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Tag: Jewish Council For Public Affairs
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An amendment under consideration in the U.S. Senate would add kosher food to emergency food assistance.
The amendment, introduced last month by Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-N.Y.), earned the endorsement of the Jewish Council for Public Affairs (JCPA), the umbrella body for Jewish...
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The Jewish Council for Public Affairs is calling on Congress to think about “the most vulnerable among us” as it works on creating a budget and avoiding the fiscal cliff.
“We believe that deficit reduction should be carefully calibrated to ensure that the most vulnerable among us...
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To frack or not to frack?
As concerns mount over the environmental and public health consequences of hydraulic fracturing, known as fracking, Jewish groups are coalescing around a strategy that supports efforts to extract natural gas from shale rock while seeking to mitigate its...
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Jewish groups and a key Jewish lawmaker condemned the U.S. House of Representative’s budget proposal for 2012, saying it will hurt the Americans most in need.
The Jewish Council for Public Affairs said in a statement released Wednesday that the Republican-backed budget proposal...
November 16, 2010 | 9:46 am
Fox News provocateur Glenn Beck spent spent several days taking aim at billionaire businessman and philanthropist George Soros, but so far—at least within Jewish circles—the barrage appears to be backfiring.
On his radio and TV shows last week, Beck portrayed Soros as running a...
November 1, 2010 | 1:05 pm
A Statement on Civility in national political discourse is set to be unveiled by the Jewish Council for Public Affairs.
The statement, the first step of a multi-part campaign led by the JCPA to inspire more civility in national political discourse in the United States, will be...
March 18, 2009 | 4:44 am
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Jewish groups are supporting a resolution from their umbrella organization backing the Bush administration's use of force against Iraq "as a last resort."
The resolution from the Conference of Presidents of Major American Jewish Organizations, released Oct. 12, expresses support for...
February 28, 2002 | 7:00 pm
As the United States intensifies its war against terrorism at home and abroad, the Jewish community may be poised to serve as a bridge between the Bush administration and some of its critics in the civil liberties community.
That was evident at last week's Jewish Council for Public...
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