San Francisco

Jewish Community Relations Council

East Bay Region 2121 Allston Way Berkeley, CA 94720
(510) 839-2900 Fax: (510) 839-3996
Public affairs and civic engagement director Ilana Kaufman (510) 839-2900

Public affairs organization working on behalf of the Bay Area’s organized Jewish community. The mission is to educate and advocate on issues of vital importance based on consensus, civility and an expanded commitment to living Jewish values of social justice. Represents synagogues and Jewish organizations on critical issues affecting Jews as individuals and as a community.

Creates consensus, leads advocacy efforts, and builds bridges with other faith-, interest- and ethnic-based groups that share our passion for forging relationships based on collaboration with other communities. Envisions a more just society and a strong and vibrant Jewish community in the United States and in Israel, and seeks to enhance that strength through collaboration with other communities.