Press Releases

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 2, 2020 Bridging Communities Volunteers are needed to deliver remembrance gift bags and Focus:HOPE boxes to seniors on Wednesday, December 23, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Meet at 6900 McGraw Avenue, Detroit, MI 48210. Contact: Bianca Hart, volunteer@bridgingcommunities.org or 313-361-6377 – – – Detroit Rescue Mission Ministries First, five-to-seven registered volunteers are needed on Friday, December 18… 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 »

Public Invited To Learn How To Advocate For Uyghurs in Crisis

BLOOMFIELD HILLS, Mich. – The Uyghurs, a Muslim-majority Turkic people are facing deplorable human rights abuses at the hands of the Chinese Government. Their plight has garnered the attention of religious and human rights organizations across the globe, including within the Jewish community. The Jewish Community Relations Council/AJC (JCRC/AJC), Uyghur Human Rights Project (UHRP) and… Read more »

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