Author Archive:

JEWISH INSIDER: Rand Paul takes heat from pro-Israel groups for stalling Iron Dome funding

by tgilden

  • Posted on January 14, 2022

Click here to read the full article. A coalition of pro-Israel organizations sent a letter to Senate leadership on Tuesday taking aim at Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) for blocking supplemental funding for Israel’s Iron Dome missile-defense system and arguing that folding the funding into a larger package would “undermine Israel’s security.” The funding passed the House by…

JCPA and 20 Major Jewish Organizations Send Letter Urging Swift Consideration of U.S. Special Envoy to Monitor and Combat Anti-Semitism Nominee

by tgilden

  • Posted on November 11, 2021

On November 11, 2021, JCPA sent the letter below on behalf of 20 major Jewish organizations, including its national member agencies and the four streams of American Judaism, to Senate Foreign Relations Committee members urging them to swiftly fill the position of U.S. Special Envoy to Monitor and Combat Anti-Semitism by considering the current nominee.…

JCPA Applauds House Passage of Funding to Replenish Iron Dome Missile Interceptors

by tgilden

  • Posted on September 23, 2021

The Jewish Council for Public Affairs (JCPA) applauds the House of Representatives for the bipartisan passage of the Iron Dome Supplemental Appropriations Act (H.R. 5323), which would provide $1 billion to Israel to replace the missile interceptors that protected Israeli civilians from missiles fired from Gaza by Hamas and the Palestinian Islamic Jihad during the…



JCPA Condemns Texas’ New Anti-Abortion Law

by tgilden

  • Posted on September 1, 2021

The Jewish Council of Public Affairs (JCPA) condemns Texas’ new anti-abortion law, Senate Bill (S.B) 8, which bans abortion after six weeks into a pregnancy—before most people are aware they are pregnant. S.B. 8 places the onus of enforcement on private citizens, who can now sue abortion providers, as well as anyone who “aids or…



JCPA Applauds Passage of the John Lewis Voting Rights Advancement Act

by tgilden

  • Posted on August 24, 2021

The Jewish Council for Public Affairs (JCPA) applauds the House of Representatives on today’s passage of the John Lewis Voting Rights Advancement Act (H.R. 4) and urges the Senate to follow suit as soon as possible. As an historic civil rights organization, JCPA has actively supported voting rights and worked to maximize voter enfranchisement since…