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"We welcome the termination of the Presidential Advisory Commission on Election Integrity."
"Today, the Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism joined Bend the Arc Jewish Action, the Anti-Defamation League, T'ruah and other Jewish organizations in an act of civil disobedience in the Russell Senate Office Building to demand immediate passage of the Dream Act..."
“Yesterday, what we long feared finally came to pass: a mass immigration raid in Mississippi has led to the detention and possible deportation of nearly 700 immigrants by Immigration and Customs Enforcement. This action highlights the cruelty and inhumanity of the federal government’s immigration policies."
“By allowing federal contractors and subcontractors to discriminate in hiring and firing on the basis of their religious beliefs, the Department of Labor’s proposed rule authorizes government-funded discrimination against women, religious minorities, LGBTQ people, and other marginalized groups."
"Today’s decision by the Trump Administration effectively terminating the Flores Settlement Agreement puts untold immigrant children and families at risk for lifelong physical, emotional, and mental harm."
"Clergy colleagues throughout El Paso will faithfully and lovingly hold up the families of the slain and wounded. So too our hearts – indeed the hearts and prayers of all people of good conscience across the nation – are with those families."
Israel’s decision to bar U.S. Representatives Rashida Tlaib and Ilhan Omar from entering the country is wrong, full stop. Democracies do not hide; they can protect their security and well-being and also celebrate robust debate and engagement in the public square.
Rabbi Rick Jacobs, President of the Union for Reform Judaism (URJ), sent the following letter today to Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu:
Dear Prime Minister Netanyahu:
I am writing to you in your capacity as Israel’' Foreign Minister, asking for clarification regarding the new law that Israel passed barring entry to non-Israeli citizens who have publicly called for boycotts of Israel, including settlement products and companies working in the settlements.