Jewish Community Council Founded
With the founding of Israel, JCRC's "Join Israel Committee" works to mobilize community support for the emerging Jewish state.
JCRC and other Jewish organizations lobby the United States Congress to prevent restrictive McCarran-Walter immigration law.
JCRC testifies in D.C. support of the Ives Humphrey Fair Employment Bill to prohibit discrimination in employment.
JCRC works with the Archdiocese of Boston to form the Catholic-Jewish Committee in order to deepen the understanding between Catholics and Jews.
Dedication of the Statue of Job at Brandeis University, a monument to the Six Million. Survivors and their families gather here for Yizkor each year.
JCRC coordinates community-wide observance of the Holocaust in recognition of the thirtieth anniversary of the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising, and annual community observances thereafter.
JCRC holds an interfaith ceremony to mark the signing of the Camp David Peace Accord between Israel and Egypt.
Dedication of the New England Holocaust Memorial
JCRC convenes a committee on domestic violence, which coordinates an interfatih, multicultural training conference for 150 clergy and lay leaders, "Put a Light on It."
JCRC helps organize thousands from Boston’s Jewish and non-Jewish community to participate in historic “Freedom Sunday for Soviet Jews” , the largest ever Jewish mobilization in Washington, DC.
Foundation of Greater Boston Jewish Coalition for Literacy (GBJCL)
JCRC's Inaugural Legislative Reception
JCRC fights to protect marriage equality, after Council votes overwhelmingly to endorse position.
Foundation of TELEM Volunteer program for Jewish teens
Foundation of ReachOut! Volunteer program for Jewish young adults
JCRC helps effect passage of the landmark Transgender Public Accommodations Bill, Pay Equity legislation and a city ballot measure that will generate millions of dollars every year for affordable housing.
JCRC organizes the Jewish community to support the passage of a sweeping Criminal Justice Reform bill.
JCRC remains proudly committed to defending Jewish interests and values by naming and combating anti-Semitism wherever it occurs; by advocating for Israel; and by ensuring adequate resources for the agencies providing vital services to our community, all while continuing to expand our mission, innovate, and pursue an expansive and ambitious agenda.
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