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Jewish NGOs, Human Rights, and Public Advocacy: A Comparative Inquiry

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Publication Date: January 1999

Publisher(s): Jerusalem Center for Public Affairs

Author(s): Irwin Cotler

Series: Jewish Political Studies Review 11:3-4 (Fall 1999)

Special Collection: Berman Jewish Policy Archive

Topic: Human rights (Human rights promotion and violations)
Social conditions (Community life and organization)

Keywords: Advocacy; Communal Organization; Human Rights; Political Behavior

Type: Report

Coverage: United States Canada


This report compares and contrasts the character of religious human rights advocacy efforts of Jewish organizations in the United States and Canada. The author holds that the differences result from differing political and legal cultures as well as differences in organizations values.