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Israel in the Middle

By JCRC | July 19, 2019

JCRC Study Tour for Labor Leaders with Roots/Shorashim/Judur This week’s message is from Director of Israel Engagement Eli Cohn-Postell. Last Friday, I watched in admiration as Shaul Judelman and Noor … Continue reading Israel in the Middle »

The JCRC Summer Reading List

By JCRC | July 12, 2019

While Jeremy is in Israel on our July Study Tour, we are turning this week’s Friday message over to our staff—we asked them to create a Summer Reading List full … Continue reading The JCRC Summer Reading List »

JCRC Leads MA Labor Leaders on Study Tour of Israel

By JCRC | July 8, 2019

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 … Continue reading JCRC Leads MA Labor Leaders on Study Tour of Israel »

Invoking the Holocaust in Contemporary Debates

By Jeremy Burton | June 28, 2019

The New England Holocaust Memorial In the coming year, we’ll be marking the 75th anniversary of the end of the Shoah. Here in Boston, we’ll also mark the 25th anniversary … Continue reading Invoking the Holocaust in Contemporary Debates »

Penny & Anna: 8 Years of Reading Together

By Jeremy Burton | June 21, 2019

A GBJCL volunteer & her tutee During this 75th year of JCRC, we’re taking time to mark important milestones. The end of the school year is a very special moment … Continue reading Penny & Anna: 8 Years of Reading Together »

75 years of civic engagement

By Jeremy Burton | June 14, 2019

Seventy-five years ago today, on June 14, 1944, leaders of sixteen local Jewish organizations gathered in Boston. These groups formed what has since come to be thought of as the … Continue reading 75 years of civic engagement »