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So far Aaron Welcher has created 46 blog entries.
9 11, 2018

2018-11-09T14:53:53+00:00 November 9th, 2018|Blog, JCRC in the News|Comments Off on

JCRC on "No Limits" Discussion Spirit & Place, Antisemitism, and Intersecting Identities  On November 8, 2018 No Limits invited the JCRC to talk about the annual Spirit and Place Festival with an emphasis on events related to the Jewish community.  Lindsey Mintz, Executive Director of the Jewish Community Relations Council, Cantor Aviva Marer, Cantor at Indianapolis Hebrew Congregation and [...]

7 11, 2018

JCRC in the News Re: Pittsburgh Shooting

2018-11-07T16:25:54+00:00 November 7th, 2018|Blog, JCRC in the News|Comments Off on JCRC in the News Re: Pittsburgh Shooting

JCRC in the News Re: Pittsburgh Shooting “Local Service Planned to Honor Pittsburgh Synagogue Victims”, WTHR,10/28/2018 “Indianapolis Jewish Community responds following mass shooting in Pittsburgh”, WTHR, 10/27/128  “Indy Jewish Council: Anti-Semitism is infecting ‘all layers of our society’”, IndyStar, 10/28/18 "Local Community Memorial Gathering Planned to Honor Victims in Pittsburgh Synagogue", WFYI, 10/29/18 “Local Politicians, [...]

29 10, 2018

2018-10-29T11:42:01+00:00 October 29th, 2018|Blog, Statements|Comments Off on

Joint Statement from the Jewish Federation of Greater Indianapolis, the Indianapolis Jewish Community Relations Council, and the Indiana Board of Rabbis re: Fatal Terror Attack in Pittsburgh Synagogue Jewish Communities in Indiana are pained and devastated by the mass shooting at the Tree of Life Synagogue in Pittsburgh, on Shabbat morning, October 27, 2018. We are [...]

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 [...]

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