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JCRC Official Letter to Consulate General Of The Midwest on Historic Abraham Accords

Consul General Aviv Ezra The Consulate General of Israel to the Midwest 500 West Madison St., Suite 3100 Chicago, IL 60661 September 22, 2020   Dear Consul General Ezra: On behalf of the Greater Indianapolis Jewish Community, we are writing to congratulate the State of Israel on the successful negotiation and signing of the Abraham Accords with the United Arab Emirates and the nation of Bahrain.  This is a momentous occasion that will

JCRC Official Letter to Consulate General Of The Midwest on Historic Abraham Accords2020-09-25T10:26:02-04:00

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 -  8:00pm Senate Race 8:00 - 8:45pm For any questions or for additional information please reach out to the

2020 STATE HOUSE CANDIDATES FORUM2020-09-18T14:47:53-04:00

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 to FBI Hate Crime statistics, Jews are the most targeted by religiously motivated hate crimes, while Black Americans

Urge Your Members of Congress to Support the “NO-HATE Act”2020-09-09T11:11:59-04:00

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 of social and communal services at this very perilous time.  We expect key votes to take place within

Tell Your Senators to Support Nonprofits and Vulnerable Hoosiers in Current Aid Package Negotiations2020-09-24T18:00:56-04:00

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 has been engaged with over the last few weeks.  We are also asking our community members to take

Indianapolis JCRC Public Policy Update and Actions Indianapolis JCRC Public Policy Update and Actions Related to COVID-192020-09-24T18:00:56-04:00

JCRC Statement on the Passing of Senator Lugar 

JCRC Statement on the Passing of Senator Lugar  Sunday, April 28, 2019 The Jewish Community Relations Council is saddened to learn of the passing of Senator Richard Lugar.  Senator Lugar was a true public servant who devoted over sixty years of his life to the City of Indianapolis and the State of Indiana, always championing the least among us and working every day in a thoughtful, deliberate, bipartisan fashion to craft solutions to our most complex policy

JCRC Statement on the Passing of Senator Lugar 2019-04-30T11:04:14-04:00

JCRC Statement on the Passage and Signing of Senate Enrolled Act 198

JCRC Statement on the Passage and Signing of Senate Enrolled Act 198 Today, the Indiana General Assembly’s version of a bias crimes bill, Senate Enrolled Act 198, was signed into law.  The Jewish Community Relations Council is disappointed in the outcome of the legislative process and opposes the statute in its current form. SEA 198 does not fully and conclusively identify all of the characteristics we know to be the motivating factors of

JCRC Statement on the Passage and Signing of Senate Enrolled Act 1982019-04-04T12:04:57-04:00

Action Alert: Oppose the SAF Act and Support Dreamer Citizenship

The JCRC has established consensus positions on a range of public policy issues.  You will begin to see more Action Alerts from us, which will be designed to help you communicate directly with your elected officials.   Here is the Indy JCRC's position statement regarding Immigrants and Refugees: JCRC reaffirms our support for a fair and humane immigration policy and the fair and humane treatment of immigrants within our communities. JCRC opposes efforts to

Action Alert: Oppose the SAF Act and Support Dreamer Citizenship2020-09-24T18:01:15-04:00

Update on Current Status of Senate Bill 439 – Hate Crimes Legislation

Full Update on SB 439 – Bias Crimes 2/17/2017 On Tuesday February 7th SB 439 was heard and passed by the Senate Corrections and Criminal Law Committee. The bill passed by a margin of 6-3. While the bill was awaiting 2nd reading on the floor of the Senate on Tuesday an amendment was authored by Sen. Mike Delph (R-Carmel) to strip out the list of protected classes such as “Race”, “Religion”, “National Origin”,

Update on Current Status of Senate Bill 439 – Hate Crimes Legislation2018-12-18T13:05:41-05:00
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