16 01, 2018

Israel In Depth 1.16.18

2018-01-16T17:16:47+00:00 January 16th, 2018|Israel In Depth|Comments Off on Israel In Depth 1.16.18

Israel In Depth Thanks to our JCRC's Israel and International Affairs Committee, we are restarting a regular series on our blog called Israel In-Depth, where we will share a few news articles that give a closer look at Israel - whether at home, in the world, or in relation to the U.S.  January 16, 2018   Israel at [...]

14 12, 2017

Update 12.14.17

2017-12-14T18:17:36+00:00 December 14th, 2017|Update|Comments Off on Update 12.14.17

In case you missed our newsletter we have posted it for you below. Make sure you catch the next one by Subscribing Here . What We're Up To Executive Director: Our August 2017 demographic survey of the Indianapolis Jewish community found that nearly one-third of Jewish youth (ages 6-17) have personally experienced Antisemitism in the past year, [...]

12 12, 2017

Meet Me At My Intersectionality

2017-12-12T11:36:19+00:00 December 12th, 2017|Blog|Comments Off on Meet Me At My Intersectionality

Hi, my name is Aaron Welcher. I have recently started at the JCRC as the Programs & Communications Coordinator. I want to skip the typical life biography stuff (you can find that in the Meet our Staff section) to present to you a new way of getting to know me, by my intersectionality. Intersectionality is [...]

7 12, 2017

Indianapolis JCRC Statement in Response to Formal Recognition of Jerusalem

2017-12-07T12:19:55+00:00 December 7th, 2017|Events, In The News, Israel|Comments Off on Indianapolis JCRC Statement in Response to Formal Recognition of Jerusalem

Indianapolis JCRC Statement in Response to Formal Recognition of Jerusalem December 7, 2017 The Jewish Community Relations Council is the Jewish community’s official consensus building, public affairs, and interfaith relations arm.  We appreciate President Trump’s announcement that the United States recognizes Jerusalem as the capital of the State of Israel, thereby honoring the U.S. Congress' [...]

7 12, 2017

Special Pearl Harbor Remembrance

2017-12-07T20:57:19+00:00 December 7th, 2017|Blog, Veterans|Comments Off on Special Pearl Harbor Remembrance

Today marks the 76th anniversary of Pearl Harbor. It was a moment that scarred our nation for many generations, both from the lives lost and the reaction the nation took after.  It is what fueled the American involvement in World War II, ultimately leading to the defeat of Nazi Germany. However, Pearl Harbor did not [...]

6 12, 2017

Jerusalem 101

2017-12-06T13:01:20+00:00 December 6th, 2017|Blog, Events, Israel|Comments Off on Jerusalem 101

The JCRC strives to be a resource not only as the voice of the Jewish community but also as an educator. With the pending announcement by President Trump declaring Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, I wanted to pull a couple resources together to help shed some light on the background of the decision. We at [...]

24 08, 2017

JCRC Reflections

2017-08-25T08:37:23+00:00 August 24th, 2017|Blog|Comments Off on JCRC Reflections

With JCRC Executive Director Lindsey Mintz attending the AJC Global Forum in D.C. in 2017 One evening in 2012 a woman stopped me following Shabbat services at Indianapolis Hebrew Congregation and introduced herself. At the time, I was the campaign manager for a very competitive statehouse race and upon learning this, the woman [...]

18 08, 2017

Indianapolis JCRC Statement re: Charlottesville and Condemnation of Nazism and White Supremacy

2017-08-18T11:18:33+00:00 August 18th, 2017|Blog, Statements|Comments Off on Indianapolis JCRC Statement re: Charlottesville and Condemnation of Nazism and White Supremacy

The Indianapolis Jewish Community Relations Council condemns the vile hatred, bigotry and antisemitism displayed by white supremacists and neo-Nazis in Charlottesville, VA, and the despicable acts of violence and terrorism that claimed one life, led to the death of two police officers, and injured twenty others.  We extend our condolences to the families of Heather [...]

17 08, 2017

Israel In Depth 8.18.2017

2017-08-17T13:17:55+00:00 August 17th, 2017|Blog, Israel In Depth|Comments Off on Israel In Depth 8.18.2017

Israel In Depth The Israel In Depth report is a regular feature on the JCRC’s blog from our Israel and International Affairs Committee. August 18, 2017   Israel at Home: Jerusalem prepares to host Israel’s largest beer festival from August 23 to 24 at Independence Park.  Read more here. Event website here. Ethiopian-founded Tech Center helping young Ethiopian Israelis [...]

11 08, 2017

Israel In Depth 8.11.2017

2017-08-11T13:32:54+00:00 August 11th, 2017|Blog, Israel In Depth|Comments Off on Israel In Depth 8.11.2017

Israel In Depth The Israel In Depth report is a regular feature on the JCRC’s blog from our Israel and International Affairs Committee. August 11, 2017 Israel at Home: Israel to provide entry to Iranian columnist for Times of Israel fleeing persecution.  Read more here. Israel Abroad: First Israeli woman completes the swim from Dover, UK to Calais, FR [...]

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