community relations council

Our values:

Kehillah (gathering together), Tzedek Tirdof (pursuing justice), Re'ut (mutual respect)

Our mission:

The Community Relations Council seeks to teach and apply Jewish values to work toward a more just society and a strong, vibrant Jewish community.

JdamFebruary 2014 marked the sixth annual Jewish Disability Awareness Month. The Jewish Federation of Silicon Valley is proud to join the community in recognizing and increasing the awareness of the needs, strengths, opportunities and challenges of people with disabilities in our Jewish community. Click here for more resources on building an inclusive community.

What we do:

• Build consensus within the organized Jewish community to articulate a shared vision or agreed upon action.
• Collaborate with government, ethnic, faith and community entities on our focus areas and consensus issues.

Our focus areas:

Confronting Poverty
Government Relations
Holocaust Education
Interfaith Relations

Our Leadership

Contact JCRC

For more information on JCRC activities, or to volunteer, contact Diane Fisher at (408) 357-7504 or


c/o Jewish Federation of Silicon Valley
14855 Oka Road, Los Gatos, CA, 95032

recent events

Jones Jewish Alliance Meme

Judicial Candidates Reception, May 2014

Voting Rights Freedom Seder, April 2014 Rev. Michael-Ray Mathews singing