Israel

Boston city councilor sees Israel in a new light

By JCRC | January 1, 2015

This Op ed originally published in The Jewish Advocate On Thursday morning Dec. 18, I returned from a very moving and educational trip to Israel that was organized by the Boston Jewish Community Relations Council ( JCRC). Joining me on what was officially called the “Israel Study Trip” were JCRC staff and over a dozen elected officials from across Massachusetts, including fellow city councilors and … Continue reading Boston city councilor sees Israel in a new light »

JCRC of Greater Boston to lead study tour of Israel

By JCRC | December 8, 2014

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 and local officials with an in-depth look into the political, security, and economic challenges and successes facing Israeli society. From December 8-18, participants will travel throughout the … Continue reading JCRC of Greater Boston to lead study tour of Israel »

JCRC Responds to Attacks in Jerusalem

By JCRC | November 18, 2014

(NOVEMBER 18–BOSTON) Statement by Jeremy Burton, Executive Director, and Jill Goldenberg, President, on behalf of the Jewish Community Relations Council: We are heartbroken and angered as the details of today’s savage attack in Jerusalem emerge. An attack on a house of worship, any house of worship, must be condemned without equivocation. We expect that all people of faith and all leaders of faith communities will … Continue reading JCRC Responds to Attacks in Jerusalem »