Communications & Advocacy

Special Edition On the Hill Updates: Tisha B’av Recap

Last weekend, to honor Tisha B’Av (a Jewish day of mourning) NCJW advocates from across the country showed up and fought back against the Trump administration’s heinous immigration policies and demanded that our government #CloseTheCamps.

Check out this week’s special edition recap of the various Tisha B’av events:

 

NATIONAL

 

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Times of Israel: Jews protest US immigration policies with Tisha B’av demonstrations

Jewish Telegraphic Agency: 40 Jews arrested in New York City protesting Amazon’s ties with ICE

WUSA DC (CBS): Close The Camps Rally At Lafayette Square

Huffington Post: Dozens Arrested in NYC As ‘Jews Against ICE’ Protestors Hit The Streets Across The Nation

KYTX (CBS): Close The Camps Rally

The Washington Post: In D.C., New York and beyond Jews mark annual day of mourning by protesting Trump immigration policies

 

CLEVELAND

 

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WJW Cleveland (Fox): Close The Camps Demonstration

WKYC Cleveland (NBC): Jewish Community Protests Immigration Camps

News5 Cleveland (ABC): Local Jewish groups host vigil, call on lawmakers to close border detention camps

Cleveland Jewish News: High school student tells of her family ordeal at Suburban Temple – Kol Ami vigil

 

UTAH

 

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The Salt Lake Tribune: Dozens of members of Utah’s Jewish community gather at ICE office with this message: ‘Close the Camps’

KSL: Members of Utah’s Jewish community rally against current immigration policies

KUTV (CBS): Utah’s Jewish community rallies at ICE field office, opposing Trump’s immigration reform

 

GREATER NEW ORLEANS

 

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The Advocate: New Orleans Jewish women’s group: Trump shouldn’t reject refugees seeking safety

 

MINNESOTA

 

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TC Jewfolk: Jews Say “Close the Camps” on Tisha B’av

 

ARIZONA

 

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Arizona Jewish Post: Tucsonans join Tisha b’Av vigils protesting migrant deaths

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HOUSTON

 

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MIAMI

 

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PHILADELPHIA

 

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CHICAGO

 

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SACRAMENTO

 

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LONG BEACH

 

BERGEN COUNTY

 

 

AUSTIN

 

 

ST. LOUIS

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