JCRC Statements, Comments & Articles

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…

JFNA Update From Israel Nov 12, 2019

Dear Friends,
As you are probably aware, there has been a major flare-up in violence between Israel and Gaza. Here are the major points:
Overnight, the IDF bombed a building in the Gaza Strip in a highly targeted strike which killed senior Palestinian Islamic Jihad Leader Bahaa Abu Al-Ata…

JCRC Statement Standing with the Muslim Community

As we watch with horror and sadness the violence suffered by the Muslim community of Christchurch, New Zealand, The Jewish Community Relations Committee (JCRC) of the Jewish Community Federation of Richmond expresses its heartfelt sympathy to our Muslim brothers and sisters, as well as ou…

JCRC Statement Condemning Rep. Omar's anti-Semetic Tropes

The Jewish Community Relations Committee (JCRC) of the Jewish Community Federation of Richmond has long been focused on fighting the scourge of Anti-Semitism.

We join our colleagues in Minnesota, Jewish organizations and communities across the country in condemning in the strongest possible…