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Rabbi David Saperstein to Protest at Sudanese Embassy

 Saperstein: I am here today because when Jews mark the Passover holiday, we read that in every generation, we are to see ourselves as if we personally had been liberated from Egypt. The movement from slavery to freedom was not only then and there; it is here and now. The struggle for justice is always and everywhere our struggle, too.

 

Rabbi David Saperstein to Protest at Sudanese Embassy

Rabbi David Saperstein Arrested At Sudanese Embassy

Rabbi Saperstein: Today, knowing every unresponsive day means more pain, more suffering, more death, more orphans - today this is our answer: We must not, we dare not, we will not stand idly by.

Contact Sean Thibault or Madison Arent
202.387.2800

Rabbi David Saperstein Arrested At Sudanese Embassy

Immediate Action Necessary to Meet Needs of Vulnerable Americans

Rabbi Saperstein: "In facing the jobs crisis affecting the American economy and people, all our leaders must think boldly and consider a range of options while working together on the nation's behalf. Each party should consider with an open mind proposals to ease the crisis."

Contact: Eric Harris or Ian Hainline
202.387.2800 | news@rac.org

Immediate Action Necessary to Meet Needs of Vulnerable Americans

Long Awaited Child Nutrition Victory Flawed

 Pelavin: "This critical, albeit flawed, legislation ensures that thousands of low-income children do not go hungry during the worst economic conditions in a generation."

Contact: Eric Harris or Jonathan Backer
202.387.2800 | news@rac.org

WASHINGTON, D.C., December 2, 2010 -- In response to House passage of the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act (S.3307), Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism Associate Director Mark J. Pelavin issued the following statement:

Long Awaited Child Nutrition Victory Flawed

Expansion of Children's Health Insurance Will Cover 4 Million More Kids

Saperstein: "This overdue legislation will provide a much-needed safety net for our nations families who are struggling in the current economic crisis." 

 

Contact: Kate Bigam or Jill Zimmerman
202.387.2800 | news@rac.org

 

Expansion of Children's Health Insurance Will Cover 4 Million More Kids

Published: 02/04/2009