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JCPA Condemns the Terrorist Attack in NYC

by Haya Luftig

  • Posted on November 1, 2017

New York, NY – The Jewish Council for Public Affairs (JCPA) condemns the horrific terrorist attack yesterday in New York City. “Our hearts and prayers are with the friends and families of the eight innocent people killed and the 11 others seriously injured in New York City’s deadliest terror attack since 9/11. In the face…



CRCast: October 11 – The Ongoing Iranian Nuclear Threat with Mark Dubowitz

by Haya Luftig

  • Posted on October 11, 2017

Join JCPA’s CRCast series, in which we tackle the issues of the day. In each webcast, JCPA’s David Bernstein interviews a special guest expert or practitioner about the most pressing topics that are affecting the Jewish community and the Community Relations field. From the rise of anti-Semitism worldwide to the new Administration to the challenges…



Urge Congress to Act Now to Pass a Clean Dream Act

by Haya Luftig

  • Posted on October 4, 2017

The Administration’s decision to end Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) places 800,000 Dreamers at risk of deportation. The DREAM Act of 2017 would rectify this decision. It is critical that Congress take swift action to replace fear and uncertainty with a permanent legislative fix. Click here to write your members of Congress.



A Message from David Bernstein, JCPA President and CEO

by Haya Luftig

  • Posted on October 4, 2017

“Our hearts are with the victims and their loved ones, and we pray for the full recovery of all those injured. As our nation mourns this heartbreaking tragedy, we urge all Americans to stand shoulder to shoulder with their neighbors against acts of senseless violence. It is imperative that we come together to address the…



JCPA Launches New Criminal Justice Toolkit

by Haya Luftig

  • Posted on September 25, 2017

JCPA has produced a new publication, In Your Backyard: A Toolkit for Addressing Criminal Justice at the Local Level. The toolkit provides overall guidance, tips, and tools to help JCRCs to educate, advocate, and mobilize around criminal justice reform. Download your free copy today or email us at jcpainfo@thejcpa.org to purchase print copies.



Urge Congress to Pass a Clean DREAM Act Now

by Haya Luftig

  • Posted on September 25, 2017

The Administration’s decision to end Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) places 800,000 Dreamers at risk of deportation. The DREAM Act of 2017 would rectify this decision. It is critical that Congress take swift action to replace fear and uncertainty with a permanent legislative fix. To write your members of Congress and urge them to quickly…



Leslie Anderson, Atlanta

by Haya Luftig

  • Posted on August 21, 2017

Leslie Anderson is the Social Action Committee Chair at Temple Kehillat Chaim in Roswell, GA, where she has been active in supporting the Temple’s goals of eradicating hunger and homelessness in her community. Leslie has been active at TKC since her youngest daughter started preschool there in 2011, but joined the Board of Trustees two…



Brooke Wiener, Palm Beach County

by Haya Luftig

  • Posted on August 21, 2017

Brooke A. Wiener works at the law firm of Howard J. Wiener & Associates, P.L. located in Palm Beach Gardens. The firm represents clients in matters involving federal, state and local tax matters, tax litigation and estate and asset protection planning. Brooke is a Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist, a member of Association of Certified Anti-Money…