JCRC of Greater Washington

Mobilizing, Advocating, Educating, and Uniting in our Community

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Do you have a plan to Vote?

Voting in the November, 2020 Election is already underway. Every year, millions of eligible voters are unable to cast a ballot because of a missed registration deadline, outdated registration information, or other problems with their voter registration. Don't let this happen to you! Visit our 2020 Voter Information page to make your voting plan.

2020 Election

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Take Action: Arlington Public School 2021-2022 School Calendar

Arlington Public School (APS)officials are currently considering a calendar for the 2021-2022 academic year incorporating additional holidays that reflect the diversity of the APS community. Learn more and take action here.

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2020 Celebration

2020 Celebration

Thank you to the hundreds of community members who joined us online on September 9th to celebrate with the JCRC. Our heartfelt appreciation to our supporters. Visit our 2020 Celebration page to view our digital ad book, Celebration program, and more.

2020 Celebration

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Listen, Learn, & Act - Anti-racism Toolkit

Racism’s horrific scope is plain for all to see. Recent tragedies have sparked widespread pain and anger and a heightened urgency around these issues. Whether you are a seasoned social justice activist or are delving into this work for the first time, the JCRC is here to support you, and help you create a plan of action.

JCRC By The Numbers

$8,000,000 government funding for community security & social services

5,000 students and teachers met with a holocaust survivor

700 students trained to advocate for Israel

Statement on Threat to VA Governor Northam

The JCRC is alarmed that conspirators who this week plotted to kidnap Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer also discussed Virginia Governor Ralph Northam as a potential target. Violence or violent threats targeting elected leaders are abhorrent in a civilized society and threaten the foundation of our democratic system...

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‘The taste of disappointment:’ Learning about the loss of RBG over brisket and honey cake

Ron Halber, executive director of the Jewish Community Relations Council of Greater Washington, found that even as he and his family mourned RBG’s death, they could enjoy their meal— brisket — and each other.

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Nationwide survey shows holes in Holocaust knowledge among young adults

A new nationwide study, commissioned by The Conference on Jewish Material Claims Against Germany, shows a lack of Holocaust knowledge among American adults under 40.

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  • Oct 21 The Nazis took a precious kettle from a Jewish couple. Some 86 years later, their grandson in Maryland got it back… ⁦@washingtonpostt.co/fFza9jO8aN

  • Oct 20 2020 U.S. #ELECTION : What you need to know right now | ⁦@Reuterst.co/uRFPRatRP8

  • Oct 20 Wow! t.co/VW3z9WU5tf

  • Oct 20 Facebook, Twitter see 1.7 million #antiSemitic posts so far in 2020 - US Special Envoy for Monitoring and Combating Anti-Semitism Elan Carr says social media is rife with "raw hate" against Jews. t.co/Z9zI5QiL1V

  • Oct 19 Jewish cemeteries, Holocaust memorial desecrated in Greece | In Thessaloniki, 'With Jews you lose' graffitied at monument commemorating Jews from the city killed by the Nazis, 'Death to Israel' found written at graveyard t.co/vv1JESUDTL