As both the Republican and Democratic Parties prepare their 2016 platforms for adoption at their respective conventions, Rabbi Jonah Dov Pesner, Director of the Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism provided testimony to the platform committees for both parties. He offered the perspective of thr Reform Jewish Movement on issues of Racial Justice and U.S. support for Israel, with the hopes that each committee seriously considers our social justice priorities and that they are reflected in the party platforms. You can Rabbi Pesner's testimony by following the links below:
The Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism is the Washington office of the Union for Reform Judaism, whose nearly 900 congregations across North America encompass 1.5 million Reform Jews, and the Central Conference of American Rabbis, whose membership includes more than 2,000 Reform rabbis. Visit www.rac.org for more.