Jewish Caucus Statement on Sierra Club’s Decision to Reinstate Travel to Israel
SACRAMENTO, CA — The California Legislative Jewish Caucus issued the following statement regarding the Sierra Club’s decision to reinstate travel to Israel. The decision follows a meeting yesterday between Sierra Club senior leadership and Jewish Community leaders, including Assemblymember Jesse Gabriel (D-Woodland Hills) and Senator Scott Wiener (D-San Francisco), the Chair and Vice Chair of the California Legislative Jewish Caucus.
“We applaud the Sierra Club for quickly reversing course and are pleased to see their firm commitment to continue sponsoring trips to Israel. We are also grateful to the Sierra Club’s senior leadership for their willingness to engage in frank, thoughtful, and productive conversations with members of our Caucus and our trusted community partners. We look forward to continuing to partner with the Sierra Club on our shared goals of fighting the climate crisis, protecting our planet, and building a more just and equitable world for all.”