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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 »

Jewish Community Relations Council of Greater Boston Names Adam Suttin President of Board of Directors

By JCRC | May 11, 2015 | 0 Comments

2016 Board and Officers Announced (BOSTON) May 11, 2015 – The Jewish Community Relations Council of Greater Boston (JCRC) has elected Adam Suttin as its new President and Chair of the Board of Directors. Suttin begins his new term today. Adam Suttin is a partner at J .W. Childs Associates, which he co-founded in 1995. Prior to joining the private equity firm, he was with … Continue reading Jewish Community Relations Council of Greater Boston Names Adam Suttin President of Board of Directors »

JCRC of Greater Boston Announces Winners of 9th Annual Holocaust Essay Contest

By JCRC | Apr 13, 2015 | 0 Comments

(BOSTON) – The Jewish Community Relations Council (JCRC) of Greater Boston has announced the winners of the 9th annual Israel Arbeiter Holocaust Essay Contest. The theme for this year’s contest was Liberation: From Darkness to Light. Students from Greater Boston in grades 6 -12 were invited to write a 400–800 word essay reflecting on the following quote from Elie Wiesel, Nobel Peace laureate and holocaust … Continue reading JCRC of Greater Boston Announces Winners of 9th Annual Holocaust Essay Contest »