Press Release

Leading Jewish Organizations Call on Mayor Breed to Veto SF Israel-Hamas Resolution, Thank Her for Rebuking Board of Supervisors
January 16, 2024

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 16, 2024 Joint Statement Issued By Jewish Community Relations Council (JCRC) Bay Area, Anti-Defamation Leag…

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Compromise Resolution Addresses Several Core Concerns
January 10, 2024

For Immediate Release January 9, 2024 JCRC Bay Area is appreciative of the members of the San Francisco Board of Supervisors who listened…

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New Poll Shows More Than 60 Percent of Bay Area Jews Feel Less Safe in Day-to-Day Lives Since Start of Israel-Hamas War
December 20, 2023

For Immediate Release December 20, 2023 Poll also shows widespread antisemitism and dissatisfaction with how discrimination against Jews …

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Hate Consumes Oakland City Council as Terrorism Denied and Antisemitism Thrives
November 28, 2023

For Immediate Release November 27, 2023 At tonight’s Oakland City Council meeting, a resolution passed in support of an immediate ceasefi…

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Statement on First Hostages Released From Gaza
November 24, 2023

Tyler Gregory, the CEO of the Jewish Community Relations Council (JCRC) of the Bay Area, issued the statement below following the news th…

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Inflammatory Alameda Democrats Vote Underscores Unsafe Environment for Jews
November 2, 2023

For Immediate Release November 2, 2023 JCRC Bay Area fully condemns the inflammatory resolution passed yesterday by the Alameda County De…

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JCRC Deeply Troubled by Yesterday’s SF DCCC Meeting
October 26, 2023

For Immediate Release October 26, 2023 After receiving more than 800 letters, San Francisco’s Democratic County Central Committee (SF DCC…

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JCRC Condemns Biased and Inflammatory Richmond City Council Resolution Passed Amid Chaos 
October 25, 2023

For Immediate Release October 25, 2023 JCRC Bay Area condemns the resolution calling for the City of Richmond to stand “in solidarity wit…

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JCRC Bay Area Commends Governor Newsom for Emergency Israel Visit, Communal Security Support
October 19, 2023

For Immediate Release October 19, 2023 Today, California Governor Gavin Newsom announced he is on his way to Israel during this time of o…

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JCRC Bay Area Joins Over 120 Jewish Groups Rejecting Islamophobia and Anti-Arab Hate
October 17, 2023

For Immediate Release October 17, 2023 In the wake of the horrific murder of a six-year-old Muslim boy, whose mother was also critically …

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Amid Shock and Horror, Our Unwavering Support for Israel
October 7, 2023

STATEMENT For Immediate Release October 7, 2023 Today we awoke in shock and horror as we learned Hamas terrorists have launched an unprec…

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JCRC Applauds Governor Newsom’s Ethnic Studies Guidance
August 23, 2023

For Immediate Release August 23, 2023 In a letter sent today to all school leaders across California, Governor Gavin Newsom and the State…

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JCRC Elects New Officers
July 3, 2023

For Immediate Release July 3, 2023 San Francisco, CA – The Jewish Community Relations Council (JCRC) of the Bay Area is pleased to announ…

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Celebrating JCRC’s 75th Anniversary with a Bold New Identity
January 11, 2023

For Immediate Release January 11, 2023 San Francisco, CA – In recognition of JCRC’s 75th anniversary this year, we are excited to l…

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JCRC Releases Survey of Bay Area Jewish Identity
December 5, 2022

For Immediate Release December 5, 2022 San Francisco, CA – The Jewish Community Relations Council of San Francisco, the Peninsula, Marin,…

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JCRC Launches “BANJO” Network for Jewish Elected Officials
November 21, 2022

For Immediate Release November 21, 2022 San Francisco, CA – The Jewish Community Relations Council of San Francisco, the Peninsula, Marin…

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JCRC Applauds the Expansion of the California Security Grant Program
September 19, 2022

For Immediate Release September 19, 2022 San Francisco, CA – California Governor Gavin Newsom today signed Assembly Bill 1664 into law, w…

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Consul General of Ukraine to Speak at JCRC Freedom Seder
March 31, 2022

For Immediate Release March 31, 2022 San Francisco, CA – Dmytro Kushneruk, Consul General of Ukraine in San Francisco, will speak at the …

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