For nearly three years the NJCRAC has been actively opposed to the blatant Serbian aggression in Bosnia. Since the brutal war began some 200,000 Bosnians have been killed, and over a million have been forced from their homes. For two years Serb forces have been bombarding Bosnian cities, including areas designated by the United Nations as safe havens. The situation in Bosnia is difficult, complicated and confusing, yet it is clear that ethnic cleansing and systematic rape and forced relocations must be stopped once and for all.


It is equally clear that the international community has been slow to implement any concrete actions that could possibly bring an end to the carnage and suffering. The arms embargo, originally designed to minimize the conflict, has left a sorely underequipped Bosnia-Herzegovina at the mercy of larger and much better equipped Serbian forces. United Nations designated “safe areas” have provided little refuge for Bosnians. Shelling has continued and UN peacekeeping forces often have been obstructed in their efforts to deliver humanitarian aid to these areas.


The NJCRAC calls upon the United States government to take action to end the brutality.










Next Up:


Take Action Donate


Elana Ayalon

May 23, 2024

Jewish Insider: Across political and religious spectrum, 61 Jewish groups urge House to take up antisemitism bill

May 22, 2024

Broad Coalition of 61 National Jewish Organizations Urge Swift Congressional Action on Countering Antisemitism Act


Ben Meyerson

May 14, 2024

JCPA Statement Marking Two Years Since the Buffalo Attack

May 12, 2024

Jewish Telegraphic Agency: Despite deep divides over Gaza, a Jewish leader seeks allies in defense of democracy

May 9, 2024

New Partnership Will Mobilize to Counter Rising Bigotry, Defend Democracy Spearheaded by Jewish Council for Public Affairs

May 9, 2024

JCPA Launches New Action Networks to Protect Democracy and Combat Hate

May 7, 2024

Jewish Council for Public Affairs Responds to President Biden’s Remarks at the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Days of Remembrance Ceremony

April 22, 2024

The Wisconsin Jewish Chronicle: Antisemitism is a threat to all