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26 05, 2020

State of Indiana Resolution on Antisemitism

2020-05-26T13:59:18-04:00May 26th, 2020|antisemitism, Blog, resolutions|Comments Off on State of Indiana Resolution on Antisemitism

State of Indiana Senate Resolution Fifty-Nine   A SENATE RESOLUTION standing in solidarity with Indiana's Jewish community. Whereas,         Antisemitism entails prejudicial attitudes, discriminatory acts, or acts of violence toward people who are Jewish on the basis of the person's identity;   Whereas,         The United States has experienced expressions of hate and acts of violence motivated [...]

19 05, 2020

Stand Up! Speak Out! Family Info Night

2020-06-03T11:23:29-04:00May 19th, 2020|antisemitism, Blog, Events, Stand Up! Speak Out!|Comments Off on Stand Up! Speak Out! Family Info Night

Stand Up! Speak Out! (SU! SO!) Family Info Night         The Indianapolis JCRC is hosting three opportunities for families to learn more about our Stand Up! Speak Out! program initiative. Stand Up! Speak Out! is comprised of several programs that inspire students, parents, and teachers to use their voice to widen the [...]

2 04, 2020

Staying Safe When Hosting Zoom Meetings

2020-04-02T15:27:09-04:00April 2nd, 2020|antisemitism, Blog, COVID-19|Comments Off on Staying Safe When Hosting Zoom Meetings

Staying Safe When Hosting Zoom Meetings April 2, 2020   Last week the JCRC posted about the increase of hate during the COVID-19 pandemic. Since last week the ADL has released information on a new trend being taken by extremists that has been named "Zoombombing".  Zoombombing is a targeted disruption of virtual meetings, often using [...]

24 03, 2020

COVID-19: Fear, Hate, and Antisemitism 

2020-03-24T17:35:52-04:00March 24th, 2020|antisemitism, Blog, COVID-19|Comments Off on COVID-19: Fear, Hate, and Antisemitism 

COVID-19: Fear, Hate, and Antisemitism  March 24, 2020   During this challenging time of the Coronavirus, the JCRC continues our work of tracking incidents of antisemitism, bias, and hate. We know from history – as well as today – that widespread fear leads to an increase in hateful rhetoric as well as bias-related incidents and crimes.  On February 21, the Indy JCRC was proud to sign a letter to the Chinese American community, expressing the Jewish [...]

30 12, 2019

JCRC Statement on Antisemitic Violence in New York Area

2019-12-30T19:51:03-05:00December 30th, 2019|antisemitism, Blog, Statements|Comments Off on JCRC Statement on Antisemitic Violence in New York Area

JCRC Statement on Antisemitic Violence in New York Area  Monday, December 30, 2019   The Indianapolis Jewish Community Relations Council (JCRC) is outraged by the recent wave of violent attacks predominantly against the Orthodox Jewish community in and around the boroughs of New York City and various suburbs in New York and New Jersey.  This [...]

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 [...]

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