17 Jewish Groups Express Concern Over Efforts to Impeach Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas Used to Normalize Deadly “Invasion” and “Replacement” Conspiracies

Jewish Council for Public Affairs and HIAS organize statement condemning antisemitic, white supremacist, and anti-immigrant conspiracy theories For Immediate Release:February 5, 2024 NEW YORK – Today the Jewish Council for Public Affairs (JCPA), the national convener of Jewish coalitions working to build a just and inclusive American democracy, and HIAS,

New Polling Shows Sharp Rise in Concern over Antisemitism Following October 7th

For Immediate Release: December 19, 2023Media Contact: press@thejcpa.org Strong Majorities of Both Parties See Antisemitism as Major Concern; Worries Increase Among All Age Groups NEW YORK – A new study released today found a steep increase in concern about antisemitism after the terrorist attacks of October 7th. The poll, which

JCPA Statement on Albany Synagogue Shooting

For Immediate Release: Dec. 7, 2023 JCPA CEO Amy Spitalnick released the following statement upon news of shots fired at an Albany, NY synagogue that, thankfully, involved no injuries. “The shooting at an Albany synagogue tonight appears to be the inevitable result of crisis-level  antisemitism — fueled by extremists exploiting the

Standing Together Against Antisemitism

Dear Friends, I don’t need to tell you that we’re facing a crisis of antisemitism. What was already dire before October 7th has become even more horrific – taking various forms over the past eight weeks: Conspiracy theories about Jewish or Zionist control of our institutions and government. The gaslighting of

JCPA Statement on Shooting of Three Palestinian Students in Burlington, VT

For Immediate ReleaseNovember 26, 2023 Jewish Council for Public Affairs CEO Amy Spitalnick released the following statement: “We’re absolutely horrified by the shooting of three Palestinian students in Burlington last night. There is still more to learn but reports indicate that the students were wearing keffiyehs and speaking Arabic, and the

Five Years Since Pittsburgh

October 27, 2023 Today marks five years since the Tree of Life shooting, in which a white supremacist killed 11 Jews in synagogue on Shabbat. We’re commemorating the fifth anniversary of the deadliest attack on the Jewish community in the United States — even as we continue to mourn October

A Note from Israel

October 20, 2023 Dear friends, I’m writing to you from Israel, as I conclude a two-day solidarity mission with my fellow CEOs of Jewish American organizations. We were here because it’s vital to show the Israeli people that the Jewish American community is with them. As one survivor of Hamas’