Israel Engagement Fellowship (IEF)

Exemplary/outstanding/innovative program College students today are exposed to levels of anti-Israel hostility virtually without parallel in modern American history. The Jewish Federation of Greater Washington and the Jewish Community Relations Council of Greater Washington have partnered to develop a course for 10th, 11th, and 12th graders on Israel advocacy called the “Israel Engagement Fellowship” (IEF)

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Hours Against Hate

Exemplary/outstanding/innovative program Hours Against Hate urges people to pledge their time to people who live, pray, look and love differently than they do. It inspires activism and urges individual action with the goal of transcending the barriers between people. Our JCRC launched Hours Against Hate in June 2013 with an impressive list of excited partners,

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New Jersey Coalition Against Human Trafficking

The NJ Coalition Against Human Trafficking was established in 2011 by the Community Relations Committee of Greater MetroWest NJ to help create a grassroots abolitionist movement in New Jersey to eradicate Human Trafficking. The Coalition is made up of approximately 100 diverse groups, including: faith-based organizations, ethnic and community organizations, non-profits, government agencies, law enforcement,

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NEWS, EVENTS, & ACTION ALERTS

With so much happening, it's hard to keep up. Here are the latest news, events, and action alerts from JCPA.

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Meet David Bernstein, JCPA President and CEO.

COMMUNITIES IN ACTION

For over eight years Rhode Island has had the dubious distinction as one of the states leading the nation in unemployment. As such a clear goal of the RI CRC in the area of social justice is to do work hard to help reduce poverty in the state. Only through coalition building can the RI CRC be effective in helping people living at and below the safety net and at the same time provide strong advocacy at the statehouse level. As such, the Interfaith Coalition is led by members of the RI CRC.

This year the Jewish Alliance of Greater RI instituted a “Living on the Edge” program to help members of the Jewish community who are in need. The CRC has become a primary resource of information and leadership.

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The Fix

How do we Repair The World Through Jewish Activism? Check out our blog, The Fix!

Position Available: Senior Policy Associate

The Jewish Council for Public Affairs (JCPA) is seeking a Senior Policy Associate. JCPA is a non-profit organization that supports a network of 125 local Jewish community relations councils and 16 national agencies around the country and represents their policy priorities nationally. JCPA is looking for a committed, passionate professional who cares deeply about the

Position Available: Communication Manager

The Jewish Council for Public Affairs (JCPA) is seeking a Communications Manager. JCPA is a non-profit organization that supports a network of 125 local Jewish community relations councils and 16 national agencies around the country and represents their policy priorities nationally. JCPA is looking for a committed, passionate professional who cares deeply about the Jewish

JCPA is Outraged and Heartbroken over Murderous Attacks in Orlando

Washington, D.C. – The Jewish Council for Public Affairs (JCPA) expresses its outrage at the horrific shootings at the Pulse night club whose clientele is the LGBTQ community in Orlando. According to President Obama, this act marks the deadliest shooting in the history of the country. “This is an act of terrorism and a mass

What you need to know: Israel’s Coalition Government

What you need to know: Israel’s Coalition Government“I know what you’re thinking about,” said Tweedledum; “but it isn’t so, nohow.”“Contrariwise,” continued Tweedledee, “if it was so, it might be; and if it were so, it would be; but as it isn’t, it ain’t. That’s logic.”From Through the Looking Glass, by Lewis CarrollPundits and amateur Israel