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From Programming to Engagement in Community Relations

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A Hillel director at a large Hillel told me about the announcement he made to his board: “We are out of the programming business.”  Several Board members were aghast. “How can a Hillel not do events?” they wondered out loud. “I am sure we will continue to do some events, but our goal is to…

Interfaith coalition launches ‘Know Your Neighbor’ campaign

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“At a time when we are most concerned about what’s happening in our political system, concerned about changes in certain segments of American society,” David Bernstein, president and CEO of the Jewish Council for Public Affairs, said, “we are also most optimistic about the prospect for expanding our connections and developing a more cohesive interfaith community…

Webinar on What’s the Latest on the U.S. Embassy in Israel

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  • Posted on January 25, 2017

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President Trump promised during his campaign that he would relocate the U.S. embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem. According to the latest news reports, his administration has begun deliberating on the issue. . Join us for a webcast discussion of this important subject with Dr. Robert Satloff, Executive Director of the Washington Institute…

Listen to Analytical Teleconference on Former Secretary of State Kerry’s Speech

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  • Posted on January 24, 2017

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David Makovsky, Ziegler Distinguished Fellow at the Washington Institute for Near East Policy, joined a teleconference December 29 to discuss and analyze U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry’s speech about Israel and its implications. The event was organized by The Jewish Federations of North America together with the Jewish Council for Public Affairs. . .…

Reengaging the Jewish Community in Civil Rights

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  • Posted on January 17, 2017

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Mass incarceration is not just a federal issue. In fact, more people are incarcerated in state and local facilities than federal prisons. We believe that greater Jewish involvement can help communities understand the issue from a local perspective. To facilitate this, we have prepared a three-part series on Reengaging the Jewish Community in Civil Rights. 

JCPA2017 The Path Forward: Jewish Engagement in Civil Rights

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  • Posted on January 17, 2017

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JCPA2017 The Path Forward – Jewish Engagement in Civil Rights Washington, D.C. February 25 – 28, 2017 You are invited to attend JCPA’s national conference to discuss and debate major issues, build skills, and join with leaders around the country. At JCPA 2017 you can: Educate yourself about civil rights concerns under the new administration Start…

JCPA Martin Luther King Day Statement

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  • Posted on January 17, 2017

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During our country’s annual remembrance of the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., there is an opportunity to reflect both on the successes of the civil rights movement and the unfinished work that lies before us. Restoring the integrity of the Voting Rights Act and criminal justice reform are two of the…

JCPA Israel Mission 2016: Overview

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  • Posted on December 27, 2016

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JCPA Israel Mission 2016:  December 4-10 Overview Melanie Roth Gorelick JCPA Senior Vice President As American Jewry is grappling with how to deter delegitmization efforts against Israel and is experiencing polarization on how best to support the Jewish state, JCPA headed to Israel on its annual JCPA Israel Leadership Mission from December 4-11. The 20-person…

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