Media Placements

December

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)

October

A year after Pittsburgh massacre (Detroit News)
As hate crimes increase, we must unite against bigotry (Detroit Free Press)
Experts discuss historic connections between Christians and Jews (The Oakland Press)
Show Up For Shabbat remembers horror of 2018 Pittsburgh mass shooting (The Oakland Press)
Resilience and Strength After Pittsburgh (Detroit Jewish News)
Working Together (Detroit Jewish News)

September

Jewish Community Relations Council names new executive director (Crain’s Detroit Business)
When do we partner? When do we not? (Detroit Jewish News)
Forum in Southfield addresses barriers to re-entering society for ex-convicts (Oakland Press)
Strangers in our Midst (TBE Bulletin)

August

Groups to launch criminal justice reform initiative (Legal News)
Justice for all (Detroit Jewish News)
Night of Learning (Detroit Jewish News)

July

Rabbis to hold community conversation… (The Oakland Press)
Metro Detroit faithful show support for immigrants, refugees (Detroit News)
Anti-Semitic flyers posted in… (Detroit Free Press)
Metro Detroit Muslims, Jews work together to raise…(FOX 2)
Black-Jewish Community Growth (Detroit Jewish News)

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)

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 »

JCRC/AJC Responds to Surge of Violence in Israel

November 13, 2018 – The Jewish community of metropolitan Detroit stands in solidarity with Israel as it faces the worst surge of violence since the 2014 Hamas-Israel war.  More than 400 rockets have been fired by Hamas at civilian targets in southern Israel over the past 24 hours. While Israel’s Iron Dome Missile Defense System… Read more »