Jewish Community Relations Committee

Educate, Advocate, Take Action!

The Jewish Federation’s Jewish Community Relations Committee (JCRC) is the central public affairs arm of the organized Jewish community. The JCRC handles government affairs and represents the Jewish Community in many ciritical areas like:

Government and Legislative Affairs,

Israel Education and Advocacy, 
Intergroup and Interfaith Outreach, and

Public Education


For more information, visit our About the JCRC page.



Upcoming Programs

A Virtual Program Featuring our
Central Virginia Senators and Delegates


Join us as our community leaders present our 2022 legislative focus areas, and our legislators share what they will look to accomplish in the upcoming legislative session.


Evening Session - Dec 8th at 6:00 p.m.
Click HERE to register
Legislators confirmed for Evening Session:
Sen. Siobhan Dunnavant (R) 12th
Del. Dawn Adams (D) 68th
Del. Schuyler VanValkenburg (D) 72nd


Morning Session - Dec 9th at 9:00 a.m.
Click HERE to register

Legislators confirmed for Morning Session:
Sen. Jennifer McClellan (D) 9th
Sen. Joe Morrissey (D) 16th
Del. Betsy Carr (D) 69th
Del. Rodney Willett (D) 73rd
Del. Carrie Coyner (R) 67th


You may register for one session or BOTH!
(Additional legislators for each session are being confirmed.)


Stands Against Antisemitism

Stands with Israel


Advocacy In Action

  • Click HERE to thank the administration for the appointment of Dr. Deborah Lipstadt as Antisemitism Envoy.
  • Click HERE to urge Congress to increase non-profit security funding.
  • Israel ACTION ALERT:  Urge Congress to Stand with Israel!


Please click HERE to view and download our 2021 Advocacy Agenda.

Please click HERE to find out how to e-mail your Delegate and Senator.



Recent Programs

Stand Against Antisemitism

Click HERE to watch the recording!


Thank you to our Special Guests, Allies, and Community Partners


Richmond Stands with Israel
Click HERE to watch the recording!


Yossi Klein Halevi:
The Meaning of Zionism

Click HERE to watch the recording!


Taking White Supremacy to Court:

The Charlottesville Case

Click HERE to watch the recording!


Thank you to our partner,

Integrity First for America
the organization spearheading the Charlottesville legal case.