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Reform Jewish Leader Condemns Atrocities Committed Against Rohingya People

For Immediate Release
September 13, 2017
 

Reform Jewish Leader Condemns Atrocities Committed Against Rohingya People

Published: 09/13/2017

Reform Jewish Movement Assails White House Targeting of Immigrant Youth

For Immediate Release
September 5, 2017

Reform Jewish Movement Assails White House Targeting of Immigrant Youth

Published: 09/05/2017

Remarks by Rabbi Jonah Dov Pesner at the 1000 Ministers March For Justice

For Immediate Release
August 28, 2017
 
 

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Remarks by Rabbi Jonah Dov Pesner at the 1000 Ministers March For Justice

Rabbis Forgo Annual High Holy Days Call with President

For Immediate Release

Media Contact:
Sarah Garfinkel, West End Strategy Team
sarah@westendstrategy.com; Office: 202-776-7700

 

The High Holy Days are an opportunity for reflection and introspection. As the leaders of major denominations in American Jewish life, we have been deeply engaged in both, considering the events of the Jewish year that is ending and preparing spiritually for the year to come. 

Rabbis Forgo Annual High Holy Days Call with President

Published: 08/23/2017

Tuesday: Reform Jewish Activists Urge CA Legislators to Support SB 54

For Immediate Release
August 22, 2017
 
Media Contact:
Sarah Garfinkel, West End Strategy Team
sarah@westendstrategy.com; Office: 202-776-7700

 

Reform California will meet with Senate President pro Tem Kevin de Leon and other state lawmakers to discuss “California Values Act”

Tuesday: Reform Jewish Activists Urge CA Legislators to Support SB 54

Published: 08/22/2017

TX Reform Clergy Oppose SB 3

August 11, 2017
Governor Greg Abbott
Lt. Governor Dan Patrick
Speaker Joe Straus
Office of the Governor
P.O. Box 12428
Austin, Texas 78711-2428

Dear Governor Abbott, Lt. Governor Patrick, and Speaker Straus,

Press Release from the Religious Action Center

TX Reform Clergy Oppose SB 3

Published: 08/11/2017

Reform Movement Letter to Attorney General on Affirmative Action

"As a multiracial community, we are also compelled to advance racial equity in all aspects of American life. Affirmative action policies are a critical step towards achieving that vision."

August 8, 2017

Attorney General Jeff Sessions
U.S. Department of Justice
950 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20530-0001

Press Release from the Religious Action Center

Reform Movement Letter to Attorney General on Affirmative Action

Published: 08/08/2017

Reform Movement Letter on Transgender Members of the Armed Forces

Dear President Trump,

Press Release from the Religious Action Center

On behalf of the Union for Reform Judaism, whose 900 congregations across North America encompass 1.5 million Reform Jews, and the Central Conference of American Rabbis, which represents over 2,000 Reform rabbis, I call on you to maintain the current Department of Defense guidelines welcoming transgender people to serve openly in the United States military. 

Reform Movement Letter on Transgender Members of the Armed Forces

Published: 08/08/2017

Commission on Social Action Letter to Secretary DeVos on Title IX

"Our Jewish tradition’s moral obligation to prevent individuals from experiencing violence is clear and inspires our support for Title IX and other efforts to prevent and respond to sexual violence in educational institutions."

The Honorable Betsy DeVos
Secretary of Education
U.S. Department of Education
400 Maryland Avenue, SW
Washington, DC 20202

Commission on Social Action Letter to Secretary DeVos on Title IX

Reform Movement Relieved at Rejection of Health Care Repeal

"Jewish tradition demands that we work tirelessly until all people receive the care they need."

For Immediate Release
July 28, 2017

Contact: Max Rosenblum
202.387.2800 | news@rac.org

Press Release from the Religious Action Center

Reform Movement Relieved at Rejection of Health Care Repeal

Published: 07/28/2017