About the JCRC 

Who we are:

The Jewish Community Relations Committee (JCRC) of the Jewish Community Federation of Richmond (JCFR) 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.


Our Committee is Spread Among Four Outreach Areas and Subcomittees:


  • Government and Legislative Affairs
  • Israel Education and Advocacy
  • Intergroup and Interfaith Outreach
  • Public Education

Issue Areas of our Committee and Sub Committees Include:

  • Eradicating Antisemitism and all forms of racism
  • Supporting a strong, democratic, and peaceful Israel, as the homeland and nation-state of the Jewish people
  • Spreading awareness of the lessons of the Holocaust
  • Promoting religious freedom and the separation of church and state
  • Ensuring the safety and security of Jewish agencies, organizations, and individuals in greater Richmond
  • Protecting the most vulnerable among us

How to get involved:


Contact JCFR CEO, Daniel Staffenberg or call 804-545-8622. 

Speaker Eileen Filler-Corn, the first Woman and first Jewish Speaker in the history of Virginia’s Legislature