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Departing Message from David Sklar

Departing Message from David Sklar

Reflecting on my 15 Years as a JCRC Professional After fifteen years, my time working for the Jewish Community Relations Council as our community’s formal representative to elected and government officials has come to a close.  It has been an amazing, unique, and...

2021 Indiana General Assembly Legislative Wrap-Up

The 2021 legislative session of the Indiana General Assembly began on January 4, 2021.  State legislators introduced over 1,000 bills, 220 of which completed the legislative process and went to the Governor for his signature.  The following is a list of JCRC’s top...

Israel Relations Normalization Act of 2021

On Friday, March 26, 2021, U.S. Senators Todd Young (R-Ind.), Rob Portman (R-Ohio), Cory Booker (D-N.J.), and Ben Cardin (D-Md.) introduced the Israel Relations Normalization Act of 2021. This piece of Federal legislation reinforces the success of the Abraham Accords...

Indiana Mayors Against Antisemitism

Indiana Mayors Against Antisemitism

JCRC is supporting an important initiative of the U.S. Conference of Mayors and the American Jewish Committee (AJC), which is securing the signatures of hundreds of mayors and municipal leaders across the country who have declared that antisemitism is unequivocally...

Indiana General Assembly @ Half-Way Point

SB 233 – TANF Eligibility JCRC supports this bill, which passed the Indiana Senate 43-5 and now moves to the Indiana House.  It will modestly and gradually increase state income and eligibility requirements for the Temporary Aid for Needy Families (TANF) program,...