Important Issues

Grounded in the Jewish traditions of tikkun olam (repairing the world) and caring for those in need, the JCRC’s advocacy efforts build a more just society. JCRC partners with other ethnic, religious, governmental and civic groups to promote discussion, mobilize for change and provide innovative approaches to a number of important issues.

What Do You Care About?

Campaign to delegitimize Israel, including Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement

Our programs educate the community about how to combat the BDS movement.

United States-Israel relations

JCRC is the pro-Israel voice in the community and advocates for legislation that supports Israel at the local, state and federal levels.

Global antisemitism

JCRC brings all Miamians together with workshops and educational events that focus on the rising tide of antisemitism.

Interfaith and intergroup affairs

Working with community and faith-based organizations, JCRC develops programs and policies around issues of shared concern, including voter education/registration, gun violence, anti-hate initiatives and more.

Human trafficking

Through programs such as our Interfaith Freedom Seder, JCRC educates the community about the prevalence of human trafficking.

Government funding

We serve as a resource for local agencies seeking federal security grants and work toward increasing public funding for a variety of important issues.

We would like to share statements released by the Jewish Federations of North America (JFNA), AJC and AIPAC regarding the decision of the Israeli government to not allow certain members of Congress to travel to Israel:

Jewish Federations of North America (JFNA) Statement

AJC Statement

AIPAC Statement

Complete Our Community Study

Complete Our Community Study

Conducted by the Cohen Center for Modern Jewish Studies at Brandeis University in partnership with NORC at the University of Chicago, the Miami-Dade Jewish Community survey provides vital information on the number and makeup of Jewish households in Miami-Dade County, as well as their attitudes and needs, and will help plan the future of our evolving community.

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Yerucham Mayor Visits Miami

Yerucham Mayor Visits Miami

Yerucham Mayor Nili Aharon, who was elected mayor in March, visited Federation, as well as a local synagogue, Jewish day school, Jewish community center and the Holocaust Memorial Miami Beach, and met with Federation’s Israel and Overseas Committee, Israeli Division and other committees.

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Shavuot Brunch and Learn

Shavuot Brunch and Learn

Take part in the Jewish tradition of Torah study in advance of Shavuot, as Mishkan Miami presents a special learning opportunity this Sunday, June 9 at Federation.

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Volunteer in Israel This Summer

Volunteer in Israel This Summer

Alexander Muss High School in Israel is offering high schoolers ages 15 and older the chance to participate in a Volunteer Teen Mission for one week in Israel, July 7-15.

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