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May 2022

Religious groups gather to show unity, call for action as hate crimes rise (WDIV-TV)

Jewish Groups Mobilize to get Reproductive Rights Issue on Michigan Ballot (Detroit Jewish News)

Community Connect (CW 50 Detroit)

Faces & Places: Diplomatic Seder (Detroit Jewish News)

April 2022

Rising anti-Semitic incidents in Michigan concerns Jewish community leaders (WXYZ-TV)

More gatherings mean third pandemic Passover ‘a lot freer’… (The Detroit News)

Passover, Easter, Ramadan: Celebrating faith through commonalities (WXYZ-TV)

On the Eve of Passover, Ramadan and Easter: A Call for Peace Security and Safety for the People of Israel (Detroit Jewish News)

March 2022

The Surprising Power of Diplomacy (Detroit Jewish News)

Community members, nonprofit groups band together to support Ukraine (The Oakland Press)

February 2022

Stop Attacking People, Start Attacking Issues (Nu?Detroit)

Hamtramck City Council Condemns Antisemitism (Detroit Jewish News)

JCRC/AJC Takes Muslim and Jewish Students on a Trip They’ll Never Forget (Detroit Jewish News)

Opinion: We took Jewish and Muslim students to the UAE; here’s what they learned (The Detroit News)

January 2022

Races in Redrawn Michigan (Nu?Detroit)

Detroit to Dubai: Muslim-Jewish Dialogue (Nu?Detroit)

Texas Hostage Aftermath: Examining the Courage Required to be a Rabbi, Community Support, Antisemitism and Security (Detroit Jewish News)



Shine a Light on Antisemitism (MyJewishDetroit)

Faces & Places: Mitzvah Weekend (The Jewish News)

Faces & Places: Shine a Light on Antisemitism (The Jewish News)

Religious groups stand together after Texas hostage situation (WJRT-TV)

Rabbi held hostage at Texas synagogue is Michigan native (WDIV-TV)

Rabbi reportedly being held hostage in Texas is originally from Michigan (Detroit Free Press)

Michigan native among those who were held hostage at Texas synagogue (WDIV-TV)

Dubai Interfaith Fellowship Mission is Underway (Detroit Jewish News)

Michigan redistricting sets up close races across the state (Jewish Insider)

Jewish groups, voters poised for large role in Levin-Stevens showdown in Michigan (Jewish Insider)

December 2021

Looking Back – A Holiday Tradition (Detroit Jewish News)

Jewish community, other faiths giving back during Mitzvah Weekend with common goal (WXYZ)

Mitzvah Day volunteers give back at annual Christmas Day event (The Detroit News)

Jewish, Muslim volunteers deliver gifts to kids in Southwest Detroit on Christmas Day (Detroit Free Press)

Faces & Places: Hanukkah Diwali (Detroit Jewish News)

Faces & Places: JCRC/AJC Hosts Media (Detroit Jewish News)

Interested in giving back? Volunteer opportunities for Mitzvah Weekend 2021 (

Jewish Group Expands Volunteer Mitzvah Day (Oakland Press)

An Interfaith Festival of Lights celebration in Michigan (miindia)

How Good it Is When We Can Sit Down Together (Psalms 133) (Nu?Detroit)

Coalition for Black and Jewish Unity Thrives on a Simple Concept: Friendship (Nu?Detroit)

November 2021

Mitzvah Day Now Mitzvah Weekend (Detroit Jewish News)

Menorah in the D Returns to In-Person Celebration as Danny Fenster… (Detroit Jewish News)

Adat Shalom plans Hanukkah celebration with parade to Jewish Senior Life (The Oakland Press)

Michigan Jews find creative fun, unity in second pandemic Hanukkah (The Detroit News)

College students not aware of Holocaust (WWJ-AM)

October 2021

Faith leaders, lawmakers join in prayer with members of vandalized Rochester Hills mosque (The Detroit News)

Shalom Hartman Institute and JCRC/AJC to Convene New Leadership Group After Successful Pilot (Detroit Jewish News)

September 2021

Rep. Rashida Tlaib sparks controversy in heated debate over funding for Israel (WDIV-TV)

West Bloomfield congregation hosts interactive family service for High Holy Days (The Oakland Press)

Metro Detroit Jews mark 2nd Rosh Hashana in pandemic (The Detroit News)


Rosh Hashanah (WWJ-AM – around 2:47)

In a World Falling Apart, Have Some Honey (Nu Detroit)

Guest Column: Am I My Brother’s Keeper? Reflections on Jewish Unity Before the New Year (Detroit Jewish News)

August 2021

Jewish community members react to Nazi salute… (The Oakland Press)

Person removed from Birmingham Board of Education meeting after using Nazi salute (WDIV-TV)

Carl Levin Was a Community Relations Senator (Detroit Jewish News)

June 2021

Three-Day Whirlwind: My Lightening Mission to Israel to Show Solidarity for a Shared Society (Detroit Jewish News)

Bloomfield Hills Rabbi visits Israel with message of shared society (The Oakland Press)

Honoring Two Ladies with a Heart of Gold (My Jewish Detroit)

Fighting Back: How to Combat Misinformation… (Detroit Jewish News)

Antisemitic Hate and Israeli Geopolitical Criticism Are Two Very Different Things (WDET-FM Detroit Today”)

Stand Up To Antisemitism (WDIV-TV, last 30 seconds)

Jewish community holds rally against antisemitism in West Bloomfield, calls for unity (Detroit Free Press)

Jewish community speaks out against antisemitism at W. Bloomfield Twp. rally (The Detroit News)

United Against Antisemitism: Community-Wide Rally Urges Action Against Hatred (Detroit Jewish News)

Jewish groups in metro Detroit to hold protest against antisemitism (Detroit Free Press)

Leaders for Tomorrow Accepting Applications for Second Cohort (Detroit Jewish News)

Stand Up to Antisemitism Rally Set for Sunday, June 6 (Detroit Jewish News)


The Coalition for Black and Jewish Unity exists to speak up against racism and antisemitism andto promote solidarity between the two communities. The incident at Temple Beth El last Friday-… Read more »

JCRC/AJC Detroit and JCRC Ann Arbor’s joint statement on threats against Jewish Michigan

Antisemitism reared its ugly head yet again – this time by an individual in Texas, who madethreats against Jewish officials and elected politicians in the state of Michigan. We areInterfaith institutions release joint statement on the horrific shooting at Michigan State

We were horrified by the news out of East Lansing earlier this week. The deaths of ArielleAnderson, Brian Fraser, and Alexandria Verner have a left gaping hole in our heartsJCRC/AJC statement on the horrific shooting at Michigan State University

JCRC/AJC is horrified by the news out of East Lansing on Monday evening. The victims’ familiesof this tragic and senseless shooting are in our thoughts and prayers. May their memories… Read more »

Follow Up Statement on Bloomfield Hills High School Incident

JCRC/AJC welcomes Bloomfield Hills Schools Superintendent Pat Watson’s most recent letter regardingthe antisemitic incident at Bloomfield Hills High School. Watson recognized serious mistakes weremade, took ownership of what went wrong… Read more »