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Reform Movement Leader Statement on the Deaths of Terence Crutcher, Keith Scott and Justin Carr

Contact: Max Rosenblum or Graham Roth
202.387.2800 | news@rac.org

Press Release from the Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism

WASHINGTON – After the deaths of Terence Crutcher in Tulsa and Keith L. Scott in Charlotte in police-involved shootings, and the subsequent death of demonstrator Justin Carr in Charlotte, Rabbi Jonah Dov Pesner, Director of the Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism, released the following statement:

Reform Movement Leader Statement on the Deaths of Terence Crutcher, Keith Scott and Justin Carr

Reform Jewish Movement Launches Nationwide Nonpartisan Initiative to Protect Voting Rights

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Max Rosenblum, Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism, MRosenblum@rac.org, office: 202-387-2800
Sarah Garfinkel, West End Strategy Team, sarah@westendstrategy.com, office: 202-776-7700, cell: 202-765-4290

 

Reform Jewish Movement Launches Nationwide Nonpartisan Initiative to Protect Voting Rights

Reform Jewish Movement Launches Nationwide Initiative to Protect Voting Rights

Washington, D.C., August 9, 2016 – With general election season well underway, the Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism (RAC) is launching a new nonpartisan initiative to promote voter protection and participation across the country, beginning with a joint kick-off event with the NAACP on August 18 in Raleigh, NC.

Reform Jewish Movement Launches Nationwide Initiative to Protect Voting Rights

Reform Jewish Movement to Join NAACP on Historic Civil Rights March from Selma, AL to Washington, DC

Contact: Max Rosenblum or Joy Friedman
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Washington, D.C., July 31, 2015 – From Saturday, August 1 to Wednesday, September 16, clergy, lay leaders and youth from throughout the Reform Jewish Movement will join the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) on an historic 860-mile march from Selma, AL to the nation’s capital.

Reform Jewish Movement to Join NAACP on Historic Civil Rights March from Selma, AL to Washington, DC

Reform Movement Commends Removal of Confederate Flag in SC

Contact: Max Rosenblum or Claire Shimberg
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Washington, D.C., July 9, 2015 – In response to the South Carolina state legislature taking down the Confederate Flag from their Capitol building, Rabbi Jonah Dov Pesner, Director of the Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism, issued the following statement:

Reform Movement Commends Removal of Confederate Flag in SC

Reform Movement Condemns Series of Suspicious Church Fires

Contact: Max Rosenblum or Claire Shimberg
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Washington, D.C., July 1, 2015 – In response to the spate of fires at predominantly black churches in the southern United States, Barbara Weinstein, Director of the Commission on Social Action of Reform Judaism, issued the following statement:

Reform Movement Condemns Series of Suspicious Church Fires

Reform Movement Urges Voting Rights Action on 2-Year Anniversary of Shelby

Contact: Max Rosenblum or Claire Shimberg
202.387.2800 | news@rac.org

Washington, D.C., June 25, 2015 – In honor of the 2-year anniversary of Shelby County v. Holder, Barbara Weinstein, Director of the Commission on Social Action of Reform Judaism, issued the following statement:

Reform Movement Urges Voting Rights Action on 2-Year Anniversary of Shelby

Reform Movement Mourns Victims of Charleston AME Tragedy

Contact: Max Rosenblum or Claire Shimberg
202.387.2800 | news@rac.org

Washington, D.C., June 18, 2015 – In response to the tragic killings at the Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Charleston, South Carolina last night, Rachel Laser, Deputy Director of the Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism, issued the following statement:

Reform Movement Mourns Victims of Charleston AME Tragedy

Reform Movement Statement on the Situation in Baltimore

Contact: Max Rosenblum or Claire Shimberg
202.387.2800 | news@rac.org

In response to the violence that has taken place in Baltimore, Rabbi Jonah Pesner, director of the Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism, issued the following statement:

Reform Movement Statement on the Situation in Baltimore

Praying for Peace, Healing in Wake of Attack on Police Officers

Contact: Max Rosenblum or Barbara Weinstein
202.387.2800 | news@rac.org

Washington, DC, March 12, 2015 - In response to last night’s shooting of two police officers in Ferguson, MO, Rabbi Jonah Pesner, Director of the Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism, issued the following statement:

Praying for Peace, Healing in Wake of Attack on Police Officers

Published: 03/12/2015