Town Hall with Dr. Monifa McKnight
She will share her vision for MCPS and discuss the recent spate of disturbing antisemitic incidents in our schools.
Community Conversation with Dr. Michelle Reid
Join us as we provide a forum for members of the Jewish community to share our priorities and concerns.
Community-Wide Holocaust Commemoration
Join us virtually on Sunday, April 23, 1:00 PM as we host our local community's annual Yom Ha'Shoah remembrance in honor of the six million Jews killed during the Holocaust and of the survivors and liberators among us.
Dozens of Md. pols decry anti-Semitism, embrace Jewish group’s policy agenda
“The JCRC is a potent political force in the State House and the Washington, D.C., region, and Friday’s breakfast was a reminder of both the group’s political influence and its lengthy and substantive policy agenda. The JCRC doesn’t just advocate for Jewish interests, but also for an array of social service programs, criminal justice reforms and other good works.”
Maryland Matters, 12/9/22
JCRC By The Numbers
$8,000,000 government funding for community security & social services
5,000 students and teachers met with a holocaust survivor
800 students trained to advocate for Israel
“Get involved in strengthening the fabric of the community that rejects hate.”
Ron Halber, executive director of the Jewish Community Relations Council of Greater Washington, and Meredith Weisel, regional director of the Anti-Defamation League, highlighted some of the resources available and challenges seen in recent anti-semitic incidents.
Montgomery County Council passes antisemitism resolution amid pushback
“We are living in very, very dangerous times,” said Ron Halber, the executive director of the Jewish Community Relations Council of Greater Washington, who supported the resolution.
Synagogues receive grant money to serve Afghan refugees
The Jewish Community Relations Council of Greater Washington recently allocated $40,000 in grants to support the Afghan Refugee Resettlement programs at 23 area synagogues.
In the last week, @JCRCgw
organized town halls w/the superintendents of @MCPS & @fcpsnews that drew nearly 400 people to talk about rise of #antisemitism in local schools
W/ @rhalber @EvanMGlass @Andrew_Friedson https://t.co/NfmuJ6puca
RT @AIPAC: Don't look away.
This is a member of Congress promoting a dangerous, anti-Israel lie that incites further conflict and violence…
Watch & share
#StandUp2JewHate #🟦 https://t.co/dLiXz586vp
Great news from #Israel . Judicial reform must only happen through compromise. https://t.co/vXXjvZImV6