The Community Relations Council is the public affairs arm of the organized Tidewater Jewish community. It represents the area synagogues and Jewish agencies on issues impacting the rights and protection of Jews as individuals and as a community. The CRC works to educate the community on public affairs issues and translates these issues into community action with the greater community, public officials, other faith and ethnic communities and the media.

Coming Attractions  


The Community Relations Council of the United Jewish Federation of Tidewater invites you to join us for a Date with the State:
Virginia Jewish Advocacy Day
Wednesday, February 4th from 8:45am-6:00pm
RSVP Required by January 28

Meet your State Senator & Delegate, discuss issues that affect you & your community

$36 per person covers kosher lunch and defrays cost of transportation. Bus leaves from the Sandler Family Campus.

The Governor, Lieutenant Governor & Attorney General have all been invited. Will you be there to hear from them?

Help the community decide what issues to take to Richmond.  Join us for a meeting to discuss priorities on January 7th at 12:00pm at the Sandler Family Campus. RSVP for the meeting here.

To RSVP for Date With the State (REQUIRED by January 28, your check saves your space!), click here.
Questions or need more information?  Click here.

 


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Beneath the Helmet: From High School to the Home Front

Interested in hosting a screening, click here.

Join the Community Relations Council of the United Jewish Federation of Tidewater for the premier of the new film from Jerusalem U, Beneath the Helmet: From High School to the Home Front. This full length documentary follows the dramatic transformation of five Israeli paratroopers from high school graduates to defenders of the State of Israel. Looking beyond uniforms, Beneath the Helmet explores the recruits' personal lives, dreams, fears, and dilemmas, revealing the human side of Israel's military and the inspiring young people who make up the IDF.

 

 

 

Everything Israel

 

Click here
for everything Israel! On this page you'll find everything from a historical overview of the State of Israel to talking points on advocating for Israel! Wonderful links, resources and information awaits.






Operation Protective Edge

 

The United Jewish Federation of Tidewater stands in solidarity with Israel during Operation Protective Edge, supporting efforts to defend and protect Israeli lives against the barrage of deadly rockets from Gaza. We have created this special web portal to share information and updates about what’s occurring in Israel, as well as our community’s response. Please check back regularly.


 

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