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Remarks by Rabbi Jonah Dov Pesner at the Poor People's Campaign 40 Days of Moral Action

WASHINGTON -- On Monday, May 21, Rabbi Jonah Dov Pesner, Director of the Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism, offered remarks at the Poor People's Campaign: A National Call for Moral Revival rally prior to engaging in civil disobedience to demand action and awaken our nation's consciousness to the plight of poverty in America. 


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Remarks by Rabbi Jonah Dov Pesner at the Poor People's Campaign 40 Days of Moral Action

Remarks by Rabbi Jonah Dov Pesner at the 1000 Ministers March For Justice

For Immediate Release
August 28, 2017
 
 

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Remarks by Rabbi Jonah Dov Pesner at the 1000 Ministers March For Justice

Executive Order on Election Integrity Perpetuates Harmful False Myth of Widespread Voter Fraud

For Immediate Release
May 11, 2017

Contact: Max Rosenblum 202.387.2800
news@rac.org

Press Release from the Religious Action Center

Executive Order on Election Integrity Perpetuates Harmful False Myth of Widespread Voter Fraud

Reform Jewish Movement Opposes Senator Sessions' Nomination for Attorney General

For Immediate Release
Thursday, January 12, 2017

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

Press Release from the Religious Action Center

Reform Jewish Movement Opposes Senator Sessions' Nomination for Attorney General

Remarks by Rabbi Jonah Dov Pesner at the Leadership Conference on Civil Rights Post-Election Press Conference

National Press Club, November 10, 2016

Press Release from the Religious Action Center

Throughout the history of the Reform Jewish Movement, we have joined across lines of difference, building coalitions across race, class and faith, in the pursuit of justice for everyone. We lift up all people: Jews and non-Jews, people of all races and religions, of all sexual orientations and the immigrants among us.

Remarks by Rabbi Jonah Dov Pesner at the Leadership Conference on Civil Rights Post-Election Press Conference

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 Leader Applauds Supreme Court Protection of "One Person, One Vote"

Washington, D.C., April 4, 2016 – In response to the Supreme Court’s unanimous decision in Evenwel v. Abbott, upholding Texas’s use of total population in drawing electoral districts, Rabbi Jonah Dov Pesner, Director of the Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism, issued the following statement:

Reform Jewish Leader Applauds Supreme Court Protection of "One Person, One Vote"

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 Applauds New Bill Restoring Voting Rights

Contact: Max Rosenblum or Claire Shimberg

202.387.2800 | news@rac.org

Washington, D.C., March 18, 2015 – In response to the introduction of the Democracy Restoration Act of 2015, Barbara Weinstein, Director of the Commission on Social Action of Reform Judaism, issued the following statement:

Reform Movement Applauds New Bill Restoring Voting Rights