“Turns Reality on Its Head:” Rabbis Ask House Democrats to Withdraw “False and Misleading” Letter

Jews were ethnically cleansed from towns in Judea and Samaria in 1929 and 1936, and then driven out entirely by Jordan in 1948 – yet the signatories claim that the Fourth Geneva Convention prohibits them from moving back. It is hard not to read that claim as unsympathetic to Jews and history.

Rabbis Commend SecState Mike Pompeo for Israel Settlements Policy Change

Contrary to a false narrative implying that Jews somehow voluntarily abandoned the Land of Israel in favor of others, the letter points out that “Jews lived in the holy cities of Hebron and Shechem (Nablus), as well as elsewhere in the area, at all times when not forced to leave at the tip of a sword.” And this being the case, the CJV concludes that the return of Jewish settlement in that area is simply “the resumption of Jewish life in that part of the Jewish homeland.”

Rabbis Welcome New HHS Regulatory Provision Supporting Free Religious Practice in Foster Care

The new proposed rule is a win for all Americans, and especially for vulnerable children in need of foster care services. That a religious organization should be able to serve the public while acting in accordance with its beliefs is a key part of religious freedom.

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Kislev Update, December 3

Kislev Update, December 3

Today is #GivingTuesday, the successor to Black Friday and Cyber Monday. If you contribute right now to our Facebook Fundraiser, Facebook has pledged to match up to $7 million in donations (beginning at 8 AM EST), but it's first come, first served for Facebook to...

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Rabbis Commend SecState Mike Pompeo for Israel Settlements Policy Change

Rabbis Commend SecState Mike Pompeo for Israel Settlements Policy Change

Contrary to a false narrative implying that Jews somehow voluntarily abandoned the Land of Israel in favor of others, the letter points out that “Jews lived in the holy cities of Hebron and Shechem (Nablus), as well as elsewhere in the area, at all times when not forced to leave at the tip of a sword.” And this being the case, the CJV concludes that the return of Jewish settlement in that area is simply “the resumption of Jewish life in that part of the Jewish homeland.”

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Cheshvan Update, November 9

Cheshvan Update, November 9

The Coalition for Jewish Values contributed to a very important policy change that the Department of Health and Human Services announced this month, which will maximize the number of children receiving needed foster care, while permitting religious organizations to...

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