Media Placements

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)

May 2021

Dearborn police chief apologizes for liking Facebook post supporting Israel (Detroit Free Press)

Let it Rip (FOX 2)

Arab Americans plan to protest Biden’s visit to Dearborn amid tensions over Israeli-Palestinian conflict (Detroit Free Press)

More than 1,000 march in Dearborn as death toll ticks higher in Israeli-Palestinian crisis (Detroit Free Press)

Biden pressed by Tlaib on Gaza as Arab Americans urge intervention (Detroit News)

Members of local Jewish and Arab communities react to Israel Palestinian Conflict (WDIV-TV)

Muslim Jewish Advisory Council working to keep their communities at peace (FOX 2)

Local concerns over Middle East conflict (WXYZ-TV)

April 2021

Support the NO HATE Act (Detroit Jewish News)

March 2021

Helping Our Most Valuable Stakeholders… Our Children (My Jewish Detroit)

Jewish Groups Help Detroit Neighborhood (Detroit Jewish News)

February 2021

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

The Well’s 36 Under 36 – Lauren Herrin (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)

JCRC/AJC Statement on Israel/UAE Agreement

More engagement, relations and dialogue are always beneficial on local, national and international levels. No matter our disagreements, we always do better when we can come together with respect and civility to talk about our perspectives. In fact, Jewish tradition is filled with big-time arguments in the Talmud – the rabbinic writings – and even… Read more »

Seth D. Gould Named President of JCRC/AJC

BLOOMFIELD HILLS, Mich. –  The Board of Directors of the Jewish Community Relations Council/AJC (JCRC/AJC) has named Seth D. Gould as president. The announcement was made by Executive Director Rabbi Asher Lopatin. Gould joined the organization in 2011, when it was AJC Detroit. He continued after the nonprofit partnered with the Jewish Community Relations Council to… Read more »

JCRC/AJC Statement Regarding the Murder of George Floyd and Recent Protests

The Jewish Community Relations Council/AJC stands in solidarity and partnership with the African American community, decrying the horrific murder of George Floyd and the racism that tragically still engulfs our nation and even permeates so many of our police forces. We pledge to work with the religious, civic and political leaders in the African American… Read more »

Welcome from Seth Gould

Greetings JCRC/AJC family! Beginning today, I have the honor of serving as board president of JCRC/AJC. I’m following in the footsteps of my parents and grandparents who each played an active leadership role in the Detroit Jewish community, through their respective synagogues, temples, and Jewish communal agencies. My family on both sides first came to… Read more »

JCRC/AJC Statement- Hate Imagery During “Operation Gridlock”

April 16, 2020 – At a protest yesterday in Lansing, several people demonstrating as part of “Operation Gridlock” used flags and posters featuring swastikas and verbiage comparing Governor Gretchen Whitmer to Adolf Hitler, as well as the Confederate battle flag. Regardless of one’s political views, the use of such imagery and symbolism is inexcusable. The Nazi imagery… Read more »