STATEMENTS & UPDATES

Incident at Scottsdale Community College

Incident at Scottsdale Community College

In light of a recent incident at Scottsdale Community College, involving a series of Islamophic questions, the JCRC is releasing the following statement: The Jewish Community Relations Council of Greater Phoenix denounces a recent incident at Scottsdale Community...

JCRC Executive Committee 2020-21

JCRC Executive Committee 2020-21

The Jewish Community Relations Council has a new Executive Committee for 2020-21. Joining the JCRC Executive Committee are Alan Zeichick as Secretary, Tim Eckstein as Treasurer and Vicki Cabot as At-Large Member. They join Board Chair Adam Goodman and At-Large Member...

Solidarity with the Chinese and Chinese-American Community

Solidarity with the Chinese and Chinese-American Community

The JCRC's Executive Director Paul Rockower has a new op-ed published this week in the Jewish News, "When global health issues arise, solidarity is an antidote": With the outbreak of the COVID-19 “coronavirus,” there has been an additional side effect alongside the...

Jewish News article on German-Jewish Relations program

Jewish News article on German-Jewish Relations program

Wonderful article by the Jewish News on the recent visit by former ambassador Stefan Schlüter to Phoenix. The JCRC was honored to host the distinguished former diplomat for a briefing and discussion on German-Jewish relations.

Newest JCRC Board Addition

Newest JCRC Board Addition

The JCRC is pleased to announce the newest addition to our Board: Tim Eckstein. Read a little bit more about Tim, his background and his service to the community: Tim Eckstein is a Phoenix native and attorney, focusing on investigations and criminal defense. Tim has...

“The Soft Power of Our Jewish Community” in the Jewish News

“The Soft Power of Our Jewish Community” in the Jewish News

The JCRC's Executive Director Paul Rockower has a new op-ed published this week in the Jewish News, "The Soft Power of Our Jewish Community": Soft power describes how communities and countries exert influence through persuasion. Soft power is how countries and...

Statement on Yom HaShoah 2019

Statement on Yom HaShoah 2019

Today marks Yom HaShoah, the day we honor the memory of the 6 million Jews who perished in the Holocaust. As we remember the lives of those who perished because of Nazi persecution and anti-Semitism, we declare: Never Again. In the face of increasing anti-Semitism...

Joint Statement on Shooting in Synagogue Near San Diego

Joint Statement on Shooting in Synagogue Near San Diego

The Jewish Federation of Greater Phoenix, Jewish Community Relations Council (JCRC) and ADL Arizona are devastated by the terrorist attack today on the Chabad synagogue in Poway, California. Our grief at this horrific tragedy is compounded by the fact that this act of...