The Voice of the Reform Movement
The Union for Reform Judaism represents a vibrant network of nearly 850 Reform synagogues across North America, which foster serious Jewish learning, sacred community, and prophetic justice. As the central address for this congregational network, the URJ speaks on behalf of the entire Reform Movement on a wide range of topics ranging from Jewish observance and ritual, community relations, social justice and much more.
Through our public relations efforts, the URJ expands the reach of our member congregations via the URJ’s trusted leaders, who are quoted frequently in the Jewish and mainstream press and serve to elevate the Reform Movement's values of diversity, inclusion, modernity. Follow the URJ and Reform Movement leaders on social media.
If you would like information about a press release issued before 2001, or any other communications related information, contact the press room. You may also be interested in press releases from the Religious Action Center.
Saperstein: “As much as we hoped that the Olympics would be a time of increased openness, China’s decision to revoke Olympian and activist Joey Cheek’s visa demonstrates anew its lack of respect for human rights and democratic dissent.
Saperstein: The advocacy work carried out particularly by those in the faith community, including members of the Reform Jewish Movement, contributed significantly to Congress’s unanimous passage and the President’s signing of this impo
Pelavin: Although the Senate’s impasse is disappointing, the House has an opportunity to pick up the mantle of comprehensive immigration reform.
RABBI DAVID SAPERSTEIN
DIRECTOR AND COUNSEL,
RELIGIOUS ACTION CENTER OF REFORM JUDAISM
SENATE ENVIRONMENT AND PUBLIC WORKS COMMITTEE
JUNE 7, 2007