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Institute for Religious Values
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The rabbis' effort marks the first ...
The rabbis' effort marks the first organized campaign in the Jewish community to advocate for legislation designed to reduce abortion, said Chris Gersten, president of the Institute for Religious Values, a one-man operation that organized the campaign.
"This statement is designed to tell politicians the Jewish community is split on abortion," said Gersten
, who is hoping to take out ads in Jewish newspapers around the country as part of the campaign.
Gersten, a former head of refugee resettlement in President Bush's administration, said the statement was intended to communicate to Jewish senators, among others, that the Jewish community is not monolithic on the issue, while also demonstrating to Christian abortion foes that they have allies in the Jewish community.
Chairman for Coalition for Divorce ...
Chairman for Coalition for Divorce Reform, Chris Gersten, responds, "It is tragic that our divorce laws make it easier to get a divorce than a driver's license.
With Bev's unflagging support, ...
With Bev's unflagging support, Chris founded the Coalition for Divorce Reform (CDR) which may well be the most pioneering divorce reform effort in 40 years.
He'd been working exclusively as a central marriage education advocate in politcal arenas for years.
Since then, Bev, Chris and so many others (see the Advisory Board at bottom of page, and see their bloggers) have been collaborating to teach others what they have learned about the impacts of divorce.
Most exciting to me, they have drafted
Chris Gersten, Chairman, ...
Chris Gersten, Chairman, Fatherhood and Marriage Leadership Institute (FAMLI), Purcellville, VA
17. Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary ...
17. Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary - Christopher Gersten
26. Deputy Assistant Secretary, Administration for Children
and Families - Christopher Gersten