March 10, 2010
LIVE BROADCAST: Representative Henry Waxman (CA-D) honored at HUC-JIR (3-14-2010)
UPDATE: This is a recording of a live broadcast from Sunday, March 14, 2010.
JewishJournal.com will broadcast LIVE from Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion on Sunday, March 14 at 11:00 am. Tune in to this page to watch Honor a Distinguished Democratic Legislator and Public Servant: Representative Henry A. Waxman.
“Judaism is about acting and doing the right thing, not simply believing in it or mindlessly following ritual.”
– Congressman Henry Waxman
Broadcast begins at 11:00 am.
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In January 2009, Rep. Waxman became the Chairman of the House Energy and Commerce Committee. From 1979 to 1994, he chaired the Energy and Commerce Committee’s Subcommittee on Health and the Environment, and served as the Subcommittee’s Ranking Member in 1995 and 1996.
A leader on health and environmental issues, Rep. Waxman has fought for universal health insurance, comprehensive Medicare and Medicaid coverage, tobacco regulation, AIDS research and treatment, air and water quality standards, pesticide regulations, nursing home quality standards, women’s health research and reproductive rights, affordable prescription drugs, and community rights to know about pollution levels.
Open to the Public
Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion
Filmed by Jay Firestone.