TWP cover on 02-05-23

Montgomery County schools report another spate of antisemitic acts

"It’s scary," said Eliana Joftus, a 17-year-old Jewish student at Whitman and president of the school’s Jewish Student Union.

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Part 2 Geopolitics, Diplomacy and Security

Understanding the Impact of Israel's New Government at Home and Abroad

Join us for a series of webinars, as we reflect on the first month of Benjamin Netanyahu’s new government, its priorities, and what to expect in the months ahead.

Part 2 Geopolitics, Diplomacy and Security


Maryland Matters 12-9-22

Dozens of Md. pols decry anti-Semitism, embrace Jewish group’s policy agenda

“The JCRC is a potent political force in the State House and the Washington, D.C., region, and Friday’s breakfast was a reminder of both the group’s political influence and its lengthy and substantive policy agenda. The JCRC doesn’t just advocate for Jewish interests, but also for an array of social service programs, criminal justice reforms and other good works.”
Maryland Matters, 12/9/22             

JCRC By The Numbers

$8,000,000 government funding for community security & social services

5,000 students and teachers met with a holocaust survivor

800 students trained to advocate for Israel

“Get involved in strengthening the fabric of the community that rejects hate.”

Ron Halber, executive director of the Jewish Community Relations Council of Greater Washington, and Meredith Weisel, regional director of the Anti-Defamation League, highlighted some of the resources available and challenges seen in recent anti-semitic incidents. 

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Montgomery County Council passes antisemitism resolution amid pushback

“We are living in very, very dangerous times,” said Ron Halber, the executive director of the Jewish Community Relations Council of Greater Washington, who supported the resolution. 

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Synagogues receive grant money to serve Afghan refugees

The Jewish Community Relations Council of Greater Washington recently allocated $40,000 in grants to support the Afghan Refugee Resettlement programs at 23 area synagogues.

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