Press Releases

We Mourn the Victims in Pittsburgh and Stand in Solidarity

October 28, 2018 – JCRC/AJC mourns the 11 Jews murdered at Tree of Life Congregation in Pittsburgh yesterday. We pray for those wounded, including the police officers who were injured in the line of duty. The horror of a synagogue being targeted on Shabbat, on the morning of a bris, is the worst nightmares of our… Read more »

Community Briefing: Response to Events at the University of Michigan

October 10, 2018 – Over the past few weeks, events have unfolded at the University of Michigan that are deeply troubling. First, a professor reversed his decision to provide a letter of recommendation to a student wishing to study abroad when he learned that the student intended to study in Tel Aviv. Second, a guest… Read more »

JCRC/AJC to Welcome Major Party Candidates at Forum

August 17, 2018 – Jewish Community Relations Council/AJC (JCRC/AJC) will host its Candidate Forum, 7 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 6 at Adat Shalom Synagogue (29901 Middlebelt Rd., Farmington Hills). Major party candidates from Congressional Districts 9 and 11 and the gubernatorial race have been invited to address topics of concern to the Jewish community including the… Read more »

JCRC/AJC Seeks Volunteer Medical Professionals

June 27, 2018 – The Jewish Community Relations Council/AJC (JCRC/AJC) is seeking physicians and other medical professionals to volunteer at an Interfaith Health Fair for underserved residents of Detroit, to be held on Sunday, August 12, from 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. at Munger Elementary School in Detroit. Physicians and other healthcare providers are being… Read more »

Jewish Detroit to Celebrate Israel@70 on Detroit Riverfront

Marking the 70th year of Israel’s Statehood and sharing the celebration of Israelis and Jews around the world, the Jewish Community Center and the Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Detroit — in partnership with GM River Days and the Detroit RiverFront Conservancy — will host festivities from 4 to 10 pm, in an exclusive preview event… Read more »