Jewish Community Relations

JCRC Mission Statement

The goals of the Jewish Community Relations Council (JCRC) of the Jewish Federation of Greater Middlesex County, are formed by Jewish values as they relate to: building bridges to the larger community, speaking out against anti-Semitism and other forms of discrimination, educating about and advocating for Israel, providing a venue for cross-cultural education and communication, remaining proactive about Jewish security and seeking opportunities for community involvement. The JCRC sub-committees include Government relations, Israel affairs, Social Action and Domestic Affairs

For more information on Federation's Community Relations Council, contact the Federation at (732) 588-1800 or .



Advocacy Tips

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Israel Action Network

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