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18 09, 2020

2020 STATE HOUSE CANDIDATES FORUM

2020-09-18T14:47:53-04:00September 18th, 2020|Blog, Domestic, Events, Government Affairs|Comments Off on 2020 STATE HOUSE CANDIDATES FORUM

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 -  [...]

15 09, 2020

The Current State of Global Jewish Advocacy

2020-09-15T23:21:25-04:00September 15th, 2020|antisemitism, Blog, COVID-19, Events|Comments Off on The Current State of Global Jewish Advocacy

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 [...]

8 09, 2020

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

2020-09-09T11:11:59-04:00September 8th, 2020|action alert, antisemitism, Blog, Domestic, Government Affairs, racial justice & equity, Take Action|Comments Off on Urge Your Members of Congress to Support the “NO-HATE Act”

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 [...]

18 08, 2020

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

2020-08-18T16:51:52-04:00August 18th, 2020|antisemitism, Blog, racial justice & equity|Comments Off on Resource list from Community Briefing: Combating Antisemitism while Pursuing Racial Justice

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 [...]

24 07, 2020

JCRC Statement on the Loss of Civil Rights Icons 

2020-07-24T21:36:29-04:00July 24th, 2020|Blog, racial justice & equity, Statements|Comments Off on JCRC Statement on the Loss of Civil Rights Icons 

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 [...]

26 06, 2020

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

2020-06-26T14:23:29-04:00June 26th, 2020|Blog, racial justice & equity, Statements|Comments Off on INDIANA JEWISH COMMUNITY ADOPTS PRINCIPLES ON RACIAL JUSTICE & EQUITY LAUNCHING BROAD RACIAL JUSTICE INITIATIVE ACROSS THE STATE

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 [...]

19 06, 2020

2020-06-19T14:22:28-04:00June 19th, 2020|Uncategorized|Comments Off on

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 [...]

1 06, 2020

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

2020-06-05T14:36:35-04:00June 1st, 2020|Blog, racial justice & equity|Comments Off on Racial Justice & Equity in Response to the Killing of George Floyd

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 [...]

28 05, 2020

JCRC Statement on the Shooting at Masjid E Noor 

2020-06-03T11:13:43-04:00May 28th, 2020|Blog, Statements|Comments Off on JCRC Statement on the Shooting at Masjid E Noor 

JCRC Statement on the Shooting at Masjid E Noor  Thursday, May 28, 2020 The Indianapolis Jewish Community Relations Council was deeply saddened to learn about the apparent targeted shooting of Masjid E Noor (mosque) that took place on Eid-ul-Fitr, one of the holiest days in the Muslim calendar.  We stand in solidarity with members of [...]

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