JCRC Statements, Comments, and Articles

Virginia Jewish Communities Statement on HB 1606

The Virginia Jewish Communities thank the General Assembly for their bipartisan work in adopting – by overwhelming majority – the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance (IHRA) definition of antisemitism as a guide and tool for training, education, understanding and combatting anti…

JCRC Statement on Recent Violence in Israel

On Sunday, two Israeli civilians were shot and murdered in an act of terror near the Palestinian village of Hawara. In response, sections of Hawara were set on fire in an act of arson by a group of vigilante settlers. These fires raged through homes, buildings, and incinerated over 40 cars i…

Mayor Stoney participates in Mayors Antisemitism Summit with JCRC reps

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: 11/29/2022
Contact the Jewish Community Relations Committee (JCRC) Director, Basya Gartenstein on +1(203)606-1446/bgartenstein@jewishrichmond.org via Whatsapp during this period or post 12/8 directly on the number listed.
To reach local staff, contact the CEO of the J…

JCRC Statement on Kennedy v. Bremerton

The Jewish Community Federation of Richmond and its Jewish Community Relations Committee (JCRC) join numerous other Jewish organizations in expressing deep concern over the Supreme Court’s decision yesterday in Kennedy v. Bremerton.
The Court held that a public high school coach could …