JValley Blog

Update: Iran Nuclear Agreement

Today the United States and the other P5+1 nations announced a significant agreement with Iran regarding its nuclear program. 

 

We are hopeful that diplomatic efforts will prevent Iran from developing nuclear weapons, and we appreciate the hard work President Obama, Secretary of S…

JCPA focused on ultimate goal: Iran must not have nuclear weapons

The Jewish Council for Public Affairs released the following statement this morning regarding President Obama’s announcement of a new agreement between the United States, the United Kingdom, Germany, France, China, Russia (P5 + 1) and Iran on Iran’s nuclear program:

The threat of Iran…

Divestment Causes Rift Between Protestant Denomination and Jewish Community

By Gabe Paoletti

 

The recent decision of the United Church of Christ (UCC), a large Protestant denomination in the United States, to divest from Israeli businesses has left many worried about rifts between Jews and Protestants over issues relating to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.…

ADL Lauds Supreme Court's Marriage Equality Decision as 'Historic Step'

ADL Lauds Supreme Court's Marriage Equality Decision as 'Historic Step' for Justice and Fair Treatment to All

New York, NY, June 26, 2015 … The Anti-Defamation League (ADL) today praised the Supreme Court’s decision in the four cases challenging the constitutionality of state marriage…

Moral Discussion on Climate Justice

By Gabe Paoletti

 

This week Pope Francis released an encyclical, an authoritative teaching document, entitled Laudato Si’ (Praised Be to You) which called on Catholics, and all people worldwide, to work to curb the dangerous effects of climate change and cease the exploitation and …