Jewish Community Relations Committee (JCRC)

JCRC Mandate and Four Pillars

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 on many critical issues.


We will always stand for our four Pillars:


  1. Eradicating Antisemitism and all forms of racism
  2. Supporting a strong, democratic, and peaceful Israel, as the homeland and nation-state of the Jewish people,
  3. Promoting religious freedom and the separation of church and state 
  4. Ensuring the safety and well-being of Jewish agencies, organizations, and individuals in greater Richmond


For more information, visit our About the JCRC.

Taking White Supremacy to Court:

The Charlottesville Case

Tuesday, February 16th

First in a new JCRC speaker series on the rise of global anti-Semitism and racism.


Clikc HERE to watch the recording!


Thank you to our partner,

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

Thank you to our panelists;

 Amy Spitalnick, IFA Executive Director

Rabbi Gary Creditor, Pastor Emanuel Harris, and Imam Ammar Amonette.


Thank you to our Community Partners:


Virginia Holocaust Museum, the Weinstein JCC,
Jewish Family Services (JFS)

Congregation Keneseth Beth Israel, Congregation Or Atid, Temple Beth El,

Congregation Or Ami, Congregation Beth Ahabah, Chabad of Virginia,

University of Richmond Osher Lifelong Learning Institute,

University of Richmond Hillel, Jewish Life at VCU,

Henrico Branch NAACP,

Baptist Ministers Conference of Richmond and Vicinity,

Islamic Center of Virginia

Virginia Center for Inclusive Communities,

AJC Washington DC, ADL Washington DC,

NAACP Virginia State Conference

(Local community partner list in formation.)


Thank you to our corporate sponsors:

Allianz, Dominion Payroll, and Salomon & Ludwin.


Virginia Jewish Advocacy Day:

Executive and Legislataive Leadership Session
February 3rd

Click HERE to watch recording.

Featuring Governor Ralph Northam, Speaker Eileen Filler-Corn,
and Attorney General Mark Herring


Virginia Jewish Communites & Hadassah
Richmond, Tidewater, Northern Virginia, and Peninsula


THANK YOU to all who joined our program from all over the Commonwealth.


Thank you for participating in our week of Jewish Advocacy!
Please click
HERE to view and download our 2021 Advocacy Agenda and
Please forward to your legislators.


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