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Leading CA Policymakers Support Measures to Counter Antisemitism at JPAC’s Biggest Ever State Capitol Conference

Leading CA Policymakers Support Measures to Counter Antisemitism at JPAC’s Largest Ever State Capitol Conference October 7 & Antisemitism Bring Many First-Time Attendees to Annual Sacramento Gathering   May 16, 2024   SACRAMENTO, CA — Jewish Public Affairs Committee of California (JPAC), the voice of California’s Jewish community to the State Capitol, welcomed 500 Jewish […]

California Announces $40 Million in Funding for Security Grants Protecting At-Risk Institutions

California Announces $40 Million in Funding for Security Grants Protecting At-Risk Institutions JPAC and the Jewish Caucus have led advocacy efforts to address the security needs of nonprofits and faith-based organizations under threat of violent attacks and hate crimes.   April 10, 2024   SACRAMENTO, CA — The California Office of Emergency Services (CalOES) announced […]

JPAC WELCOMES GOV. NEWSOM’S GOLDEN STATE PLAN TO COUNTER ANTISEMITISM

JEWISH PUBLIC AFFAIRS COMMITTEE OF CALIFORNIA WELCOMES GOV. NEWSOM’S GOLDEN STATE PLAN TO COUNTER ANTISEMITISM  Plan provides roadmap to support and protect Jewish communities across California    April 5, 2024   SACRAMENTO, CA — Jewish Public Affairs Committee of California (JPAC), the voice of California’s Jewish community to the state capitol, welcomes Gov. Gavin Newsom’s […]

JPAC Statement: In Governor Newsom’s Letter to Muslim Community, Nuance Matters

JPAC Statement: In Governor Newsom’s Letter to Muslim Community, Nuance Matters   March 22, 2024 “Yesterday, Governor Gavin Newsom published an open letter to California’s Muslim, Palestinian American, and Arab American communities with a much-needed denunciation of Islamophobia and anti-Arab hate. In the letter, Governor Newsom “unequivocally denounce[s] Hamas’s terrorist attack against Israel” and aligns […]

Statement following anti-Israel protestors storming the California Democratic Party convention

Statement following anti-Israel protestors storming the California Democratic Party convention   November 18, 2023 SACRAMENTO, CA – JPAC released this statement following anti-Israel protestors storming the California Democratic Party convention: “The storming of the California Democratic Party convention in Sacramento by anti-Israel protestors shattered the sense of safety many California Jewish Democrats felt at party […]

Governor Newsom Signs Historic Faith Housing Bill

Governor Newsom Signs Historic Faith Housing Bill On Third Attempt, JPAC Priority Bill Streamlining Process for Houses of Worship to Build Affordable Housing is Signed into Law   October 11, 2023 SACRAMENTO, CA – Today, Governor Gavin Newsom signed into law Senate Bill 4, authored by Senator Scott Wiener (D–San Francisco) and a top priority […]

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