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November 2020

What our neighbors think of us… (Detroit Jewish News)

JCRC/AJC Provides Election Day Support (Detroit Jewish News)

Letters: Jews must condemn China’s… (The Detroit News)

October 2020

Jewish community advocates for human rights crisis in China (The Oakland Press)

Learn about the plight of the Uyghurs (Detroit Jewish News)

Make Your Vote Count In 2020 (MyJewishDetroit)

September 2020

High holiday celebrations will accommodate COVID-19 precautions (The Oakland Press)

Groups Mark Black-Jewish Unity Week, Amid Rising Tensions (The Jewish News)

August 2020

Jewish social justice activist speaks at upcoming virtual event (The Oakland Press)

Susannah Heschel on “Racism and the Jews: History, Conscience and the Future” (Detroit Jewish News)

July 2020

Here’s our new legislative partnership… (Michigan Advance)

Bloomfield Hills’ JCRC/AJC Names Seth D. Gould President (dBusiness)

May 2020

Don’t trivialize the Holocaust in protests… (Detroit Free Press)

April 2020

Lansing Demonstrators Protest… (Detroit Jewish News)
Detroit’s Jewish community ‘condemns’ (WDIV-TV)
Bringing People Together (MyJewishDetroit)
A very different time (The Detroit News)
Jewish communities relax laws to connect with family during Passover (The Oakland Press)
In an Era of Social Isolation, Make our Seders More Inclusive than Ever (Detroit Jewish News)

March 2020

Houses of worship say their prayers to in-person services (The Detroit News)
A great Jewish and American tradition… (Detroit Jewish News)
Israeli scholar Yossi Klein Halevi (Oakland Press)
Opinion: Don’t boycott Israel just… (The Detroit News)

February 2020

Farrakhan takes on America… (The Detroit News)
Led by Farrakhan… (Detroit Free Press)
Jewish Groups Host Documentary… (Detroit Jewish News)
Jewish, Muslim councils discuss religious freedom in America (Oakland Press)

January 2020

Hundreds gather in Farmington Hills (C&G News)
Trump’s Mideast plan… (The Detroit News)
Rabbi Capers Funnye Touches on Important Topics…(Detroit Jewish News)
Opinion: Condemn cancerous anti-semitism (The Detroit News)
The Well & JN’s 36 Under 36 (Detroit Jewish News)
Recent events stoke concerns of rising anti-Semitism (Oakland Press)
Community Unites Against Anti-Semitism at Forum (Detroit Jewish News)
Farmington Hills forum looks at… (The Detroit News)
A Shared Future (MyJewishDetroit)
Opinion: Detroiters should condemn hateful anti-semitism (Detroit News)
JCRC/AJC’s #JewishandProud Day (Detroit Jewish News)
Coalition for Black and Jewish Unity’s Holiday Party (Detroit Jewish News)

December

Mitzvah Day draws interfaith volunteers… (The Detroit News)
Mitzvah Day brings hundreds of volunteers… (Detroit Free Press)
Mitzvah Day 2019 (WDIV-TV, starts at 3:42)
Mitzvah Day draws hundreds of volunteers in metro Detroit (WXYZ-TV)
Mixed families get the best of both worlds with Christmas and Hanukkah (The Oakland Press)
Metro Detroit Jews give back on Christmas (Detroit News)
Mitzvah Day on TV 20
Mitzvah Day on WXYZ-TV
WWJ Difference Maker (WWJ-AM)
From Bags to Butterflies (My Jewish Detroit)
Mitzvah Day: A Detroit Tradition (My Jewish Detroit)

November

Registration Open for Christmas Day Volunteering Projects (Associated Press)
White Supremacy is Resurgent… (Detroit Jewish News)
Congressional Caucus for Black and Jewish… (Detroit Jewish News)
Anti-Semitism, extremism focus of talk… (The Detroit News)
Heads Together: To Study, To Inspire, To Lead (My Jewish Detroit)
Local Catholics, Jews gather to… (Detroit Catholic)
Communicating with your child about antisemitism (Detroit Jewish News)

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

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 »

Mitzvah Day 2020 Opportunities

*As of December 2, 2020 Bridging Communities Volunteers are needed to deliver remembrance gift bags and Focus:HOPE boxes to seniors on Wednesday, December 23, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Meet at 6900 McGraw Avenue, Detroit, MI 48210. Contact: Bianca Hart, volunteer@bridgingcommunities.org or 313-361-6377 – – – Detroit Rescue Mission Ministries First, five-to-seven registered volunteers are needed on Friday, December 18… Read more »

JCRC/AJC Statement on Vote Counting

The JCRC/AJC of Detroit calls for all Americans, especially our elected officials, to commit to democratic principles, patience and faith in our democracy. We all must join together to ensure every valid and legal vote, no matter for which candidate, is counted. Our democratic institutions are holding up, and we trust the courts will resolve… Read more »

Public Invited To Learn How To Advocate For Uyghurs in Crisis

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 »

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