rac-smct-text-block

 Press Room | Facebook | Twitter | DONATE

Press Release and Statements

Remarks by Rabbi Jonah Dov Pesner at the Faith in Public Life Press Conference to Defend SNAP

For Immediate Release
May 7, 2018
 

Remarks by Rabbi Jonah Dov Pesner at the Faith in Public Life Press Conference to Defend SNAP

Published: 05/07/2018

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

Reform Jewish Movement Expresses Concern Over New White House Faith-Based Initiative

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
May 3, 2018

WASHINGTON – In response to an executive order establishing a new White House faith-based initiative today, 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 Expresses Concern Over New White House Faith-Based Initiative

Illinois Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism Celebrates Official Launch

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
April 23, 2018

Illinois Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism Celebrates Official Launch

Remarks by April Baskin at the Rally to End Racism

For immediate release
April 4, 2018 

This afternoon, April Baskin, URJ Vice President for Audacious Hospitality adressed the crowds at the Rally to End Racism in Washington, D.C. More information on the event can be found at www.rally2endracism.org.

As prepared for delivery.

Remarks by April Baskin at the Rally to End Racism

Published: 04/04/2018

Remarks by Rabbi Jonah Dov Pesner at the Rally To End Racism

For Immediate Release
April 4, 2018
  

This morning, Rabbi Jonah Dov Pesner, Director of the Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism, adressed the crowds at the Rally to End Racism in Washington, D.C. More information on the event can be found at www.rally2endracism.org.

Remarks by Rabbi Jonah Dov Pesner at the Rally To End Racism

Reform Jewish Movement Mourns the Loss of Stephon Clark, Calls for Justice

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
April 2, 2018

WASHINGTON – In response to the tragic death of Stephon Clark, 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, the Central Conference of American Rabbis and the wider Reform Movement:

Reform Jewish Movement Mourns the Loss of Stephon Clark, Calls for Justice

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

Rabbi Julie Saxe-Taller to Join Religious Action Center Staff as Senior California Organizer

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
February 20, 2018

WASHINGTON – On Tuesday, February 20, the Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism announced that effective March 1, 2018, Rabbi Julie Saxe-Taller will join the staff as the Senior California Organizer.

Rabbi Julie Saxe-Taller to Join Religious Action Center Staff as Senior California Organizer

Published: 02/20/2018

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