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2014

Thursday, August 21, 2014
Israeli ship's U-turn back to Oakland thwarts protesters, JWeekly

Thursday, August 7, 2014
Crowd of 3,000 stands with Israel at S.F. rally, JWeekly

Tuesday, August 5, 2014
Pro-Israel, pro-peace rally draws 3,000 in San Francisco, JTA

Thursday, June 26, 2014
Community gathering for kidnapped teens, JWeekly

Thursday, June 19, 2014
U.S. Jews take up cause of missing Israeli teens, JWeekly

Monday, June 16, 2014
U.S. Jewish groups react to teens' kidnapping, San Diego Jewish World

Thursday, May 1, 2014
Agencies join call for nonstop flight to Israel, JWeekly

Thursday, May 1, 2014
Yom Haatzmaut/Israel Independence Day in S.F. features free concert on the plaza, JWeekly

Thursday, February 6, 2014
JCRC gala to honor Douglas Goldman, JWeekly

Thursday, January 16, 2014
JCRC to lead group on MLK Day march, JWeekly

2013

Friday, September 13, 2013
San Francisco High School Postpones Dance for Yom Kippur, The Bay Area Reporter

Thursday, September 5, 2013
Jewish activists offer advice fighting Russian law, The Bay Area Reporter

Thursday, June 27, 2013
Faith leaders gather in S.F. to celebrate Supreme Court rulings, JWeekly

Thursday, June 27, 2013
JCRC trip to Israel an eye-opener for S.F. politico, JWeekly

Thursday, June 20, 2013
Rally sends immigration message to Feinstein, JWeekly

Thursday, May 30, 2013
Interfaith activism is key to solving many city problems, JWeekly

Tuesday, May 21, 2013
Muni Plans to Keep "Israeli Apartheid" Ad Money After Surrendering "Jihad" Ad Funds, SFWeekly

Thursday, May 16, 2013
New ad on Muni buses in S.F. has disturbing imagery, calls Israel an apartheid state, JWeekly

Thursday, April 25, 2013
Jewish students react to divisive Cal divestment vote, JWeekly

Friday, April 5, 2013
The commute home...by Sylvie Lane, HandsOn Corps

2012

Thursday, December 20, 2012
Practicing ‘value of human dignity’ with S.F.'s homeless, JWeekly

Thursday, October 11, 2012
Doing what he was born to do: Doug Kahn reflects on his 30 years of advocacy with S.F.-based JCRC, JWeekly

Friday, January 27, 2012
JCRC's Civility Effort on CNN, CNN

January 12, 2012
A Community Garden For the Homeless Sprouts in San Francisco, The Jewish Daily Forward

Thursday, January 5, 2012
The End of Rude: Did the Year of Civil Discourse Make it Easier to Talk About Israel?, J Weekly

Thursday, January 5, 2012
Year of Civil Discourse a Role Model for Respectful Dialogue, J Weekly

2011

Monday, December 19, 2011
San Francisco Jewish community members lend a hand to the homeless for Hanukkah, SF Examiner

Thursday, December 1, 2011
Jewish Volunteer Day seeks helpers for Project Homeless Connect, jweekly.com

Thursday, November 10, 2011
Participants get a taste of hunger at interfaith 'banquet', jweekly.com

Tuesday, November 8, 2011
Cost to keep circumcision off ballot: $100K, JewishJournal.com

Friday, November 4, 2011
Around Town - Of Huts and Trees, Palo Alto Online

Thursday, October 27, 2011
How the San Francisco JCRC Stopped the Criminalization of Circumcision, JCPA connects

Thursday, October 20, 2011
Residents in one San Jose neighborhood create a scarecrow project to encourage community, MercuryNews.com

Community Gathers with Mayor Lee for Shalit Homecoming: ABC Channel 7

Tuesday, October 18, 2011
Jewish Community Celebrates Release of Gilad Shalit, SF Appeal

Wednesday, September 28, 2011
Palestinian Children's Art Exhibit Canceled, KQED Radio

Thursday, September 15, 2011
Museum was right to cancel Gaza kids' art exhibit, J weekly

Friday, July 29, 2011
Judge Removes Circumcision Vote From Ballot, Chabad Lubavitch Headquarters

