The State of Gun Violence Prevention – Past, Present and Future

Join Jewish Community Relations Council/American Jewish Committee and National Council of Jewish Women, Michigan for a discussion about gun violence prevention with Michigan Senator Rosemary Bayer (D-District 12). Taking place on the fourth anniversary of the Stoneman Douglas High School shooting, and only weeks after the shooting at Oxford High School, which is located in […]

MLK Virtual Interfaith Service

Join us Sunday, January 16 for a Virtual Interfaith Service led by Reverend Kenneth James Flowers, and joined by guest speakers from our Coalition for Black and Jewish Unity, as we embrace the dream of Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Tune in via YouTube: https://bit.ly/3pm2209 Facebook: https://bit.ly/3emnBaW

Mitzvah Weekend

Jewish Community Relations Council/American Jewish Committee (JCRC/AJC) will mark its 25th Annual Mitzvah Day, which takes place on Christmas Day, by hosting it for the entire holiday weekend, beginning Friday, December 24 and ending Sunday, December 26. The traditionally daylong event is held in partnership with the Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Detroit. Called Mitzvah Weekend […]

An Interfaith Festival of Lights: Coming Together for Hanukkah and Diwali

Join the Hindu Community Relations Council (HCRC) and the Jewish Community Relations Council (JCRC/AJC) for a celebration of and discussion exploring the similarities and differences between Hannukah and Diwali. Moderated by WJBK-TV’s Roop Raj, the conversation will feature State Representatives Padma Kuppa (D-41) and Samantha Steckloff (D-37) as they also address their experiences and identity […]

Lunch Dates for Updates: Redistricting

Recently, Michigan’s independent redistricting commission put forward draft political maps, which have since been lauded and panned by groups and individuals throughout the state. Following further meetings and input, the final district maps are expected to come up for a vote on December 30. To learn the latest in redistricting news, you are cordially invited […]

JCRC/AJC Annual Meeting

Join JCRC/American Jewish Committee of Detroit for its 2021 Annual Meeting on May 12. Throughout the program, hear about updates and events that took place during the last year as we faced the pandemic, as well as the 2021-2022 board slate. During the evening, the inaugural Sheryl “Sheri” Terebelo Schiff Heart of Gold Award will […]

Michigan’s Election Reform Bills: The Good, The Bad and The Ugly

Recently, the Michigan Senate introduced 39 bills (SB 273 through 311) seeking new election regulations and restrictions because of, what some believe to be, voter fraud or misconduct during the 2020 election. Content of the bills include new identification requirements for requesting absentee ballots, prohibiting the Secretary of State from making absentee applications available online […]