JCRC Public Statements

Public statements, press releases and the JCRC column by the Director of Jewish Community Relations, Daniel 'Doni' Fogel .

JCRC Condemnation of White Nationalist Rally in Charlottesville

On May 13, a group of white nationalists carrying torches rallied in front of the statue of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee in a Charlottesville park. In a Ku Klux Klan-esque rally, the demonstrators made their displeasure known with that city’s decision to remove that statute.

Charlotte…

JCRC rejects UNESCO vote rejecting Israeli sovereignty over Jerusalem

May 4, 2017

JCRC rejects Tuesday’s UNESCO vote rejecting Israeli sovereignty over Jerusalem                                              

The Jewish Community Relations Committee (JCRC) of the Jewish Community Federation of Richmond (JCFR) denounces the approv…

Public Statement, March 24, 2017

Yesterday, an 18-year-old man, with dual Israel-U.S. citizenship, was arrested in Israel as the primary suspect for the majority of bomb threats called and e-mailed into Jewish Community Centers and other Jewish institutions in 40 U.S. states and 4 Canadian provinces. The Jewish Community Fe…

Testimony of William Daroff, Sr. VP for Public Policy JFNA

Testimony of

William Daroff
Senior Vice President for Public Policy and Director of the Washington Office
The Jewish Federations of North America

Before the

Subcommittee on Economic Development, Public Buildings, and Emergency Management
Committee on Transportation & Infrastructu…

JCRC Column: ‘If You See Something, Say Something’

If You See Something, Say Something

The community security portfolio of the Federation’s Jewish Community Relations Committee has grown drastically in the past year-and-a-half. This development began after the arrests of local white supremacists who planned to attack Synagogues and Blac…