May 7, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Holocaust Survivors Honored By County Council

Holocaust Survivors, Family Members Honored By Montgomery County Council A Montgomery County Council proclamation recognized Holocaust Remembrance Day, or Yom HaShoah, at Tuesday’s council meeting. The councilmembers were joined by Holocaust survivors, relatives of Holocaust survivors, and community leaders. County Executive Marc Elrich warned about the consequences of hateful rhetoric when presenting the proclamation. Elrich […]

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April 7, 2017 | Staff Writer

County Report This Week (VIDEO)

This week’s County Report This Week show begins with an update on the police body-worn cameras program. Other reports include a pool renaming ceremony for a fallen police officer, a cemetery cleanup in Tobytown, public safety awards, a Days of Remembrance ceremony, and much more. You can watch the show in its entirety, below:

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April 4, 2017 | Staff Writer

County Council Presents Proclamation Recognizing Holocaust Remembrance Day (VIDEO)

To honor the legacy and lives lost during the Holocaust, the Montgomery County Council proclaimed April 24 as Holocaust Remembrance Day in a special ceremony during the council’s meeting early Tuesday. “All residents are urged to rededicate themselves to not bear themselves silently to injustice and to always remain vigilante to the principles of a just […]

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March 3, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

Local Leaders Say ‘Hate Must Stop Now’ Amid Recent Threats Toward Faith-Based Organizations (VIDEO)

Federal, state and local elected officials gathered at the Bender Jewish Community Center of Greater Washington early Friday to stand in solidarity with the Jewish community with a clear message. “We’re coming together as a community to let it be known that we will not tolerate this type of hate crimes in our community,” U.S. […]

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March 2, 2017 | Staff Writer

Updated: Officials Reaffirm Solidarity with Jewish Community After Recent Bomb Threats (VIDEO)

Updated: In this MyMCMedia Extra Video, Ron Halber, executive director of the Jewish Community Relations Council of Greater Washington (JCRC) discusses the number of bomb threats and hate-based vandalism made toward Jewish community centers: Original post: In response to the recent threats made to the Jewish community, Montgomery County Executive Isiah Leggett is expected to be […]

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October 5, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Congressional Candidates Forum at Shaare Torah in Gaithersburg (VIDEO)

The Jewish Community Relations Council (JCRC) recently hosted a Congressional candidates forum for voters in the Sixth District at Shaare Torah in Gaithersburg. MyMCMedia’s Sonya Burke reports. You can find out more about Republican Amie Hoeber and Democrat John Delaney by visiting their websites. The Presidential General Election is Nov. 8th. Early voting takes place […]

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March 31, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Remembering the Holocaust (PHOTOS & VIDEO)

The Montgomery County Council held ceremonies on March 31 to mark the 2015 “Days of Remembrance” that remember victims of the Holocaust. The Days of Remembrance will be marked nationwide from April 12-19. At the ceremonies in Rockville, left to right, below: Councilmembers Nancy Floreen and Hans Riemer; Steve Adleberg of the Jewish Community Relations […]

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