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ASU Jewish Population Survey program

ASU Jewish Population Survey program

The JCRC was pleased to partner with the Jewish News to present Arizona State University's Jewish Community Population Survey in an online presentation of Arizona State University's 2019 survey of Maricopa County's Jewish population -- the first comprehensive study of...

Neo-Nazi Rally in Phoenix

Neo-Nazi Rally in Phoenix

The JCRC was heavily involved in countering the neo-Nazi rally that took place on April 17, 2021. Thankfully, it all passed peacefully and uneventfully. Barely a dozen neo-Nazis came out, and the counter-protest against them was measured. Nothing escalated, and the...

JCRC at the AACCC Press Conference on Voting Rights in AZ

JCRC at the AACCC Press Conference on Voting Rights in AZ

The Jewish Community Relations Council was honored to take part in the African American Christian Clergy Coalition's Press Conference on protecting the right to vote in Arizona. These are ExecDir Paul Rockower's remarks: Shalom, my name is Paul Rockower, I am the...

JCRC/JN program: How to guarantee your voice is heard

JCRC/JN program: How to guarantee your voice is heard

On Wednesday October 7, the JCRC was proud to partner with the Jewish News to host a webinar with AZ Secretary of State Katie Hobbs and All Voting is Local AZ Executive Director Alex Gulotta on how to be pro-active voters this election season, and how to guarantee...

#ERLunchChallenge

#ERLunchChallenge

The JCRC board has been challenging boards across the Jewish community in the Valley of the Sun to participate in the #ERLunchChallenge! Our JCRC board recently chipped in $20 per person to provide Chompie’s lunch boxes for frontline hospital workers at Banner...

JFCS-LDS Connection

JFCS-LDS Connection

“The COVID-19 crisis is something that affects all communities in the Valley of the Sun, and only by all of our communities working together will we get through these difficult times,” Rockower said. “The JCRC was pleased to help connect Jewish Family and Children’s...

Joint Jewish Community Blood Drive

Joint Jewish Community Blood Drive

On April 20, 2020, the JCRC was proud to partner with the Jewish Federation of Greater Phoenix, the Martin Pear JCC and the Ina Levine Jewish Community Campus to host a joint Jewish community blood drive with Vitalant. The blood drive proved to be a great success, and...

IsraAID Breakfast Briefing

IsraAID Breakfast Briefing

The JCRC was honored to host Seth Davis, the Executive Director of IsraAID, for a breakfast briefing with Phoenix-area Latino community leadership and AZ State legislators on IsraAID's incredible humanitarian work--with a focus on its disaster relief efforts in in...

Sharing the Light Concert

Sharing the Light Concert

Thanks to everyone who came out for the Sharing the Light concert on Wednesday December 18, it was an AMAZING event. Over a thousand people filled the pews of Pilgrim Rest Baptist Church for a concert of Hanukkah and Christmas music. The program helped bring the...

JCRC Visit to IRC Phoenix Welcome Center

JCRC Visit to IRC Phoenix Welcome Center

On Wednesday December 4, members of the JCRC Board, as well as representation from the Board of Rabbis and Jewish Community Foundation, visited the IRC Phoenix Welcome Center--which accepts asylum-seekers released from ICE Detention. The visit was an opportunity to...