About Us


JCRC-NY builds relationships to advance the values, interests, and security of the Jewish community and to create a more interconnected New York for all.



JCRC-NY’s vision is a secure, connected, and vibrant Jewish community in New York.


Our Purpose

JCRC-NY, a proud UJA-Federation of NY agency, serves as the primary community relations agency for the Jewish community in the metropolitan New York area. As an active force in New York civic and communal life, JCRC-NY operates as a central coordinating and resource body to:


Be a common table to cultivate understanding and joint action amongst diverse groups within the Jewish community;


Cultivate deeper relationships with the broader New York community to address critical issues and engender a shared society


Ensure the security of the Jewish community in the face of rising antisemitism; and


Foster understanding and appreciation for the Jewish community’s relationship with Israel, and to increase knowledge, exposure, and support for Israel among diverse groups of New Yorkers.