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Reform Jewish Movement Denounces Decision Weakening the Affordable Care Act

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December 19, 2019

Reform Jewish Movement Denounces Decision Weakening the Affordable Care Act

Reform Jewish Movement Denounces Decision Weakening the Affordable Care Act

Published: 12/19/2019

RAC-IL Applauds Gov. Pritzker's Decision to Welcome Refugees in Illinois

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December 17, 2019

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

RAC-IL Applauds Gov. Pritzker’s Decision to Welcome Refugees in Illinois

RAC-IL Applauds Gov. Pritzker's Decision to Welcome Refugees in Illinois

Published: 12/17/2019

Reform Movement Applauds House Passage of Voting Rights Legislation

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December 6, 2019

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

Reform Movement Applauds House Passage of Voting Rights Legislation

Reform Movement Applauds House Passage of Voting Rights Legislation

Published: 12/06/2019

U.S. Jewish Movements: President Trump Must Fire Stephen Miller

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November 22, 2019

U.S. Jewish Movements: President Trump Must Fire Stephen Miller

WASHINGTON – In response to the revelation that White House senior advisor Stephen Miller circulated bigoted emails in 2015 and 2016, the Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism joined the Central Conference of American Rabbis, the Rabbinical Assembly, Reconstructing Judaism, the Reconstructionist Rabbinical Association and the Union of Reform Judaism to release the following statement:

U.S. Jewish Movements: President Trump Must Fire Stephen Miller

Published: 11/22/2019

Reform Jewish Movement Mourns the Death of U.S. Representative Elijah E. Cummings

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October 17, 2019

Reform Jewish Movement Mourns the Death of U.S. Representative Elijah E. Cummings

WASHINGTON -- On learning of the death of Representative Elijah Cummings, Rabbi David Saperstein, Director Emeritus of the Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism, stated:

Reform Jewish Movement Mourns the Death of U.S. Representative Elijah E. Cummings

Published: 10/17/2019

Reform Jewish Movement Responds to Removal of U.S. Troops at Turkish-Syrian Border

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October 11, 2019

Reform Jewish Movement Responds to Removal of U.S. Troops at Turkish-Syrian Border

WASHINGTON In response to President Trump’s sudden withdrawal of U.S. troops from the Turkish-Syrian border, 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 on American Rabbis and the wider Reform Movement institutions:

Reform Jewish Movement Responds to Removal of U.S. Troops at Turkish-Syrian Border

Published: 10/11/2019

Reform Jewish Movement Denounces Historically Low Refugee Cap

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September 26, 2019

Reform Jewish Movement Denounces Historically Low Refugee Cap

Reform Jewish Movement Denounces Historically Low Refugee Cap

Published: 09/26/2019

Reform Movement Decries Administration's Plan to Indefinitely Detain Children and Families

In response to the Trump Administration’s decision to terminate the 1997 Flores Settlement Agreement including its requirements that the government hold children in the “least restrictive” setting possible, Rabbi Jonah Dov Pesner released the following statement on behalf of the Union for Reform Judaism, the Central Conference of American Rabbis, and the wider Reform Movement institutions:

Reform Movement Decries Administration's Plan to Indefinitely Detain Children and Families

Published: 08/21/2019

Reform Movement Condemns Proposal Expanding Religious Exemptions for Federal Contractors

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August 14, 2019

WASHINGTON – In response to the Department of Labor’s announcement of a proposed rule to expand religious exemptions for federal contractors in employment, 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 American Rabbis, and the wider Reform Movement institutions:

Reform Movement Condemns Proposal Expanding Religious Exemptions for Federal Contractors

Published: 08/14/2019

Reform Jewish Movement Decries Mississippi ICE Raid

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August 8, 2019

WASHINGTON – In response to Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s mass raid in Mississippi on Wednesday, 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 Decries Mississippi ICE Raid

Published: 08/08/2019