Holder to speak at annual JCPA gathering


WASHINGTON (JTA) — The U.S. attorney general will address the Jewish Council for Public Affairs annual plenum.

The March 2 speech by Eric Holder will be his first to a major Jewish group since his confirmation to the Cabinet.

JCPA also announced Tuesday that Joshua DuBois, the director of the White House’s Office of Faith-Based and Community Partnerships, will speak at the organization’s Leadership Appeal Reception on March 1.

Other speakers at the plenum, to be held Feb. 29-March 3 at the Capital Hilton here, will include Israeli Ambassador Sallai Meridor and Harvard Law Professor Laurence Tribe.

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