Press Releases

JCRC/AJC Statement on Iran’s Activities

JCRC/AJC joins organizations throughout the world to condemn Iran and its leaders for continuing to violate international obligations and commitments and, most recently, accelerating its aim to manufacture nuclear weapons by resuming 20 percent uranium enrichment. In a fragrant act of incitement earlier this week, Iran seized a flagged oil tanker belonging to South Korea in… Read more »

JCRC/AJC Statement on the U.S. Capitol Riots

Friends, our country was sullied yesterday by a vicious attack on our land’s most sacred building, putting those we entrusted with our democratic system at risk by a mob incited by our country’s very own leader. This can never be tolerated, even by nonpartisan organizations like our own. We condemn the misuse of leadership. We condemn… Read more »

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 21, 2020 Brilliant Detroit 1. Make Brilliant Detroit Outreach BagsHelp assemble outreach bags for residents around organization sites to ensure they know what resources and programs offered. Interested volunteers would schedule a non-contact porch pick-up from headquarters (5675 Larkins St., Detroit 48210) to get supplies and instructions to create the bags at home.… 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 »