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Bay Area Elected Officials Fight Against Antisemitism

Dozens of Jewish Bay Area elected officials are forming a local caucus to provide a strong voice against antisemitism in the region. Pete Suratos reports. Read more here.

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Wine country stands up to fight anti-Semitism and all forms of hate

 In this season of peace, residents in wine country feel its essential not only to light Menorah candles for Hanukkah but to remind people that hatred of any form is not acceptable. Officials are also denouncing hate and racism, and are standing up for shedding light on the growing problem, even in the Bay… Continue reading Wine country stands up to fight anti-Semitism and all forms of hate

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Even in Bay Area, Jewish residents face ‘drumbeat’ of antisemitism

For many years, Rabbi Ryan Bauer has taken teenagers from San Francisco’s Congregation Emanu-El to the national Holocaust Memorial Museum. In the past five years or so, Bauer started noticing a change in the reaction the young people had to the exhibits. They used to walk out of the Washington, D.C., museum talking about history,… Continue reading Even in Bay Area, Jewish residents face ‘drumbeat’ of antisemitism

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Survey of Bay Area Jews touches on family ties, Israel views, antisemitic experiences

A wide-ranging survey of Bay Area Jewish adults released Monday points to a community that, not unlike American Jews as a whole, forms its Jewish identity primarily around things like family heritage, Jewish values, culture and Jewish history (specifically, the Holocaust), rather than around religious belief or practice. It also showed Bay Area Jews have… Continue reading Survey of Bay Area Jews touches on family ties, Israel views, antisemitic experiences

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Bay Area Elected Officials Fight Against Antisemitism

Dozens of Jewish Bay Area elected officials are forming a local caucus to provide a strong voice against antisemitism in the region. Pete Suratos reports. Read more here.

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Wine country stands up to fight anti-Semitism and all forms of hate

 In this season of peace, residents in wine country feel its essential not only to light Menorah candles for Hanukkah but to remind people that hatred of any form is not acceptable. Officials are also denouncing hate and racism, and are standing up for shedding light on the growing problem, even in the Bay… Continue reading Wine country stands up to fight anti-Semitism and all forms of hate

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Even in Bay Area, Jewish residents face ‘drumbeat’ of antisemitism

For many years, Rabbi Ryan Bauer has taken teenagers from San Francisco’s Congregation Emanu-El to the national Holocaust Memorial Museum. In the past five years or so, Bauer started noticing a change in the reaction the young people had to the exhibits. They used to walk out of the Washington, D.C., museum talking about history,… Continue reading Even in Bay Area, Jewish residents face ‘drumbeat’ of antisemitism

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Survey of Bay Area Jews touches on family ties, Israel views, antisemitic experiences

A wide-ranging survey of Bay Area Jewish adults released Monday points to a community that, not unlike American Jews as a whole, forms its Jewish identity primarily around things like family heritage, Jewish values, culture and Jewish history (specifically, the Holocaust), rather than around religious belief or practice. It also showed Bay Area Jews have… Continue reading Survey of Bay Area Jews touches on family ties, Israel views, antisemitic experiences

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For all press inquiries please contact:
Jeremy Russell – Director of Marketing and Communications – jrussell@jcrc.org415.977.7417

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Celebrating JCRC’s 75th Anniversary with a Bold New Identity

For Immediate Release January 11, 2023 San Francisco, CA – In recognition of JCRC’s 75th anniversary this year, we are excited to launch a bold, colorful, and inclusive new identity. Moving forward, we will go by “JCRC Bay Area” to better reflect our commitments to thriving Jewish communities across the North Bay, East Bay, Peninsula, and… Continue reading Celebrating JCRC’s 75th Anniversary with a Bold New Identity

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JCRC Releases Survey of Bay Area Jewish Identity

For Immediate Release December 5, 2022 San Francisco, CA – The Jewish Community Relations Council of San Francisco, the Peninsula, Marin, Sonoma, Alameda and Contra Costa Counties (JCRC Bay Area) today announced the first-ever Survey of Bay Area Jewish Identity. Conducted by EMC Research, a well-respected national public opinion firm with Bay Area roots, the… Continue reading JCRC Releases Survey of Bay Area Jewish Identity

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JCRC Launches “BANJO” Network for Jewish Elected Officials

For Immediate Release November 21, 2022 San Francisco, CA – The Jewish Community Relations Council of San Francisco, the Peninsula, Marin, Sonoma, Alameda and Contra Costa Counties (JCRC Bay Area) is excited to announce today the formal launch of the Bay Area Network of Jewish Officials (BANJO). This partnership between JCRC and Jewish elected officials… Continue reading JCRC Launches “BANJO” Network for Jewish Elected Officials

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JCRC Applauds the Expansion of the California Security Grant Program

For Immediate Release September 19, 2022 San Francisco, CA – California Governor Gavin Newsom today signed Assembly Bill 1664 into law, which expands the California Nonprofit Security Grant Program to cover additional security measures and removes the sunset date for the grant, making it available for years to come. JCRC is proud to have sponsored… Continue reading JCRC Applauds the Expansion of the California Security Grant Program

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JCRC Elects New Officers

For Immediate Release July 1, 2022 San Francisco, CA – The Jewish Community Relations Council is pleased to announce its election of the following new officer slate at its July board meeting: Officers President – Jennifer Wolfe, Mill Valley, CA Vice President/President Elect – Jan Reicher, San Francisco, CA Vice President – Christina Jefferson M.S., HRM, San… Continue reading JCRC Elects New Officers

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Consul General of Ukraine to Speak at JCRC Freedom Seder

For Immediate Release March 31, 2022 San Francisco, CA – Dmytro Kushneruk, Consul General of Ukraine in San Francisco, will speak at the JCRC Freedom Seder of the San Francisco Bay Area Jewish Community Relations Council (JCRC) on Monday, April 4, 2022. Consul General Kushneruk plans to address the crushing situation in Ukraine during wartime,… Continue reading Consul General of Ukraine to Speak at JCRC Freedom Seder

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JCRC Strategic Plan 2021-2025
December 15, 2022

This bold, new plan is built on the premise that the two flanks of JCRC’s mission statement – “building a just society and a secure Jewis…

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Bay Area Jewish Identity Survey
December 15, 2022

JCRC Bay Area is pleased to release findings from the first-ever survey of Bay Area Jewish identity. Our community is diverse and complex…

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JCRC Statement on Israel’s Election
November 2, 2022

For the fifth time since 2019, Israelis went to the polls yesterday for free and fair democratic elections. Based on election results, it…

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