The mission of the CRC is to establish constructive dialogue, create educational opportunities and maintain positive exchanges within the Jewish community, as well as in other communities throughout the greater Tidewater area.
What We Do
Educates the community on Issues impacting the rights of Jews locally, in the United States, in Israel and globally.
The CRC translates issues into action through the community, public officials and government, the media and other faith and ethnic communities.
The CRC is supported through your generous gifts to UJFT's Annual Campaign.
The Chair of the CRC is Megan Zuckerman. The CRC made up of members from the Tidewater Jewish Community and is comprised of three committees with the Chairs coming together to form the CRC Leadership, known collectively as the CRC Steering Committee.
Provides education on issues and candidates with elections on the local, state and national levels while creating relationships with officials to ensure dialogue between our Jewish community and those representing us in Richmond and Washington, D.C.
Chair – Alyssa Muhlendorf
Vice Chair – Raizel Cook
Israel Education and Advocacy
Advances community-based advocacy and education on behalf of Israel and the Jewish community.
Chair – Andy Fox
Vice Chair – Shikma Rubin
Addresses interfaith and human rights issues; builds coalitions between local Jewish and non-Jewish organizations.
Chair – Susan Feit
Vice Chair – Scott Debb and Shawm Lemke
The Community Relations Council of United Jewish Federation of Tidewater is one of 125 Jewish Community Relations Councils in the country. Together, these JCRCs form the grassroots of the national umbrella organization, the Jewish Council for Public Affairs.