Wisconsin Rabbis: "In keeping with the values of Wisconsin's Jewish community, and in the spirit of our state's motto -- forward -- we urge you to preserve the right of state employees to collectively bargain."
Rabbi Saperstein: "We are excited to be able to make this new funding stream available and encourage you to work with your congregations, and African American partners to develop programming that will help strengthen relationships between the African American and Jewish comm
Rabbi Saperstein: "As the leading activist on sustainability and winner of the Nobel Peace Prize for his advocacy on climate change, we couldn't ask for a better activist than Vice President Gore give the opening address."
Pelavin: "The stamp of the Divine is present in each and every human being. Loving, committed couples deserve the opportunity to celebrate their relationships and have them validated in the eyes of the law."
House Deals Severe Blow to Family Planning Services Pelavin: "Today's vote is an attack against Planned Parenthood and its more than 820 clinics nationwide; it is a huge blow to the millions of women and men who rely on Planned Parenthood's services -- many of whom would oth
Rabbi Saperstein: "We gather to affirm the Jewish community's determination to work on disability issues and to stand with the entire disability rights community to achieve our legislative priorities." William Daroff: "People living with disabilities contribute signifi
Pelavin: "President Obama has made difficult choices, and it is not surprising that in so complex a document, we find aspects worthy of applause and others demanding significant improvement."
Leaders: "Jewish tradition is emphatic about the importance of the community providing health care for its most vulnerable residents.
Pelavin: "Vouchers are a distraction and a self-interested means of funneling public money into the hands of private, mostly religious, schools while ignoring the needs and wishes of the District's students and parents."
Rabbi Saperstein: "Yesterday's bipartisan vote of opposition is hopefully the start of an essential conversation about how to best ensure the safety of our nation while preserving the core values that make America great."