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Reform Jewish Movement to Convene 2017 Consultation on Conscience: Building the World We Want

Media Advisory
April 19, 2017

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

Press Release from the Religious Action Center

The Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism will host its largest ever leadership conference in Washington, DC, bringing together rabbis and activists from across North America

Reform Jewish Movement to Convene 2017 Consultation on Conscience: Building the World We Want

Reform Movement Urges Congregations to Protect Undocumented Immigrants Facing Deportation with New Resolution

For Immediate Release 
March 31, 2017

Contact: Max Rosenblum or Graham Roth
202-387-2800 | news@rac.org 

Press Release from the Religious Action Center

Reform Movement Urges Congregations to Protect Undocumented Immigrants Facing Deportation with New Resolution

Published: 03/31/2017

Reform Jewish Leader Decries Executive Order Rolling Back Clean Power Plan

For Immediate Release
March 28, 2017

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

Press Release from the Religious Action Center

Reform Jewish Leader Decries Executive Order Rolling Back Clean Power Plan

Rabbi David Saperstein Joins URJ and RAC as Senior Advisor for Policy and Strategy

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
March 20, 2017

NEW YORK - Union for Reform Judaism (URJ) President Rabbi Rick Jacobs announced today that Rabbi David Saperstein will return to the URJ senior staff as Senior Advisor for Policy and Strategy. He will assume this new position as of April 1, 2017.Rabbi Saperstein speaking at a microphone

Rabbi David Saperstein Joins URJ and RAC as Senior Advisor for Policy and Strategy

Reform Jewish Leader Responds to the Withdrawal of the American Health Care Act

For Immediate Release
March 27, 2017Press Release from the Religious Action Center

WASHINGTON – In response to the withdrawal of the American Health Care Act before a House vote, 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, Central Conference of American Rabbis and wider Reform Movement: 

Reform Jewish Leader Responds to the Withdrawal of the American Health Care Act

Reform Movement Deeply Concerned by Drastic Cuts Proposed in Administration Budget

For Immediate Release
March 17, 2017

Press Release from the Religious Action Center

“The Trump Administration’s budget represents an abdication of responsibility to the American people and people around the world who depend on U.S. leadership. We call on Congress to reject this proposal and adopt a budget that reflects the real needs facing our nation and the world while supporting the most vulnerable among us.” – Rabbi Jonah Dov Pesner

Reform Movement Deeply Concerned by Drastic Cuts Proposed in Administration Budget

Reform Jewish Leader Strongly Opposes Latest Attempt at a Discriminatory Ban on Entry to the United States

For Immediate Release
March 6, 2017

Contact: Max Rosenblum
202.387.2800 | news@rac.org

Press Release from the Religious Action Center

Reform Jewish Leader Strongly Opposes Latest Attempt at a Discriminatory Ban on Entry to the United States

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 Opposes New DHS Policy Guidelines Expediting Deportation

For Immediate Release
February 22, 2017

Contact: Max Rosenblum
202.387.2800 | news@rac.org

Press Release from the Religious Action Center

WASHINGTON—In response to the Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) new policy guidelines on the removal of undocumented immigrants, Rabbi Jonah Dov Pesner, Director of the Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism, issued the following statement:

Reform Jewish Leader Opposes New DHS Policy Guidelines Expediting Deportation

Published: 02/22/2017