Friday, January 09, 2015

New Head of Reform Judaism's Religious Action Center Profiled

The Washington Post on Wednesday published a lengthy profile of Rabbi Jonah Pesner, the new head of Reform Judaism's Religious Action Center. Pesner, a Boston community activist, succeeds long-time RAC head Rabbi David Saperstein who was recently confirmed as U.S. ambassador-at-large for International Religious Freedom.  The Religious Action Center has a long history of leadership on civil rights and other liberal causes.