(JTA) — Rabbi Steve Gutow, a long-time Jewish communal activist who last served as head of the Jewish Council for Public Affairs, will serve as a senior political advisor for the political arm of J Street. In his newly announced position for the 2016 election cycle, Gutow will work with Congressional candidates endorsed by JStreetPAC…
David Bernstein, a veteran Israel advocate, will replace Rabbi Steve Gutow as president of the Jewish Council for Public Affairs, the group announced Monday.
For the past 10 years, Rabbi Steve Gutow has been trying to get American Jews to be more civil to each other, especially in debates about political issues.
President Barack Obama named the outgoing president of the national Jewish public policy umbrella to an advisory council on faith and government.
The head of the Jewish community’s grassroots umbrella organization on policy issues is stepping down after 10 years.
While chestnuts roast on open fires elsewhere in Dallas, another holiday tradition beckons for some of the city’s Jews: the Christmas Day Classic recreational football game.
With Congress plunging into talks to avoid the much-feared fiscal cliff, the Jewish community’s umbrella organization for policy is cautiously weighing in.
The umbrella body for Jewish public policy groups joined other religious organizations in asking Congress to provide $1 billion to the National Housing Trust Fund.
Jewish groups pulled out of an interfaith roundtable after Christians asked Congress to reassess aid to Israel. But the dialogue was troubled long before that.
The question of how big the Jewish tent can be when it comes to Israel is one of the thorniest ones that American Jews deal with.