Action Alert: Help JCPA Amplify Jewish Voices Condemning Separation of Children and Families – JCPA co-led a letter with ADL, HIAS, and the RAC signed by 26 national Jewish organizations strongly condemning the Administration's policy of separating children from their migrant families at the border. Since then, the Department of Homeland Security has reported that it has forcibly separated over 2,000 children, including some infants, from their migrant parents, even those legally seeking asylum.
JFNA Action Alert: Pass the Never Again Education Act – The Never Again Education Act (H.R. 5460) is a bipartisan bill that would use private donations to provide teachers with the resources to teach children the important lessons of the Holocaust and the consequences of bigotry and hate. Please contact your House representatives to urge them to cosponsor the bill.
ACT NOW! Help Stop Ethnic Cleansing of the Rohingya for World Refugee Day, June 20 – Monsoon rains have started, placing over 200,000 refugees–half of whom are children–at risk from landslides and flooding, as well as water-borne diseases like Cholera. Donate to the Jewish Rohingya Justice Network’s short-term emergency fund, hosted by the American Jewish World Service. JCPA is an active member working to end this crisis.100% of your donation will go directly to NGOs on the ground in Burma and Bangladesh. Click here to donate.
Washington Reps Group Hears From Aslyum-Seekers in Israel - At the June Washington Representatives of Jewish Organizations meeting, convened by JCPA and JFNA, special guest speakers Tamara Newman, Director of International Relations Hotline for Refugees and Migrants in Israel, and Dawit Demoz, a former asylum-seeker in Israel, spoke about the plight of aslyum-seekers in Israel and recommendations for remedying the situation. Below are some resources on this topic: