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JCPA Applauds Congress for Passing the First Gun Violence Prevention Law in Decades

New York, NY — The Jewish Council for Public Affairs (JCPA) applauds Congress for passing the Bipartisan Safer Communities Act, the first gun safety bill Congress has passed in almost three decades. This legislation will increase gun safety, mental health funding, and school safety. Specifically, the bill enhances background checks

JCPA Condemns Supreme Court Decision Overturning Roe v. WaDE

New York, NY — The Jewish Council for Public Affairs (JCPA) strongly condemns today’s Supreme Court ruling in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization overturning Roe v. Wade, holding that there is no longer a right to abortion under the federal constitution. Access to safe, affordable, and legal abortion and

JCPA BLOG: Reflections on Dinner with NAACP Executive Committee and JCPA Leaders: Tackling Racism, Antisemitism, and Voting Rights Together

Reflections on Dinnerwith NAACP Executive Committeeand JCPA Leaders: TacklingRacism, Antisemitism and VotingRights Together Reflections on Dinnerwith NAACP Executive Committeeand JCPA Leaders: TacklingRacism, Antisemitism and VotingRights Together by Melanie Roth Gorelick, Senior Vice President, Jewish Council for Public Affairs To address the increase of antisemitism and racism in America, the Jewish

JCPA Condemns Racist Shooting in Buffalo

The Jewish Council for Public Affairs (JCPA) strongly condemns the heinous racist shootings in Buffalo and the white supremacist tropes which inspired the shooter. The shooter, who livestreamed his actions on social media and circulated a manifesto espousing violently racist and antisemitic sentiments online shortly before the attack, intended to

JCPA Welcomes Rohingya Genocide Determination

Today’s genocide determination is a significant and long-overdue step towards achieving justice for the Rohingya people. This is not just an important acknowledgment of the atrocities that have been committed against the Rohingya people, but a signal to all who commit these heinous abuses that the international community is watching.