The focus of the Jewish Community Relations Council (JCRC) is to promote and advance the interests of the Jewish people, to preserve and maintain the dignity and integrity of the Jewish people, and to defend and protect civil, political, and religious rights wherever such rights are in jeopardy.

Pillars For Our Changing World

​Fighting Against Anti-Semitism





  • A movement started by the ADL, Stop hate for profit, is working towards ending hate, bigotry, racism, antisemitism, and disinformation do not have a place on social media platforms.

Promoting a Relationship with Israel 


  • Our Israel Leadership Institute for ​rising college freshmen equips students with the right language and tools to have difficult conversations about Israel while at college.


Developing Community Relationships 


  • In response to the global health crisis, we called on members of the community join us in our #MaskUpSA campaign


  • We partner with other faith based organizations for programs, including our MLK Interfaith Service, and "Catholics and Jews Celebrate Hanukkah together" - information about 2021 event coming soon 

Advocating For Our Community 



  • Jewish Communities Day at the State - information about 2021 coming soon 

Promoting Equal Justice & Opportunity For All 



  • Our program, Mass Incarceration: A Policy Crisis, brought together members of the San Antonio community to hear from those who had previously been incarcerated, as well as the District Attorney and local sheriff.  


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JCRC Leadership and Members


Winslow Swart, Council Chair

Lisa Epstein, PhD, Director

Irwin Barath (B'nai B'rith and Jewish War Veterans)

Marion Bernstein (Congregation Beth Am)

Talli Dolge (Jewish Family Service)

Deb Field (at large)

Seth Frydberg (Chabad and Bexar County Sheriff's Office)

Nancy Gerson (at large)

Lisa Goldstein (Temple Chai)

Ross Halfant (at large)

Mark Ingram (HMMSA)

Judy Lackritz (at large)

Daniel Laser (at large)

Debbie Linck (Hadassah)

Mina Lopez (Temple Beth-El)

Philip Moss (at large)

Barbara Powell (Congregation Rodfei Sholom)

Dr. Michael Ozer (Congregation Agudas Achim)

Laura Richardson (Hebrew Free Loan Association)

Danielle Roberts (SAJSS)

Rachel Rustin (JCC)

Natalie Steiner (Hillel)

Lori Stockstiel (NCJW)

Rachel Walsh (at large)

Rabbi Chaim Block (Chabad)

Rabbi Ben Richards (Congregation Agudas Achim)

Rabbi Aryeh Scheinberg (Congregation Rodfei Sholom)

Rabbi Marina Yergin (Temple Beth-El)

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