23 12, 2016

Recap: Today’s UN Security Council Vote

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 [...]

29 02, 2016

JCRC Statement on UIndy Divestment Resolution

February 29th, 2016|Blog, Israel, Statements|0 Comments

Anti-Israel Divestment Resolution Fails Passage by the UIndy Student Senate February 28, 2016   The Jewish Community Relations Council, the intergroup and community relations agency of the organized Jewish community in central Indiana, applauds the members of the University of Indianapolis Student Senate for choosing dialogue over divestment and failing to pass a resolution asking [...]

29 07, 2015

JCRC Statement on Iran Nuclear Deal

July 29th, 2015|Blog, In The News, Israel, Statements|0 Comments

Statement on the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) Iran Nuclear Agreement   Over the last two weeks, the Indianapolis Jewish Community Relations Council has reviewed the Iran nuclear agreement and carefully considered the breadth of analysis that has been published.  We join President Obama and Members of Congress in recognizing that Iran must be [...]

30 01, 2015

Indianapolis JCRC Statement on Ilan Pappe Visit to IUPUI

January 30th, 2015|Blog, Israel, IUPUI, Statements|1,316 Comments

The Indianapolis Jewish Community Relations Council is disappointed that the IUPUI Political Science department is hosting discredited historian Ilan Pappe to speak at IUPUI this evening. The JCRC unequivocally supports free speech and the free exchange of ideas, even when we disagree with the ideas being exchanged.  We appreciate that college campuses are a place [...]

8 07, 2014

JCRC Statement on Murder of Mohammed Abu Khdeir and Apprehension of Suspects

July 8th, 2014|Blog, Israel, Statements|431 Comments

The Indianapolis Jewish Community Relations Council (JCRC) was heartbroken to learn of the murder of sixteen year old Mohammed Abu Khdeir, and affirms the unequivocal condemnation of this act by international leaders including Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, Ambassador Ron Dermer and Secretary of State John Kerry. Jewish tradition teaches us that all human beings are created b’tzelem Elohim – [...]

30 06, 2014

Joint Statement of Indianapolis Jewish Community on Murder of Israeli Teens

June 30th, 2014|Blog, Israel, Statements|346 Comments

Today the Jewish Community of Greater Indianapolis comes together with the worldwide Jewish community to join with the State of Israel in grief and horror following the announcement of the murders of Eyal Yifrach z”l, Naftali Fraenkel z”l and Gilad Shaar z”l. Our entire community's thoughts and prayers are with the family and friends of [...]

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