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Jewish Telegraphic Agency

Jewish Telegraphic Agency Press Items
03/12/2013
Three religious action networks, the Reform movement’s Religious Action Center, PICO National Network and Sojourners, distributed the letter, and it garnered more than an additional 4,000 signatories nationally.
01/16/2013
On Jan. 15, which would have been Martin Luther King Jr.’s 84th birthday, members of an interfaith alliance known as Faiths United to Prevent Gun Violence held a news conference to urge Americans to work together to help curb gun violence.
03/19/2009
Bello spoke about the use of rape as a "weapon" to "kill the will, the spirit" of women in Darfur. Other speakers included Reps. Donna Edwards (D-Md.), Jim Moran (D-Va.) and Barbara Lee (D-Calif.), and Soujourners president and executive director Rev. Jim Wallis.
10/31/2006
Rabbi David Saperstein, who heads the Reform movement’s Religious Action Center, joined with Rev. Jim Wallis, an evangelical pastor who has criticized the politicization of his movement, in a letter sent Tuesday to NBC, CBS, ABC, CNN, Fox News and The Associated Press. They asked the broadcasters to avoid what they said was a mistake in the 2004 election: identifying the 22 percent of voters who ranked “moral values” as their lead reason for voting as hewing to conservative values against abortion and gay marriage.