Press Releases

March 2020 E-news Letter

To our JCRC/AJC family, Today I wish to express gratitude. Honestly, it’s hard to find gratitude in these moments of chaos and confusion, fear and uncertainty. But on Monday night, I was able to go on Zoom and participate in the Glazer Institute’s program, which we were a partner on, listening to one of my… Read more »

Aspects of Muslim and Jewish Religious Freedom to Be Discussed

January 16, 2020 – Jewish Community Relations Council/AJC and the Michigan Muslim Community Council will host its 5th Annual “A Shared Future” Lecture Series with Wayne State University Professors Howard Lupovitch and Saeed Khan. This year’s topic is “Are We Religiously Free in America?” “A Shared Future” will consist of three presentations all beginning at… Read more »

JCRC/AJC Response to Attack in Monsey

December 29, 2019 – Late last night, following the conclusion of a Hanukkah candle-lighting in a Chasidic rabbi’s home in Monsey, in upstate New York, a masked man entered the residence and stabbed five people with a machete. Those in attendance then began throwing tables and chairs to fend off the attacker who then ran… Read more »

JCRC/AJC Statement Regarding Shooting in Jersey City

December 11, 2019 – The tragic story in Jersey City is still unfolding, but it seems clear that a Jewish kosher store was targeted, and a police officer and Jews were killed. JCRC/AJC has been in touch with the Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Detroit to make sure that all security measures are taken to protect… Read more »

Hundreds of Volunteers to Visit Local Nonprofits During Annual Mitzvah Day

December 5, 2019 – Jewish Community Relations Council/AJC (JCRC/AJC) will host its 23rd Annual Mitzvah Day this Christmas, Wednesday, December 25, at nonprofit organizations throughout Detroit and its surrounding communities. The daylong event is held in partnership with the Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Detroit. Beginning as early as 6:30 a.m., more than 600 volunteers of… Read more »