Hence the leader's comments on the JCPA have been in large part for domestic consumption: While praising the negotiators he has reiterated Iran's determination to resist U.
resolution endorsing the JCPA for crossing Iran's "red lines" over its military capacity (existing resolutions restricting Iran's missile program and imposing an arms embargo remain in place until the JCPA has been implemented).
The leader has also warned against any "exploitation" of the nuclear agreement, a message to reformists not to take the JCPA as a green light to demand political or social changes.
He said the JCPA
is, in fact, a collection of multiple agreements that all fall within the redlines specified by the Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Seyed Ali Khamenei, and includes a set of temporary and limited measures that will remain valid for different periods of time.
The first project for JCPA was to hire a consulting firm that specialized in downtown revitalization efforts.
They conducted many interviews and hosted a town meeting to determine the direction they would recommend JCPA take.
As Burt Siegel, the head of the national association of JCRC directors, pointed out: "JCPA can't ignore that federations provide JCPA and JCRCs with resources to do what we do.
Fewer than one out of 10 of the reporting local directors said that their agencies had discussed or taken positions on environmental issues, although JCPA had prominently stated policies in that area.
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to use its leadership and influence to protect the Sudanese people from what appears to be intentional starvation," said JCPA
president Rabbi Steve Gutow.
Reva Price, JCPA representative to the conference issued the following statement:
JCPA is the public affairs arm of the organized Jewish community, serving as the national coordinating and advisory body for the 13 national and 123 local agencies comprising the field of Jewish community relations.