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 level.

Global anti-Semitism

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

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 annual 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

UM Rider Trauma Center Director Connects his Ukraine Volunteer Efforts to Federation

UM Rider Trauma Center Director Connects his Ukraine Volunteer Efforts to Federation

Thanks to a generous grant from The Jewish Federations of North America (JFNA) and a committed Miami trauma surgeon, individuals injured in Ukraine’s deadly war are receiving top-notch care.

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Hillel at FIU Expands

Hillel at FIU Expands

“We want to make FIU a place where Jewish students are proud to be Jewish, where they feel connected and where they feel safe and included,” said Jon Warech, Executive Director of Hillel at Florida International University (FIU), one of the seven Federation-supported Florida Hillels.

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Honeymoon Israel

Honeymoon Israel

Honeymoon Israel (HMI) is now accepting applications for its January 5-15, 2023 trip, open to young couples with at least one Jewish partner who together wish to explore Israel and their connection to Judaism for nine “exhilarating, romantic and memorable” days.

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Stock the Fridge

Stock the Fridge

Looking for a fun and meaningful activity with your children this summer? Make sandwiches and bagged lunches for the hungry in our community.

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