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Get Creation on the President’s Agenda with the Pope

President Obama and Pope Francis are meeting on March 27th. When they meet, we hope that the President raises the importance of caring for Creation. Please join us and our interfaith colleagues by signing onto a petition on the White … Read more »
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Deadline Extended – Take Action to Reduce Carbon Pollution!

Click here to take action! COEJL and the Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism (the RAC) are joining together to demonstrate support from the Jewish community for the Environmental Protection Agency’s proposed new, strict standards for carbon pollution from new … Read more »
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Jill Borak, Policy Manager at JCPA, Speaks at EPA Hearing

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Public Hearing: Proposed Carbon Pollution Standards for New Power Plants February 6, 2014 Hello, my name is Jill Borak, and I am the Policy Manager at the Jewish Council for Public Affairs (JCPA). I am here … Read more »
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Webinar Recording: Basics of Advocacy for Jewish Environmentalists

To address the urgent challenges of climate change and energy dependence, we need sustainable policies at the local, state and national level. Many Jewish environmentalists want to get involved with advocacy, but are not sure exactly where to start. The … Read more »
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Year of Jewish Engagement – Tu Bishvat Campaign

On Tu Bishvat, many Jewish communities get together for seders and learn about environmentalism. For our first Year of Engagement campaign this year, we encourage you to send a letter to … Read more »
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