JCRC Public Statements

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

Public Statement: JCFR and JCRC Statement on the Attack on Nice, France

JCFR and JCRC Statement on the Attack on Nice, France

The Jewish Community Federation of Richmond (JCFR) and its Jewish Community Relations Committee (JCRC) condemn the horrific terrorist attack against innocent civilians in the French city of Nice. This is the third major strike in France …

Public Statement: The Passing of Elie Wiesel

The Jewish Community Federation of Richmond mourns the death of author, Nobel laureate and human rights activist Elie Wiesel, of blessed memory.

His story – a Romanian boy who survived the darkest atrocities of history to become a thinker, writer and stand bearer for the meaning of humani…

JCRC Column: A terror all too familiar

JCRC Column: A terror all too familiar

The terror that recently struck in Orlando and at all freedom loving peoples shook Americans to the core. An affront to all decent people this attack – and those claimed by other extremists – reveal the threat of attacks on civilian targets. In a g…

RELEASE: TERROR & STATEMENT BY THE VA MUSLIM COALITION FOR PUBLIC AFFAIRS

STATEMENT FROM THE JEWISH COMMUNITY FEDERATION OF RICHMOND (JCFR)  AND ITS JEWISH COMMUNITY RELATIONS COMMITTEE (JCRC) REGARDING THE TERROR ATTACK IN TEL AVIV AND THE STATEMENT BY THE VIRGINIA MUSLIM COALITION FOR PUBLIC AFFAIRS

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

June 10, 2016

Contact: Daniel Fogel, …

JCRC Column: Securing Our Community

Radical, Islamic violent extremists are targeting Jews, worldwide. We see this in Jerusalem, Paris, Amsterdam, across Europe and even in the US. The propaganda disseminated by terror groups internationally is of the highest quality.

Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula’s latest online magazi…