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Jewish Community Relations Council
DC suburb reschedules showing of anti-Israel film narrated by Roger Waters
July 15, 2019
The Jewish Community Relations Council of Greater Washington was outraged by the rescheduling instead of it being canceled altogether.
Massachusetts pro-Israel groups condemn state Democratic lawmakers for joint CAIR event
June 4, 2019
“We believe that our commonwealth is stronger when faith communities and elected leaders come together and stand with each other in public civic space. It is unfortunate that, in these times of urgent and necessary solidarity across communities, inappropriate actors are being unnecessarily mainstreamed," Jeremy Burton, executive director of JCRC Boston.
How should Jewish leaders confront challenge of BDS groups within their communities?
January 28, 2019
The decision by the Boston JCRC to draw a red line against community members who align with anti-Zionist groups may have major ramifications for other Jewish communities across North America.
Jonathan S. Tobin
January 22, 2019
How progressives are destroying the Jewish ‘big tent’
The Boston JCRC’s vote banning members from partnering with anti-Zionists sets a necessary limit to inclusion, even if it mean offending those on the margins.
Boston JCRC moves towards ouster of Workmen’s Circle over BDS support
January 18, 2019
Calls to remove the Boston Workmen’s Circle from JCRC began to mount last summer when the group signed on to a petition organized by Jewish Voice for Peace.
Why did anti-BDS bill fail in Massachusetts when it succeeded in other states?
March 21, 2018
The executive director of the Jewish Community Relations Council of Greater Boston, which helped draft and promote the measure, conceded that “there were just too many obstacles to overcome.”