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25 09, 2020

JCRC Official Letter to Consulate General Of The Midwest on Historic Abraham Accords

2020-09-25T10:26:02-04:00

Consul General Aviv Ezra The Consulate General of Israel to the Midwest 500 West Madison St., Suite 3100 Chicago, IL 60661 September 22, 2020   Dear Consul General Ezra: On behalf of the Greater Indianapolis Jewish Community, we are writing to congratulate the State of Israel on the successful negotiation and signing of the Abraham Accords with the United Arab Emirates and the nation of Bahrain.  This is a momentous occasion that will

JCRC Official Letter to Consulate General Of The Midwest on Historic Abraham Accords2020-09-25T10:26:02-04:00
18 09, 2020

2020 STATE HOUSE CANDIDATES FORUM

2020-09-18T14:47:53-04:00

The JCRC & Carmel Interfaith Alliance invites you to join us to hear from central Indiana State Senate and House candidates! Candidates Attending House District 24: Donna Schaibley (Incumbent) & Naomi Bechtold House District 39: Jerry Torr (Incumbent) & Ashely Klein Senate District 30: John Ruckelshaus (Incumbent) & Fady Qaddora   Time Slots House Races 7:00 -  8:00pm Senate Race 8:00 - 8:45pm For any questions or for additional information please reach out to the

2020 STATE HOUSE CANDIDATES FORUM2020-09-18T14:47:53-04:00
15 09, 2020

The Current State of Global Jewish Advocacy

2020-09-15T23:21:25-04:00

JCRC & JFGI are pleased to invite Jewish communities from throughout the State of Indiana to this special global Jewish update Considered by many to be the State Department of the Jewish people, the American Jewish Committee (AJC) has 37 offices in Jewish communities around the world.  Join us in learning how AJC has managed to continue its critical work during the global pandemic from AJC CEO David Harris, AJC’s CEO for 30 years.

The Current State of Global Jewish Advocacy2020-09-15T23:21:25-04:00
8 09, 2020

Urge Your Members of Congress to Support the “NO-HATE Act”

2020-09-09T11:11:59-04:00

Urge Your Members of Congress to Support the "NO-HATE Act" We continue to see a rise in the number of hate crimes across the United States.  Please join the Indianapolis JCRC and our national partners at the American Jewish Committee and National Urban League in supporting the passage of the "NO-HATE Act" as part of their Black/Jewish Unity Week. According to FBI Hate Crime statistics, Jews are the most targeted by religiously motivated hate crimes, while Black Americans

Urge Your Members of Congress to Support the “NO-HATE Act”2020-09-09T11:11:59-04:00
18 08, 2020

Resource list from Community Briefing: Combating Antisemitism while Pursuing Racial Justice

2020-09-24T18:00:41-04:00

Resource list from Community Briefing: Combating Antisemitism while Pursuing Racial Justice On Monday, August 17, the Indianapolis JCRC held a joint Community Briefing with the Jewish Federation of Greater Indianapolis in which shared the JCRC's approach to combatting antisemitism while also pursuing racial justice & equity. Last night’s conversation was an important first step in addressing how the Jewish community will constructively engage in this critical work.  Internal community conversations like this help

Resource list from Community Briefing: Combating Antisemitism while Pursuing Racial Justice2020-09-24T18:00:41-04:00
24 07, 2020

JCRC Statement on the Loss of Civil Rights Icons 

2020-09-24T18:00:42-04:00

JCRC Statement on the Loss of Civil Rights Icons  Sunday, July 19, 2020 Today, the Indianapolis Jewish community joins the rest of the country in mourning the loss of American civil rights icons Congressman John Lewis and Reverend C.T. Vivian.  These two men dedicated their lives to challenging American society, and challenging each of us, to fight as long as necessary to secure equity and justice for all. Reverend C.T. Vivian was one of

JCRC Statement on the Loss of Civil Rights Icons 2020-09-24T18:00:42-04:00
26 06, 2020

INDIANA JEWISH COMMUNITY ADOPTS PRINCIPLES ON RACIAL JUSTICE & EQUITY LAUNCHING BROAD RACIAL JUSTICE INITIATIVE ACROSS THE STATE

2020-09-24T18:00:42-04:00

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – Friday, June 26, 2020 Media Contact: Aaron Welcher, Communications Coordinator, Indianapolis JCRC awelcher@indyjcrc.org, 317.376.0468 INDIANA JEWISH COMMUNITY ADOPTS PRINCIPLES ON RACIAL JUSTICE & EQUITY LAUNCHING BROAD RACIAL JUSTICE INITIATIVE ACROSS THE STATE   INDIANAPOLIS, IN: Jewish organizations across the State of Indiana add their names to the Indianapolis Jewish Community Relations Council’s (JCRC) Principles on Racial Justice and Equity.  In doing so, Jewish communities throughout Indiana are unequivocally recommitting

INDIANA JEWISH COMMUNITY ADOPTS PRINCIPLES ON RACIAL JUSTICE & EQUITY LAUNCHING BROAD RACIAL JUSTICE INITIATIVE ACROSS THE STATE2020-09-24T18:00:42-04:00
19 06, 2020

2020-09-24T18:00:42-04:00

On June 18, 2020, the Board of the Indianapolis Jewish Community Relations Council (JCRC), which includes its affiliated Jewish communal agencies, synagogues, and organizations, adopted the following Principles on Racial Justice and Equity. These Principles are more than a statement of solidarity. They are our public commitment to act. These Principles will enable us to launch a Racial Justice Initiative that will be a sustained effort to help guide the Jewish community on

2020-09-24T18:00:42-04:00
1 06, 2020

Racial Justice & Equity in Response to the Killing of George Floyd

2020-09-24T18:00:43-04:00

Racial Justice & Equity in Response to the Killing of George Floyd Tuesday, June, 2, 2020 UPDATED: Friday, June 5, 2020   As we continue to bear witness to the pain, anger, loss, and frustration expressed by so many in cities across the country, including our own, systemic racism continues to reach out from the depths of our country’s history to shake us awake in this present moment. JCRC will help our community

Racial Justice & Equity in Response to the Killing of George Floyd2020-09-24T18:00:43-04:00
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