SHABBAT AT CPAC 2013!
See below for some photos of the 2nd annual Shabbat at CPAC 2013, featuring dozens of Jewish conservative activists. Note the congratulatory tweets (right) from CPAC organizers. We are proud to have had over 130 attendees for Shabbat dinner plus many dozens attending other meals/programming.
Some Shabbat at CPAC 2013 attendees gather for a group photo on Saturday evening
We were honored to hear from the following speakers (among others):
Hon. Allen West, Former Congressman; Joel Pollack and Ben Shapiro of Breitbart.com; Michael Prell, Strategist for the Tea Party Patriots; Mark Langfam, Noted Middle-East Expert and columnist; Joel Mowbrey, Fellow with the Foundation for Defense of Democracy; Eric Golub, Comedian and Columnist; James O'Keefe, Project Veritas.
In addition to numerous individual donations, we also acknowledge the invaluable support and participation of the following organizations: Secure America Now, Faith and Freedom Coalition, and American Principles PAC
(L-R) Hadassah Efros, Gabriella Hoffman, Zoelle Mallenbaum, Sima Glazer, and Lydia Bronstein at CPAC 2013
Some rising stars of Jewish conservatism at CPAC 2013: (L-R) Joe Strauss, Sammy Levine, David Milstein, Daniel Waldman, Joel Griffith
Some Jewish conservative attendees at the birthday celebration for noted activist Gabriella Hoffman. Note (from right) YJC members Joel Pollack, Jake Moroshek, and (back center) John Cassil
Enjoying CPAC. (L-R) Nachman Mostofsky, Yehuda Krupka, Yehuda Horowitz, Avi Zemel, Zachary Fischer, Allan Potteshman
YJC co-founders Rabbi Ben Packer and Yitz Tendler pose with YJC president David Milstein (center) after a successful Shabbat
YJCers catching up (L-R) Jacob Waldman, Josh Offenhartz, YItz Tendler, Harrison Furman, Rabbi Ben Packer. Photo credit: Good ole' Joel Taubman
In other news, YJC member Joe Strauss (in partnership with YJC member Max Eden) recently asked Jeb Bush about his views on the common core curriculum. Click on the image to the right to watch the exchange.