Jewish Community Relations Council

The Jewish Community Relations Council (JCRC) is a standing committee of the Jewish Federation of Pinellas & Pasco Counties. The JCRC’s primary purpose is to develop and carry out a unified community relations program to broadly represent the interests of the local Jewish community in Pinellas and Pasco Counties as well as support and promote Israel advocacy and education for the local Jewish community.

The JCRC committee includes co-chairs and at-large members.  Meetings are generally held quarterly, if interested, please contact Maxine Kaufman at mkaufman@jewishpinellas.org

The JCRC is a member of the Jewish Council for Public Affairs (JCPA), serving as the representative voice of the organized American Jewish community.

  • Purpose & Goal

    The objectives of the JCRC shall be to defend and preserve the civil rights of the Jewish community, domestically and overseas, and to promote its interests in relation to the community at large.

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    The objectives of the JCRC shall be to defend and preserve the civil rights of the Jewish community, domestically and overseas, and to promote its interests in relation to the community at large.

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    The objectives of the JCRC shall be to defend and preserve the civil rights of the Jewish community, domestically and overseas, and to promote its interests in relation to the community a...

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    The objectives of the JCRC shall be to defend and preserve the civil rights of the Jewish community, domestically and...

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    The objectives of the JCRC shall be to defend and preserve the civil rights o...

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  • PRIMER

    Promoting Responsibility In Middle East Reporting
    “A huge lie repeated often enough is accepted as truth.”
    — Joseph Goebbels, Nazi Propaganda Minister

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    Promoting Responsibility In Middle East Reporting
    “A huge lie repeated often enough is accepted as truth.”
    — Joseph Goebbels, Nazi Propaganda Minister

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    Promoting Responsibility In Middle East Reporting
    “A huge lie repeated often enough is accepted as truth.”
    — Joseph Goebbels, Nazi Propaganda Minister

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    Promoting Responsibility In Middle East Reporting
    “A huge lie repeated often enough is accepted as truth.”
    — J...

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    Promoting Responsibility In Middle East Reporting
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  • ISSUES WE FOCUSES ON

    Through its activities, the JCRC works to serve as a voice and advocate.

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    Through its activities, the JCRC works to serve as a voice and advocate.

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    Through its activities, the JCRC works to serve as a voice and advocate.

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    Through its activities, the JCRC works to serve as a voice and advocate.

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    Through its activities, the JCRC works to serve as a voice and advocate.

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  • In Memory of Norman

    Norman Gross founded the Tampa Bay chapter of PRIMER. He worked tirelessly, writing hundreds of
    letters to the editor of the Tampa Bay Times, to remove bias about Israel from the media.
    He will be missed.

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    Norman Gross founded the Tampa Bay chapter of PRIMER. He worked tirelessly, writing hundreds of
    letters to the editor of the Tampa Bay Times, to remove bias about Israel from the media.
    He will be missed.

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    Norman Gross founded the Tampa Bay chapter of PRIMER. He worked tirelessly, writing hundreds of
    letters to the editor of the Tampa Bay Times, to remove bias about Israel from the media. ...

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    Norman Gross founded the Tampa Bay chapter of PRIMER. He worked tirelessly, writing hundreds of
    letters to the edito...

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    Norman Gross founded the Tampa Bay chapter of PRIMER. He worked tirelessly, wr...

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  • How To Be An Advocate

    We can help you learn how to speak out to the media or government.

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    We can help you learn how to speak out to the media or government.

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    We can help you learn how to speak out to the media or government.

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    We can help you learn how to speak out to the media or government.

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    We can help you learn how to speak out to the media or government.

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  • Resources

    This is a collection of links for
    educational and advocacy use.
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    Resources

    This is a collection of links for
    educational and advocacy use.
    Enjoy!

    Resources

    This is a collection of links for
    educational and advocacy use.
    Enjoy!

    Resources

    This is a collection of links for
    educational and advocacy use.
    Enjoy!

    Resources

    This is a collection of links for
    educational and advocacy use.
    Enjoy!

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Contact Us

Learn about how you can get involved with the JCRC today.

Maxine Kaufman
MKaufman@jewishpinellas.org
P 727.530.3223

 

Co-Chairs: Stuart Berger and Steve Schwersky


Fully tax deductible donations to support the efforts of the JCRC can be made to the Jewish Federation of Pinellas & Pasco Counties. For more information, contact our office.

Thank you!

PRIMER's Ten Points of Media Bias

Bias can sometimes be hard to spot if you aren't looking for it. Here are a few things to look for to help you point out biased reporting.

Letter to the Editor Guidelines

If you've never written a letter to the editor, or if you're looking for some advice on how to write an even better letter, check out these guidelines on what to include.

Resources

Check out our list of links to get more information about social action in the Jewish community.