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19 11, 2019

Holocaust Remembrance 2019

2019-11-19T11:19:56-05:00November 19th, 2019|Blog, Events|Comments Off on Holocaust Remembrance 2019

21st Annual State of Indiana Holocaust Remembrance Program Friday, November 15, 2019, 12pm at the Indiana State House For over two decades, the JCRC has partnered with the Indiana Civil Rights Commission to plan Indiana’s official Holocaust memorial program.  In recent years, we’ve expanded that partnership to include the Federation’s department of Jewish education.  This [...]

1 11, 2019

JEWISH ROHINGYA JUSTICE NETWORK CONDEMNS FORCED RELOCATION OF ROHINGYA PEOPLE

2019-11-01T11:22:02-04:00November 1st, 2019|Blog, JRJN, Statements|Comments Off on JEWISH ROHINGYA JUSTICE NETWORK CONDEMNS FORCED RELOCATION OF ROHINGYA PEOPLE

Jewish Rohingya Justice Network Condemns Forced Relocation of Rohingya People  Friday, November 1, 2019 The Jewish Rohingya Justice Network (JRJN) is committed to ending the ongoing genocide of the Rohingya people. We stand strongly with the Rohingya people who have fled the genocide against them in Burma to Bangladesh, where they continue to face restrictions [...]

31 10, 2019

Want to fight antisemitism? Uplift diversity!

2019-10-31T09:07:21-04:00October 31st, 2019|antisemitism, Blog, LGBTQ+|Comments Off on Want to fight antisemitism? Uplift diversity!

Want to fight antisemitism? Uplift diversity!   Jews are diverse in thought, practice, orientation, origin, and appearance. The diversity that exists within society-at-large is mirrored within the Jewish community.  It may seem obvious to point this out, but for many people, both inside and outside the Jewish community this fact is not often considered.  There [...]

29 10, 2019

How the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum Fights Modern Hate & Genocide- 11.6.2019

2019-11-05T11:07:17-05:00October 29th, 2019|Blog, Events|Comments Off on How the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum Fights Modern Hate & Genocide- 11.6.2019

Breakfast & Learn How the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum Fights Modern Hate & Genocide   Event Details: To keep the promise of "never again", the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum is a world leader in fighting modern-day hate and genocide. Come learn from some of their experts on today's challenges. A light breakfast will be [...]

22 10, 2019

The World We Live(d) In

2019-10-22T18:02:38-04:00October 22nd, 2019|Blog, Events|Comments Off on The World We Live(d) In

The World We Live(d) In   Event Description: A juxtaposition of the social justice climate of yesterday and today interpreted through poetry and dance. How have our views on issues like race, inequality, climate change, gender, and immigration changed through the course of history? How have poets interpreted these views? The Indiana Writers Center has [...]

17 10, 2019

Indianapolis JCRC Joins a National Network To End the Rohingya Genocide

2019-10-17T15:58:11-04:00October 17th, 2019|Blog, JRJN, Statements|Comments Off on Indianapolis JCRC Joins a National Network To End the Rohingya Genocide

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – Thursday, October 17, 2019 Indianapolis JCRC Joins a National Network To End the Rohingya Genocide   INDIANAPOLIS, IN: The Indianapolis Jewish Community Relations Council (JCRC) is announcing it has joined the Jewish Rohingya Justice Network (JRJN)*. Inspired by the Jewish commitment to pursue justice, the Jewish Rohingya Justice Network works to promote [...]

16 10, 2019

Ain’t I a Woman? – 11.10.2019

2019-11-05T11:08:23-05:00October 16th, 2019|Blog, Events|Comments Off on Ain’t I a Woman? – 11.10.2019

Ain't I a Woman? The Evolution of Women in Politics     Event Description: Come to the table! Through conversation over dinner, we will explore the incomplete legacy of the women’s suffrage movement in an effort to build bridges, see new perspectives, and find a path forward. The passage of the 19th Amendment, which prohibits [...]

16 10, 2019

Left vs. Right: The Battle for the Soul of American Jewry

2019-10-16T20:21:49-04:00October 16th, 2019|Blog, Events|Comments Off on Left vs. Right: The Battle for the Soul of American Jewry

J.J. Goldberg and Jonathan Tobin “Left vs. Right: The Battle for the Soul of American Jewry” Moderated by Jeff Smulyan (Chairman, CEO and Founder, Emmis Communications) How and why has the discussion around antisemitism in the U.S. become both polarized and politicized? Can a diverse Jewish community speak with one voice on immigration, efforts to boycott [...]

24 09, 2019

The Power of Peers

2019-09-24T14:15:11-04:00September 24th, 2019|Blog|Comments Off on The Power of Peers

The Power of Peers By Miriam Dant On August 30, I attended the unveiling of the Ryan White State Historical Marker at Hamilton Heights Middle School (formerly Hamilton Heights High School), recognizing the impact Ryan White and his school made on their community and on HIV/AIDS education, awareness, and funding.  I became interested in learning [...]

13 09, 2019

JCRC Comments on Concerning Flyers Found On Jewish Communal Institutions

2019-09-13T13:59:45-04:00September 13th, 2019|Blog, Statements|Comments Off on JCRC Comments on Concerning Flyers Found On Jewish Communal Institutions

JCRC Comments on Concerning Flyers Found On Jewish Communal Institutions Friday, September 13, 2019 Early this morning, the Jewish community discovered concerning flyers, which were antisemitic in nature, posted on several buildings in our Jewish community. All campus facilities are operating as normal. IMPD was notified immediately and they are opening an investigation. The Jewish community is in regular [...]

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