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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)

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)

JCRC/AJC Statement on Shootings in El Paso and Dayton

August 5, 2019 – The Jewish Community Relations Council/AJC grieves with the communities of El Paso and Dayton following this weekend’s mass murders. That such crimes have become commonplace in our American society is a tragedy and we call on government at every level to take action without delay. While the motivations behind the murders… Read more »

Community Briefing: A Security Update

May 8 – Last week we observed Yom HaShoah, a remembrance of the six million Jews murdered in the Holocaust. Sadly, the admonition to ‘never forget’ is unnecessary in a world where hatred and violence directed towards the Jewish people remains commonplace. The assaults on the Chabad of Poway Synagogue in San Diego and the… Read more »

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 »