3 02, 2017

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

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 [...]

15 12, 2016

Indianapolis JCRC Condemns Smear Campaigns Targeting Area Faculty and Students

December 15th, 2016|Blog, Statements|Comments Off on Indianapolis JCRC Condemns Smear Campaigns Targeting Area Faculty and Students

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:   The Indianapolis Jewish Community Relations Council has recently been made aware of harassing tweets targeting faculty members and students at IUPUI. The JCRC condemns, and in no way supports, the actions of those making these personal attacks, which we believe cross the line of acceptable civil political discourse. The JCRC and [...]

15 11, 2016

Media: Indy’s JCRC says hateful & anti-Semitic acts are on the rise

November 15th, 2016|Blog, In The News, Statements|Comments Off on Media: Indy’s JCRC says hateful & anti-Semitic acts are on the rise

Lauren Morgan, the group's Program Director, said there's been a definite "uptick" in reports of anti-Semitic and other hate speech in Indiana. "We don't want this to be the new normal," Morgan said. "We don't want people to feel empowered to say these things." "We can never really get to the point where we say, [...]

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 [...]

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