Reform Jewish Movement Responds to School Shooting in Uvalde, Texas

MAY 24, 2022, WASHINGTON, D.C. – In response to the horrific school shooting in Uvalde, Texas,  Rabbi Jonah Dov Pesner, Director of the Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism, released the following statement:

"There are no words left to describe the pain and horror of yet another school shooting. 21 lives cut short. The rage and heartbreak of living in a society that repeatedly permits the destruction of life. God forgive this country for loving guns more than children."




The Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism is the Washington office of the Union for Reform Judaism, whose 850 congregations across North America encompass 1.8 million Reform Jews, and the Central Conference of American Rabbis, whose membership includes more than 2,000 Reform rabbis. Visit for more.