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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

New Ozone Standards Miss the Mark

Contact: Max Rosenblum or Rachel Landman
202.387.2800 | news@rac.org


Washington, D.C., October 2, 2015 – In response to a new standard on ozone pollution announced yesterday by the Environmental Protection Agency, Rabbi Jonah Dov Pesner, Director of the Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism, issued the following statement:

New Ozone Standards Miss the Mark

Published: 10/02/2015

Remarks by Rabbi Jonah Dov Pesner at ‘Coming Together in Faith on Climate’ at the Washington National Cathedral

For Immediate Release
September 25, 2015

Contact: Graham Roth, West End Strategy Team
Graham@westendstrategy.com; (o) 202-776-7700, (c) 202-765-8576

 

Remarks by Rabbi Jonah Dov Pesner at ‘Coming Together in Faith on Climate’ at the Washington National Cathedral

 

Remarks by Rabbi Jonah Dov Pesner at ‘Coming Together in Faith on Climate’ at the Washington National Cathedral

Reform Jewish Leader Addresses Senate Press Conference on SCHIP

Namath: I ask you to join me in making a new year’s resolution. Let us resolve to do better for 10 million of our children. Let us provide them with the health care they deserve by covering them through SCHIP.



Washington, D.C.: September 26, 2007-At a press conference today with Senators and religious leaders in support of the Children’s Health Insurance Program, Rabbi Michael Namath, Program Director of the Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism, delivered the following statement: 

Reform Jewish Leader Addresses Senate Press Conference on SCHIP

Published: 09/26/2007