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Meetings

Spring Convention Successes

(Sacramento, CA, May, 02, 2021) Progressive Zionists of California is encouraged by the California Democratic Party’s endorsement of timely hate crime and police reform legislation, and by exciting progress on support for an International Fund for Israeli Palestinian Peace at its annual convention. In the Resolutions Committee, we worked on many fronts supporting the people-to-people …

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Register: Antisemitism Across the Political Spectrum

As we approach the 2021 California Democratic Party Convention, there is a need to fill in the gaps in education about antisemitism both within the California Democratic Party and in the general society. This webinar will provide a framework for learning about, defining, and better understanding antisemitism so that we can form broader coalitions to …

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Statement on Ethnic Studies Model Curriculum Approval

Progressive Zionists of California Executive Director Susan George:  PZC would like to thank our supporters and partners, who joined forces over the last year and a half to ensure that the final version of the Ethnic Studies Model Curriculum (ESMC) addresses, rather than spreads, antisemitism.  In August 2019, the California Department of Education (CDE) released …

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Long Beach City College Board of Trustees Criticized for Not Voting on IHRA Resolution

Jewish Journal Aaron Bandler February 17, 2021 Jewish groups are criticizing the Long Beach City College Board of Trustees for not voting on a resolution adopting the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance (IHRA) definition of anti-Semitism during their January 27 meeting. During the meeting, which was the same day as International Holocaust Remembrance Day, Trustee Sunny …

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Normalize this!

Times of Israel Matthew Finkelstein and Susan George The Progressive Caucus of the California Democratic Party held a forum recently called “A Dialogue with Rising Activists, Xenophobia-Islamophobia-Transphobia-Colorism-Racism.” We noticed that antisemitism was left out of the mix and that no Jewish speakers were listed, but we figured antisemitism and other Jewish issues weren’t the focus, …

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PZC Encouraged with the November Executive Board Meeting Results

“This is remarkable progress overall”, said Executive Director Susan George. “It is more important than ever to promote normalization and dialogue between Israelis, Palestinians, and those interested in learning more for themselves about the region. The resolutions passed at this Executive Board meeting will help ensure that the CDP helps model these difficult conversations.”