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JCRC Applauds Governor for proposing $1 million in additional funds for Non Profit Security Grant Program in Supplemental Budget

By JCRC | Sep 9, 2019 | Comments Off on JCRC Applauds Governor for proposing $1 million in additional funds for Non Profit Security Grant Program in Supplemental Budget

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 9, 2019 Contact: Shira Burns *protected email* (617) 457-8673 (Boston, MA) – The Jewish Community Relations Council applauds Governor Charlie Baker for proposing $1,000,000 in additional funds for state Non-Profit Security Grant program in his latest supplemental budget filing. This proposal, along with the $500,000 included in the recently signed state budget, would fund close to 30 grants for vital security enhancements … Continue reading JCRC Applauds Governor for proposing $1 million in additional funds for Non Profit Security Grant Program in Supplemental Budget »

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

By JCRC | Aug 2, 2019 | Comments Off on Governor Baker Signs MA State Budget- Over $8 Million to Support Jewish Social Service Network

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 new funds to support programs and priorities of the Jewish social service network, benefiting the entire Commonwealth. This year, JCRC led on seven budget priorities, all of which included increases and direct appropriations to the … Continue reading Governor Baker Signs MA State Budget- Over $8 Million to Support Jewish Social Service Network »

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

By JCRC | Jul 23, 2019 | Comments Off on Over $8 Million Appropriated from MA State Budget to Support Jewish Social Service Network; Awaits Final Approval from the Governor

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, fueling $5 million of new funds to support programs and priorities of the Jewish social service network, benefiting the entire Commonwealth. The conference committee led by Senate Ways and Means Chair Michael Rodrigues and House … Continue reading Over $8 Million Appropriated from MA State Budget to Support Jewish Social Service Network; Awaits Final Approval from the Governor »

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 »