Executive Committee: Consists of four officers and four at-large representatives. Among other things, this committee will handle sensitive JCRC matters that are inappropriate for the full board, and will approve or reject JCRC action on emergency and/or time sensitive issues arising between regular JCRC Board meetings.
Budget Committee: Charged with the preparation and presentation of the annual JCRC budget to the JCRC Board and Federation Budget Committee.
Domestic Affairs Committee: Works in conjunction with the Government Affairs Committee to deal with legislation and to set priorities for action and possible programming. Also deals with a wide range of issues which affect the Jewish Community as a part of the broader community such as separation of church and state, discrimination and anti-semitism, civil rights and civil liberties, Jewish security, individual freedoms, and social justice.
Government Affairs Committee:
Charged with the review and critique of legislation on federal, state, and local
issues which affect the regional Jewish community. Also, works with government
affairs representatives in various capacities in Columbus and Harrisburg,
maintains relationships with local, state, and federal government
office-holders, and promotes attendance at state legislative
Holocaust Commemoration and Education Committee: Strives to preserve the memory of the Holocaust through various community programs and educational activities. Provides speakers and materials for schools and community organizations. Primary charge is to plan annual Yom Hashoah and Triumphant Spirit events.
Israel/Mid-East/World Jewry Committee: Disseminates information and interprets the role of Israel in the Middle East to the Jewish and general communities, as well as to the government, media, and other key sectors of the public. Also deals with Jewish and non-Jewish community awareness of events threatening Jews in foreign lands outside Israel. Plans annual Israel Symposium.
Multifaith/Intergroup Relations Committee: Builds consensus and forms coalitions with other religious and ethnic groups which share common concerns on community relations issues. Plans and promotes the annual Multifaith Day and Martin Luther King Jr. Day events.