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Pope Francis released an encyclical (authoritative Catholic teaching) about the environment. Known as Laudate Si’, the encyclical describes the interconnectedness of people and the environment and calls for curbing climate change. In connection with this document, COEJL developed the Guide … Read more »
2015 / 5775: COEJL and our partners are busily preparing for Pope Francis’s encyclical on climate change (known in Latin as Laudato Sii and his first authoritative teaching), due out on June 18th. With all the media buzz, and a … Read more »
Washington, D.C. – The Jewish Council for Public Affairs (JCPA) and its initiative, the Coalition on the Environment and Jewish Life (COEJL), strongly support the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) new rule clarifying the definition of “Waters of the United States” … Read more »
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 »
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 »