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A Shabbat Message from Rabbi Asher Lopatin

March 19th, 2021 by

Dear Friends of JCRC/AJC, On this Erev Shabbat, just a week before our Holiday of Freedom, America continues to come to terms with the tragedy of the horrific murders in Atlanta. In this most difficult time, the Jewish Community Relations Council/American Jewish Committee (JCRC/AJC) of Detroit expresses our support for the Asian American and Pacific… Read more »

JCRC/AJC Statement on Iran’s Activities

January 8th, 2021 by

JCRC/AJC joins organizations throughout the world to condemn Iran and its leaders for continuing to violate international obligations and commitments and, most recently, accelerating its aim to manufacture nuclear weapons by resuming 20 percent uranium enrichment. In a fragrant act of incitement earlier this week, Iran seized a flagged oil tanker belonging to South Korea in… Read more »

JCRC/AJC Statement on the U.S. Capitol Riots

January 7th, 2021 by

Friends, our country was sullied yesterday by a vicious attack on our land’s most sacred building, putting those we entrusted with our democratic system at risk by a mob incited by our country’s very own leader. This can never be tolerated, even by nonpartisan organizations like our own. We condemn the misuse of leadership. We condemn… Read more »

Southfield Students to Receive Literacy Boost in Partnership with Rep. Lawrence and Jewish Community

November 20th, 2020 by

BLOOMFIELD HILLS, Mich. – Ensuring young students receive the proper tools to be fully literate by the end of the third grade is of utmost importance to school districts across Michigan. Per a study by the Annie E. Casey Foundation, students who were not proficient in reading by that time, were four times more likely… Read more »

Public Invited To Learn How To Advocate For Uyghurs in Crisis

October 9th, 2020 by

BLOOMFIELD HILLS, Mich. – The Uyghurs, a Muslim-majority Turkic people are facing deplorable human rights abuses at the hands of the Chinese Government. Their plight has garnered the attention of religious and human rights organizations across the globe, including within the Jewish community. The Jewish Community Relations Council/AJC (JCRC/AJC), Uyghur Human Rights Project (UHRP) and… Read more »

JCRC/AJC Statement on Israel/UAE Agreement

August 13th, 2020 by

More engagement, relations and dialogue are always beneficial on local, national and international levels. No matter our disagreements, we always do better when we can come together with respect and civility to talk about our perspectives. In fact, Jewish tradition is filled with big-time arguments in the Talmud – the rabbinic writings – and even… Read more »

Seth D. Gould Named President of JCRC/AJC

July 9th, 2020 by

BLOOMFIELD HILLS, Mich. –  The Board of Directors of the Jewish Community Relations Council/AJC (JCRC/AJC) has named Seth D. Gould as president. The announcement was made by Executive Director Rabbi Asher Lopatin. Gould joined the organization in 2011, when it was AJC Detroit. He continued after the nonprofit partnered with the Jewish Community Relations Council to… Read more »

JCRC/AJC Statement Regarding the Murder of George Floyd and Recent Protests

June 1st, 2020 by

The Jewish Community Relations Council/AJC stands in solidarity and partnership with the African American community, decrying the horrific murder of George Floyd and the racism that tragically still engulfs our nation and even permeates so many of our police forces. We pledge to work with the religious, civic and political leaders in the African American… Read more »

Welcome from Seth Gould

May 28th, 2020 by

Greetings JCRC/AJC family! Beginning today, I have the honor of serving as board president of JCRC/AJC. I’m following in the footsteps of my parents and grandparents who each played an active leadership role in the Detroit Jewish community, through their respective synagogues, temples, and Jewish communal agencies. My family on both sides first came to… Read more »

JCRC/AJC Statement- Hate Imagery During “Operation Gridlock”

April 16th, 2020 by

April 16, 2020 – At a protest yesterday in Lansing, several people demonstrating as part of “Operation Gridlock” used flags and posters featuring swastikas and verbiage comparing Governor Gretchen Whitmer to Adolf Hitler, as well as the Confederate battle flag. Regardless of one’s political views, the use of such imagery and symbolism is inexcusable. The Nazi imagery… Read more »