Statement of Rick Block and Steve Fox on behalf of the CCAR

We congratulate our esteemed colleague, loyal CCAR member, and dear friend, David Saperstein, upon his nomination as U.S. Ambassador at Large for International Religious Freedom. We are grateful for his extraordinary leadership, deep wisdom, and distinguished service over four decades, representing the URJ, CCAR, and our Movement, as Director of the Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism. We are confident that, upon confirmation, David will be a brilliant, passionate, and effective advocate for religious freedom throughout the world. We pray that his efforts will be crowned with abundant success, fulfillment and blessing.