We are providing resources and guidance for schools and businesses to address the needs of the Jewish community at this time.
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For vigils, gatherings, and other solidarity events, click here.
Guidance for Schools Regarding Student Walkouts About Israel-Hamas War
JCRC Guidance for Jewish Parents Organizing
Talking to Children About Violence in Israel
How to Talk to Children About Israel Today (video)
Support for Classroom Discussion on the Hamas-Israel War
Sample University Community Letter
JCRC Community Guidance
Israel at War: The Power of National Unity – Nov 16
Israel at War: Harvey Milk and Liberation – Nov 3
Israel at War: A Contrast of Values – Oct 27
Israel at War: Sunday Rally and Rhetoric Guide – Oct 25
Israel at War: Community Guidance for the Days Ahead – Oct 15
Our Outrage at Moral Equivalence – Oct 13
War in Israel Update: Resources and Rallies – Oct 11
Israel at War: Bay Area United with Israel – Oct 9
JCRC Condemns Biased and Inflammatory Richmond City Council Resolution Passed Amid Chaos
JCRC Bay Area Joins Over 120 Jewish Groups Rejecting Islamophobia and Anti-Arab Hate
Amid Shock and Horror, Our Unwavering Support for Israel
Donate to the emergency campaign of the Jewish Community Federation & Endowment Fund.
Bring Them Home
Nearly 200 innocent civilians were abducted from Israel by Hamas and taken into the Gaza. Their whereabouts remain unknown: Bring Them Home Now.
Tell Your Story
To connect locals with the tragedy of what’s happened, we are putting together a campaign of storytelling videos by Bay Area residents for a Bay Area audience. Find out more.
Share Credible Sources
In this political climate, and with fast moving updates, it is critical to be sensitive to the credibility of news sources. Follow reputable news sources and check your sources before reposting information. We recommend the Times of Israel Live Blog for for up-to-the-minute news.
Here is a list of social media accounts of credible, English-speaking journalists:
Community members are advised to utilize the ADL’s incident report form if they witness or experience antisemitism.
For those in our community who are struggling emotionally during these painful times, we are here to offer expert counseling and support. If you or someone you care about needs assistance, please call JFCS’ Bay Area Critical Helpline at 415-449-3700.
Support JCRC’s crisis response
JCRC Bay Area is the largest collective voice of the Jewish community across the Bay Area. Help us address the twin crises of spiking antisemitism and strengthening support for and solidarity with Israel. Now is the time for Jews and allies across the Bay Area to come together in solidarity and in support of Israel’s safety. We need your support now!