JCA: Jewish Community Council Records

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356 linear feet (680 MB, 15 SB, 1 OS)

The Jewish Community Council was established in 1937 as an umbrella organization to serve as a unifying force for Jewish organizations of metropolitan Detroit. The records of the Council document the organization's operational activities, programming, and publications, and the interests of the organization as related to issues such as anti-Semitism, discrimination and the civil rights movement, labor relations, church-state relations and education, Israeli and Middle Eastern affairs, Zionism, and the affairs of organizations supported by and in opposition to the Council. The Council has been the representative of the Jewish community in media relations. Since 2006, the organization has been know as the Jewish Community Relations Council.

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