19 05, 2017

Israel In Depth 5.19.2017

2017-05-19T14:06:27+00:00 May 19th, 2017|Blog, Israel In Depth|Comments Off on Israel In Depth 5.19.2017

Israel In Depth The Israel In Depth report is a regular feature on the JCRC’s blog from our Israel and International Affairs Committee. May 19, 2017 Israel at Home: 50 Jerusalem facts for the 50th anniversary of its reunification Israelis celebrate the 50th anniversary of Jerusalem's reunification May 23-24. Leading up to the holy city's semi-centennial milestone, here are [...]

19 05, 2017

JCRC Welcomes Kroot Intern Leah Zuckerman

2017-05-19T12:57:32+00:00 May 19th, 2017|Blog|Comments Off on JCRC Welcomes Kroot Intern Leah Zuckerman

I am a junior at Indiana University Bloomington, and I am pursuing a bachelor’s degree in Political Science and History with a minor in International Studies. In part due to my family being from the former Soviet Union, Jewish history, politics, and community relations have fascinated me from an early age. Because of my interests [...]

12 05, 2017

Israel In Depth 5.12.17

2017-05-12T13:44:21+00:00 May 12th, 2017|Blog, Israel, Israel In Depth|Comments Off on Israel In Depth 5.12.17

Israel In Depth The Israel In Depth report is a regular feature on the JCRC’s blog from our Israel and International Affairs Committee. May 12, 2017 Israel at Home: Bringing Pride to the Tribe: How Team Israel Hit It Out of the Ballpark at the World Baseball Classic For years, rooting for Team Israel meant cheering for the country’s national [...]

5 05, 2017

Israel In Depth

2017-05-05T13:41:36+00:00 May 5th, 2017|Blog, Good News Report, Israel|Comments Off on Israel In Depth

The Israel In Depth report is a regular feature on the JCRC's blog from our Israel and International Affairs Committee. Israel at Home: 16 deaf Palestinian children get to hear for the first time thanks to Hadassah Ein Kerem Hospital. Read the article by Dr. Itay Gal Israel in the World: Israel, Singapore ‘old friends whose ties are expanding’: PM [...]

25 04, 2017

JCRC Statement on Passage of HEA1024 – Prayer in School

2017-04-25T13:58:49+00:00 April 25th, 2017|Blog, Domestic, In The News, Statements|Comments Off on JCRC Statement on Passage of HEA1024 – Prayer in School

Today, Governor Eric Holcomb announced his intent to sign House Enrolled Act 1024, titled Prayer in School, into law. During the 2017 legislative session JCRC continued its long history of advocating for a clear separation of Church and State by actively opposing this legislation and testifying in opposition in front of both the House and [...]

21 03, 2017

Painful Hope: Visiting Roots in Israel and Palestine

2017-03-21T11:00:43+00:00 March 21st, 2017|Blog|Comments Off on Painful Hope: Visiting Roots in Israel and Palestine

Lauren Morgan, Program Director, Indianapolis Jewish Community Relations Council Jan. 24, 2017 (Originally published in Spire, the magazine of Second Presbyterian Church)   Last January, I had the opportunity to go on my first visit to Israel as a part of a leadership mission with the Jewish Council for Public Affairs (JCPA). As a member [...]

3 02, 2017

Updated: Indiana Jewish Community Opposes Executive Order to Bar Immigrants & Refugees

2017-02-13T12:04:19+00:00 February 3rd, 2017|Blog, Domestic, In The News, Statements|Comments Off on Updated: Indiana Jewish Community Opposes Executive Order to Bar Immigrants & Refugees

Indiana Jewish Community Statement Opposing the Presidential Executive Order to Bar Immigrants and Refugees Updated Monday, February 13, 2017 We, the undersigned Jewish organizations throughout the State of Indiana, oppose the Presidential Executive Order, which suspends the United States refugee program and bars immigration from seven predominantly Muslim countries.  We join the overwhelming chorus of [...]

26 01, 2017

Israel Talks

2017-01-26T11:51:04+00:00 January 26th, 2017|Blog, Israel Talks|Comments Off on Israel Talks

Last night, we began our second season of "Israel Talks", a joint project of the Jewish Federation of Greater Indianapolis' Shlicha (emissary) Inbar Nadir and the JCRC. We began the season by putting the JCRC professional staff on the "hot seat"; questions ranged from the BDS movement, the Syrian refugee crisis, the UN resolution, and [...]

23 12, 2016

Recap: Today’s UN Security Council Vote

2016-12-27T08:57:18+00:00 December 23rd, 2016|Blog, In The News, Israel, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Recap: Today’s UN Security Council Vote

The Indianapolis JCRC has been monitoring the ongoing developments at the United Nations Security Council over the past 48 hours. Despite Egypt withdrawing their call to introduce the resolution, the countries of Malaysia, Senegal, Venezuela, and New Zealand pushed the resolution forward. There were bipartisan calls from legislators and from Jewish organizations across the spectrum [...]

16 12, 2016

JCRC Week in Review 12.16.2016

2016-12-16T15:39:18+00:00 December 16th, 2016|Blog, Week In Review|Comments Off on JCRC Week in Review 12.16.2016

As the JCRC winds down 2016, we want to thank everyone for supporting our efforts in the Statehouse, in the community, on campus, and beyond. We could not achieve all that we have over the last year without the generous allocation from the Jewish Federation of Greater Indianapolis and the community’s support. If you would like to [...]

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