JCRC/AJC in the News

April 2018

Spotlight on the News: A Shared Future (WXYZ-TV)

March 2018

Passover: Detroit Style (Detroit Jewish News)

Jerusalem focus of ‘Shared Future’ lecture series (The Detroit News)

A Shared Future Interview (WJR-AM's "Guy Gordon Show")

A Shared Future Interview (WDET-FM's "Detroit Today")

Speaking With One Voice – Coalition for Black and Jewish Unity (Detroit Jewish News)

If Not Now, When? (My Jewish Detroit)

February 2018

Black Jewish Coalition marks Black History Month with inaugural event in Detroit (WDIV-TV)

Coalition focuses on unity against racism (The Detroit News)

Detroit-Area Coalition Seeks to Curb Racism, Anti-Semitism (Associated Press)

Bookstock 2018 (Comcast Newsmakers)

January 2018

3 congregations highlight the legacy of MLK (The Detroit News)

Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration (WJR-AM)

Interfaith Gathering to Celebrate Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Ahead of MLK Day (WDET-FM)

December 2017

Mitzvah Day volunteers work to help others (The Detroit News)

Metro Detroit's Mitzvah Day volunteers spread hope, charity in Jewish tradition (Detroit Free Press)

Metro Detroit Jewish, Muslim volunteers perform good deeds on Christmas (WXYZ-TV)

David Kurzmann talks Mitzvah Day with Paul W. Smith (WJR-AM)

Live in the D: Mitzvah Day (WDIV-TV)

Board Officer Erica Peresman Discusses Mitzvah Day (WXYZ-TV)

Local reaction to President Trump’s Jerusalem-Israel’s-capital announcement (Detroit Jewish News)

'Touchy subject': Trump decision on Jerusalem met with praise, scorn in metro Detroit (Detroit Free Press)

Andy Levin Announces His Candidacy As His Father Retires (Detroit Jewish News)

The Jewish Community Relations Council/AJC hosted its annual luncheon for Detroit media (Detroit Jewish News)

How Jews On The Left And The Right Are Empowering BDS (Detroit Jewish News)

FBI: Reported hate crimes spike 29% in Michigan, which had 4t highest nationally (Detroit Free Press)

Jews in the D: Finding Common Ground (Detroit Jewish News)

Jewish, Hindu communities United for first joint Hanukkah-Diwali celebration in Michigan (Detroit Free Press)

November 2017

Metro Detroit Jews, Hindus celebrate ‘Common Ground’ (The Detroit News)

ADL and other reports show "significant bump" in incidents locally, nationally (Detroit Jewish News)

Middle East expert Aaron David Miller shares his thoughts on America, Israel and the Middle East (Detroit Jewish News)

Detroit 2020 Person of the Week Howard Brown works to combat hate (WXYZ-TV)

Midwest Diplomatic Marathon (Detroit Jewish News)

October 2017

Muslims, Jews gather in Metro Detroit to forge bonds (The Detroit News)

Jews, Muslims in metro Detroit address hate crimes: 'It's getting scary' (Detroit Free Press)

Muslim-Jewish Advisory Council in town (WDIV-TV)

September 2017

Muslim-Jewish Advisory Council to make first visit to metro Detroit next week (Crain's Detroit Business)

Allan Gale retires after decades of service with JCRC/AJC (Detroit Jewish News)

August 2017

Back-to-school event prepares 500 Detroit children for classes (WDIV-TV)

National Council of Jewish Women helps Detroit families get ready to go back to school (WJBK-TV)

Ann Marie's All Stars: Sharyn Gallatin gets Detroit kids ready for school (WXYZ-TV)

NCJW’s Back 2 School pop-up store to serve Detroit children in need (Detroit Jewish News)

June 2017

In Conversation With Jeannie Weiner, JCRC/AJC’s Activist of the Year (Detroit Jewish News)

Jewish community stands together with Chaldeans over deportation issue (Detroit Jewish News)

April 2017

In Metro area, Passover a reflection of turbulent times (The Detroit News)

D2020 Person of the Week: Roz Blanck, creator of Bookstock (WXYZ-TV)

Rubin: Used books and adorable kids — Bookstock is back (The Detroit News)

Bookstock still soars, and Cookstock Contest has its Five Finalists (Detroit Free Press)

Bookstock returns to Laurel Park Place Mall in Livonia: Great deals on books and media (WXYZ-TV)

Bookstock used books and media sale in Livonia begins Sunday (WJBK-TV)

Bookstock back to Livonia's Laurel Place (Livonia Observer)

Bookstock 2017 kicks off in Livonia (WDIV-TV)

March 2017

5th annual Diplomatic and Interfaith Leadership Seder (The Detroit News)

Cookstock: A Bookstock Recipe for Literacy and a Contest for Cooks (myJewishDetroit)

Arrest Made: Man Who Threatened Hillel Day School In Custody (Detroit Jewish News)

Bookstock hosts essay contest for Detroit 4th-graders (Detroit Free Press)

January 2017

Detroit Jews get the message of Trump’s immigration order (Detroit Jewish News)

Michigan Bans Boycotts, Without Mentioning Israel (Forward)

JCRC/AJC – new Consul General of Israel (Detroit Jewish News)

36 Under 36: David Kurzmann (Detroit Jewish News)

Spreading The Magic Of Mitzvah Day! (Detroit Jewish News)

December 2016

Michigan Muslims and Jews fight hate with service on Dec. 25 (Washington Times)

Metro Detroit’s Jewish, Muslim Communities Come Together To Volunteer On Christmas (WDET-FM)

Person of the Week: Micki Grossman helps those in need during the holidays with Mitzvah Day (WXYZ-TV)