NEWS & EVENTS

Multi-Faith Concert

Celebrate our diverse faith community with a night of music! Join us as we bring together a Jewish, Muslim, Mormon, and Mass Choir on April 29th at 7PM to sing songs of their faith tradition. Tickets are $18 and there will be a dessert reception. You can...

Judaism 101

An engaging night discussing Jewish spirituality, ethics, and culture. Individuals from all faith backgrounds are welcome. You don't have to be Jewish to be curious. Wed, April 25, 2018 7:00 PM LOCATION East Valley JCC 908 N. Alma School Rd....

JCRC Stands Up to Ethnic Cleansing

The Rohingya people are facing unconscionable atrocities by the Burmese military. That’s why we are proud to join over 300 Jewish leaders and organizations in urging the Senate Foreign Relations Committee to advance the Burma Human Rights and Freedom Act...

Strange Fruit: African American and Jewish Relationships

Screening of documentary Strange Fruit followed by facilitated discussion. Strange Fruit is a song performed by many African American musicians, most famously Nina Simone and Billie Holiday, and was written by a Jewish teacher, Abeel Meropol, protesting...

It is not a good day.

It is not a good day. It is not a good day when neo-nazis and white supremacists openly threaten us, our community, our friends. It is not a good day when Jews have to hide and run out of their synagogue filled with fear from armed Nazis across the street…...

We Do Not Stand Idly By

This past Saturday, Neo-Nazis and white supremacists united in Charlottesvile, Virginia. Among their hateful and inciting messages was the chant of “Jews will not replace us” along with racist and anti-LGBT slurs. The Jewish Community Relations Council...

Board of Rabbis Urges Support of Congressman Murphy Letter

To the Jewish Community: In the recent past we have been reminded that the anti-Semitism which has existed for centuries still permeates throughout the world, even here in the United States, a bastion of religious freedom. We cannot and will not tolerate...

Jewish Community Relations Initiative Hires First Executive

Jewish Community Relations Initiative Hires First Executive LAUNCH OF ORGANIZATION SIGNALS A RENEWED PUSH TO HAVE JEWISH VOICES HEARD IN PHOENIX REGION (March 1, 2017, Phoenix, AZ) - The Jewish Community Relations Initiative (JCRI) takes its formal place...