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12 05, 2020

JCRC Upcoming May 2020 Programs

2020-05-12T13:49:50-04:00May 12th, 2020|Blog, COVID-19, Events|Comments Off on JCRC Upcoming May 2020 Programs

JCRC Upcoming May 2020 Programs Mark Your Calendars!!!   JCRC Talks: Voting Rights & Elections During a Public Health Crisis Wednesday, May 20, 2020 @ 1pm JCRC 2020 Annual Meeting Tuesday, May 26, 2020 @ 7pm   Navigating Judaism: Confronting Antisemitism Today in Schools Sunday, May 31, 2020 @ 2pm

7 05, 2020

JCRC Talks~Health Disparities in the African American Community

2020-05-07T14:36:05-04:00May 7th, 2020|Blog, COVID-19, JCRC in the News, JCRC Talks|Comments Off on JCRC Talks~Health Disparities in the African American Community

JCRC Talks Health Disparities in the African American Community Wednesday, May 6, 2020     Our first JCRC Talks program was held on May 6, 2020 and discussed “Health Disparities in the African American Community”.  We were pleased to be joined by State Representatives Robin Shackleford and Greg Porter, Tony Mason of the Indianapolis Urban [...]

8 04, 2020

Passover 2020

2020-04-08T11:31:35-04:00April 8th, 2020|Blog, COVID-19|Comments Off on Passover 2020

Pesach (Passover) Pesach begins on the 15th day of the Jewish month of Nisan Passover 2020 begins at sundown on Wednesday, April 8, and ends Thursday evening, April 16. The first Passover seder is on the evening of April 8, and the second Passover seder takes place on the evening of April 9. Pesach celebrates the [...]

3 04, 2020

Our Jewish Community Relations Work Will Not Skip a Beat

2020-04-03T13:13:26-04:00April 3rd, 2020|Blog, COVID-19|Comments Off on Our Jewish Community Relations Work Will Not Skip a Beat

Our Jewish Community Relations Work Will Not Skip a Beat Miriam Dant, JCRC Board President April 3, 2020 Happy April and Shabbat Shalom!  April has always been my favorite month of the year; my birthday, as well as both of my sibling’s birthdays, is in April, leaves are turning green, gardening season begins, and I [...]

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 [...]

1 04, 2020

Joint Statement of Solidarity by Jewish Communal Organizations

2020-04-01T11:30:05-04:00April 1st, 2020|Blog, COVID-19|Comments Off on Joint Statement of Solidarity by Jewish Communal Organizations

Joint Statement of Solidarity by Jewish Communal Organizations Wednesday, April 1, 2020 We join today as representatives of Jewish American communal organizations to urge our political leaders and all our fellow Americans to treat this public health crisis as a moment for kindness and solidarity, and to make extra efforts to reach towards one another [...]

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 [...]

23 03, 2020

Tell Your Senators to Support Nonprofits and Vulnerable Hoosiers in Current Aid Package Negotiations

2020-03-26T11:52:18-04:00March 23rd, 2020|action alert, Blog, COVID-19, Government Affairs|Comments Off on Tell Your Senators to Support Nonprofits and Vulnerable Hoosiers in Current Aid Package Negotiations

JCRC Action Alert Tell Your Senators to Support Nonprofits and Vulnerable Hoosiers in Current Aid Package Negotiations March 23, 2020    Negotiations on a "phase 3" stimulus package are continuing in Congress today.  We need you to reach out to our U.S. Senators TODAY to urge them to support measures that will help safeguard Jewish community delivery [...]

20 03, 2020

Indianapolis JCRC Public Policy Update and Actions Indianapolis JCRC Public Policy Update and Actions Related to COVID-19

2020-03-20T17:11:58-04:00March 20th, 2020|Blog, COVID-19, Government Affairs|Comments Off on Indianapolis JCRC Public Policy Update and Actions Indianapolis JCRC Public Policy Update and Actions Related to COVID-19

Indianapolis JCRC Public Policy Update and Actions Related to COVID-19 March 20, 2020, 5pm   In an effort to provide our community updated information regarding recent public policy decisions related to the COVID-19 outbreak we would like to make you aware of some of the following information, and of a number of things the JCRC [...]

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