STATEMENTS & UPDATES

JCRC quoted in JTA story on Phoenix Mayor Gallego

JCRC quoted in JTA story on Phoenix Mayor Gallego

But in a state that’s about evenly divided between Republicans and Democrats, she got her way in part by making a point of not engaging in the partisan warfare that has characterized the response to the pandemic in some places, said Paul Rockower, the director of the...

JCRC Statement on Scottsdale councilman Phillips’ remarks

JCRC Statement on Scottsdale councilman Phillips’ remarks

The Jewish Community Relations Council of Greater Phoenix condemns Scottsdale councilman Guy Phillips’ utterly inappropriate use of the phrase “I can’t breathe” on Wednesday, June 24, 2020. The councilman’s words were insensitive and callous, and appear to be...

JCRC Statement on the Murder of George Floyd

JCRC Statement on the Murder of George Floyd

The Jewish Community Relations Council was horrified by the killing of George Floyd. We have reached out to our partners in the African-American community to share our sympathy and support. We are working with community partners across the Valley to try to create...

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...