JCRC Public Statements

Public statements, press releases and the JCRC column by the Director of Jewish Community Relations, David Cohen.

Statement on the Death of Mr. George Floyd and Institutional Racism

Statement by the Jewish Community Federation of Richmond

on the Death of Mr. George Floyd and Institutional Racism

June 2, 2020



 

The Jewish Community Federation of Richmond expresses our grief over the senseless death of George Floyd at the hands of Minneapolis police officers. …

On International Holocaust Remembrance Day

Today, as we join communities around the globe in remembering the horrors of the Holocaust, we also recall the strength and resilience of our people. We honor the memory of those lost, and the strength of the 80,000 survivors living in the United States, by redoubling our commitment to creat…

Backgrounder: Executive Order on “Combating anti-Semitism”

Backgrounder:
Executive Order on “Combating anti-Semitism”

Following the decision of U.S. President Donald Trump to sign an executive order regarding anti-Semitism, we would like to provide the following background information and provide links to JFNA and ADL statements on the matter.…

Contact your Delegates, Senators, and the Governor today!

CONTACT YOUR DELEGATES, SENATORS, and the GOVERNOR TODAY!


Ask them to support our legislative agenda!

 

JEWISH COMMUNITY SECURITY

  • REQUEST:
    • $5 million to establish a new grant opportunity to support critical security personnel, enhancements, and hardening for Jewish and other re…

Israel Update: Background on U.S. policy on Israeli settlements

This week, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announced, in what is seen as a dramatic reversal of a longstanding U.S. policy, that Israeli settlements are not necessarily illegal.  See below for more about this development and to gain valuable background information on the issue.

 

Secretar…