July 6, 2022: JCRC hosts individual meetings with all five candidates for District 41 of Ohio House of Representatives and District 11 of Ohio Senate.
June 28, 2022: JCRC organizes an interfaith prayer event in support of immigrants, refugees and asylum seekers with Sylvania United Church of Christ.
June 24, 2022: JCRC condemns the Supreme Court ruling in Dobbs v. Jackson. Click here to read our statement.
June 14, 2022: JCRC joins interfaith partners for the launch of Maumee Valley Habitat for Humanity's 2022 Faith Build.
May 11, 2022: JCRC co-sponsors a panel discussion with a coalition of educators, legal experts, religious leaders, and minority groups opposed to Ohio HB 322, HB 327, and HB 616.
April 7, 2022: JCRC organizes an Equality Seder with Equality Toledo, highlighting the ties between the Jewish and LGBTQ+ communities.
April 3, 2022: JCRC welcomes to Toledo world-renowned Holocaust scholar and human rights activist Father Patrick Desbois, founder of Yahad-In Unum, to speak to more than 1,000 students and adults over two days.
February 9, 2022: Ohio Jewish communal leaders meet with Chancellor Randy Gardner of the Ohio Department of Higher Education.
February 1, 2022: Ohio Jewish communal leaders meet with Chanan Weissman, White House Liaison to the Jewish community.
December 5, 2021: Over 125 faith leaders, elected officials, educators, and others attend JCRC's Shine a Light on Antisemitism rally.
November 9, 2021: JCRC signs onto statement of concerns regarding Ohio HB 322 and HB 327. Click here to read the statement.
November 3, 2021: JCRC congratulates elected officials who won election and re-election.
October 19, 2021: JCRC launches inaugural Community Opinion & Policy Survey. Click here to take the survey until December 18.
August 16, 2021: JCRC and other lay and professional Jewish communal leaders meet with Congressman Bob Latta.
August 5, 2021: JCRC launches a new webpage, logo, and biweekly newsletter.
August 3, 2021: Ohio Jewish communal leaders meet with Governor Mike DeWine in Columbus.
May 20, 2021: JCRC applauds the passage of the COVID-19 Hate Crimes Act and Jabara-Heyer NO HATE Act. Click here to learn more about this new law.
May 12, 2021: JCRC condemns the violence perpetuated by Hamas terrorists. Click here to read our statement.
January 20, 2021: Joe Biden has been inaugurated as the 46th President of the United States.
January 19, 2021: The Trump Administration has declared that China is engaging in genocide against the Uighurs. Click here to learn more.
January 6, 2021: JCRC condemns the storming of the Capitol building. Click here to read our statement.
December 31, 2020: Mazal Tov to Fagie Benstein on her retirement as JCRC Director!
November 1, 2020: Daniel Pearlman becomes JCRC Director, working with Fagie Benstein until her retirement.