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

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 [...]

3 08, 2017

Kroot Intern Leah Zukerman Reflects on Her Summer with JCRC

2017-08-04T12:08:22+00:00 August 3rd, 2017|Blog|Comments Off on Kroot Intern Leah Zukerman Reflects on Her Summer with JCRC

These last twelve weeks flew by faster than I could have ever expected. I am so grateful that I had the opportunity to work with Lindsey, Lauren, and David this summer, as well as leaders and members of the Jewish community. As I walked in the door every morning, I almost never knew what to [...]

31 07, 2017

Israel In Depth 7.31.2017

2017-07-31T13:54:33+00:00 July 31st, 2017|Blog, Israel In Depth|Comments Off on Israel In Depth 7.31.2017

Israel In Depth The Israel In Depth report is a regular feature on the JCRC’s blog from our Israel and International Affairs Committee. July 31, 2017 Israel at Home: Israeli non-profit produces free, patient-customized 3D-printed prosthetic hands.  Read more here. Israel’s Technion establishes Arab-Israeli industrial park at Shfaram.  Read more here. Israel Abroad: First ever visit of Quebec Premier [...]

25 07, 2017

Israel In Depth 7.21.17

2017-07-25T11:41:52+00:00 July 25th, 2017|Blog, Israel In Depth|Comments Off on Israel In Depth 7.21.17

Israel In Depth The Israel In Depth report is a regular feature on the JCRC’s blog from our Israel and International Affairs Committee. July 21, 2017 Israel at Home: Israeli javelin thrower Marharyta Dorozhon, coached by Indianapolis’ Irina Brodskiy’s father, won the Maccabiah women’s competition at Givat Ram in Jerusalem. Read about it here. Israeli and Palestinian Emergency Responders [...]

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