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The SS Zeeland and the State Budget

By JCRC | August 16, 2019

This Friday, a message from Director of Government Affairs Aaron Agulnek.  I recently received an old government document with notations written in cursive that I could not quite decipher, along … Continue reading The SS Zeeland and the State Budget »

By JCRC | August 8, 2019

BLOG NAHMA NADICH, FRIDAY BLOG “The people you meet will be among the strongest you will ever meet in your life.” A message from Acting Executive Director Nahma Nadich: “The … Continue reading »

Governor Baker Signs MA State Budget- Over $8 Million to Support Jewish Social Service Network

By JCRC | August 2, 2019

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 2, 2019 Contact: Shira Burns *protected email* (617) 457-8673 (BOSTON) – This week, Governor Charlie Baker signed the state Fiscal Year 2020 budget, fueling $5 million of … Continue reading Governor Baker Signs MA State Budget- Over $8 Million to Support Jewish Social Service Network »

The Interconnectedness of Our Communities

By JCRC | August 2, 2019

This Friday, a message from Acting Executive Director Nahma Nadich. Late one night last summer, on a Jerusalem hotel rooftop, I had a jarring conversation with a Black Baptist minister, … Continue reading The Interconnectedness of Our Communities »

Time to Reflect and Refresh: My Sabbatical

By Jeremy Burton | July 26, 2019

Ours is a challenging and often messy world. Doing effective community relations and civic engagement in this environment can be trying. It’s also incredibly rewarding.   People often ask me … Continue reading Time to Reflect and Refresh: My Sabbatical »

Over $8 Million Appropriated from MA State Budget to Support Jewish Social Service Network; Awaits Final Approval from the Governor

By JCRC | July 23, 2019

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 22, 2019 Contact: Shira Burns *protected email* (617) 457-8673 (BOSTON) – Earlier today, the Massachusetts Legislature enacted its 2020 budget nearly three weeks into the fiscal year, … Continue reading Over $8 Million Appropriated from MA State Budget to Support Jewish Social Service Network; Awaits Final Approval from the Governor »