Friday, July 29, 2011
Judge strikes circumcision ban from San Francisco ballot , The Australian Jewish News

Friday, July 29, 2011
California judge chops circumcision ban from ballot , Sunday Times Live

Friday, July 29, 2011
Judge orders San Francisco circumcision ban off ballot, Los Angeles Times

Friday, July 29, 2011
U.S. judge strikes circumcision ban from San Francisco ballot, Haaretz.com

Friday, July 29, 2011
Judge slices circumcision ban from San Francisco ballot, CBS News

Thursday, July 28, 2011
Update: Male Circumcision, NPR

Thursday, July 28, 2011
Judge Orders Circumcision Ban Off SF Ballot, CBS Sacramento

Thursday, July 28, 2011
Judge strikes circumcision ban from S.F. ballot, Contra Costa Times

Thursday, July 28, 2011
Judge pulls San Francisco circumcision ban from ballot, The Raw Story

Thursday, July 28, 2011
Proposed circumcision ban ordered off San Francisco ballot, Reuters

Thursday, July 28, 2011
San Francisco Judge Plans To Remove Circumcision Ban From November Ballot, the Inquisitr

Thursday, July 28, 2011
California judge may order circumcision ban proposal removed from San Francisco ballot, All Headline News

Thursday, July 28, 2011
San Francisco split over circumcision, YouTube

Thursday, July 28, 2011
San Francisco judge removes circumcision ban from ballot, CNN

Thursday, July 28, 2011
Juez retira referendum que buscaba prohibir la circuncision en San Francisco, Terra

Thursday, July 28, 2011
Circumcision ban tossed from San Francisco ballot, Catholic San Francisco

Thursday, July 28, 2011
Judge strikes circumcision ban from San Francisco ballot, MSNBC.com

Thursday, July 28, 2011
Proposed circumcision ban ordered off San Francisco ballot, News & Insight

Thursday, July 28, 2011
Judge Knocks Circumcision Ban Off S.F. Ballot , Law.com

Thursday, July 28, 2011
Judge's Ruling Strikes Circumcision Ban Measure From SF Ballot, CBS San Francisco

Thursday, July 28, 2011
Judge Orders Circumcision Ban Off SF Ballot, KTVU.com

Thursday, July 28, 2011
It's official: Circumcision ban off November ballot in San Francisco, The Examiner

Wednesday, July 27, 2011
Judge May Strike Circumcision Ban, The New York Times

Wednesday, July 27, 2011
San Francisco Circumcision Ban Ordered Off Ballot by Judge, SFGate.com

Wednesday, July 27, 2011
Circumcision Ban To Be Stricken From San Francisco Ballot, Judge Says, The Huffington Post

Wednesday, July 27, 2011
Circumcision ban is veiled anti-Semitism , Richmond Times Dispatch

Friday, July 22, 2011
Not to act is to act, Examiner.com

Thursday, April 28, 2011
Groups mobilize as circumcision ban moves closer to ballot, J Weekly

Thursday, April 28, 2011
Editorial: Ban on circumcision is way over the line, J Weekly

Thursday, April 28, 2011
Faith Groups Continue To Voice Opposition To SF's Proposed Circumcision Ban, SF Appeal

Thursday, April 28, 2011
SF Religious Groups Oppose Proposed Ban On Circumcision , KTVU.com

Thursday, April 28, 2011
Religious Groups Threaten Lawsuits Against SF's Proposed Circumcision Ban, SF Appeal

Thursday, April 28, 2011
Religious groups oppose male circumcision ban for San Francisco, San Francisco Examiner

Wednesday, April 27, 2011
A campaign to delegitimize Israel

Tuesday, April 26, 2011
Circumcision ban could make ballot in SF

Friday, April 8, 2011
As Israel debates rage, Jewish professionals face employment repercussions, JTA

Friday, February 18, 2011
Circumcision Ban Headed for November Ballot, According to Supporters; The Bay Citizen

Monday, February 14, 2011
Temper of the Times; The Jerusalem Report

Friday, January 28, 2011
JCRC Awardees Divided on Politics, But United on Israel - and Love ; J Weekly

2010

Thursday, December 16, 2010
Opposing Sides Peacefully Kick Off Year of Civil Discourse; J Weekly

