YDA Jewish Caucus Announcements

May 9, 2010 at 1:06 pm | Posted in Announcements | Leave a comment
Shalom!
Just a reminder, for those interested in applying to be a regional representative for the Jewish Caucus, the deadline for applications is tomorrow, Thursday, January 28.  This is a vital position for the success of the caucus and a great opportunity to get more involved.  Completed applications should be mailed to smarksh@yahoo.com.
Also, a reminder that the caucus is developing a Newsletter.  If you have announcements, news stories, events, job postings, etc, please forward them to smarksh@yahoo.com to be included in the newsletter.
As always, I am available for thoughts, questions, suggestions, etc.
Sarah
P.S. Have you registered for the 2010 YDA Winter Meeting in NOLA yet?  Registration is available at http://tinyurl. com/NOLA2010 — and there is no registration fee if you participate in Thursday’s community service project!  Join the fun in New Orleans, LA February 18 – 21, 2010.
Sarah Holstine
Chair, Young Democrats of America Jewish Caucus
Political Director, Young Democrats of America Mid-Atlantic Region
smarksh@yahoo.com
(202) 905-4228
(Cross-posted from: http://groups.yahoo.com/group/YDAJC/message/635)
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Congratulations to YDAJC member Adam Weiss on new Job

December 30, 2009 at 3:12 pm | Posted in Announcements | Leave a comment

Adam will be joining the U.S. Senate campaign of an Iowa Democrat as the Political Director:

… On January 9th, I am moving to Iowa to serve as Political Director on Roxanne Conlin’s U.S. Senate campaign. My base for this adventure in the “Mid-Best” will be Des Moines.

If you’re looking to help capture a Democratic Senate seat and possibly build some of your own connections in the early Presidential Caucus state of Iowa, there’s now a mensch in Des Moines looking for talented volunteers.

Congratulations Adam!

YDAJC Embracing Social Media

December 26, 2009 at 8:49 pm | Posted in Announcements | Leave a comment
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The Young Democrats of America Jewish Caucus (http://www.JewishCaucus.org) is re-envigorating its online presence.  This includes a new Twitter account, a Facebook group, a YahooGroup email list, and a WordPress blog (RSS).

Jewish Caucus Enters the Fray

October 19, 2006 at 1:05 am | Posted in Announcements, political parties | Leave a comment

Today, the board of the YDA Jewish Caucus approved an advertisement
that will be run in the Jewish Exponent in Philadelphia with the
support of a number of local community members. Because we believe
that the message of this ad is critically important, we would love to
spread the advertisement to people outside of the Philadelphia
market. Please take a moment to look at the ad and help us spread
the message by sending it around to people you think might be
interested.

Also, if you know of anyone that would be willing to help fund an
advertisement in your local Jewish newspaper, please feel free to ask
them about it and get in contact with me as soon as possible. My
phone number is 484-557-4594 and my email is josh@joshpasek.com.
Most weekly Jewish newspapers need 4-5 days as turnaround, so we need
to do this almost immediately

Jewish Caucus Ad

Six Shot at Seattle Federation

July 29, 2006 at 2:23 am | Posted in Announcements | Leave a comment

Fellow YDAJC members,

I’m writing to let you know that members of the Seattle Jewish community are deeply saddened by the situation. Our active YDAJC members from Seattle are physically safe, but some of us know victims of the shooting personally and our thoughts and prayers extend to those recovering and their families.

More information and links to local news stories can be found at http://www.yldseattle.org.

Shalom—
–Rob Dolin

YDAJC Meetings in Las Vegas – June 9 & 11, 2006

June 8, 2006 at 9:22 am | Posted in Announcements, Announcements + Events, Events | Leave a comment

Come join the YDA Jewish Caucus in Las Vegas this weekend for our general meeting on June 9th at 5:45 PM and our strategic planning retreat on June 11th at 1:00PM.

June 9, 2006
5:45 PM – 6:45 PM
Margarita’s Cantita
Fronteir Hotel and Casino
Las Vegas, NV

YDAJC General Meeting
With Speakers:

Bobby Feldman and Sam Leiberman
Israel Politics and Local Politics from a Jewish Perspective

June 11, 2006
1:00 PM
Strategic Planning Retreat
Las Vegas, NV

Please email me if you are interested in attending.

YDAJC 2006 Spring Conference Meeting

May 22, 2006 at 9:38 pm | Posted in Announcements, Announcements + Events, Events | Leave a comment

The Young Democrats of America Spring Conference for 2006 will be held in Las Vegas, Nevada June 9-11 at The New Frontier Hotel and Casino.

On Friday, June 9th the Caucus will hold its meeting at 5:30 pm at Margarita’s Mexican Cantina inside the Frontier. Our guest speakers will be Bobby Feldman from the Jewish National Fund (JNF) of Las Vegas and Samuel Lieberman, a national board member of JNF and a former Young Democrat. They will be speaking about the activities that JNF has been working on and current events in Israel.

On Sunday, June 11th at 1:00 pm, the Caucus will be holding its Strategic Planning Retreat at Cafe Ba-Ba-Reba at the Fashion Show Mall.

For full conference details visit www.yda.org.

We hope to see you there!

~YDAJC Executive Board

YDAJC Passover Message

April 12, 2006 at 11:17 am | Posted in Announcements | Leave a comment

Passover is the most widely celebrated Jewish Holiday. Jews on Passover commemorate the Exodus from Egypt, not as simply a memory, but as if every individual had been a slave and was freed.

For the eight-day holiday, Jews refrain from eating any product that contains grain (except for Matzah).

The Seder, the Passover feast, is the longest-running political discussion in the world. For over 2,500 years, Jews have celebrated Passover by thinking about how the historical story offers insight into contemporary issues. By not eating bread on Passover, we are subtly recognizing that the world is not free, and that we do not always have choices. By remembering the Exodus from Egypt and the many steps that individuals took to bring about freedom, we recognize that we are all part of the struggle. Continue Reading YDAJC Passover Message…

Jewish Caucus Now an Official Part of YDA

February 21, 2006 at 2:11 pm | Posted in Announcements | Leave a comment

At the Young Democrats of America (YDA) Winter National Conference in Philadelphia, delegates voted overwhelmingly to include the Young Democrats of America Jewish Caucus as an official part of YDA. For more information about the caucus, please visit www.jewishcaucus.org

New Year for the Trees!

February 13, 2006 at 5:14 pm | Posted in Announcements, Fun | Leave a comment

Today marks the Jewish holiday Tu B’Shevat, the New Year for trees. The YDA Jewish Caucus wanted to share some information on this little known holiday and encourage everyone to celebrate by making sure they recycle and protect the environment:)

Continue Reading New Year for the Trees!…

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