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JCRC Reflections

With JCRC Executive Director Lindsey Mintz attending the AJC Global Forum in D.C. in 2017 One evening in 2012 a woman stopped me following Shabbat services at Indianapolis Hebrew Congregation and introduced herself. At the time, I was the campaign manager for a very competitive statehouse race and upon learning this, the woman said, “Oh wow! I need to get you involved with JCRC.” My response? “What’s JCRC?” Shabbat dinner with

JCRC Reflections2020-09-24T18:01:19-04:00

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 Heyer, Virginia State Police Lt. H. Jay Cullen, and Trooper-Pilot Berke M.M. Bates, and pray for the recovery

Indianapolis JCRC Statement re: Charlottesville and Condemnation of Nazism and White Supremacy2017-08-18T11:18:33-04:00

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 pursue tech careers.  Read more here. Israeli nurse breastfed Palestinian baby whose mother was critically injured in a

Israel In Depth 8.18.20172020-09-24T18:01:19-04:00

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 across the English Channel.  Read more here. Two Iranian soccer players banned for life from Iranian national team

Israel In Depth 8.11.20172020-09-24T18:01:19-04:00

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 to Israel seeks collaboration in artificial intelligence.  Read more here. Israel sends fire fighters to fight fires in

Israel In Depth 7.31.20172020-09-24T18:01:20-04:00

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 Train Together to Save Lives.  Read more here. Israel Abroad: Israeli President meets with President of Central African

Israel In Depth 7.21.172020-09-24T18:01:20-04:00

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 with an overview of the new geopolitical challenges in the Middle East Presentations highlighting the many exciting prospects

Recap: Israel Seminar for Congressional Staff2020-09-24T18:01:21-04:00

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 reaffirms our unshakable commitment to working alongside our friends in the African American community, and other communities of

Indianapolis JCRC Statement on June 29th IMPD Officer Involved Shooting2020-09-24T18:01:21-04:00

Israel In Depth 6.30.2017

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 30, 2017 Israel at Home: University of Haifa study of 102 men demonstrates genetic mutation likely contributes to increased longevity.  Read more here. Israeli-Palestinian Children participate in joint photography class.  Read more here. Israel Abroad: Azerbaijani Deputy PM flown to Israel for heart surgery.  Read more here. Israel’s first female Muslim diplomat appointed

Israel In Depth 6.30.20172020-09-24T18:01:22-04:00

Israel In Depth 6.16.2017

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 16, 2017 Israel at Home: Palestinian official, treated in Haifa hospital, makes donation to the hospital to improve treatment of childhood cancers.  Read more here. Israeli medical researchers succeed in preventing blindness in the elderly.  Read more here. Hainan Airlines to launch direct flights from Tel Aviv to Shanghai.  Read more here. Israel

Israel In Depth 6.16.20172020-09-24T18:01:23-04:00
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