The other day, I was asked why I got involved in the gun violence prevention movement. It’s because of my intolerance—I have no tolerance for injustice and nonsense.
This past Mother’s Day, I marched with my family in the Moms Demand Action's 4th Annual Brooklyn Bridge March and Rally to End Gun Violence (#BridgetoGunSense).
Washington, D.C., June 20, 2016 – In response today’s Senate votes on expanding mandatory background checks and closing the terror gap, Rabbi Jonah Dov Pesner, Director of the Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism, issued the following statement:
The scourge of gun violence is one that has affected so many of our neighbors, and we are commanded by Jewish tradition to act.
WASHINGTON, D.C., January 15, 2013 -- Today, religious leaders gathered under the banner of Faiths United to Prevent Gun Violence to call on Congress to act swiftly to pass comprehensive legislation to address gun violence.
"We seek to bring our communities together in support of reasonable steps taken to prevent future suffering such as that endured by the bereaved and traumatized families of gun violence victims...