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The JCRC of Greater Washington's Northern Virginia Commission is the government advocate and community relations resource for our local Northern Virginia Jewish community.   

With more than 67,000 Jews in Northern Virginia, the JCRC of Greater Washington’s Northern Virginia Commission maintains a full-time presence in Richmond during the General Assembly session, working closely with the legislature and coalition partners to pursue our agenda of Jewish community priorities. Our work also includes interfaith affairs, partnering with area schools to create a welcoming environment for all students, and liaising with law enforcement to keep our local Jewish institutions safe.

To view the JCRC's Northern Virginia Legislative Agenda, follow this link

The JCRC of Greater Washington is pleased to inform you that the Commonwealth of Virginia has joined many other states around the nation in passing a resolution condemning the anti-Israel Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions movement, Here is the resolution. The JCRC would like to thank: Dottie Bennett, Cookie Hymer Blitz, Bob Budoff, Ira Bartfield, Jerome Chapman, Ross Diamond, Darcy Hirsh, Jimmy Pittleman, Phil Rosenthal, Steven David Stone and Irv Varkonyi for their efforts which made this victory possible. 


Upcoming Events

Contact Darcy Hirsh or 703-962-9233 for more information.

As a part of our ongoing efforts to advocate for policies that benefit the Jewish community, the JCRC of Greater Washington has developed a strong relationship with elected officials and government institutions in Fairfax County and throughout Northern Virginia. We strive to maintain a constant line of communication with community leaders and Northern Virginia residents.


The JCRC of Greater Washington strongly encourages citizens to get directly involved in advocating for public policy. Each calendar year, we sponsor a wide array of events that aim to educate the community on the issues we face, while providing exclusive opportunities to directly engage with public officials and influence policy. 

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The success of the JCRC of Greater Washington and the policies we promote hinge on the support we recieve from the Jewish community. Only through the combined efforts of individuals and organizations thoughout Northern Virginia can we hope to make a positive difference. We encourage all NoVA residents to participate in our advocacy events throughout the calendar year, and to join in our efforts to make a better Northern Virginia for all.

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