Category Archive for: Newsletters

ACTION ALERT: Help Combat Climate Change

by Haya Luftig

  • Posted on July 27, 2017

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  • E-Update

JCPA is joining with Values Partnerships to encourage faith communities to host an “Inconvenient Sabbath” to raise awareness about climate change and promote the advocacy included in An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth to Power, a new film with former Vice President Al Gore that will be released on August 4. Click here to a download the…



ACTION ALERT: Oppose Delay of Methane Emissions Rule

by Haya Luftig

  • Posted on July 27, 2017

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The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is seeking to delay and reconsider a key regulation, already in effect, that reduces harmful methane emissions, which impact public health and do more damage in a decade than carbon dioxide does in a century. The Coalition on the Environment and Jewish Life encourages the Jewish community to voice opposition…



JCPA: Invite: What’s the Recent Temple Mount Controversy Really About? Mon., July 31 at 3 PM EDT-

by Haya Luftig

  • Posted on July 27, 2017

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Join Haviv Rettig Gur, senior analyst and political correspondent for Times of Israel, for a JCPA/JFNA webcast onT ensions around the Temple Mount – one of the holiest and most contested religious sites in the world. Tensions have flared across Israel and the Muslim world in recent weeks. How can we best understand the situation,…



JCPA: Invite: Attend the JCPA 2017 Fall Meeting September 10-11 in New York City

by Haya Luftig

  • Posted on July 27, 2017

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Engage with community relations leaders from across the country to discuss important policy challenges for our field, strategize, and network. Vanita Gupta Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights David Harris American Jewish Committee . Rabbi Doug Kahn Broad Tent Consulting Program Highlight: Workshop on Tools for Moving Your Community Relations Agenda Forward in a…



JCPA: Catch Up on CRCasts You May Have Missed

by Haya Luftig

  • Posted on July 27, 2017

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  • E-Update / Homepage Event

CRCast is a regular series tackling Jewish advocacy and community relations issues. Episode topics include: Slashing $10 Billion in Jewish Social Services: What’s at Stake for Your Community? What is the Alt-right (And What Should We Do About Them)? Strategic Framework for Battling the Delegitimization of Israel Lessons Learned 50 Years After the Six-Day War…



JCPA: JCPA Initiative for JCRC Chairs

by Haya Luftig

  • Posted on July 27, 2017

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 JCPA is hosting a virtual retreat for JCRC Chairs and Directors. The first session will take place on September 12, 12:00 – 2:00 pm. For more information, please contact Hluftig@thejcpa.org.



MESSAGE FROM THE PRESIDENT:

by Haya Luftig

  • Posted on July 27, 2017

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David Bernstein’s most recent blog, Intersectionality Excludes and Includes: Jews Must Learn the Difference, called for Diaspora Jews to learn, not shun, intersectional discourse in all its forms and be part of the discussion while not being afraid to challenge instances of exclusionary intersectionality. He contends that the Jewish community has a major stake in…



POLICY: JCPA is Helping to Protect Voting Rights

by Haya Luftig

  • Posted on July 27, 2017

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JCPA is working in coalition to oppose the President’s Commission on Election Integrity. Click here and here to read our most recent letters, and be sure to read a recent op-ed, The Voter Purges are Coming, by Vanita Gupta, President and CEO of the Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights.



POLICY: Tracking the Refugee Ban

by Haya Luftig

  • Posted on July 27, 2017

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Last week, the Supreme Court denied the Administration’s motion to clarify the Court’s June 26 order, but stayed the portion of the July 13 district court ruling related to refugees with “assurances” from U.S. resettlement agencies, pending resolution by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit Court. Check out HIAS’ comprehensive timeline of…



POLICY: Participate in Twitter Storm on World Day Against Trafficking in Persons is July 30

by Haya Luftig

  • Posted on July 27, 2017

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Nonprofit, faith-based, and secular anti-trafficking organizations will host a Twitter Storm to raise awareness about the importance of increased investments to combat human trafficking and modern day slavery. World Day is a call to action to end this crime and an opportunity to elevate the response to end human trafficking. Click here for the Twitter…