In a victory for democracy, Americans turned out in record numbers for the 2022 midterm elections, despite unprecedented efforts at voter suppression and disinformation campaigns. Candidates who ran on anti-democratic platforms, authoritarian, and populist agendas largely lost their races, with, unfortunately, notable exceptions. We are relieved there have been no
Last Tuesday, the Israeli people went to the polls and voted in a free and fair election in which 71% of the electorate cast ballots. JCPA reiterates its support for a democratic Israel committed to a just and inclusive society that promotes human rights for all residents of Israel. As
Washington, DC – Today, nearly 340 faith leaders and people of faith, and 114 faith organizations—including 12 member organizations of the Interfaith Immigration Coalition—delivered a letter to Congress urging them to do more to reverse the harms caused by family separation. Under the Trump administration, the Department of Homeland Security
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
The Jewish Council for Public Affairs (JCPA) congratulates Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson on her successful, bipartisan confirmation to serve on the U.S. Supreme Court. “Judge Jackson’s confirmation as the first Black woman to serve on the Supreme Court is cause for celebration for our entire nation in this moment and
JCPA Thanks the Senate for Confirming Deborah Lipstadt as the US Special Envoy to Monitor and Combat Antisemitism
The Jewish Council for Public Affairs (JCPA) congratulates Ambassador Dr. Deborah Lipstadt as the newly confirmed U.S. Special Envoy to Monitor and Combat Antisemitism. Ambassador Lipstadt has been a close friend and partner to our organization. She is extremely qualified for this position and is the right person at the
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.