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JCPA and COEJL Welcome Administration’s Effort to Reduce U.S. Federal Government’s Energy Consumption

Washington, D.C.  – The Jewish Council for Public Affairs (JCPA) and its initiative the Coalition on the Environment and Jewish Life (COEJL) applaud the President’s announcement last week, that he will issue an Executive Order to cut the federal governments … Read more »
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COEJL in Philly

On Wednesday January 21st, the Jewish Council for Public Affairs, through the Coalition on the Environment and Jewish Life (COEJL), and the Jewish Community Relations Council of Greater Philadelphia convened a meeting of over a dozen Jewish organizations in Philadelphia … Read more »
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To 2015 and Beyond!

Happy Secular New Year! In our remaining hours of 2014, as we reflect on the year that was, I hope that your Jewish values and your desire to protect Creation loom large. And I hope that making an annual gift … Read more »
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Jewish Leaders Welcome Lima Agreement, Raise Importance of U.S. Actions at Home

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE December 15, 2014 MEDIA CONTACT Jennifer Bell, Rabinowitz Communications,, 202-265-3000 NEW YORK – Sunday morning, top leaders from nearly 200 countries agreed to The Lima Accord, a global pact to work together to tackle climate change. … Read more »
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Celebrating our fall climate victory while struggling through the winter

As the UN’s talks in Lima, Peru wind down, we are taking a moment to celebrate an important event earlier this year. On Sunday September 19th JCPA and COEJL joined over one hundred Jewish organizations and 400,000 citizens at the … Read more »
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