Jewish Community Relations Council


The Jewish Community Relations Council (JCRC) is the public affairs arm of the Jewish Federation. Its mission is to represent the Jewish community's interests and concerns to public officials and agencies, the media and the community at large. It promotes tikkun olam, the repair of the world, through advocacy and action.


For more information on how to get involved, contact JCRC Director Rabbi Joshua Ratner at (203) 387-2424 x318 or


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Jewish Coalition for Literacy

Volunteer reading partners matched with youngsters in New Haven​ public schools. More About JCL




Israel Action Network (IAN)

Partner with IAN to provide many local activities and resources in support of Israel and against delegitimization. More About IAN


"FORUM: Faith Matters column scarce on factual support" by Rabbi Joshua Ratner

"What is the Essence of Passover?" by Rabbi Joshua Ratner