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Prominent Reform Movement Rabbi Named to NAACP Board

For Immediate Release
February 28, 2017

Contact: Max Rosenblum
202.387.2800 | news@rac.org

Press Release from the Religious Action Center

Prominent Reform Movement Rabbi Named to NAACP Board

Published: 02/28/2017

Reform Movement Deplores Rollback of Transgender Rights

For Immediate Release
February 23, 2017

Contact: Max Rosenblum
202.387.2800 | news@rac.org

Press Release from the Religious Action Center

Reform Movement Deplores Rollback of Transgender Rights

Reform Jewish Leader Deeply Disappointed by Vote to Confirm Senator Sessions as Attorney General

For Immediate Release
February 8, 2017

Contact: Max Rosenblum
202.387.2800 | news@rac.org

Press Release from the Religious Action Center

Reform Jewish Leader Deeply Disappointed by Vote to Confirm Senator Sessions as Attorney General

Reform Jewish Movement Opposes Senator Sessions' Nomination for Attorney General

For Immediate Release
Thursday, January 12, 2017

Contact: Max Rosenblum or Graham Roth
202.387.2800 | news@rac.org

Press Release from the Religious Action Center

Reform Jewish Movement Opposes Senator Sessions' Nomination for Attorney General

Remarks by Rabbi Jonah Dov Pesner at the Leadership Conference on Civil Rights Post-Election Press Conference

National Press Club, November 10, 2016

Press Release from the Religious Action Center

Throughout the history of the Reform Jewish Movement, we have joined across lines of difference, building coalitions across race, class and faith, in the pursuit of justice for everyone. We lift up all people: Jews and non-Jews, people of all races and religions, of all sexual orientations and the immigrants among us.

Remarks by Rabbi Jonah Dov Pesner at the Leadership Conference on Civil Rights Post-Election Press Conference

Reform Movement Leader Statement on the Deaths of Terence Crutcher, Keith Scott and Justin Carr

Contact: Max Rosenblum or Graham Roth
202.387.2800 | news@rac.org

Press Release from the Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism

WASHINGTON – After the deaths of Terence Crutcher in Tulsa and Keith L. Scott in Charlotte in police-involved shootings, and the subsequent death of demonstrator Justin Carr in Charlotte, Rabbi Jonah Dov Pesner, Director of the Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism, released the following statement:

Reform Movement Leader Statement on the Deaths of Terence Crutcher, Keith Scott and Justin Carr

Faith Leaders Convene Sentencing Reform Summit at California Capitol

Media Contact
Max Rosenblum, The Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism, MRosenblum@rac.org, office: 202-387-2800
Sarah Garfinkel, West End Strategy Team,
sarah@westendstrategy.com, office: 202-776-7700, cell: 202-765-4290

Faith Leaders Convene Sentencing Reform Summit at California Capitol

Reform Jewish Movement Launches Nationwide Nonpartisan Initiative to Protect Voting Rights

Media Contact
Max Rosenblum, Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism, MRosenblum@rac.org, office: 202-387-2800
Sarah Garfinkel, West End Strategy Team, sarah@westendstrategy.com, office: 202-776-7700, cell: 202-765-4290

 

Reform Jewish Movement Launches Nationwide Nonpartisan Initiative to Protect Voting Rights

Reform Jewish Movement Launches Nationwide Initiative to Protect Voting Rights

Washington, D.C., August 9, 2016 – With general election season well underway, the Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism (RAC) is launching a new nonpartisan initiative to promote voter protection and participation across the country, beginning with a joint kick-off event with the NAACP on August 18 in Raleigh, NC.

Reform Jewish Movement Launches Nationwide Initiative to Protect Voting Rights

Reform Movement Leaders Reaffirm Commitment to Racial Justice, Condemn Movement for Black Lives Platform Language on Israel

Washington, D.C., August 4, 2016 – In response to the release of the Movement for Black Lives Policy Platform, Rabbi Jonah Dov Pesner, Director of the Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism, issued the following statement on behalf of the Union for Reform Judaism, the Central Conference of American Rabbis, ARZA: The Association of Reform Zionists of America, the American Conference of Cantors, Men of Reform Judaism, Women of Reform Judaism, and the North American Federation of Temple Youth:

Reform Movement Leaders Reaffirm Commitment to Racial Justice, Condemn Movement for Black Lives Platform Language on Israel