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JCPA Statement on Bipartisan Senate Deal on Iran Legislation

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  • Posted on April 23, 2015

The Jewish Council for Public Affairs (JCPA) commends the willingness of President Obama and the U.S. Senate to work together to find a compromise that would allow Congressional review of any future agreement on Iran’s nuclear program. The Administration indicated today that the President would sign the current version of the Iran Nuclear Agreement Review…



The JCPA Condemns Slaughter of Students in Kenya

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  • Posted on April 7, 2015

As Jews prepared for their Seders and Christians observed Good Friday, news came that the Somalia-based terror group al-Shabab murdered 147 Christians at a university in Kenya. Another 79 were wounded.  According to news reports, the Islamist militant group singled out Christian students at Garissa University.  According to one student, “if you were Christian, you…



The JCPA’s Statement on Iran Framework Agreement Announcement

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  • Posted on April 2, 2015

After listening to President Obama’s remarks on the recently announced framework agreement on Iran’s nuclear program, the JCPA reiterates its support for the earnest efforts of the Administration to find a diplomatic solution to the issue of Iran’s nuclear ambitions. We recognize the hard work and perseverance of the P5 + 1 representatives that participated…



 JCPA and COEJL Welcome Administration’s Effort to Reduce U.S. Federal Government’s Energy Consumption

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  • Posted on March 24, 2015

Washington, D.C.  – The Jewish Council for Public Affairs (JCPA), and its initiative the Coalition on the Environment and Jewish Life (COEJL), applaud the President’s recent announcement of an Executive Order (3/19/15) to cut the federal government’s greenhouse gas emissions by 40 percent over the next decade.  This reduction is expected to save the federal…



The JCPA Welcomes Prime Minister Netanyahu’s Clarification on the Two-State Solution

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  • Posted on March 19, 2015

The Jewish Council for Public Affairs (JCPA) welcomes Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s statement clarifying his previous comments on the possibility of a two-state solution.  “We are pleased that the Prime Minister has taken this positive step towards peace by stating the fundamental reality that the only viable solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict is through a two-state solution,” said Rabbi…



JCPA Condemns Attack in Tunisia

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  • Posted on March 18, 2015

The Jewish Council for Public Affairs (JCPA) extends its deepest sympathies to the families of the victims  killed in a vicious terrorist attack in Tunisia. At least 19 people were killed and 22 people were wounded while visiting the Bardo National Museum in Tunis. Seventeen of the victims were European tourists from Germany, Italy, Spain…



JCPA Congratulates Loretta Lynch on her historic confirmation as Attorney General

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  • Posted on March 7, 2015

Washington – The Jewish Council for Public Affairs (JCPA) congratulates Loretta Lynch on her historic confirmation as the nation’s first African-American female Attorney General. Lynch is replacing Eric Holder, who was the first African-American to hold the position. Loretta Lynch will be the nation’s second woman to be confirmed as Attorney General; Janet Reno, who…