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Reform Movement Welcomes Supreme Court Ruling Blocking Discriminatory Citizenship Question

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
June 27, 2019

Media Contact:
Sarah Garfinkel, sgarfinkel@westendstrategy.com, (202) 776-7700

WASHINGTON - Today, the Supreme Court issued a ruling in U.S. Department of Commerce v. State of New York, challenging the legality of the Trump Administration’s intention to add a citizenship question to the 2020 Census.

Reform Movement Welcomes Supreme Court Ruling Blocking Discriminatory Citizenship Question

Published: 06/27/2019

Reform Jewish Movement Responds to New Zealand Mosque Shooting

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
March 15, 2019

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

WASHINGTON -  In response to the tragic murder of 49 worshippers at mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand, 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 institutions:

Reform Jewish Movement Responds to New Zealand Mosque Shooting

Published: 03/15/2019

Reform Jewish Movement Welcomes New House Resolution on Anti-Semitism, Anti-Muslim Discrimination and Bigotry

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
March 7, 2019

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

WASHINGTON – In response to the introduction of a resolution in the House of Representatives condemning anti-Semitism, anti-Muslim discrimination and bigotry, 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 institutions:

Reform Jewish Movement Welcomes New House Resolution on Anti-Semitism, Anti-Muslim Discrimination and Bigotry

Published: 03/07/2019

Reform Movement Welcomes House Resolution Condemning Anti-Semitism

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
March 5, 2019

Media Contact:
Sofi Hersher 
shersher@rac.org, 202-387-2800

WASHINGTON – In response to the introduction of a resolution in the House of Representatives condemning anti-Semitism, 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 institutions:

Reform Movement Welcomes House Resolution Condemning Anti-Semitism

Published: 03/05/2019

Reform Movement Decries National Emergency Declaration to Build Border Wall

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
February 15, 2019

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

WASHINGTON – In response to President Trump’s decision to declare a national emergency at the southern border of the U.S., 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 institutions:

Reform Movement Decries National Emergency Declaration to Build Border Wall

Reform Jewish Movement Condemns Decision to Allow Discrimination in Foster Care System

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
January 23, 2019 

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

Reform Jewish Movement Condemns Decision to Allow Discrimination in Foster Care System

Reform Jewish Movement Condemns Decision Striking Down the Affordable Care Act

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
December 15, 2018 

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

WASHINGTON – In response to Texas District Court Judge Reed O’Connor’s decision striking down the Affordable Care Act, 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 institutions:

Reform Jewish Movement Condemns Decision Striking Down the Affordable Care Act

Published: 12/15/2018

Reform Movement Decries Department of Education’s New Title IX Guidelines

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
November 16, 2018

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

 

Reform Movement Decries Department of Education’s New Title IX Guidelines

Reform Jewish Leader Reacts to 2018 U.S. Midterm Elections

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
November 7, 2018

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

 

WASHINGTON, DC - In response to the outcomes of the 2018 midterm elections, 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 institutions:

Reform Jewish Leader Reacts to 2018 U.S. Midterm Elections

Reform Jewish Movement Calls on Administration to Uphold Right to Seek Asylum

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
October 26, 2018

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

Reform Jewish Movement Calls on Administration to Uphold Right to Seek Asylum