NYJA is looking for interested and exceptional candidates to fill two positions: (1) a full-time position as Policy Director; and (2) a paid Summer Intern.
NYJA is delighted to invite you to a Candidates Forum for the Manhattan District Attorney race. We are a lead co-sponsor of this important event, where we will hear from all eight candidates running for one of the most prominent and powerful law enforcement positions in the country.
The New York Jewish Agenda (NYJA) is delighted to invite you to the next event in the “On the Agenda” discussion series, our first-ever NYC Mayoral Candidates Forum. We will hear from the front-runners who are competing to lead New York City through the next four critical years.
We support efforts by Senator Schumer and other NY Representatives to remove President Trump from office immediately, either via the 25th Amendment or impeachment and removal proceedings. Every day that he is allowed to remain in office poses a threat to our democracy.
This op-ed was written by Matt Nosanchuk and appeared in the New York Daily News on October 22, 2020.
This letter to the editor by Matt Nosanchuk was published in The Forward on October 16, 2020. It was written in response to an op-ed written by Avi Shafran of Agudath Israel.
As we at NYJA prepare to close the book on 5780, we are taking a moment to thank you for your support, reflect on the impact we’ve had so far, and strategize about the challenges and opportunities that lie ahead.
PM Netanyahu made clear today that he still intends to follow through on his pledge to annex the Jordan Valley as soon as it is politically viable for him. In response, we reaffirm our demand for the full cancellation of all plans to unilaterally annex territory in the West Bank, as it is clear that annexation would sabotage the possibility of a just, negotiated solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.
On July 24th, the New York Jewish Agenda (NYJA) hosted the first virtual event in our “On the Agenda” discussion series. The event, “Divided We Stand: Allies Debate the Two-State Solution,” featured Peter Beinart, T’ruah Executive Director Rabbi Jill Jacobs, and J Street President Jeremy Ben-Ami, in a discussion moderated by NYJA co-founder Rabbi Rachel Timoner.
NYJA was founded by rabbis, advocates, and leaders with deep ties to the Jewish community and a clear vision of the difference an organized liberal Jewish voice could make in New York City and State. In just a few months, our network has grown exponentially, from Buffalo to Brooklyn. With shared values and in the great tradition of New York Jewry, we have already impacted and shifted the public debate.