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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

Reform Jewish Movement Condemns Trump Administration's New Attempt to Discriminate Against Transgender Individuals

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
October 22, 2018

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

WASHINGTON, DC – In response to the Trump administration’s new attempt to discriminate against transgender individuals, 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 Movement Condemns Trump Administration's New Attempt to Discriminate Against Transgender Individuals

Published: 10/22/2018

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

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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 Opposes Effort to Undercut Fight Against Climate Change

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
August 21, 2018

Reform Jewish Movement Opposes Effort to Undercut Fight Against Climate Change

Published: 08/21/2018

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

Interfaith Clergy Visit Detention Center in McAllen, Texas to Urge End to Separation of Families

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June 20, 2018

Interfaith Clergy Visit Detention Center in McAllen, Texas to Urge End to Separation of Families

Published: 06/20/2018

Barbara Weinstein's Remarks at Women of Faith Cry Out to Keep Families Together Prayer Vigil

WASHINGTON - On Tuesday, June 19, Barbara Weinstein, Associate Director of the Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism joined a group of Catholic, Protestant, Muslim, and Jewish women for a vigil outside of the U.S. Customs and Border Protection headquarters to pray and speak out against the Trump administration's policy of family separation at the border.

Remarks as prepared for delivery:

Barbara Weinstein's Remarks at Women of Faith Cry Out to Keep Families Together Prayer Vigil

Published: 06/19/2018