JCRC Public Statements

Public statements, press releases and the JCRC column by the Director of Jewish Community Relations, Andrew Fishman .

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…

JCRC Column: A Passover Parable

From the desk of Doni Fogel, director of the JCRC and I&O - by way of wishing you and yours a happy and healthy Passover. 

As recalled from a telling by Rabbi Dan Rosenberg.

Once there was a young pious Jews - a Hassid. He went to his Rebbe (Rabbi) and told the Rebbe he wanted to merit th…

Press Release: JCRC COMMENDS HOLLINS’ UNIVERSITY FOR REACTION TO SWASTIKA

PRESS RELEASE

JCRC COMMENDS HOLLINS’ UNIVERSITY FOR REACTION TO SWASTIKA DISCOVERY

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
Contact: Daniel Fogel, Director of Jewish Community Relations, (804) 545-8626

RICHMOND, VA – The Jewish Community Relations Committee (JCRC) of the Jewish Community Federation of …

JCRC Column: Never let them see how they’re made: legislation and sausages

There’s an old expression: There are two things you never want to let people see being made: legislation and sausages. The notion is the stuffing of either, with undesirable filling, makes watching its creation unenjoyable (if not outright nauseating). That’s not always the case.

If you…