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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 [...]

23 12, 2016

Recap: Today’s UN Security Council Vote

2016-12-27T08:57:18+00:00 December 23rd, 2016|Blog, In The News, Israel, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Recap: Today’s UN Security Council Vote

The Indianapolis JCRC has been monitoring the ongoing developments at the United Nations Security Council over the past 48 hours. Despite Egypt withdrawing their call to introduce the resolution, the countries of Malaysia, Senegal, Venezuela, and New Zealand pushed the resolution forward. There were bipartisan calls from legislators and from Jewish organizations across the spectrum [...]

16 12, 2016

JCRC Week in Review 12.16.2016

2016-12-16T15:39:18+00:00 December 16th, 2016|Blog, Week In Review|Comments Off on JCRC Week in Review 12.16.2016

As the JCRC winds down 2016, we want to thank everyone for supporting our efforts in the Statehouse, in the community, on campus, and beyond. We could not achieve all that we have over the last year without the generous allocation from the Jewish Federation of Greater Indianapolis and the community’s support. If you would like to [...]

15 12, 2016

Indianapolis JCRC Condemns Smear Campaigns Targeting Area Faculty and Students

2016-12-15T09:26:33+00:00 December 15th, 2016|Blog, Statements|Comments Off on Indianapolis JCRC Condemns Smear Campaigns Targeting Area Faculty and Students

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:   The Indianapolis Jewish Community Relations Council has recently been made aware of harassing tweets targeting faculty members and students at IUPUI. The JCRC condemns, and in no way supports, the actions of those making these personal attacks, which we believe cross the line of acceptable civil political discourse. The JCRC and [...]

13 12, 2016

Responding to Hate: Lauren Morgan Remarks at IUPUI

2016-12-13T10:32:20+00:00 December 13th, 2016|Blog, IUPUI|Comments Off on Responding to Hate: Lauren Morgan Remarks at IUPUI

 IUPUI Panel “Responding to Hate” On Thursday, December 8, 2016, JCRC Program Director Lauren Morgan was invited to speak on a panel at IUPUI in response to the wave of hate incidents that have taken place in Indiana. Other panelists included Rima Shahid, Executive Director of the Muslim Alliance of Indiana, Marshawn Wolley, President of the [...]

4 12, 2016

JCRC Week in Review 12.2.2016

2016-12-04T07:48:26+00:00 December 4th, 2016|Blog, Week In Review, What We're Reading|Comments Off on JCRC Week in Review 12.2.2016

The JCRC kicked off the new week with Lindsey attending JFGI’s active shooter training; every synagogue and Jewish organization should be working with David Sklar on the digital sandbox. David is gearing up for the legislative session and continues to lead coalition building efforts around passing hate crimes legislation. Lauren attended WinterFest at UIndy to [...]

23 11, 2016

JCRC Week in Review 11.23.2016

2016-11-23T13:56:47+00:00 November 23rd, 2016|Blog, Week In Review, What We're Reading|Comments Off on JCRC Week in Review 11.23.2016

As the Thanksgiving holiday approaches, JCRC staff are busy preparing for the 2017 session and planning our 2017 programming calendar. Lindsey met with IndyReads to begin exploring how JCRC might engage in literacy efforts. David attended organization day at the Indiana Statehouse this week and continues to work to build coalitions to help pass hate [...]

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