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 [...]

14 07, 2017

Recap: Israel Seminar for Congressional Staff

2017-07-14T14:50:54+00:00 July 14th, 2017|Blog, Israel|Comments Off on Recap: Israel Seminar for Congressional Staff

The JCRC was pleased to work with the Consulate General of Israel to the Midwest on their biannual Israel seminar for Congressional staff and other government officials. We are grateful to Ice Miller for hosting this important event at their firm. Some highlights from the day included: Deputy Consul General Itay Milner providing the group [...]

7 07, 2017

Indianapolis JCRC Statement on June 29th IMPD Officer Involved Shooting

2017-07-07T13:53:20+00:00 July 7th, 2017|Blog, Domestic, Statements|Comments Off on Indianapolis JCRC Statement on June 29th IMPD Officer Involved Shooting

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 7, 2017 The Indianapolis Jewish Community Relations Council was shocked and saddened by the June 29th police action shooting that resulted in the death of Aaron Bailey, an unarmed black man.  The circumstances of Mr. Bailey’s death leaves the entire Indianapolis community searching for answers and seeking justice.  The Jewish community [...]

7 07, 2017

Israel In Depth 7.7.2017

2017-07-07T12:51:45+00:00 July 7th, 2017|Blog, Israel, Israel In Depth|Comments Off on Israel In Depth 7.7.2017

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 7, 2017 Israel at Home: As previously shared on Israel In Depth (See IID 5-5-2017), Israeli physicians are giving deaf Palestinian children the gift of hearing. A short video highlighting this work can be viewed [...]

23 06, 2017

Israel In Depth 6.23.2017

2017-06-23T14:27:59+00:00 June 23rd, 2017|Blog, Israel, Israel In Depth|Comments Off on Israel In Depth 6.23.2017

Israel In Depth The Israel In Depth report is a regular feature on the JCRC’s blog from our Israel and International Affairs Committee. June 23, 2017 Israel at Home: Terror attack in Jerusalem leaves Israeli border police officer dead.  Read more here. Israeli cybersecurity firm secured $100m investment from SoftBank.  Read more here. Israeli soldiers subjected to radical Haredi [...]

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