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Elanna Cahn — November 24, 2014 – 11:54 am | Domestic Policy | Foreign Policy | Israel | Military

Jewish Democrats Thank Secretary Hagel Upon Announcement of Departure

Washington, D.C. - Today, U.S. Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel announced that he will step down from his position. We at the National Jewish Democratic Council thank Secretary Hagel for his service. He proved himself to be a strong ally of Israel, supporting measures to help Israel’s security and fiercely… Read More | Comments (0)

Elanna Cahn — November 20, 2014 – 8:16 pm | Barack Obama | Congress | Domestic Policy | Immigration Reform

Jewish Democrats Hail Executive Action on Immigration

Washington, D.C. - On the eve of the President’s immigration announcement, National Jewish Democratic Council Chair Greg Rosenbaum released the following statement: “As Chairman of the National Jewish Democratic Council, I applaud President Obama for taking appropriate executive actions to fix our broken immigration system. Let’s remember that Presidents from… Read More | Comments (0)

Elanna Cahn — November 18, 2014 – 12:11 pm | Barack Obama | Israel | Terrorism

Statement by the President on the Attacks in Jerusalem

I strongly condemn today’s terrorist attack on worshipers at a synagogue in Jerusalem, which killed four innocent people, including U.S. citizens Aryeh Kupinsky, Cary William Levine, and Mosheh Twersky, and injured several more.  There is and can be no justification for such attacks against innocent civilians.  The thoughts and prayers of… Read More | Comments (0)

Elanna Cahn — November 18, 2014 – 11:25 am | Israel | Terrorism

Jewish Democrats Condemn Attack in Jerusalem

Jewish Democrats Condemn Attack in Jerusalem Washington, D.C. - The National Jewish Democratic Council unconditionally condemns the attack on the worshipers in the Har Nof synagogue.  Our hearts are broken for the families of the murder victims and we send our deepest condolences. The attack, taking place as it did… Read More | Comments (0)

NJDC Intern — November 3, 2014 – 11:42 am | 2014 Election | Civil Liberties | Democrats | Republicans

Voter Suppression in 2014

Redistricting, or redrawing the lines for congressional and legislative districts, to meet the needs of changing populations, has long been a bone of contention between the political parties.  The U.S. Constitution mandates population levels for Congressional districts and calls for them to be redrawn every 10 years based on the… Read More | Comments (0)

Elanna Cahn — October 29, 2014 – 11:11 am | Foreign Policy | Israel

Jewish Democrats Disappointed in Inappropriate Language from Obama Administration

Jewish Democrats “Disappointed” in “Inappropriate” Language from Obama Administration The National Jewish Democratic Council expresses surprise and disappointment at the profane and inappropriate language attributed to a senior administration official in describing Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.  Even in informal conversation, the use of the term was unprofessional and does not… Read More | Comments (0)