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Conference of Presidents of Major American Jewish Organizations

Are You a Member of Alpha Epsilon Pi? (And Why Am I Asking?)

Rabbi Arthur Waskow | Posted 07.12.2014 | Religion
Rabbi Arthur Waskow

I joined AEPi in my freshman year of college. In my chapter at Johns Hopkins were mostly what we'd now call "nerds." Including me: In those days, I c...

Words and Deeds That Hurt at the Jewish Communal Table

Rabbi Yael Ridberg | Posted 07.12.2014 | Politics
Rabbi Yael Ridberg

J Street might not be for everyone, but its exclusion from the Conference injures the entire community.

Obama Officials Warn Jewish Groups Against 'Dangerous' New Iran Sanctions

The Huffington Post | Ashley Alman | Posted 01.25.2014 | Politics

Top Obama administration officials spoke in a conference call Wednesday with leaders of American Jewish groups to warn against new Iran sanctions, the...

What Does Yitzhak Rabin's Legacy Really Mean?

Jeremy Ben-Ami | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Jeremy Ben-Ami

Precisely because it is so special, Jerusalem is among the most difficult issues to address in resolving the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.

Major American-Jewish Organizations may no Longer Back Turkey in Congress

Harut Sassounian | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Harut Sassounian

American-Jewish organizations, which had for years supported Turkey's agenda on the Armenian Genocide in the U.S. Congress, were incensed by Turkish condemnations of Israel.

American Jewish Leaders Witness Rocket Attack On Israel Trip

Jerusalem Post | HAVIV RETTIG GUR | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

American Jewish leaders on a solidarity visit to Sderot Sunday witnessed up close the eight-year-old rocket barrage of the town when a Kassam hit a fe...