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JCRC of Greater Washington

Mobilizing, Advocating, Educating, and Uniting in our Community

MD 4D Cong. Forum

Maryland's 4th Congressional District Candidates Forum

“The 4th District primary is shaping up to be one of the marquee congressional races in Maryland this year…”. Josh Kurtz, April 18, 2022

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Maryland Attorney General Candidates Forum Katie O'Malley

Maryland Attorney General Candidates Forum

The JCRC is holding a series of meetings with candidates running for Maryland Attorney General. The primary is July 19! Don't miss this opportunity to meet the candidates and have your questions answered. 

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Maryland Attorney General Candidates Forum

Maryland Attorney General Candidates Forum

If you missed Anthony Brown, watch the recording below. 

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JCRC & WJW 2022 MD Primary Jewish Voter's Guide

2022 MD Primary Jewish Voter's Guide

The JCRC and the Washington Jewish Week (WJW) have teamed up to offer you this 2022 MD Jewish Primary Voter’s Guide for the upcoming primary election on July 19th for contested races including for Governor, State Senator, Delegate, Attorney General, and Comptroller, as well as for Montgomery County Executive, At Large and District Councilmembers. We would appreciate it if you would share it with your friends and family, and through your social media as well. 

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Coach Kennedy being allowed to pray at the 50-yard line is not good for Jews

The recent Supreme Court ruling allowing a coach to pray on the field makes it even harder to advocate for minority-faith students

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Jewish community leaders will fight attempts to restrict abortion in Virginia

At the Jewish Community Relations Council, which represents 150,000 Jews in Northern Virginia and 150,000 more in D.C. and Maryland, executive director Ron Halber added that the decision to overturn Roe v. Wade has further divided the nation.

“As a result of the supreme court’s decision, access to abortion will depend on where you live and which political party controls your state. It has led to increased polarization. It’s setting up battles between states and within states.”

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‘After Shabbat, we will act’: American Jews gear up for wave of post-Roe activism

The Washington D.C.-area JCRC said it would push back against further restrictions on abortion access in Virginia, and it would lobby to keep Congress, which has a degree of jurisdiction over the District of Columbia, from imposing abortion restrictions on an overwhelmingly liberal population there that rejects such restrictions.

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  • Jul 1 RT @ADL_WashDC: Conspiracy theories re the tragic Sandy Hook school shooting laid the foundation for how disinformation gains traction in s…

  • Jul 1 Coach Kennedy being allowed to pray at the 50-yard line is not good for Jews The recent Supreme Court ruling allowing a coach to pray on the field makes it even harder to advocate for minority-faith students- ⁦@jdforwardt.co/Gz8iE3Becu

  • Jul 1 Maryland’s race for governor looks like a tossup The primaries in Maryland are less than three weeks away, and a new Goucher poll shows just how close the race for governor is. t.co/UXlruGDTd0

  • Jun 30 Mazal Tov Prime Minister @yairlapid ! t.co/F2v2Z9ZOe8

  • Jun 30 Maryland Comptroller Candidates Forum: ⁦@Tim4MD⁩ Thursday, July 7, 2022 8:30 - 9:30 AM Virtual t.co/GElUzZ3eqa