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JCRC Applauds the Creation of the Massachusetts-Israel Economic Connection

By JCRC | Aug 13, 2018 | Comments Off on JCRC Applauds the Creation of the Massachusetts-Israel Economic Connection

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 13, 2018 Contact: Shira Burns *protected email* (617) 457-8673 On August 10, 2018, Governor Baker signed legislation, created by a collaboration between Jewish Community Relations Council of Greater Boston and state legislators, authorizing $250,000 for the facilitation and support of the Massachusetts-Israel Economic Connection operated by the New England Israel Business Council, Inc. to continue to pursue economic collaboration between Israel and … Continue reading JCRC Applauds the Creation of the Massachusetts-Israel Economic Connection »

JCRC of Greater Boston to Rededicate New England Holocaust Memorial at Annual Yom HaShoah Commemoration

By JCRC | May 30, 2018 | Comments Off on JCRC of Greater Boston to Rededicate New England Holocaust Memorial at Annual Yom HaShoah Commemoration

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 30, 2018 Contact: Shira Burns *protected email* (617) 457-8673 (Boston, MA) – To honor local survivors of the Holocaust and to pay tribute to those who perished, the Jewish Community Relations Council of Greater Boston (JCRC) and its partners will present Rededication to Resiliency, a community commemoration of Yom HaShoah, on Sunday, June 10th, 10:30 am, at Faneuil Hall in Boston. This annual … Continue reading JCRC of Greater Boston to Rededicate New England Holocaust Memorial at Annual Yom HaShoah Commemoration »

Israel’s Ambassador to the United States Ron Dermer to Speak at JCRC Annual Birnbaum Lecture

By JCRC | Apr 30, 2018 | Comments Off on Israel’s Ambassador to the United States Ron Dermer to Speak at JCRC Annual Birnbaum Lecture

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 27, 2018 Contact: Shira Burns (617) 457-8673   Israel’s Ambassador to the United States Ron Dermer to Speak at JCRC Annual Birnbaum Lecture (Boston, MA) – The Jewish Community Relations Council of Greater Boston (JCRC) welcomes Ron Dermer, Israel’s Ambassador to the United States, to deliver the 15th Annual Connie Spear Birnbaum Memorial Lecture on Monday, May 7, 2018 at Temple … Continue reading Israel’s Ambassador to the United States Ron Dermer to Speak at JCRC Annual Birnbaum Lecture »

JCRC and MAJF Legislative Reception Attended by Baker, Polito, Healey, Goldberg

By JCRC | Mar 26, 2018 | Comments Off on JCRC and MAJF Legislative Reception Attended by Baker, Polito, Healey, Goldberg

(Boston, MA) – On Monday, March 19, the Jewish Community Relations Council of Greater Boston (JCRC) and the Massachusetts Association of Jewish Federations (MAJF) were joined by over 200 legislators, volunteers, community partners, and allies at our annual Legislative Reception at the State House to honor Attorney General Maura Healey, Senator Eric Lesser, House Ways and Means Chairman Jeffrey Sánchez, and Governor Baker’s legal counsel … Continue reading JCRC and MAJF Legislative Reception Attended by Baker, Polito, Healey, Goldberg »

JCRC and MAJF to Honor Four Remarkable Public Servants at State House Reception

By JCRC | Mar 15, 2018 | Comments Off on JCRC and MAJF to Honor Four Remarkable Public Servants at State House Reception

(Boston, MA) – The Jewish Community Relations Council of Greater Boston (JCRC) and the Massachusetts Association of Jewish Federations (MAJF) will honor four dedicated public officials at the 20th Annual Legislative Reception on Monday, March 19 at the Massachusetts State House. To learn more and RSVP, visit jcrcboston.org/events/legislative-reception-2018/. “We are honored to be presenting awards to four remarkable public servants who recognize that during times of great challenge, … Continue reading JCRC and MAJF to Honor Four Remarkable Public Servants at State House Reception »

JCRC & State Senate Push for Security Funding

By JCRC | Jun 12, 2017 | Comments Off on JCRC & State Senate Push for Security Funding

JCRC applauds the Massachusetts State Senate for approving a $75,000 pilot program for physical security enhancements and target hardening at nonprofit and religious institutions throughout the Commonwealth determined to be at high risk for terrorist attack. This initiative is modeled after the federal Non Profit Security Grant program, which is currently limited to nine municipalities in the Boston area, and fills the gap by providing … Continue reading JCRC & State Senate Push for Security Funding »

JCRC of Greater Boston to Present Community Holocaust Commemoration of Yom HaShoah on May 1

By JCRC | Apr 26, 2016 | Comments Off on JCRC of Greater Boston to Present Community Holocaust Commemoration of Yom HaShoah on May 1

To honor local survivors of the Holocaust and to pay tribute to those who perished, the Jewish Community Relations Council of Greater Boston (JCRC) and its partners will present From Holocaust to New Life: How Will We Remember?, a community commemoration of Yom HaShoah, on Sunday, May 1, 10:30 A.M. at Faneuil Hall in Boston. The commemoration convenes the Greater Boston community to remember the … Continue reading JCRC of Greater Boston to Present Community Holocaust Commemoration of Yom HaShoah on May 1 »

Massachusetts Jewish Organizations Thank Legislators For Their Support Regarding “An Act Relative to Transgender Anti-Discrimination”

By JCRC | Apr 20, 2016 | 0 Comments

BOSTON (April 20, 2016) — Yesterday, representatives of Keshet, ADL, the Jewish Alliance for Law and Social Action, and the Jewish Community Relations Council of Greater Boston presented letters thanking Massachusetts Senate President Stan Rosenberg and House Speaker Robert DeLeo for their longstanding support of “An Act Relative to Transgender Anti-Discrimination,” and urging swift action to pass this critical legislation. Senate President Stan Rosenberg and House Speaker Robert DeLeo … Continue reading Massachusetts Jewish Organizations Thank Legislators For Their Support Regarding “An Act Relative to Transgender Anti-Discrimination” »

JCRC and MAJF to Honor Women in Leadership at State House Reception

By JCRC | Feb 16, 2016 | 0 Comments

(Boston, MA) – The Jewish Community Relations Council of Greater Boston (JCRC) and the Massachusetts Association of Jewish Federations (MAJF) will honor Women in Leadership at the 19th Annual Legislative Reception on Thursday, February 25 at the Massachusetts State House.  To RSVP and for sponsorship/advertising opportunities, visit http://bit.ly/LegRec16. “We are so proud to be honoring these women leaders who have worked tirelessly to promote not … Continue reading JCRC and MAJF to Honor Women in Leadership at State House Reception »

JCRC of Greater Boston to Lead Study Tour of Israel

By JCRC | Oct 22, 2015 | 0 Comments

Massachusetts Community Leaders to Explore Economic Ties to Region (BOSTON) – The Jewish Community Relations Council (JCRC) of Greater Boston will continue its long history of leading Massachusetts community leaders on a study tour of Israel, providing state officials with an in-depth look into the political, security, and economic challenges and successes facing Israeli society. From December 3-13, members of the Massachusetts Senate will travel … Continue reading JCRC of Greater Boston to Lead Study Tour of Israel »