FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE The Indianapolis Jewish Community Relations Council is shocked and saddened by the horrific tragedies that have taken place in recent days in cities across the United States. We see a troubling erosion of trust between the American people and law enforcement -- a trust that seems to be under attack [...]
Anti-Israel Divestment Resolution Fails Passage by the UIndy Student Senate February 28, 2016 The Jewish Community Relations Council, the intergroup and community relations agency of the organized Jewish community in central Indiana, applauds the members of the University of Indianapolis Student Senate for choosing dialogue over divestment and failing to pass a resolution asking [...]
Statement on the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) Iran Nuclear Agreement Over the last two weeks, the Indianapolis Jewish Community Relations Council has reviewed the Iran nuclear agreement and carefully considered the breadth of analysis that has been published. We join President Obama and Members of Congress in recognizing that Iran must be [...]
The Jewish Community Relations Council has released the following statement commemorating the 50th anniversary of "Bloody Sunday."
Yesterday, the Indianapolis Jewish Community Relations Council sent a letter to the Muslim Alliance of Indiana expressing solidarity with the Muslim community following the murder of three Muslim students in Chapel Hill, North Carolina. Full text of the letter can be found below: […]
The Indianapolis Jewish Community Relations Council is outraged by the precipitous rise in violent anti-Semitic activity in Europe and elsewhere, and stands with Jews around the world, who continue to be targeted by anti-Jewish extremists. It is clear that the world-wide Jewish community feels itself on edge, as the resurgence of anti-Semitism and violent acts [...]
The Indianapolis Jewish Community Relations Council is disappointed that the IUPUI Political Science department is hosting discredited historian Ilan Pappe to speak at IUPUI this evening. The JCRC unequivocally supports free speech and the free exchange of ideas, even when we disagree with the ideas being exchanged. We appreciate that college campuses are a place [...]