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JCPA Statement on Terror Attack in Jerusalem

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  • Posted on March 6, 2015

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  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,…

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Prohibitions against usury date back to biblical times. The prophet Ezekiel compares a usurer to someone who is a “thief, a murderer…who oppresses the poor and the needy” (18:10-13). After 1776, all states adopted general usury laws. Most states limited interest rates to under 10%.  However, beginning in the late 1970s and early 1980s, many…

Food Sustainability and Local Food Distribution

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  • Posted on February 28, 2010

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“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…

Support of Long Term Health Care for Holocaust Survivors

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  • Posted on February 28, 2000

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The JCPA and its member agencies support the pilot program initiated by Florida’s Insurance Commissioner and the South Florida Survivors Coalition to fund long term home health care for Holocaust survivors. The International Commission for Holocaust Era Insurance Claims has expressed its support for such a proposal in theory. The proposal embodies the principles that…

The Israeli-Palestinian Interim Agreement

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The Jewish Council for Public Affairs (JCPA) congratulates Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Chairman Yasser Arafat for reaching an interim agreement within the framework of the Oslo Accords. We express our deep appreciation to President Bill Clinton, Secretary of State Madeleine Albright, Ambassador Dennis Ross and his team who continue to demonstrate extraordinary dedication to…

Iraq Crisis

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  • Posted on February 23, 1998

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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…