50 Years After the Six Day War - Is Peace Possible
On the heels of the UN Security Council Resolution 2334, the passage of the Israel’s new Regulation Law, and the New Administration’spriority of achieving peace between Israel and Palestinians, learn from our high-level speakers about implications of the Six-Day War and how we can achieve a much needed two-State solution.
Inequities within the criminal justice system constitute one of the major crises facing our country. Mass incarceration is not just a federal issue. The Jewish community has a proven track record in advocating for civil rights and injustices in our democracy. Learn how your Jewish community can make a difference.
Marcia Greenberger to receive Albert D. Chernin Award
At JCPA2017 we will privileged to honor Marcia Greenberger, National Women's Law Center Founder and Co-President with the Albert D. Chernin award, which is given annually to an American Jew whose life work best exemplifies the social justice imperatives of Judaism, Jewish history, and the protection of the Bill of Rights, particularly the First Amendment.
William C. Daroff to receive Chair's Tikkun Olam Award
At the annual JCPA Chair’s Award dinner on Sunday, February 26, we will recognize William Daroff, Senior Vice President for Public Policy and Director of the Washington Office of The Jewish Federations of North America. The award recognizes individuals who demonstrate a deep commitment and extraordinary effort to improving the lives of people everywhere, things William exhibits every day.
Wade Henderson to Receive JCPA Tzedek Award
The JCPA Tzedek Award recognizes individuals who demonstrate a deep commitment and extraordinary effort to improving the lives of people everywhere. It celebrates the Jewish ideal of a "Tzedek", someone who embodies and embraces the concepts of justice, righteousness, integrity, and fairness. We are honored to announce Wade Henderson as the first recipient of this prestigious award.