JCRC/AJC in the News

June 2018

Rabbi's call prompts campaign to help former Jewish sector of Detroit (The Detroit News)

May 2018

Amy's Angels (FOX 2)

Interfaith iftar, 5K run build bonds in Metro Detroit (The Detroit News)

Father Daughter Team (MyJewishDetroit)

April 2018

4th grade winner of Bookstock's B.E.S.T. writing awards (WDIV-TV)

Royal Oak baker's pineapple cupcakes win Bookstock recipe contest (Detroit Free Press)

Rubin: For real books, ‘The End’ is not yet near (The Detroit News)

Bookstock 2018 Expects to Raise $2 Million for Local Literacy Projects (WDET-FM)

Bookstock 2018 ("American Black Journal" on DPTV)

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)