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Jewish Justice Group Responds to Administration’s Rollback of Environmental Standards

LOS ANGELES — In response to the Administration’s proposal to reverse Obama-era fuel efficiency and emissions standards, Rabbi Joel Thal Simonds, Executive Director of the Jewish Center for Justice, released the following statement:   “The Jewish Center for Justice strongly opposes the Administration’s decision to roll back fuel and emissions standards designed to combat climate […]

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Meet the JCJ High School Interns Impacting Our Community

  Every summer the Jewish Center for Justice convenes emerging teen leaders through camps, workshops and youth movements and teaches them to advocate on justice issues through public speaking, coalition building and lobbying. From making calls to Congress to marching at rallies, our young cohort of teens is acquiring the resources and tools they need […]

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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 […]