December 13, 2010
On Israel, can U.S. Jews disagree nicely?; JTA

Wednesday, November 24, 2010
Outcry Against Push to Ban Circumcisions in S.F.; J Weekly

Monday, November 15, 2010
Foreign Entities Endanger Academic Freedom in the US; The Cutting Edge

Thursday, November 4, 2010
Take the Pledge to put Civility in Civil Discourse; J Weekly

Thursday, October 14, 2010
JCRC Grills S.F. Supervisor Candidates; J Weekly

Friday, September 17, 2010
'Year of Civil Discourse': Teaching Jews How to Disagree Minus the Vitriol; J Weekly

Monday, September 13, 2010
The Case for Sanctions Against Iran, The San Francisco Chronicle

Thursday, June 17, 2010
S.F. supervisors put resolution condemning Israel on hold; J Weekly

Wednesday, June 16, 2010
Stalemate in Gaza Resolution Debate Following 10 Hour Hearing ; San Francisco Weekly

Thursday, June 10, 2010
San Francisco, Richmond to consider resolutions condemning Israel; J Weekly

2009

Monday, November 9, 2009
Learning How the Argue; The Jerusalem Report

Monday, November 2, 2009
A Unique Interfaith Learning Opportunity in Santa Clara; Interfaith Speakers Bureau Newsletter

Thursday, October 29, 2009
Refuseniks to look back - and ahead - at Palo Alto JCC; J

Tuesday, October 20, 2009
Experts to discuss special ed in hard $$ times; Palo Alto Online

Thursday, May 28, 2009
Jews take to the streets after Prop. 8 ruling; J

Thursday, May 28, 2009
Same-sex marriage is a moral issue worth fighting for; J

Thursday, April 16, 2009
'Dayenu not enough at marriage equality seder in S.F.; J

Thursday, April 16, 2009
JCRC hosting volunteer fair at JCCSF; J March 18th, 2009
A Darfuri Speaks Out: Sudan's President Treats My People Like Bargaining Chips; Huffington Post

Thursday, March 5, 2009
'JAM' session a success for Bay Area women's group; J

March 4, 2009
Lost in the blur of slogans; San Francisco Chronicle

January 2, 2009
'We' takes on new meaning 40 miles away from Gaza Strip: J

2008

November 28, 2008
Lending a helping hand: Participants sought for Jewish Volunteer Day: J

November 13, 2008
Swastikas deface S.F. Holocaust Memorial: San Francisco Chronicle

October 24, 2008
Rabbis, cantors declare opposition to Prop. 8: J

October 24, 2008
Vote 'No' on Proposition 8 : J

October 24, 2008
Obama campaign says no to Republican Jewish coalition : J

October 24, 2008
The Jewish debate over Prop. 8: J

October 10, 2008
Whom shall we invite into our sukkah?: J

October 10, 2008
JCRC to sing praises of seven 'unsung heroes' : J

October 10, 2008
Israel takes center stage at feisty presidential forum in S.F.: J

September 5, 2008
Fight poverty with your faith and through your actions: J

September, 2008
What You Can Do. Can You Read This?: Northside, San Francisco

July 11, 2008
Presbyterian assembly demonstrates a need for more advocacy: J

June 27,2008
Presbyterian resolutions take swipes at Israel: J

June 8, 2008
Shorts: Bay Area: J

May 7, 2008
Israel-A nation 60 years young: San Francisco Chronicle

May 2, 2008
Hearts still ache for those lost in Holocaust: San Mateo County Times

April 24, 2008
Civic leaders see a 'warts and all' Israel on annual JCRC trip: J

February 29, 2008
Methodist study guide blasted for 'demonizing' Israel, Jews: J

February 29, 2008
Collector seeks buyer for jewelry crafted from Jew's teeth: J

February 22, 2008
Activist seeks recognition for Jews expelled from Arab lands: J

February 15, 2008
Local Friends, colleagues mourn death of San Mateo congressman: J

February 15, 2008
A voice for human rights: Nation's leaders praise his lifelong commitment: J

February 13, 2008
Tom Lantos, a Patriot of Two Nations: Appreciation: Jewish Daily Forward

February 13, 2008
A Plea From the Pulpit for Balance: Opinion: Jewish Daily Forward

