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JCRC Leads MA Labor Leaders on Study Tour of Israel

By JCRC | Jul 8, 2019 | Comments Off on JCRC Leads MA Labor Leaders on Study Tour of Israel

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 8, 2019 Contact: Shira Burns *protected email* (617) 457-8673 (BOSTON) – The Jewish Community Relations Council (JCRC) of Greater Boston continues its long history of conducting annual study tours of Israel with Massachusetts community leaders through this month’s study tour, which will provide Massachusetts labor leaders with an in-depth look into the economic, political, and security challenges and successes facing Israeli society. … Continue reading JCRC Leads MA Labor Leaders on Study Tour of Israel »

JCRC Applauds MA Senate for Unanimous Support of Non Profit Security Grant Funding

By JCRC | May 24, 2019 | Comments Off on JCRC Applauds MA Senate for Unanimous Support of Non Profit Security Grant Funding

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 24, 2019 Contact: Shira Burns (617) 457-8673 JCRC Applauds MA Senate for Unanimous Support of Non Profit Security Grant Funding (Boston, MA) –  The Jewish Community Relations Council applauds the Massachusetts State Senate, including lead sponsor Senator Eric Lesser (Longmeadow), Senate Majority Leader Cynthia Creem (Newton), Senate President Emerita Harriette Chandler (Worcester), and the Senate President Karen Spilka (Ashland) for unanimously supporting … Continue reading JCRC Applauds MA Senate for Unanimous Support of Non Profit Security Grant Funding »

Who Will Tell Our Story? Holocaust Commemoration to Focus on Transmission of Memory in the Face of Rising Antisemitism

By JCRC | Apr 29, 2019 | Comments Off on Who Will Tell Our Story? Holocaust Commemoration to Focus on Transmission of Memory in the Face of Rising Antisemitism

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 29, 2019 Contact: Shira Burns (617) 457-8673 Who Will Tell Our Story? Holocaust Commemoration to Focus on Transmission of Memory in the Face of Rising Antisemitism (Boston, MA) – The Jewish Community Relations Council of Greater Boston (JCRC) and its partners will present Who Will Tell Our Story?, a community commemoration of Yom HaShoah, on Sunday, May 5th, at 2:00pm, at Faneuil Hall … Continue reading Who Will Tell Our Story? Holocaust Commemoration to Focus on Transmission of Memory in the Face of Rising Antisemitism »

Over 300 from the Boston Jewish Community to Volunteer at 4th Annual MLK Day of Service

By JCRC | Jan 17, 2019 | Comments Off on Over 300 from the Boston Jewish Community to Volunteer at 4th Annual MLK Day of Service

Media Advisory January 16, 2019 Contact: Emily Reichman 617-457-8669 *protected email* (BOSTON)—Over 300 members of the Jewish community will be volunteering at 11 service sites across Greater Boston at JCRC’s 4th Annual MLK Day of Service on January 21st, 2019. MLK Day of Service has become a staple of JCRC’s volunteer programming and a day for families and individuals from the Jewish community to come together … Continue reading Over 300 from the Boston Jewish Community to Volunteer at 4th Annual MLK Day of Service »

JCRC to Lead MA Municipal Leaders on Study Tour of Israel

By JCRC | Dec 7, 2018 | Comments Off on JCRC to Lead MA Municipal Leaders on Study Tour of Israel

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE December 7, 2018 Contact: Shira Burns *protected email* (617) 457-8673 JCRC to Lead MA Municipal Leaders on Study Tour of Israel Massachusetts Community Leaders to Explore Economic Ties to Region (BOSTON) – The Jewish Community Relations Council (JCRC) of Greater Boston continues its long history of leading Massachusetts community leaders on a study tour of Israel, this month providing MA municipal leaders with … Continue reading JCRC to Lead MA Municipal Leaders on Study Tour of Israel »

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 »