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  1. Open Letter on Burma Human Rights and Freedom Act

    RRC/Jewish Reconstructionist Communities joined a broad coalition of organizations from across the Jewish community — including leaders of major organizations and the Reform, Reconstructionist, Conservative and Orthodox movements — in releasing a letter urging the Senate Foreign Relations Committee to advance the Burma Human Rights and Freedom Act of 2017 (S. 2060).

    https://archive.reconstructingjudaism.org/endorsement/open-letter-burma-human-rights-and-freedom-act

    Posted on: 2018/01/05 - 10:54am

  2. Joint Filing Opposing Anti-LGBTQ Religious Exemptions in Supreme Court Case

    The Reconstructionist Rabbinical Association and many Reconstructionist leaders were among 1,300 clergy and faith leaders representing half a million congregants from approximately 50 unique faith traditions across the U.S. who joined together to send a clear message that businesses open to the public must serve all. The clergy filed a friend-of-the-court brief to the Supreme Court in the Masterpiece Cakeshop vs.

    https://archive.reconstructingjudaism.org/endorsement/amicus-opposing-religious-exemptions

    Posted on: 2017/10/30 - 11:30am

  3. Letter in Support of OFF (Off Fossil Fuels) Act

    The Reconstructionist Rabbinical College/Jewish Reconstructionist Communities and the Reconstructionist Rabbinical Association are signatories to a letter by Food & Water Watch urging members of Congress to co-sponsor HR3671, the OFF (Off Fossil Fuels for a Better Future) Act. The bill would place a moratorium on new fossil fuel projects, and move our electricity and most transportation systems to 100% renewable energy by 2035. It would also funding for jobs and economic development for those working in the fossil fuel industry.

    https://archive.reconstructingjudaism.org/endorsement/letter-support-fossil-fuels-act

    Posted on: 2017/10/03 - 10:06am

  4. Faith Voices letter in support of keeping houses of worship non-partisan

    Reconstructionist leaders were among the more than 4000 signatories to a letter urging the U.S. Senate not to repeal or weaken current law that prevents tax-exempt religious organizations from partisan political endorsements. The text of the letter follows. For a full list of signatories, see the attached PDF.

    Dear Senator:

    https://archive.reconstructingjudaism.org/endorsement/faith-voices-letter-support-keeping-houses-worship-non-partisan

    Posted on: 2017/08/16 - 12:00am

  5. Statement by RRA on Forgoing HHD Call w/Trump

    The following statement was released jointly by the Reconstructionist Rabbinical Association, Central Conference of American Rabbis, Rabbinical Assembly, and Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism.

    The High Holy Days are an opportunity for reflection and introspection. As the leaders of major denominations in American Jewish life, we have been deeply engaged in both, considering the events of the Jewish year that is ending and preparing spiritually for the year to come.

    https://archive.reconstructingjudaism.org/endorsement/statement-reconstructionist-rabbinical-association-foregoing-annual-high-holy-day-call

    Posted on: 2017/08/23 - 12:00am

  6. Joint Letter Calling for Syrian Refugee Resettlement

    On April 27th, RRC/JRC co-signed a letter with 36 national organizations calling on President Trump to resettle more Syrian refugees after the horrific chemical attacks on Syrians earlier in the month. In part, the letter reads:

    https://archive.reconstructingjudaism.org/endorsement/joint-letter-calling-syrian-refugee-resettlement

    Posted on: 2017/04/27 - 12:00am

  7. Joint Letter Urging Support for Haitians at Risk of Deportation

    RRC and the Jewish Reconstructionist Communities joined more than 400 faith leaders and organizations in this May 1, 2017 letter urging Secretary of Homeland Security John Kelly to extend Haitian refugees’ Temporary Protected Status.

    https://archive.reconstructingjudaism.org/endorsement/joint-letter-urging-support-haitians-risk-deportation

    Posted on: 2017/05/01 - 12:00am

  8. Faith Organization Letter Against Funding the Commission on Election Integrity

    The Reconstructionist Rabbinical College/Jewish Reconstructionist Communities signed a letter to Congress opposing the funding of President Trump’s “Commission on Election Integrity.” In the letter’s words:

    https://archive.reconstructingjudaism.org/endorsement/faith-organization-letter-against-funding-commission-election-integrity

    Posted on: 2017/07/20 - 12:00am

  9. Endorsement of NILI Interfaith letter on peace in middle east

    Reconstructionist leaders were among the 35 Jewish, Christian, and Muslim national religious leaders sending a letter to President Trump agreeing that Israeli-Palestinian peace is possible. 

    In a statement released through the National Interfaith Leadership Initiative (NILI), the religious leaders state: “Based on the legitimate, long-standing aspirations of Israelis and Palestinians for national self-determination and security, a two-state solution still represents the most realistic way to meet essential interests of both peoples and to resolve the conflict.

    https://archive.reconstructingjudaism.org/endorsement/endorsement-letter-middle-east-peace

    Posted on: 2017/07/24 - 12:00am

  10. Amicus Brief: Opposing Travel and Refugee Ban, 9th Circuit

    Reconstructionist institutions signed onto this interfaith Amicus Curiae brief to the 9th Circuit opposing the Executive Order travel ban of March 6, 2017. In this brief, over 50 faith-based organizations united to speak with one voice against the imposition of barriers to entering this country that are based solely on ethnicity, nationality, or religion, as well as the suspension and reduction of the United States Refugee Assistance Program.

    https://archive.reconstructingjudaism.org/endorsement/amicus-brief-opposing-travel-and-refugee-ban-9th-circuit

    Posted on: 2017/04/20 - 12:00am

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