February 13, 2008
Rabbis Criticize Good Friday Prayer: Jewish Daily Forward

February 6, 2008
Accept That the Regime in Iran Is Here To Stay: The Strategic Interest: Jewish Daily Forward

February 1, 2008
Israel divestment fizzling on campus - but not elsewhere: J

February 1, 2008
Bay Area can prove its critics wrong - again: J

February 1, 2008
Calif. debate tournament still conflicts with Passover: J

January 30, 2008
Methodist Church Renews Drive For Divestment From Israel: Battle Lines Drawn Between Jewish Groups and Protestant Churches: Jewish Daily Forward

January 4, 2008
Local Jewish leaders lament Lantos' retirement: J

2007

December 21, 2007
Seven months' work yields JCRC Mideast consensus: J

December 14, 2007
Letters: Honorable mention: J

December 10, 2007
Soviet Jewry movement celebrates 40th anniversary: J

Winter, 2007
My Opinion: Slander in Schoolbooks: Reform Judaism Magazine

November 30, 2007
Xray at UCSF 12/2007: UCSF Today

November 9, 2007
Palestinian mural unveiling a peaceful affair at SFSU: J

October 19, 2007
Pearl, S.F. Muslim probe Israel, anti-Semitism: J

October 19, 2007
Bay Area Artists Fight Over Framing of Mideast Conflict: Jewish Daily Forward

September 27, 2007
In S.F., authors restate case against Israel Lobby: J

September 20, 2007
Shades of gray: X-ray project examines nuts and bolts of terror: J

September 20, 2007
JWEB EXCLUSIVE: Mission mural to tone down - but not remove - pro-Palestinian imagery: J

September 20, 2007
SF Mission District Mural Sparks A Controversy: KTVU

August 30, 2007
Highest level of tzedakah: J

August 17, 2007
Anti-Israel boycott movement is misplaced: San Francisco Chronicle

August 17, 2007
We are our brothers' keepers': J

June 1, 2007
Gained territory opened Pandora's box of annihilation rhetoric for Israel: J

May 25, 2007
With Israel in their hearts, award-winners stand out: J

May 18, 2007
Iranian divestment bill advances in assembly: J

May 15,2007
JCRC knocks Carter after he decries Israel 'apartheid' again: J

March 8, 2007
Opposing groups should work together to achieve mural harmony: Golden Gate X-press

March 6, 2007
President's stance on mural shows true leadership: Golden Gate X-press

February 23, 2007
Sacramento PBS Station to air anti-Semitism film after all: J

February 9, 2007
Are Jews 'muzzled' when their criticism of Israel goes too far?: J

January 5, 2007
San Jose convention is next target for divestment fight: J

2006

August 8, 2006
Lebanon violence stifles dialogue between Jews and Muslims in U.S.: San Francisco Chronicle

July 28, 2006
Israel solidarity events dot the Bay Area: J

June 23, 2006
When Michael Becomes Moshe: Sometimes, Hebrew Names Fit Better: J

2005

October, 2005
Textbook Rejected for Bias Against Israel: JTA

January 31, 2005
Battle of the Bay Bridge plans: Safety of governor's proposal about to be called into question: San Francisco Chronicle

2004

September 4, 2004
JCRC: 60 years as 'human relations clearinghouse': J

April 30, 2004
Organizers hope Israeli Cultural Day will build bridges, not barriers: J ht

Friday February 27, 2004
JCRC accuses rape crisis center of 'stonewalling': J

February 9, 2004
JCRC puts brakes on pro-Palestinian group's school program: J

February 6, 2004
Anti-Israel rant, nuke 'joke' in student paper baffle Jews: J

2003

July 18, 2003
Hateful politics don't mix with anti-rape group's mission: J

2002

December 5, 2002
Ban on Israeli goods has shoppers in uproar: San Francisco Chronicle

December 2, 2002
Jews Protest Arab TV Drama at City's Egyptian Consulate: San Pablo Times

2000

February 25, 2000
Grants to help tighten security at synagogues, agencies: J

1997

April 25, 1997
Laughs, but no Duck Soup, served at Groucho's seder: J

1996

January 22, 1996
S.F. rally opposes cuts in legal immigration: San Francisco Chronicle



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