Focus Areas

To get an overview of our programs and find out where we're going in the next five years, read the Executive Summary of our Strategic Plan here.


JCRC pursues social justice by taking action to raise awareness, build coalitions, develop leaders, and promote volunteer service to effect change in the broader community.

Pursuing social justice programs:
Government Affairs: Public Policy
GBJCL: Greater Boston Jewish Coalition for Literacy
Synagogue Social Justice
TELEM: Jewish Youth Making a Difference Together (opens in a new window)
Young Adult Social Justice 


JCRC promotes a vibrant future for the Jewish community by fostering understanding, improving quality of life and strengthening institutions—in Greater Boston and around the world.

Strengthening community programs:
Dnepropetrovsk Kehillah Project
Ethiopian Jewry
Government Affairs: MAJF
Haifa Social Justice and Civil Society
Holocaust Awareness


JCRC builds a broad network of support for Israel in its quest for a secure and lasting peace.

Supporting Israel programs:
Israel Action Center
Stop Iran: A Peaceful Approach