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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 [...]

5 02, 2018

Israel In-Depth 2.5.18

2018-02-06T14:59:08+00:00 February 5th, 2018|Israel In Depth, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Israel In-Depth 2.5.18

Israel In-Depth 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.  February 5, 2018   Israel at Home: Israel Philharmonic Orchestra [...]

1 02, 2018

Thank You: Senator Donnelly and Young Both Sign Holocaust Remembrance Letter

2018-02-01T12:59:47+00:00 February 1st, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Thank You: Senator Donnelly and Young Both Sign Holocaust Remembrance Letter

Thank you Senator Joe Donnelly and Senator Todd Young for being just two of fifteen Senators to sign a letter calling on President Trump to recognize and remember the 6 million Jews who perished in the Holocaust. Significantly, the letter also calls on the President to swiftly appoint the Special Envoy to Combat Anti-Semitism at the State Department, which [...]

31 01, 2018

Action Alert: Oppose the SAF Act and Support Dreamer Citizenship

2018-01-31T16:50:19+00:00 January 31st, 2018|action alert, Blog|Comments Off on Action Alert: Oppose the SAF Act and Support Dreamer Citizenship

The JCRC has established consensus positions on a range of public policy issues.  You will begin to see more Action Alerts from us, which will be designed to help you communicate directly with your elected officials.   Here is the Indy JCRC's position statement regarding Immigrants and Refugees: JCRC reaffirms our support for a fair [...]

29 01, 2018

Indy JCRC Formal Letter to Carmel Board of Zonning Appeals in Support of the Islamic Life Center

2018-01-30T10:27:29+00:00 January 29th, 2018|Statements|Comments Off on Indy JCRC Formal Letter to Carmel Board of Zonning Appeals in Support of the Islamic Life Center

For Immediate Release 1/18/2018 Dear Members of the Carmel Board of Zoning Appeals: The Indianapolis Jewish Community Relations Council (JCRC) is the public affairs, community relations, and interfaith relations arm of the organized Jewish community in central Indiana.  We are writing to express our strong support in principle for the building of an Islamic Life Center [...]

29 01, 2018

Indy JCRC Update 1.29.2018

2018-01-29T17:41:12+00:00 January 29th, 2018|Update|Comments Off on Indy JCRC Update 1.29.2018

What We're Up To 2018 Legislative Session of the Indiana General Assembly: The JCRC's Assistant Director, David Sklar, continues to help lead the statewide effort to pass a Hate Crimes law in Indiana, running point on the bill in the halls of the Indiana State House.  Unfortunately, the bill continues to meet resistance from a small, but [...]

26 01, 2018

Film Propaganda in Theresienstadt (Holocaust Remembrance Piece)

2018-01-26T16:58:17+00:00 January 26th, 2018|Blog|Comments Off on Film Propaganda in Theresienstadt (Holocaust Remembrance Piece)

The Nazi party notoriously used propaganda to gain support for the annihilation of the Jews in Europe. Nazi propaganda ranged from posters, to films, exacerbating the already present antisemitism within German society. The films from Theresienstadt serve as key examples. Theresienstadt served as the place of deception, crimes against humanity, and perhaps the only place [...]

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 [...]

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