The Jewish Community Relations Council of Southern New Jersey (JCRC of SNJ) unifies, mobilizes, represents, and is responsible to the Southern New Jersey Jewish community on public advocacy concerns.  As an agency of the Jewish Federation on Southern New Jersey, our JCRC works on behalf of the Jewish community to address the concerns of Jews here and abroad through strengthening inter-group understanding, promoting the peaceful resolution of conflicts, and enhancing a just and pluralist society. 

Through our JCRC programs and efforts, the agency provides education and advocacy on the following:

  • U.S./Israel relations

  • Antisemitism

  • Government Relations

  • Jewish security

  • Tolerance education

  • Inter-faith/Inter-group relations

Our professional staff, board, and lay leaders work collectively toward:

  • Developing consensus within the Jewish community on issues of policy.

  • Protecting, preserving, and promoting a just, pluralist, and democratic American society.

  • Safeguarding the rights and security of Jews here, in Israel, and around the world.

  • Maintaining relationships on an ongoing basis with law enforcement and communicating with local Jewish organizations on issues of security.

  • Developing relationships with other groups in the local community to build bridges and coalitions of understanding and goodwill.

  • Build relationships with elected officials to advocate for the Jewish community on issues of concern

Interested in Volunteering or having an Internship with the JCRC of SNJ?

The Jewish Community Relations Council of Southern New Jersey's mission is to serve as the voice of the Jewish Federation of Southern New Jersey on issues of public policy, social advocacy, and community outreach. We strive to foster constructive relationships within the Jewish community and among people of all faiths and cultures regarding Jewish and Israel-oriented issues.

Join us and volunteer to help the JCRC of SNJ fulfill its mission!

Questions? Email Sabrina Spector at

JCRC Departments

For more information please contact
Rhonda Shevrin, BookMates Director

(856) 751-9500 ext 1143 or

For more information please contact
Helen Kirschbaum, Esther Raab Holocaust Museum & Goodwin Education Center Director

(856)-751-9500 ext 1249 or