Media Placements

February 2021

JCRC/AJC Names Staffer to Promote Unity, Diversity (Detroit Jewish News)

January 2021

The Wondering Jew (MyJewishDetroit)

African American & Jewish Coalition-Building Events… (Detroit Jewish News)

December 2020

Mitzvah Day (WXYZ-TV)

Antisemitism is on the rise in Michigan (Detroit Free Press)

Rep. Lawrence Partners with JCRC on Literacy Project (Detroit Jewish News)

Mitzvah Day 2020: A Little Different This Year (Detroit Jewish News)

The Civility Project (MyJewishDetroit)

Mitzvah Day, the 2020 Way (MyJewishDetroit)

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)

JCRC/AJC Statement on Iran’s Activities

JCRC/AJC joins organizations throughout the world to condemn Iran and its leaders for continuing to violate international obligations and commitments and, most recently, accelerating its aim to manufacture nuclear weapons by resuming 20 percent uranium enrichment. In a fragrant act of incitement earlier this week, Iran seized a flagged oil tanker belonging to South Korea in… Read more »

JCRC/AJC Statement on the U.S. Capitol Riots

Friends, our country was sullied yesterday by a vicious attack on our land’s most sacred building, putting those we entrusted with our democratic system at risk by a mob incited by our country’s very own leader. This can never be tolerated, even by nonpartisan organizations like our own. We condemn the misuse of leadership. We condemn… Read more »

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 21, 2020 Brilliant Detroit 1. Make Brilliant Detroit Outreach BagsHelp assemble outreach bags for residents around organization sites to ensure they know what resources and programs offered. Interested volunteers would schedule a non-contact porch pick-up from headquarters (5675 Larkins St., Detroit 48210) to get supplies and instructions to create the bags at home.… 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 »