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Reform Movement Lauds House Passage of Universal Background Checks Legislation

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
February 27, 2019

Media Contact:
Jenna Galper, jgalper@rac.org, 202-387-2800

Reform Movement Lauds House Passage of Universal Background Checks Legislation

Reform Jewish Movement Responds to Shooting at Santa Fe, Texas High School

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
May 18, 2018

WASHINGTON – In response to this morning’s mass shooting at Santa Fe High School in Santa Fe, Texas, which at least eight people dead and many more injured, Rabbi Jonah Dov Pesner, Director of the Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism, issued the following statement on behalf of the Union for Reform Judaism, Central Conference of American Rabbis, and wider Reform Movement:

Reform Jewish Movement Responds to Shooting at Santa Fe, Texas High School

Reform Jewish Movement Hosts Student-Led Gathering before March for Our Lives

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
​March 21, 2018

Reform Jewish Movement Hosts Student-Led Gathering before March for Our Lives

Reform Jewish Movement Responds to School Shooting in South Florida

For Immediate Release
February 15, 2018

WASHINGTON – In response to yesterday’s mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, which left at least 17 people dead and many more injured, Reform Jewish leaders issued the following statements: 

Rabbi Jonah Dov Pesner, Director of the Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism:

Reform Jewish Movement Responds to School Shooting in South Florida

Faiths United to Prevent Gun Violence Letter to Congressional Leadership After Sutherland Springs

 

November 09, 2017

Faiths United to Prevent Gun Violence Letter to Congressional Leadership After Sutherland Springs

Reform Jewish Movement Responds to Mass Shooting at Texas Church

For Immediate Release
November 5, 2017

 

Reform Jewish Movement Responds to Mass Shooting at Texas Church

Reform Jewish Leader Offers Prayer for Victims of Gun Violence

For Immediate Release
October 3, 2017

WASHINGTON – Today, the Washington National Cathedral hosted an interfaith prayer service to mourn the victims of the mass shooting that took place Sunday night in Las Vegas. Rabbi Jonah Dov Pesner, Director of the Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism, offered the following prayer:

Reform Jewish Leader Offers Prayer for Victims of Gun Violence

Reform Movement Responds to Shooting at Congressional Baseball Practice in Alexandria, VA

For Immediate Release
June 14, 2017

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

Press Release from the Religious Action Center

 

Reform Movement Responds to Shooting at Congressional Baseball Practice in Alexandria, VA

Reform Movement Leader Condemns Senate's Failure to Pass Common Sense Measures to Prevent Gun Violence

Washington, D.C., June 20, 2016 – In response today’s Senate votes on expanding mandatory background checks and closing the terror gap, Rabbi Jonah Dov Pesner, Director of the Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism, issued the following statement:

Reform Movement Leader Condemns Senate's Failure to Pass Common Sense Measures to Prevent Gun Violence

Reform Leader Condemns Horrific Attack on Orlando Nightclub

Contact: Max Rosenblum or Tracy Wolf
202.387.2800 | news@rac.org

Press Release from the Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism

Reform Leader Condemns Horrific Attack on Orlando Nightclub