Jewish Justice Group Responds to Supreme Court Nomination

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 11, 2018 Contact: Max Rosenblum 818-304-4551   LOS ANGELES — In response to President Donald Trump’s nomination of Judge Brett Kavanaugh to the U.S. Supreme Court, Rabbi Joel Thal Simonds, Executive Director of the Jewish Center for Justice, released the following statement:   The Jewish Center for Justice is deeply concerned […]

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VP of LA Schools and JCJ Board Member co-authors resolution in support of immigrant families and children

When the humanitarian crisis of separating immigrant children from their families at the U.S.-Mexico border began last month, the Jewish Center for Justice community immediately voiced our collective outrage at this immoral practice. Words of condemnation for this heartbreaking policy swiftly turned to action as we partnered with national and local organizations to speak out […]

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When we separate children from their parents, we are rejecting the very ideals we hold dear

When we separate children from their parents, we are rejecting the very ideals we hold dear By JCJ Summer Intern Sam Wolf.    Over the past month, the Trump Administration has been deliberately separating parents from their children at the U.S.-Mexico border. Government agencies such as the Department of Justice (DOJ) and Immigration and Customs […]

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“Lizkor” To Remember

Reuben Bank is a Junior at George Washington University in Washington DC and is spending his spring semester studying at Tel Aviv University.  Reuben is a leader in JCJ’s College Campus Fellows.   “Lizkor.” To remember. These are the words that began the campus-wide Yom Hazikaron ceremony that I attended at Tel Aviv University. For […]