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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.

U.S. Jewish Movements: President Trump Must Fire Stephen Miller

"As entities who represent a broad diversity of American Jewish life, we share a deep concern about White House advisor Stephen Miller’s support for white supremacist ideology and the disturbing ways in which his dangerous views have influenced U.S. immigration policy. Such views have no place in the White House or as a basis of American policy."

Reform Jewish Movement Mourns the Death of U.S. Representative Elijah E. Cummings

"The Reform Jewish Movement mourns the death of U.S. Representative Elijah E. Cummings. Representative Cummings was a staunch advocate for racial justice and civil rights, working closely with the Reform Jewish community, in Baltimore and Washington, D.C., to address these and other critical issues, including relationships across lines of difference and a strong U.S.- Israel relationship."