Student to Student Program

JCRC is now the Boston home for Student-to-Student – a nationally recognized peer education program where Jewish high schoolers share about their Jewish identity through personal stories.

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The Power of Being Fully Visible

On Tuesday I had the incredible honor of being invited to the White House for the ceremony as President Biden signed the Respect for Marriage Act into law. It was an awesome, celebratory day and I was proud to be there, on behalf of JCRC and as a member of the LGBTQ community. 

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JCRC: Fighting Antisemitism for 80 years

Are we having an impact in the fight against antisemitism? 

I hear a variation on that question virtually every day. Often, multiple times a day.  

There is, rightly, great concern in our community right now. Even fear. Because it is very clear that both expressions of and acts of antisemitism, including violent acts targeting people and facilities, are on the rise.

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To Tweet or Not to Tweet?

A few years back, a member of the JCRC team told me about a conversation he had while advocating on Beacon Hill. In a conversation with a senior member, he expressed that a particular issue was one that the organized Jewish community was keenly interested and invested in. The legislator’s chief of staff responded, to paraphrase: “Are you sure? Because Jeremy hasn’t been talking about this on Twitter.”

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