Media Placements

May

Faces & Places: Diplomatic and Interfaith Seder (Detroit Jewish News)
Howard Brown to be honored (Detroit Jewish News)
Muslim and Jewish leaders in SE MI stand together… (Michigan Radio)

April

Interview on the “Guy Gordon Show” re: Chabad of Poway (WJR-AM)
Interview on “The Frank Beckmann Show” re: Chabad of Poway (WJR-AM)
WDIV-TV Interview re: Chabad of Poway
Bloomfield Hills’ Jewish Community Relations Council/AJC to Present Howard Brown with 2019 Activist Award (dBusiness)
How Oakland Co.’s Orthodox… (Detroit Free Press)
Metro Detroit measles outbreak prompts push… (WDIV-TV)

March

Spotlight on the News (WXYZ-TV-click on third picture, starts at 12:00)
New Zealand Mosque Massacre (Detroit Jewish News)
House vote on condemning anti-Semitism and other forms of bigotry (WJR-AM)
A Shared Future on “Stateside” (Michigan Radio)
Jewish, Muslim migration explored in ‘Shared Future’ lecture series (Detroit News)
Detroit-Area Lectures Explore Jewish, Muslim Immigration (Associated Press)

February

Arab Americans and Muslims remember John Dingell as a friend (Detroit Free Press)

January 2019

Israeli Filmmaker Itai Anghel To Discuss ISIS (Jewish News)
22nd Annual Mitzvah Day (Jewish News)

December 2018

Interfaith volunteers give back on Mitzvah Day (Detroit News)
Mitzvah Day (WDIV-TV)
Metro Detroiters Spread Cheer (Detroit Free Press)
Mitzvah Day 2018 Aims to ‘focus on the common good’ (Detroit News)
Mitzvah Day with Frank Beckmann (WJR-AM)
Good deeds go a long way on regional Mitzvah Day (C&G Newspapers)
Volunteers to Help Detroit-Area Nonprofits on Christmas Day (Associated Press)

November 2018

Gil Hoffman and David Kurzmann on “The Frank Beckmann Show” (WJR-AM)
Gil Hoffman on “Detroit Today with Stephen Henderson” (WDET-FM)

October 2018

Jews in Michigan are anxious but determined to show up for services (Detroit Free Press)
A GOP Rising… (The Forward)
Jewish Groups from both parties… (CNN)
The Craig Fahle Show (starts at 1 hour mark)
Rabbis reflecting on Pittsburgh shooting… (Oakland Press)
Local Jewish Community Reacts to Mass Shooting (WXYZ-TV)
At least 11 dead in massacre… (WJBK-TV)
Police increasing security at Metro Detroit synagogues after Pittsburgh shooting (WDIV-TV)
Metro Detroit Jewish Community reacts to Pittsburgh Synagogue Shooting (WWJ-AM)
WWJ-AM Podcast
Guy Gordon (WJR-AM)
Frank Beckmann (WJR-AM)
Metro Detroit’s Jewish community: Unintimidated after Pittsburgh shooting (Detroit Free Press)
Guest Column: JCRC/AJC Endorses Proposals 2 & 3 (Detroit Jewish News)

August 2018

Essay: Be a Voter (Detroit Jewish News)
Attorney on the Frontline (My Jewish Detroit)

June 2018

Zero Tolerance Policy is Inhumane (Detroit Jewish News)
“Flashpoint” Interview with Ambassador Ron Dermer (WDIV-TV)
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)
Israel, At 70, maintains strong ties to Metro Detroit (Detroit Free Press)
Father Daughter Team (MyJewishDetroit)

Community Briefing: A Security Update

May 8 – Last week we observed Yom HaShoah, a remembrance of the six million Jews murdered in the Holocaust. Sadly, the admonition to ‘never forget’ is unnecessary in a world where hatred and violence directed towards the Jewish people remains commonplace. The assaults on the Chabad of Poway Synagogue in San Diego and the… Read more »

JCRC/AJC Response to Shooting at Chabad of Poway

April 29 – JCRC/AJC is horrified by the act of terror that took place at Chabad of Poway over the weekend. We mourn for Lori Gilbert-Kaye, the casualty of the shooting, and we pray for the wounded. The horror of another synagogue being targeted on Shabbat, on the last day of Passover, and on the… Read more »

Community Advocate Howard Brown to Receive JCRC/AJC Activist Award, May 20

April 5 – Jewish Community Relations Council/AJC (JCRC/AJC) will honor Howard Brown with its 2019 Activist Award on Monday, May 20 at Adat Shalom Synagogue in Farmington Hills, Mich. A strolling dinner will begin at 6 p.m., followed by the award presentation and a conversation, titled “Surviving Social Media: Interfaith Engagement in the Digital Age,”… Read more »

Award-Winning Israeli Documentary Filmmaker To Discuss ISIS at Feb. 6 Event

January 24, 2019 – Jewish Community Relations Council/AJC (JCRC/AJC) and Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Detroit’s Israel & Overseas department will welcome Itai Anghel, one of Israel’s most prominent TV journalists, to Temple Beth El (7400 Telegraph Rd., Bloomfield Hills) on Wednesday, February 6. His presentation, “ISIS – The Day After: A Look from Within,” will begin… Read more »

Annual Christmas Day Tradition Continues

November 14, 2018 –Jewish Community Relations Council/AJC (JCRC/AJC) will host its 22nd Annual Mitzvah Day this Christmas Day at nonprofit organizations throughout metropolitan Detroit. The word “mitzvah” is Hebrew for “commandment,” and commonly refers to performing a good deed. The daylong event is held in partnership with the Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Detroit. On Tuesday,… Read more »