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Jewish groups applaud CA Democratic Party platform’s wording on Israel

J the Jewish News RYAN TOROK MARCH 14, 2022 In addition to the previously mentioned groups, others that worked to ensure the party’s stance included Progressive Zionists of California, the California Legislative Jewish Caucus, the California Young Democrats Jewish Caucus, the American Jewish Committee, JIMENA, StandWithUs and A Wider Bridge. Support also came from California …

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Sierra Club Cancels Trip to Israel After Accusations of “Greenwashing”

Jewish JournalAaron Bandler March 15, 2022 The Progressive Zionists of California launched a petition urging people to inform The Sierra Club that “Israel is part of the solution” to climate change and that the issue can unite both sides of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. “To single out Israel—apparently due to pressure from a few outspoken anti-Israel …

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SIERRA CLUB CANCELS TRIP TO ISRAEL AFTER ACCUSATIONS OF “GREENWASHING”

Jewish Digital TimesMar 15, 2022 The Progressive Zionists of California launched a petition urging people to inform The Sierra Club that “Israel is part of the solution” to climate change and that the issue can unite both sides of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. “To single out Israel—apparently due to pressure from a few outspoken anti-Israel activists—does …

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Sign Today: Tell the Sierra Club the climate crisis knows no borders– Israel is part of the solution!

UPDATE: We did it! Sierra Club will be coming to Israel after all! Thank you so much to everyone who met with leaders and signed the petition! As progressive Zionists who advocate for the self-determination and human rights of both Israelis and Palestinians, we also work tirelessly to promote needed dialogue and trust building initiatives …

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Progressive Zionists of California Opposes AIPAC’s Endorsement of Candidates who Sought to Overturn 2020 Election

As an organization that prides itself on promoting democracy and democratic values both in the U.S. and in Israel, Progressive Zionists of California is alarmed by and opposes AIPAC’s decision to endorse a slate of candidates who sought to overturn the 2020 election and whitewash white nationalism.  AIPAC’s decision is an affront to Jewish values, …

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California Democrats Say Yes!

(March 6, 2022) After many months of planning and organizing, PZC is pleased that the 2022 California Democratic Party has adopted a platform that strongly supports a two-state solution, and rejects any attempts to unilaterally impose a one state solution – from either Israelis or Palestinians.  We especially wish to thank the CDP Platform Committee …

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PZC pleased to announce new Acting Board Chair

February 11, 2022 LOS ANGELES –  PZC is pleased to introduce Acting Board Chair, Daniel Bral, to the PZC community. Daniel previously served on PZC’s advisory board, and volunteered much time to projects ranging from ADEM outreach to strategy, events, and community building.  “We are thrilled with the energy Daniel brings to this position, and …

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Reject Divisive Israel/Palestine Floor Fight This March!

Update: “We are thrilled to be partnering with Democrats for Israel California  and Democrats for Israel Los Angeles on this important initiative! Check them out HERE. Your voice is needed to ensure that the California Democratic Party Platform represents our values and priorities as Democrats. Many of you submitted testimony to the 2022 Platform Committee before …

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PZC Pleased with Passage of Resolution Supporting California-Israel Water Cooperation, Non-Endorsement of HR 2590, and Robust Platform Testimony at Fall CADEM Executive Board

(Sacramento, November 21, 2021) PZC commends the California Democratic Party (CDP) Legislation Committee for voting not to consider endorsement of HR 2590 at its Fall Executive Board Meeting this weekend. This is the third iteration of Congresswoman McCollum’s bill in 6 years. Each time it has failed to garner more than 30 House co-sponsors. This …

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