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4 04, 2018

Indianapolis JCRC Statement Commemorating the 50th anniversary of Martin Luther King Jr.’s Assassination

2018-04-04T13:41:37+00:00 April 4th, 2018|Blog, Statements|Comments Off on Indianapolis JCRC Statement Commemorating the 50th anniversary of Martin Luther King Jr.’s Assassination

Today, the Indianapolis Jewish Community Relations Council, which is the Jewish community’s public policy, civil rights, interfaith, and intergroup relations arm, joins all Americans in commemorating the 50th anniversary of the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. on April 4, 1968 in Memphis. As we reflect on Dr. King’s unparalleled leadership and clarion voice, [...]

2 04, 2018

Israel In-Depth 4.3.2018

2018-04-02T16:37:29+00:00 April 2nd, 2018|Blog, Israel In Depth|Comments Off on Israel In-Depth 4.3.2018

Thanks to our Israel and International Affairs Committee for helping compile this week's Israel In-Depth. Israel In-Depth brings to you a few news articles that give a closer look at Israel- whether at home, in the world, or in relation to the U.S. Israel at Home: Israeli scientists complete mock Mars mission in Negev desert [...]

29 03, 2018

Indy JCRC Update 3.29.18

2018-03-29T12:50:07+00:00 March 29th, 2018|Blog, Update|Comments Off on Indy JCRC Update 3.29.18

  Holocaust Remembrance: There are several opportunities for you to observe Yom HaShoah this April.  Please see the flyer below for all the details; all events are free and open to the public.  This year will be our 20thyear working with the Indiana Civil Rights Commission to organize a State of Indiana remembrance program, and [...]

22 03, 2018

Israel In-Depth 3.22.18

2018-03-22T15:37:03+00:00 March 22nd, 2018|Blog, Israel In Depth|Comments Off on Israel In-Depth 3.22.18

Israel at Home: Israel's Next Kingmaker Maybe A Queen Political Science Blooms in the Desert Israeli Scientists Grow 'Tiny Brains' to Study How Its Folds Are Created  Israel Abroad: Israeliorganization, ZAKA, trains first responders in Guatemala. Swiss airline to provide a direct flight from Zurich to Eilat.   14 Israelis Making a Mark on London's Tech [...]

14 03, 2018

Press Release: JCRC Makes Statement Condemning Louis Farrakhan and Calling for Antisemitism to be Elevated to the Height of Our National Consciousness

2018-03-14T10:50:37+00:00 March 14th, 2018|Blog, Statements|Comments Off on Press Release: JCRC Makes Statement Condemning Louis Farrakhan and Calling for Antisemitism to be Elevated to the Height of Our National Consciousness

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE MARCH 14, 2018   MEDIA CONTACTS: Aaron Welcher, JCRC Communications Coordinator awelcher@indyjcrc.org; 317.376.0468 www.indyjcrc.org, 317.926.2935   INDIANAPOLIS, IN: The Indianapolis Jewish Community Relations Council today forcefully condemned the virulently antisemitic speech delivered by Nation of Islam leader Louis Farrakhan at the Feb. 28 Savior’s Day event in Chicago, and expressed the Jewish [...]

14 03, 2018

Indianapolis JCRC Statement Condemning Louis Farrakhan and Calling for Antisemitism to be Elevated to the Height of Our National Consciousness

2018-03-14T10:50:24+00:00 March 14th, 2018|Blog, Statements|Comments Off on Indianapolis JCRC Statement Condemning Louis Farrakhan and Calling for Antisemitism to be Elevated to the Height of Our National Consciousness

The Indianapolis Jewish Community Relations Council is once again condemning Louis Farrakhan after he delivered another vehemently antisemitic speech, this time at the Nation of Islam Savior’s Day event in Chicago (February 28).  As always, his remarks were replete with vile messages of hate, perpetuating the myth of the “Satanic Jew” as well as several [...]

5 03, 2018

Indy JCRC Update 3.5.2018

2018-03-05T16:55:37+00:00 March 5th, 2018|Blog|Comments Off on Indy JCRC Update 3.5.2018

What We're Up To Indy Civic Leaders Study Tour to Israel: The JCRC is honored and thrilled to have completed our community’s first “Indy Civic Leaders Study Tour of Israel” in over 10 years.  The 10-day program was a wonderful success having brought over a dozen non-Jewish civic leaders from various sectors to Israel for the [...]

21 02, 2018

Israel In-Depth 2.21.2018

2018-02-21T10:29:30+00:00 February 21st, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Israel In-Depth 2.21.2018

Thanks to our Israel and International Affairs Committee for helping compile this week's Israel In-Depth. Israel In-Depth brings to you a few news articles that give a closer look at Israel- whether at home, in the world, or in relation to the U.S.      Israel at Home: Israeli biotech company successfully grows bones in [...]

14 02, 2018

Indy JCRC Update 2.14.2018

2018-02-14T12:18:06+00:00 February 14th, 2018|Blog, Update|Comments Off on Indy JCRC Update 2.14.2018

What We're Up To 2018 Legislative Session of the Indiana General Assembly:  Unfortunately, we are saddened to report that JCRC's efforts to pass bias crimes legislation at the Indiana General Assembly have been unsuccessful.  Opposition to draft language and inclusion of coverage for the LGBT community continues to be a sticking point.  We will be reevaluating [...]

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