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Reform Movement Leaders Reaffirm Commitment to Racial Justice, Condemn Movement for Black Lives Platform Language on Israel

Washington, D.C., August 4, 2016 – In response to the release of the Movement for Black Lives Policy Platform, 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, ARZA: The Association of Reform Zionists of America, the American Conference of Cantors, Men of Reform Judaism, Women of Reform Judaism, and the North American Federation of Temple Youth:

Reform Movement Leaders Reaffirm Commitment to Racial Justice, Condemn Movement for Black Lives Platform Language on Israel

Reform Movement Reacts to Week of Tragic Violence

Washington, D.C., July 8, 2016 – In response to the police shooting deaths of Alton Sterling and Philando Castile and the deaths of the five police officers in Dallas, Rabbi Jonah Dov Pesner, Director of the Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism, issued the following statement:  

Reform Movement Reacts to Week of Tragic Violence

Partnering to Diversify Bone Marrow Registry

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

Washington, D.C., January 12, 2015 — During the month of January, six Reform Jewish congregations across the country will partner with historically Black churches in an effort to diversify the national bone marrow registry, while also holding interfaith service projects in observance of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day.

Partnering to Diversify Bone Marrow Registry

Black-Jewish Relations to be Fostered by Kovler Microgrants

Rabbi Saperstein: "We are excited to be able to make this new funding stream available and encourage you to work with your congregations, and African American partners to develop programming that will help strengthen relationships between the African American and Jewish communities."

 

Contact: Eric Harris
202.387.2800 | news@rac.org

 

Black-Jewish Relations to be Fostered by Kovler Microgrants