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Women's Rights

Reform Movement Brings Faith Voices to Working Families Summit

Rachel Laser: "We are proud to continue our longstanding leadership on working families issues and to provide a forum for the faith community to lift up the importance of supporting families in the workforce today."

Contact: Max Rosenblum or Sarah Greenberg
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Reform Movement Brings Faith Voices to Working Families Summit

Reform Leaders Call on Senate to End Gender-Based Wage Discrimination

Feldman and Weinstein: "Congress needs to recognize the reality that women continue to earn less for doing the same work, and to act to end this injustice once and for all."

Contact: Sean Thibault or Sarah Greenberg 
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Reform Leaders Call on Senate to End Gender-Based Wage Discrimination

Reform Leaders Weigh in on Hobby Lobby, Conestoga Cases at Supreme Court

Rabbis Jacobs, Fox, Feldman, and Saperstein: "We believe that all women must have the right to make their own health care choices according to their faith and conscience - including when it comes to reproductive health."

Contact: Sean Thibault or Sarah Greenberg 
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Reform Leaders Weigh in on Hobby Lobby, Conestoga Cases at Supreme Court

Extreme Anti-Choice Bill Violates Jewish Teachings

Rabbi Saperstein: "As Reform Jews committed to the sanctity of a woman's life and personal dignity, and as Americans committed to core Constitutional principles, we are extremely disappointed by the passage of this bill, which would result in greater government interference in what is, at its core, a very private, and often religious, decision."

Contact: Sean Thibault or Sarah Greenberg
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Extreme Anti-Choice Bill Violates Jewish Teachings

Reform Jewish Leader Commemorates the 35th Anniversary of Roe V. Wade Supreme Court Decision

Feldman: These freedoms belong to and affect all women as well as their partners, their families, and all men who want to make smart decisions regarding their own sexuality, choices and family planning.

 

Contact: Sean Thibault or Rebecca Blake Chaikin
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Reform Jewish Leader Commemorates the 35th Anniversary of Roe V. Wade Supreme Court Decision

Reform Movement Leaders Submit Statement Opposing House Anti-Choice Bill

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Rabbi David Saperstein, Director and Counsel of the Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism, and Rabbi Marla Feldman, Executive Director of the Women of Reform Judaism, submitted the following joint statement to the House Judiciary Subcomittee on the Constitution and Civil Justice:

Reform Movement Leaders Submit Statement Opposing House Anti-Choice Bill

Reform Movement Commends Final Rule on Contraception Access

Saperstein: "We thank the Administration for continuing throughout the rulemaking process to advance and respect the core principles of religious liberty and reproductive freedom that have been reflected in the final rule". 

Contact: Sean Thibault or Sarah Krinsky
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Reform Movement Commends Final Rule on Contraception Access

Reform Movement Condemns House Passage of Anti-Choice Bill

 Weinstein: "The symbolism of the bill's House passage is indeed important, demonstrating the unfortunate reality that women's reproductive rights remain at risk."

Contact: Sean Thibault or Sarah Krinsky
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Washington D.C., June 19, 2013 - In response to the House passage of the Pain Capable Unborn Child Protection Act, Barbara Weinstein, Director of the Commission on Social Action, issued the following statement:

Reform Movement Condemns House Passage of Anti-Choice Bill

Reform Movement Decries Vandalism Aimed At Women of the Wall

 Rabbi Saperstein and Rabbi Feldman: "The overt threats implied by the vandalism inside the hallway of the apartment building of a leader of Women of the Wall serve to remind us of the utmost importance of the Women of the Wall's efforts to advance religious pluralism, democracy, and gender equality in Israel. We call on the Israeli judicial system to hold the perpetrators accountable."

Contact: Sean Thibault or Mikey Pasek
202.387.2800 | news@rac.org

Reform Movement Decries Vandalism Aimed At Women of the Wall

Published: 05/20/2013

Reform Movement Urges Action on Paycheck Fairness

Weinstein: Pay disparity touches families across the country. It diminishes the ability to meet basic needs and diminishes the ability to live up to our nations highest aspirations of justice and equality.

Contact: Sean Thibault or Sarah Krinsky
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Washington, D.C., April 9, 2013 - In honor of Equal Pay Day, Barbara Weinstein, Associate Director of the Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism, issued the following statement:

Reform Movement Urges Action on Paycheck Fairness