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Compilation of Resources on the Gaza-Israel Border Conflict

by tgilden

  • Posted on May 30, 2018

See below for a compilation of news articles, opinion pieces, and organization statements regarding the recent conflict along the Gaza–Israel border from a broad range of media outlets in order to provide access to several sources in one place.  NEWS ARTICLES IDF Hits Hamas Targets in Gaza Following Gunfire to Sderot, Troops, The Jerusalem Report, Anna…

JCPA Strongly Condemns Separation of Children and Families at the Border

by tgilden

  • Posted on May 29, 2018

New York, NY – The Jewish Council for Public Affairs (JCPA) strongly condemns the Administration’s policy of separating children from their migrant families at the US’s southern border. This policy is cruel and inhumane, and only adds to the suffering of these families, who are often fleeing violence and oppression in their home countries. Children…

JCPA2018 Annual Conference Calls for Strengthened Jewish Community Engagement to Build a Strong Democratic America and Israel

by tgilden

  • Posted on April 24, 2018

New York, NY —  More than 250 Jewish community relations leaders came together April 22-24 in New York to tackle today’s most pressing issues. The Jewish Council for Public Affairs’ (JCPA) three day Conference closed today with a call to action for the Jewish community to work in coalition with the diverse vulnerable communities who…

We Were Made for Times Like These

by tgilden

  • Posted on April 20, 2018

eJewish Philanthropy By Melanie Roth Gorelick I am excited to welcome the leaders of the community relations field to NYC for the JCPA2018 National Conference April 22-24. On the eve of the conference, I am reminded of a presentation from an interfaith leader named Sophie, who at a retreat, led a wonderful discussion on how the interfaith…

JCPA Opposes Decision to Add Citizenship Question to 2020 Census

by tgilden

  • Posted on March 28, 2018

New York, NY – The Jewish Council for Public Affairs (JCPA) opposes the U.S. Commerce Department’s decision to add a citizenship status question to the the 2020 Census survey, which we believe would undermine its accuracy and fairness. Particularly at a time when immigrant communities are already fearful of the federal government, adding an untested…

JCPA Advocates on Capitol Hill for Priority Issues

by tgilden

  • Posted on March 23, 2018

Forty JCPA leaders attended our Advocacy Day on March 15 in Washington, D.C., representing many states across the country. Coming to the Hill provided a strong message to our Congressional leaders that we must continue to hold strong and ensure America’s core values and policy that our community helped to form over the past 74…