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Community Relations Council (CRC)


The Community Relations Council (CRC) engages in public policy issues exclusively on the basis of Jewish values and:

  • promotes and defends equal rights and social and economic justice for all
  • assures freedom of thought, opinion, expression and association
  • insists that all governmental actions neither endorse nor unduly inhibit religious practice and that they do not extensively entangle government and religion
  • fosters amicable relationships among ethnic, racial, national, religious and other groups in our community
  • promotes better understanding between the Jewish community and the community at large with respect to issues affecting the local, state, national and international Jewish community
  • enlists governmental and public support on behalf of Israel
  • enlists governmental and public support for oppressed communities throughout the world, with special vigilance against genocide
  • advocates positions on human services and social legislation affecting the Jewish community
  • builds coalitions with groups and organizations in the wider Pittsburgh community in the promotion of all of the above purposes
  • functions as a non-partisan body without any political affiliation or participation in party or electoral politics

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Upcoming Events

Monroeville Interfaith MinisteriumEvent spans multiple days
Wed, 01 Mar 2017 -
Fri, 31 Mar 2017

All Day Event

Executive Committee
Thu, 30 Mar 2017
5:15 PM - 6:45 PM

Beth Shalom Sisterhood Shabbat
Sat, 01 Apr 2017
All Day Event

Good Deeds Day 2017
Sun, 02 Apr 2017
All Day Event

HaZamir Pittsburgh Karmiel Misgav Community-Wide Concert
Mon, 03 Apr 2017
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Foundation Grantmaking Committee Meeting
Tue, 04 Apr 2017
8:00 AM - 9:30 AM

HOLD: BGS Dinner
Tue, 04 Apr 2017
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Overseas Funding Committee
Tue, 04 Apr 2017
5:15 PM - 6:45 PM

JPRO Happy Hour
Tue, 04 Apr 2017
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Spring Event
Wed, 05 Apr 2017
All Day Event

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Vibrant Pittsburgh and the Urban Affairs Foundation, which is a part of the Community Relations Council of the Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh, have joined forces to implement this year’s Mini Grants Initiative: 2016 Civic Inclusion & Engagement Fund.

This Fund will promote diverse communities in the Pittsburgh region. Each organization has committed $25,000 to create a $50,000 pool to fund projects that increase the civic engagement of diverse and immigrant communities.

Applications open March 21, 2016, and are due May 4, 2016.
Learn more here!


Community Relations Council

Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh
234 McKee Place, Pittsburgh PA, 15213  412-681-8000
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