Jewish Community Relations Council

 

The Jewish Community Relations Council (JCRC) is a strategic resource that serves as the point of connection between the Jewish and greater San Diego community, fostering enhanced relations with local and national organizations.

 

OUR MISSION

 

As the external affairs arm of the Jewish Federation of San Diego County, JCRC’s mission is to promote greater communication, cooperation, understanding and respect between the Jewish community and the broader San Diego community in order to pursue collaborative working relationships on issues of mutual concern.

 

JCRC IN ACTION: 2013 - 2014

 

  • Lead a mission including seven local elected officials to Israel to promote greater understanding and support for the Jewish state

 

  • Initiated the San Diego Jewish Advocates Fellowship, a cohort of 12 highly accomplished young professionals, in partnership with JFS, JCF, NextGen, Leichtag and the California Jewish Legislative Caucus

 

  • Partnered with Jewish Family Service to launch Community Connections, a new initiative to bring the Jewish community together around critical public policy and governmental issues

 

  • Educated representatives from 27 different Jewish community partner organizations on key economic and social challenges facing our growing aging population

 

  • Joined 100 Jewish community leaders from across the state to support policy priorities during Sacramento Advocacy Day

 

  • Hosted a Capitol Hill briefing for members of the Latino-Jewish Coalition featuring U. S. Congressman Scott Peters and Captain Scott Adams, Commander of Point Loma Naval Base

 

OUR WORK

JCRC's work is focused in four areas

Government Relations

Strengthen relationships with government officials, focusing on legislation and public policy

Community Engagement

Build deeper connections with the San Diego community and develop closer working relationships with local organizations

Interfaith Relations

Deepen the understanding and respect for diverse traditions and collaborate on key issues of mutual concern

Support Israel

Advocate and educate on behalf of the modern State of Israel

OUR NETWORK

  • Jewish Council for Public Affairs (JCPA)

    Connecting San Diego to 14 national and 125 local partner agencies, JCPA works to heighten community awareness on key issues for the Jewish community.

    Connecting San Diego to 14 national and 125 local partner agencies, JCPA works to heighten community awareness on key issues for the Jewish community.

    Connecting San Diego to 14 national and 125 local partner agencies, JCPA works to heighten community awareness on key issues for the Jewish community.

    Connecting San Diego to 14 national and 125 local partner agencies, JCPA works to heighten community awareness on key issues fo...

    Connecting San Diego to 14 national and 125 local partner agencies, JCPA works to heigh...

    Connecting San Diego to 14 national and 125 local partner...

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  • Jewish Public Affairs Committee of California (JPAC)

    The largest single-state coalition of Jewish organizations in the nation, JPAC helps to promote state legislative initiatives of interest to the community.

    The largest single-state coalition of Jewish organizations in the nation, JPAC helps to promote state legislative initiatives of interest to the community.

    The largest single-state coalition of Jewish organizations in the nation, JPAC helps to promote state legislative initiatives of interest to the community.

    The largest single-state coalition of Jewish organizations in the nation, JPAC helps to promote state legislative initiatives o...

    The largest single-state coalition of Jewish organizations in the nation, JPAC helps to...

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  • Israel Action Network (IAN)

    A joint initiative of the Jewish Federations of North America and JCPA, IAN works to educate and counter the assault on Israel’s legitimacy.

    A joint initiative of the Jewish Federations of North America and JCPA, IAN works to educate and counter the assault on Israel’s legitimacy.

    A joint initiative of the Jewish Federations of North America and JCPA, IAN works to educate and counter the assault on Israel’s legitimacy.

    A joint initiative of the Jewish Federations of North America and JCPA, IAN works to educate and counter the assault on Israel...

    A joint initiative of the Jewish Federations of North America and JCPA, IAN works to ed...

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