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So far Aaron Welcher has created 42 blog entries.
17 10, 2018

2018-10-17T15:46:00+00:00 October 17th, 2018|Blog, What We Are Reading|Comments Off on

What We Are Reading Anti-Zionism Has No Place in the Progressive Movement, Tablet, October 14 “Anti-Zionism seeks to intimidate you and silence you. It seeks to strip you of your history and culture, and decide who Jews are and what our history is. That’s wrong." US designates Hezbollah a Transnational Crime Threat, Times of Israel, October 16 “The group focusing [...]

2 10, 2018

Pike High School Swastika Antisemitic Graffiti

2018-10-02T17:35:48+00:00 October 2nd, 2018|JCRC in the News|Comments Off on Pike High School Swastika Antisemitic Graffiti

Pike High School Swastika Antisemitic Graffiti Swastikas Drawn in Boy’s Restroom at Pike High School, Fox59, Sept. 27 Students Find Ugly Drawing in Bathroom at Pike High School, WTHR. Spet. 27 Police Are Investigating Anti-Semitic Graffiti Found in Pike High School, IndyStar, Sept. 29 Swastika Graffiti Found In Restroom At Pike High School, WFYI, Oct. 1

14 09, 2018

Israel In-Depth 9.14.18

2018-09-14T14:30:12+00:00 September 14th, 2018|Blog|Comments Off on Israel In-Depth 9.14.18

Thanks to our Israel & International Affairs Committee for helping compile this week's Israel In-Depth newsletter, which brings you a sampling of news articles providing a closer look at Israel – whether at home, in the world, or in relation to the U.S.    Israel at Home:   Israeli Sisters Double Up To Join Elite [...]

7 08, 2018

Indy JCRC Antisemitic Hate Crime Update #2 – Community Solidarity

2018-08-07T21:23:07+00:00 August 7th, 2018|antisemitism, Blog|Comments Off on Indy JCRC Antisemitic Hate Crime Update #2 – Community Solidarity

On Monday evening, July 30, nearly 1,200 people gathered inside Congregation Shaarey Tefillah to show support and hear messages of solidarity from 20 speakers representing the Jewish, Muslim, Black, Hindu, LGBTQ+, Sikh, and several Christian communities. In this Update #2 JCRC is sharing the video of the Community Solidarity Gathering, including "time-stamping" the speakers, and when possible, linking to their [...]

7 08, 2018

Indy JCRC Antisemitic Hate Crime Update #1 – Support & Statements

2018-08-07T21:22:36+00:00 August 7th, 2018|antisemitism, Bios|Comments Off on Indy JCRC Antisemitic Hate Crime Update #1 – Support & Statements

On Saturday afternoon, July 28, 2018, the Greater Indianapolis Jewish community was shocked and appalled when large antisemitic images and burn marks were discovered on the campus of Congregation Shaarey Tefilla, a synagogue in Carmel, Indiana. The Jewish and general communities immediately came together.  With support from the Indy JCRC and the Jewish Federation of Greater Indianapolis, Shaarey Tefilla hosted [...]

30 07, 2018

Indianapolis JCRC Condemns Antisemitic Vandalism on Carmel, Indiana Synagogue

2018-08-02T11:52:21+00:00 July 30th, 2018|Blog, Statements|Comments Off on Indianapolis JCRC Condemns Antisemitic Vandalism on Carmel, Indiana Synagogue

Monday, July 30, 2018 The Indianapolis Jewish Community Relations Council (JCRC), which represents the organized Jewish community in central Indiana, is appalled by the disgusting antisemitic vandalism, including large nazi flags, swastikas, and imagery, which was discovered at Congregation Shaarey Tefilla in Carmel, Indiana on Saturday afternoon, July 28. The JCRC has been in regular [...]

10 07, 2018

Israel In-Depth 7.11.2018

2018-07-10T16:48:09+00:00 July 10th, 2018|Israel In Depth|Comments Off on Israel In-Depth 7.11.2018

Israel at Home: Armenian Artist Sculpts Historic Jerusalemites in Layers of Paper and Aluminum A Glowing Spectacle at 10th Jerusalem Light Festival Israeli Startup Merges Music and Algorithms to Make Practice a Pleasure Amba: The Spicy, Sour Mango Sauce is Beloved from India to Israel Ringo’s All-Stars Take the Spotlight   Israel Abroad:  Guatemalan Streets [...]

6 06, 2018

Aaron Welcher’s Indy Pride Interfaith Remarks

2018-06-06T12:01:42+00:00 June 6th, 2018|Blog|Comments Off on Aaron Welcher’s Indy Pride Interfaith Remarks

  Indy Pride Interfaith Service 2018   “As someone who is both gay and Jewish 2016 through 2018 has been hard. We have seen a steep rise in antisemitism & hate-related attacks (something I know that our brothers & sisters in the colored and Islamic communities have also experienced). I wake up every day to [...]

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