Jewish Community Relations Councilof San Francisco, the Peninsula, Marin, Sonoma, Alameda and Contra Costa Counties



JCRC is dedicated to providing our community with educational materials, advocacy toolkits and informational background on issues of vital concern.



  • 2022-25 Calendar of Main Jewish Observances View PDF
  • December Dilemma View PDF
  • 10 Ways to Advocate for your Child View PDF

Israel & Middle East

  • JCRC & Israel View PDF
  • The Global Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) Movement View PDF
  • Israel’s Declaration of Independence Study Guide View PDF
  • Hamas Background View PDF
  • Iran and Nuclear Weapons Background View PDF
  • Arik Einstein the Soundtrack of Israel View PDF

Public Affairs

  • Shared statement from JCRC, Jewish Community Federation and Endowment Fund, Jewish Public Affairs Committee of California, and a statewide coalition of Jewish organizations and activists for a rigorous and inclusive Ethnic Studies Model Curriculum View PDF
  • California Jewish Community Letter to House Leadership View PDF
  • Jewish Organizations Urge End to “Zero Tolerance” Immigration Policy View PDF
  • JCRC Letter to Raise Awareness about Yezidi Genocide View PDF

Year of Civil Discourse

  • A Text Study on Rambam Mishneh Torah, Rabbi Saul Berman View PDF
  • Excerpt from the Torah of Reconciliation, Rabbi Sheldon Lewis View PDF
  • Jewish Dialogue Project Guidebook View PDF
  • Talmudic Sources on Civil Discourse View PDF