rac-smct-text-block

 Press Room | Facebook | Twitter | DONATE

Press Release and Statements

Reform Movement Laments Senate Judiciary Committee’s Vote in Favor of Judge Brett Kavanaugh’s Confirmation as a Supreme Court Justice

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
September 28, 2018

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

 

Reform Movement Laments Senate Judiciary Committee’s Vote in Favor of Judge Brett Kavanaugh’s Confirmation as a Supreme Court Justice

Reform Jewish Movement Opposes Changes to Public Benefits Use for Immigrant Families

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 
September 24, 2018

Media Contacts:
Jenna Galper, jgalper@rac.org, 202-387-280

Reform Jewish Movement Opposes Changes to Public Benefits Use for Immigrant Families

Reform Jewish Movement Condemns Low Refugee Admissions Ceiling

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
September 17, 2018 

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

 

WASHINGTON –  In response to the Trump administration’s announcement of a refugee cap of 30,000 for fiscal year 2019, a historic low, 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 Condemns Low Refugee Admissions Ceiling

Published: 09/17/2018

Reform Jewish Movement Mourns Loss of Senator John McCain

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
August 25, 2018

WASHINGTON – In response to the death of Senator John McCain, 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 Mourns Loss of Senator John McCain

Reform Jewish Movement Calls on Senate to Reject Nomination of Judge Brett Kavanaugh

Today, the Reform Jewish Movement adds its voice to those calling on the Senate to reject the nomination of Judge Brett Kavanaugh to the U.S. Supreme Court. He has many professional and intellectual qualifications, but an examination of Judge Kavanaugh’s record makes it clear that his elevation to the Supreme Court would significantly jeopardize or adversely affect the most fundamental rights the Reform Movement has long supported.

Reform Jewish Movement Calls on Senate to Reject Nomination of Judge Brett Kavanaugh

Reform Jewish Movement Condemns Decision to Roll Back Federal Affirmative Action Guidance

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
July 3, 2018

WASHINGTON – In response to the Trump administration’s decision to rescind guidance supporting affirmative action policies in school admission processes, Barbara Weinstein, Director of the Commission on Social Action of Reform Judaism, issued the following statement on behalf of the Union for Reform Judaism, the Central Conference of Reform Rabbis and the wider Reform Movement:

Reform Jewish Movement Condemns Decision to Roll Back Federal Affirmative Action Guidance

Reform Jewish Leader Decries Anti-Worker Supreme Court Decision

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
June 27, 2018 

WASHINGTON – Today, the Supreme Court issued a ruling in Janus v. American Federation of State, County, and Municipal Employees, Council 31, reversing decades-old precedent that allowed unions to collect fees from nonmembers to support collective bargaining and contract administration from which members and nonmembers alike benefitted.

Reform Jewish Leader Decries Anti-Worker Supreme Court Decision

Reform Jewish Movement Condemns Ruling on Discriminatory Travel Ban Case

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
June 26, 2018

WASHINGTON – Today, the Supreme Court issued a ruling in Trump v. Hawaii, a case that challenged the legality of the Trump Administration’s third iteration of a travel ban barring entry to the United States for people from six Muslim-majority countries.

Reform Jewish Movement Condemns Ruling on Discriminatory Travel Ban Case

Reform Movement Urges Gov. Cuomo to Intervene in East Ramapo School District

Contact: Sean Thibault or Howie Levine
202.387.2800 | news@rac.org

Washington, D.C. May 13, 2014 -- In response to the problems plaguing the East Ramapo Central School District, Rabbi David Saperstein, Director of the Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism, recently issued the following statement:

Reform Movement Urges Gov. Cuomo to Intervene in East Ramapo School District