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I Am Collecting a Flower Drawing for all 711 Children Still Separated from their Families 

I Am Collecting a Flower Drawing for all 711 Children Still Separated from their Families   By Hannah Levine, JCJ 2018 Summer Intern As of 8/10/2018 559 children remain separated from their families. When the Trump Administration began its policy of separating immigrant children from their families at the border, I was particularly upset. I […]

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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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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LA Women’s March Foundation: Statement

We are alarmed by continuing verbal attacks against the state of Israel and certain parts of the Jewish community by some leaders of the Women’s March. The Jewish Center for Justice is dedicated to building coalitions of diversity and strength in order to raise our collective voice for justice.  This year, in Women’s Marches across […]

The Moral Challenge of Gaza

The difficulty and complexity of this past week in Israel has left us searching for words to express our emotions.  Side by side media images of the embassy dedication ceremony in Jerusalem juxtaposed by the death and violence on the Gaza border fail to address the nuance of the situation. While this week has brought […]