Iran Nuclear Deal

Iran and Our Fractured Politics

By JCRC | October 20, 2017

Last Friday, President Trump announced that he would not certify to Congress that Iran was in compliance with, nor that it was in the United States’ national interest to abide by, the 2015 Joint Comprehensive Plan on Action (JCPOA), aka the Iran Deal. It is no secret that the American Jewish community was and remains deeply divided over the agreement; we were nearly evenly split … Continue reading Iran and Our Fractured Politics »

JCRC Message to the Community Regarding the Congressional Review of the Iran Nuclear Deal

By JCRC | July 21, 2015

It is with great humility that we grapple with the complex issues in the Iranian nuclear agreement. Over the past week since the deal was announced much has been written and said by those who have had an opportunity to review the details of this agreement. As Congress begins their sixty-day review period, it is important to communicate how we at JCRC see these issues. … Continue reading JCRC Message to the Community Regarding the Congressional Review of the Iran Nuclear Deal »

JCRC Statement on the Announcement of the Iran Nuclear Deal

By JCRC | July 14, 2015

The Jewish Community Relations Council of Greater Boston hopes that the agreement announced today in Vienna will resolve the issue of the Iranian nuclear threat, but we are concerned that this deal may be insufficient. We look forward to learning the specifics of the accord in the coming weeks as we seek to understand its implications and its efficacy. The organized Jewish community of Boston … Continue reading JCRC Statement on the Announcement of the Iran Nuclear Deal »

JCRC Statement on Passage of Iran Nuclear Agreement Review Act

By JCRC | May 8, 2015

JCRC welcomes the overwhelming bipartisan passage by the United States Senate of the Iran Nuclear Agreement Review Act of 2015.  We thank Senator Warren and Senator Markey for supporting this important legislation. Iran continues to be a state sponsor of terrorism and a destabilizing threat to the entire region. A nuclear capable Iran poses a threat to the security and interests of United States and … Continue reading JCRC Statement on Passage of Iran Nuclear Agreement Review Act »

JCRC Welcomes Today’s Bipartisan Senate Foreign Relations Committee Vote on Iran Deal

By JCRC | April 14, 2015

JCRC welcomes the bipartisan compromise by the Senate Foreign Relations Committee on legislation to provide for congressional review of a nuclear deal with Iran, if and when an accord is reached. The organized Jewish community of Boston believes that a diplomatic resolution is the ideal path to end the threat of Iran being able to become a nuclear power. The current framework agreement presents the … Continue reading JCRC Welcomes Today’s Bipartisan Senate Foreign Relations Committee Vote on Iran Deal »

JCRC Statement on Developments in Iran Negotiations

By JCRC | April 2, 2015

The Jewish Community Relations Council of Greater Boston (JCRC) is following reports today out of Lausanne, Switzerland that a framework agreement has been reached between the P5+1 and Iran.  The organized Jewish community of Boston reaffirms our continued belief that a diplomatic resolution is the ideal path to end the threat of Iran developing the capacity to become a nuclear power.  We appreciate and honor … Continue reading JCRC Statement on Developments in Iran Negotiations »