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16 06, 2017

Israel In Depth 6.16.2017

2017-06-16T15:09:01+00:00 June 16th, 2017|Blog, Israel, Israel In Depth|Comments Off on Israel In Depth 6.16.2017

Israel In Depth The Israel In Depth report is a regular feature on the JCRC’s blog from our Israel and International Affairs Committee. June 16, 2017 Israel at Home: Palestinian official, treated in Haifa hospital, makes donation to the hospital to improve treatment of childhood cancers.  Read more here. Israeli medical researchers succeed in preventing blindness in the elderly.  [...]

9 06, 2017

Israel In Depth 6.9.2017

2017-06-09T12:26:31+00:00 June 9th, 2017|Blog, Israel, Israel In Depth|Comments Off on Israel In Depth 6.9.2017

Israel In Depth The Israel In Depth report is a regular feature on the JCRC’s blog from our Israel and International Affairs Committee. June 9, 2017 Israel at Home: Israel hosts “Future Meating” conference of global researchers, NGOs and food industry leaders to strategize mass production of cultured meat.  Read more here. Cornerstone laid for largest medical center in [...]

8 06, 2017

JCRC Statement on anti-Muslim Billboard

2017-06-08T13:09:13+00:00 June 8th, 2017|Blog, Statements|Comments Off on JCRC Statement on anti-Muslim Billboard

The Indianapolis Jewish Community Relations Council (JCRC) was sickened to learn about the anonymously posted billboard along I-465 targeting the Muslim community and its faith. This hateful demonstration during the Muslim holy month of Ramadan only serves to increase hate, fear and intolerance in our community. Displays such as these do more than just offend; they make Muslims [...]

19 05, 2017

Israel In Depth 5.19.2017

2017-05-19T14:06:27+00:00 May 19th, 2017|Blog, Israel In Depth|Comments Off on Israel In Depth 5.19.2017

Israel In Depth The Israel In Depth report is a regular feature on the JCRC’s blog from our Israel and International Affairs Committee. May 19, 2017 Israel at Home: 50 Jerusalem facts for the 50th anniversary of its reunification Israelis celebrate the 50th anniversary of Jerusalem's reunification May 23-24. Leading up to the holy city's semi-centennial milestone, here are [...]

19 05, 2017

JCRC Welcomes Kroot Intern Leah Zuckerman

2017-05-19T12:57:32+00:00 May 19th, 2017|Blog|Comments Off on JCRC Welcomes Kroot Intern Leah Zuckerman

I am a junior at Indiana University Bloomington, and I am pursuing a bachelor’s degree in Political Science and History with a minor in International Studies. In part due to my family being from the former Soviet Union, Jewish history, politics, and community relations have fascinated me from an early age. Because of my interests [...]

12 05, 2017

Israel In Depth 5.12.17

2017-05-12T13:44:21+00:00 May 12th, 2017|Blog, Israel, Israel In Depth|Comments Off on Israel In Depth 5.12.17

Israel In Depth The Israel In Depth report is a regular feature on the JCRC’s blog from our Israel and International Affairs Committee. May 12, 2017 Israel at Home: Bringing Pride to the Tribe: How Team Israel Hit It Out of the Ballpark at the World Baseball Classic For years, rooting for Team Israel meant cheering for the country’s national [...]

5 05, 2017

Israel In Depth

2017-05-05T13:41:36+00:00 May 5th, 2017|Blog, Good News Report, Israel|Comments Off on Israel In Depth

The Israel In Depth report is a regular feature on the JCRC's blog from our Israel and International Affairs Committee. Israel at Home: 16 deaf Palestinian children get to hear for the first time thanks to Hadassah Ein Kerem Hospital. Read the article by Dr. Itay Gal Israel in the World: Israel, Singapore ‘old friends whose ties are expanding’: PM [...]

21 03, 2017

Painful Hope: Visiting Roots in Israel and Palestine

2017-03-21T11:00:43+00:00 March 21st, 2017|Blog|Comments Off on Painful Hope: Visiting Roots in Israel and Palestine

Lauren Morgan, Program Director, Indianapolis Jewish Community Relations Council Jan. 24, 2017 (Originally published in Spire, the magazine of Second Presbyterian Church)   Last January, I had the opportunity to go on my first visit to Israel as a part of a leadership mission with the Jewish Council for Public Affairs (JCPA). As a member [...]

26 01, 2017

Israel Talks

2017-01-26T11:51:04+00:00 January 26th, 2017|Blog, Israel Talks|Comments Off on Israel Talks

Last night, we began our second season of "Israel Talks", a joint project of the Jewish Federation of Greater Indianapolis' Shlicha (emissary) Inbar Nadir and the JCRC. We began the season by putting the JCRC professional staff on the "hot seat"; questions ranged from the BDS movement, the Syrian refugee crisis, the UN resolution, and [...]

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