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"We are witnessing an unprecedented assault not just on the U.S. Capitol building and members of Congress, but on American democracy itself."
"Let’s be clear: The white nationalists were attempting to undermine our government while Black Lives Matter protesters were demanding to be included in our democracy."
We applaud the House of Representatives’ bipartisan vote to hold President Trump accountable for his incitement of violence against the United States government and we urge the Senate to act on this Article of Impeachment.
"We congratulate President Biden and Vice President Harris on their inauguration today. They have assumed the mantle of leadership in a time of unprecedented challenge. We pray that they will lead the nation with wisdom and fortitude."
“We applaud the Massachusetts legislature’s work to protect reproductive rights and eliminate medically unnecessary barriers to abortion access."
"The effort by some members of Congress to functionally overturn the results of the 2020 presidential election are nothing less than an assault on the peaceful transition of power and American democracy."
"The Biden administration’s prioritization of immigration reform is an urgently needed redress for the damage done to human lives and America’s moral standing by years of harsh enforcement-only immigration policies."
As an important part of combatting the growth of antisemitism, the URJ, CCAR, WRJ, and ARZA, endorse the use of the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance "Working Definition of Antisemitism" as a tool for monitoring and raising awareness.
Rabbi David Saperstein
On Behalf of the Union for Reform Judaism and the Central Conference of American Rabbis
Committee on Oversight and Government Reform