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JCPA Statement on Terror Attack in Jerusalem

by Administrator

  • Posted on March 6, 2015

  Jerusalem: This morning, on the joyous holiday of Purim, Jerusalem (which celebrates Purim on the 15th of Adar) was once again the scene of terror and violence. The JCPA condemns this attack and prays for an end to the violence that has long plagued the eternal city.   Susan Turnbull, Chair of the JCPA,…



Our New Event

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Our Process

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  • Posted on February 19, 2015

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Creative Post

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  • Posted on February 19, 2015

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Markup: HTML Tags and Formatting

by confluence

  • Posted on January 11, 2013

Headings Header one Header two Header three Header four Header five Header six Blockquotes Single line blockquote: Stay hungry. Stay foolish. Multi line blockquote with a cite reference: People think focus means saying yes to the thing you’ve got to focus on. But that’s not what it means at all. It means saying no to…



Food Sustainability and Local Food Distribution

by Administrator

  • Posted on February 28, 2010

“Food insecurity” is a new term in the American lexicon.  It has replaced the word “hunger” to accurately describe the experience of families who suffer from unreliable access to adequate food from non-emergency sources. One in six families in the United States are currently classified as food insecure–the highest level since the government began collecting…



SEIZING THE MOMENT: APPLYING THE LESSONS OF HURRICANE KATRINA

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  • Posted on February 25, 2006

 Some moments in history transform the ways in which societies operate.  Others constitute a call to action that goes unheard.  Before the history is written about the 2005 hurricane season, and the flood that devastated much of New Orleans and the Gulf Coast, the Jewish community and all Americans must seize this moment to create…



Iraq Crisis

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  • Posted on February 23, 1998

The Jewish Council for Public Affairs (JCPA) strongly supports the Administration’s efforts to bring about Iraqi compliance with United Nations resolutions adopted in the wake of Saddam Hussein’s aggression against Kuwait and Israel. An agreement was reached yesterday between United Nations Secretary General Kofi Annan and Iraq’s leadership which President Clinton believes might serve as…



Strengthening Protections for Endangered Species and Habitats

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  • Posted on February 17, 1997

Torah does not permit a killing that would uproot a species, even if it permitted the killing [of individuals] in that species. -Nachmanides, Commentary on Deuteronomy 22:6. Background: In 1996, the National Jewish Community Relations Advisory Council (NJCRAC) took action in response to the rapid destruction of habitats and species around the world, advocating that…



Bosnia (Executive Committee 1995)

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  • Posted on October 23, 1995

The National Jewish Community Relations Advisory Council is heartened by the U.S. brokered cease-fire which has restored electricity and other basic services to many Bosnian cities and towns. The long siege on Sarajevo has been lifted and routes to many Muslim enclaves have been opened. In September, Assistant Secretary of State Richard Holbrooke persuaded the…