and focusing the world’s attention on the plight of the people of Darfur, Steven Spielberg has himself demonstrated, again, the impact one individual can have on the lives of untold others.

Contact: Sean Thibault or Jonah Perlin
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Steven Spielberg Applauded by Reform Jewish Leader

Reform Jewish Leader Welcomes New Global AIDS Bill, Calls on Senate to Fix Shortcomings

Saperstein: “With 22.5 million people living with HIV/AIDS in sub-Saharan Africa alone and with full knowledge that for every person treated six new people become infected, we will continue to fight a losing battle against AIDS unless we take prevention seriously.”

Contact: Sean Thibault or Jonah Perlin
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Reform Jewish Leader Welcomes New Global AIDS Bill, Calls on Senate to Fix Shortcomings

Rabbi David Saperstein Addresses Poverty and Climate Change at Senate Event

Saperstein: “It is abundantly clear that immediate action must be taken to stabilize our climate.”

Contact: Joanna Blotner or Sean Thibault
202.387.2800 | news@rac.org

Rabbi David Saperstein Addresses Poverty and Climate Change at Senate Event

International Criminal Court Indictments an Important Step Toward Justice in Sudan: Reform Jewish Leader

Pelavin: “In initiating these proceedings the International Criminal Court is sending a powerful message to Sudanese leaders and to leaders of terror regimes throughout the world that no one is immune from punishment for perpetrating such egregious actions.”

Contact: Sean Thibault or Jonah Perlin
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International Criminal Court Indictments an Important Step Toward Justice in Sudan: Reform Jewish Leader

'ONE Sabbath' Mobilizes People of Faith Around Global Poverty Disease

Saperstein: “There are certain issues that so transcend partisan politics that they demand the cooperation and attention of the American people as a whole and of the Congress.”

 

Contact: Kate Bigam or Micaela Hellman-Tincher
202.387.2800 | news@rac.org

 

'ONE Sabbath' Mobilizes People of Faith Around Global Poverty Disease

Saperstein: Turn Darfur Ceasefire Offer Into Just and Lasting Peace

“If President Bashir holds to this agreement, it could be a major contribution to curtailing the violence and protecting innocent life.”

 

Contact: Kate Bigam or Micaela Hellman-Tincher
202.387.2800 | news@rac.org

Saperstein: Turn Darfur Ceasefire Offer Into Just and Lasting Peace

Request for Sudanese Rebels' Arrest Warrants a Step Toward Justice

Saperstein: “All those who threaten civilian safety in Darfur should be treated as criminals.”

 

Contact: Kate Bigam or Micaela Hellman-Tincher
202.387.2800 | news@rac.org

Request for Sudanese Rebels' Arrest Warrants a Step Toward Justice

Saperstein Joins Faith Leaders to Promote ONE Sabbath Initiative

Contact: Kate Bigam or Micaela Hellman-Tincher
202.387.2800 | news@rac.org

 

Saperstein Joins Faith Leaders to Promote ONE Sabbath Initiative