To promote and strengthen Jewish awareness, pride and identity by providing educational, cultural and social activities and services to all Jewish individuals and families regardless of affiliation or background with special emphasis on the programs that target Russian-speaking Jews. Treasuring the infinite value of every individual, JRLC is committed to enriching the lives of every single Jew in Staten Island and Tri-State Area through its multiple programs and educational, social and religious services and media projects. Staten Island ranks among the fastest growing communities on the East Coast. As more and more Russian Jewish people and their families move in, there is an ever increasing need for a warm, friendly Jewish center promoting Jewish identity, continuity and awareness. Jewish Russian Learning Center strives to fill this need by providing programs and activities that benefit the entire Jewish community.