The Jewish Community Relations Council (JCRC)
is the central public affairs arm of the organized Bay Area Jewish community. It represents Bay Area synagogues and Jewish organizations on issues impacting the rights and protection of Jews as individuals and as a community.
JCRC builds consensus in the Bay Area organized Jewish community on public affairs issues, and translates these positions into community action with the broader community, public officials, other faith and ethnic communities, and the media.
JCRC is one of 125 Jewish Community Relations Councils in the country. Together, these JCRCs form the grassroots of the national umbrella organization, the Jewish Council for Public Affairs.
JCRC is represented in Sacramento by the Jewish Public Affairs Committee (JPAC), which is the voice in our state capitol for the California organized Jewish community.