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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 [...]

23 08, 2019

JCRC Statement on Antisemitism in Public Discourse

2019-08-23T14:36:39-04:00August 23rd, 2019|antisemitism, Blog, Statements|Comments Off on JCRC Statement on Antisemitism in Public Discourse

JCRC Statement on Antisemitism in Public Discourse   Friday, August 23, 2019   The Indianapolis Jewish Community Relations Council, which is tasked with advocating on behalf of the Greater Indianapolis Jewish community, continues to be alarmed over increases in antisemitism and violent extremism.  Each day we hear more appalling rhetoric and watch it spread through social [...]

23 08, 2019

JCRC Statement Regarding Antisemitism in Public Discourse

2019-08-23T14:33:29-04:00August 23rd, 2019|antisemitism, Blog, Statements|Comments Off on JCRC Statement Regarding Antisemitism in Public Discourse

JCRC Statement Regarding Antisemitism in Public Discourse Friday, August 23, 2019 The Indianapolis Jewish Community Relations Council, which is tasked with advocating on behalf of the Greater Indianapolis Jewish community, continues to be alarmed over increases in antisemitism and violent extremism.  Each day we hear more appalling rhetoric and watch it spread through social media; [...]

30 04, 2019

JCRC Statement on the Deadly Antisemitic Shooting at the Chabad of Poway Synagogue in Southern California

2019-04-30T10:26:09-04:00April 30th, 2019|antisemitism, Blog, Statements|Comments Off on JCRC Statement on the Deadly Antisemitic Shooting at the Chabad of Poway Synagogue in Southern California

JCRC Statement on the Deadly Antisemitic Shooting at the Chabad of Poway Synagogue in Southern California April 29, 2019 The Greater Indianapolis Jewish community remains shocked that last Saturday another deadly attack on Jews took place in an American synagogue, this time at the Chabad of Poway in Southern California.  The terrorist took the life [...]

8 03, 2019

JCRC Statement on Antisemitism in Public Discourse

2019-03-08T18:53:40-05:00March 8th, 2019|antisemitism, Blog, Statements|Comments Off on JCRC Statement on Antisemitism in Public Discourse

On December 23, 2018 the Indianapolis Star published our letter to the editor regarding the alarming rise of antisemitic acts and expressions in central Indiana, elsewhere in the United States, and in Europe.    Yesterday, the U.S. House of Representatives overwhelmingly (407-23) passed House Resolution 183 that thoroughly describes and explicitly condemns antisemitism as anathema  to American democracy, and also repudiates other expressions [...]

3 01, 2019

Jewish Community Speaks Out About Antisemitism Amid Push for Hate Crime Legislation

2019-01-03T11:56:12-05:00January 3rd, 2019|antisemitism, Blog, JCRC in the News|Comments Off on Jewish Community Speaks Out About Antisemitism Amid Push for Hate Crime Legislation

Jewish Community Speaks Out About Antisemitism Amid Push for Hate Crime Legislation, Fox59, Jan. 3

7 08, 2018

Indy JCRC Antisemitic Hate Crime Update #2 – Community Solidarity

2018-08-07T21:23:07-04:00August 7th, 2018|antisemitism, Blog|Comments Off on Indy JCRC Antisemitic Hate Crime Update #2 – Community Solidarity

On Monday evening, July 30, nearly 1,200 people gathered inside Congregation Shaarey Tefillah to show support and hear messages of solidarity from 20 speakers representing the Jewish, Muslim, Black, Hindu, LGBTQ+, Sikh, and several Christian communities. In this Update #2 JCRC is sharing the video of the Community Solidarity Gathering, including "time-stamping" the speakers, and when possible, linking to their [...]

7 08, 2018

Indy JCRC Antisemitic Hate Crime Update #1 – Support & Statements

2018-08-07T21:22:36-04:00August 7th, 2018|antisemitism|Comments Off on Indy JCRC Antisemitic Hate Crime Update #1 – Support & Statements

On Saturday afternoon, July 28, 2018, the Greater Indianapolis Jewish community was shocked and appalled when large antisemitic images and burn marks were discovered on the campus of Congregation Shaarey Tefilla, a synagogue in Carmel, Indiana. The Jewish and general communities immediately came together.  With support from the Indy JCRC and the Jewish Federation of Greater Indianapolis, Shaarey Tefilla hosted [...]

1 02, 2018

Thank You: Senator Donnelly and Young Both Sign Holocaust Remembrance Letter

2018-12-18T13:03:14-05:00February 1st, 2018|antisemitism, Blog|Comments Off on Thank You: Senator Donnelly and Young Both Sign Holocaust Remembrance Letter

Thank you Senator Joe Donnelly and Senator Todd Young for being just two of fifteen Senators to sign a letter calling on President Trump to recognize and remember the 6 million Jews who perished in the Holocaust. Significantly, the letter also calls on the President to swiftly appoint the Special Envoy to Combat Anti-Semitism at the State Department, which [...]