AN ENDURING COMMITMENT
The Jewish Community Relations Council/AJC advocates, educates and mobilizes the local community to take action in support of a strong U.S.–Israel relationship and the American government’s role in promoting a Middle East peace process. JCRC/AJC also advocates on behalf of Jews in other lands, educating the local community about them and mobilizing to take actions on their behalf if necessary.
In 2016, Israel's then-Consul General to the Midwest the Hon. Roey Gilad and journalist Bankole Thompson at JCRC/AJC's annual luncheon for media leaders.
JCRC/AJC’s activities on behalf of Israel include:
- Media relations
- Government relations
- Grassroots advocacy
- Campus advocacy
- Speakers bureau
JCRC/AJC promotes effective advocacy by educating the Jewish and general communities about Israel, its role in the Middle East, and its importance to world Jewry. We support cooperation between the U.S. and Israel in the war on terror, strategic defense in the Middle East, and the development of missile defense systems.
Rev. DeeDee Coleman and David Bedein, Bureau Chief of Israel Resource News Agency, at a JCRC/AJC-hosted meeting to discuss ways the African American community can support Israel.
JCRC/AJC strongly supports the growing alliance between Israel and the Detroit community-at-large emanating from the Jewish Federation’s Partnership 2Gether relationship with communities in Israel’s central Galilee.