Looking to advance a more just and pluralistic society?

You can join community members alongside Jewish and non-Jewish partner organizations for educational programs and advocacy initiatives in Greater Philadelphia, Harrisburg, Washington, D.C. and Israel.

The Jewish Community Relations Council (JCRC) of the Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia is composed of civic-minded individuals and local Jewish agencies involved in advocacy and public affairs, who engage in issues that are important to the Jewish community. 


The JCRC hosts programs and advocates within government on issues that fall within one of the following areas:

Throughout all of its work, the JCRC is committed to diversity, inclusion and equity. The JCRC takes an intersectional approach, uplifting the voices and rights of People of Color, LGBTQ+, disability, faith and interfaith communities.


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As an active participant of JCRC, you will be connected to a network that amplifies a Jewish voice on a local and national stage for public policy.

There are a number of ways to get involved in the work of the JCRC:

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