29 07, 2015

JCRC Statement on Iran Nuclear Deal

2016-11-15T09:43:19+00:00 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 [...]

17 02, 2015

Indianapolis JCRC Statement on the Rise of Global Anti-Semitism

2016-11-15T09:44:02+00:00 February 17th, 2015|Blog, In The News, Statements|1,947 Comments

The Indianapolis Jewish Community Relations Council is outraged by the precipitous rise in violent anti-Semitic activity in Europe and elsewhere, and stands with Jews around the world, who continue to be targeted by anti-Jewish extremists.  It is clear that the world-wide Jewish community feels itself on edge, as the resurgence of anti-Semitism and violent acts [...]

30 01, 2015

Indianapolis JCRC Statement on Ilan Pappe Visit to IUPUI

2016-11-15T09:44:08+00:00 January 30th, 2015|Blog, Israel, IUPUI, Statements|1,957 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 [...]

17 07, 2014

JCRC Statement Regarding Operation Protective Edge

2016-11-15T09:44:13+00:00 July 17th, 2014|Blog, Statements|1,590 Comments

Indianapolis Jewish Community Relations Council Statement Regarding Operation Protective Edge July 17, 2014   Since July 7, Hamas has launched over 1,350 rockets into Israel.  These attacks purposefully target major civilian centers, including Tel Aviv, Haifa, Be’er Sheva and Jerusalem.  In response, Israel countered with airstrikes designed to end the rocket fire, restore security to Israeli civilians and [...]

8 07, 2014

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

2016-11-15T09:44:20+00:00 July 8th, 2014|Blog, Israel, Statements|1,950 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

2016-11-15T09:44:27+00:00 June 30th, 2014|Blog, Israel, Statements|2,026 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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