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Reform Jewish Movement Decries House Passage of ADA Education and Reform Act

For Immediate Release
February 15, 2018

Reform Jewish Movement Decries House Passage of ADA Education and Reform Act

Published: 02/15/2018

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

Reform Jewish Leader Engages in Civil Disobedience in Support of Dreamers

For Immediate Release
January 17, 2018

Reform Jewish Leader Engages in Civil Disobedience in Support of Dreamers

Published: 01/17/2018

Reform Jewish Movement Urges Senate to Reject Tax Overhaul

For Immediate Release
December 19, 2017

WASHINGTON – In response to the House’s passage of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, Rabbi Jonah Dov Pesner, Director of the Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism, released the following statement on behalf of the Union for Reform Judaism, the Central Conference of American Rabbis, and the wider Reform Movement:

Reform Jewish Movement Urges Senate to Reject Tax Overhaul

Published: 12/19/2017

Reform Jewish Movement Responds to Shrinking Bears Ears and Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monuments

For Immediate Release
December 4, 2017

WASHINGTON – In response to President Trump’s decision to dramatically shrink Bears Ears and Grand Staircase-Escalante national monuments, 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 Shrinking Bears Ears and Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monuments

Published: 12/04/2017

Reform Jewish Leader Expresses Alarm Over President’s Anti-Muslim Tweets

For Immediate Release
November 29, 2017

 

WASHINGTON—In response to President Trump’s retweets of inflammatory and misleading anti-Muslim propaganda videos, 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 Leader Expresses Alarm Over President’s Anti-Muslim Tweets

New Album of Social Justice Music to be Released at URJ Biennial 2017

For Immediate Release                                                                                                                        
November 22, 2017                                                                                                        

 

“Together As One” features Grammy-award-winning and critically acclaimed singers, musicians

New Album of Social Justice Music to be Released at URJ Biennial 2017

Published: 11/22/2017

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 Leader Condemns Termination of Temporary Protected Status for Nicaraguans

For Immediate Release
November 8, 2017

Reform Jewish Leader Condemns Termination of Temporary Protected Status for Nicaraguans

Published: 11/08/2017

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