Press Releases

JCRC/AJC EXPANDS ANNUAL MITZVAH DAY INTO THREE-DAY VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITY

Jewish Community Relations Council/American Jewish Committee (JCRC/AJC) will mark its 25th Annual Mitzvah Day, which takes place on Christmas Day, by hosting it for the entire holiday weekend, beginning Friday, December 24 and ending Sunday, December 26. The traditionally daylong event is held in partnership with the Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Detroit. Called Mitzvah Weekend… Read more »

JCRC/AJC Statement on the Oxford High School Shooting

November 30, 2021 – We are saddened and horrified by the gun violence that occurred this afternoon at Oxford High School, which left three innocent people dead, and others injured. We are grateful to the law enforcement officials who acted swiftly, within five minutes, to apprehend the 15-year-old suspect. As we continue to learn what led… Read more »

A Statement from JCRC/AJC and MMCC

The Michigan Muslim Community Council (MMCC) and the Jewish Community Relations Council/ American Jewish Committee of Detroit (JCRC/AJC), who work together to help Muslims and Jews of Detroit value each other’s religions and communities, call for calm and peace in the Holy Land. We are saddened that in this month of Ramadan, holy to Muslims… Read more »

Domestic and International Muslim/Jewish Relations Topic of Annual Lecture Series

BLOOMFIELD HILLS, Mich. – Jewish Community Relations Council/American Jewish Committee – Detroit (JCRC/AJC), the Michigan Muslim Community Council and Muslim Jewish Advisory Council (MJAC) Detroit will host its 6th Annual “A Shared Future” Lecture Series with Wayne State University Professors Howard Lupovitch and Saeed Khan. This year’s topic is “Exploring Muslim-Jewish Relations Domestically and Internationally.”… Read more »

A Shabbat Message from Rabbi Asher Lopatin

Dear Friends of JCRC/AJC, On this Erev Shabbat, just a week before our Holiday of Freedom, America continues to come to terms with the tragedy of the horrific murders in Atlanta. In this most difficult time, the Jewish Community Relations Council/American Jewish Committee (JCRC/AJC) of Detroit expresses our support for the Asian American and Pacific… Read more »