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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

Israel Teen Talks 6.7.2020

Israel Teen Talks Sunday, June 7, 2020 Registration Loading… We will email you the Zoom link upon completion of the google form.

Israel Teen Talks 6.7.20202020-09-24T18:00:45-04:00

Yom Ha’Zikaron (Israel Memorial Day) & Yom Ha’Atzmaut (Israel Independence Day) 2020

Yom Ha'Zikaron (Israel Memorial Day) & Yom Ha'Atzmaut (Israel Independence Day)  Yom HaZikaron and Yom HaAtzmaut fall on the 4th and 5th days of the Jewish month of Iyar, usually near the end of April or beginning of May. Monday evening, April 27, marks the start of Yom Ha'Zikaron, the Day of Remembrance, for the fallen soldiers and victims of terrorism in the State of Israel. On Monday at 8 PM in Israel and again on Tuesday morning at 11 AM, a siren will sound uniting

Yom Ha’Zikaron (Israel Memorial Day) & Yom Ha’Atzmaut (Israel Independence Day) 20202020-09-24T18:00:53-04:00

Jerusalem 101

The JCRC strives to be a resource not only as the voice of the Jewish community but also as an educator. With the pending announcement by President Trump declaring Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, I wanted to pull a couple resources together to help shed some light on the background of the decision. We at the JCRC believe it is important to distribute good, accurate, and understandable content to the public.  These resources do

Jerusalem 1012020-09-24T18:01:18-04:00

Recap: Israel Seminar for Congressional Staff

The JCRC was pleased to work with the Consulate General of Israel to the Midwest on their biannual Israel seminar for Congressional staff and other government officials. We are grateful to Ice Miller for hosting this important event at their firm. Some highlights from the day included: Deputy Consul General Itay Milner providing the group with an overview of the new geopolitical challenges in the Middle East Presentations highlighting the many exciting prospects

Recap: Israel Seminar for Congressional Staff2020-09-24T18:01:21-04:00

Israel In Depth 7.7.2017

Israel In Depth The Israel In Depth report is a regular feature on the JCRC’s blog from our Israel and International Affairs Committee. July 7, 2017 Israel at Home: As previously shared on Israel In Depth (See IID 5-5-2017), Israeli physicians are giving deaf Palestinian children the gift of hearing. A short video highlighting this work can be viewed here. New archaeological finds evidence Jewish presence in Caesarea in the 4th and 5th Centuries, CE.  Read more

Israel In Depth 7.7.20172020-09-24T18:01:21-04:00

Israel In Depth 6.30.2017

Israel In Depth The Israel In Depth report is a regular feature on the JCRC’s blog from our Israel and International Affairs Committee. June 30, 2017 Israel at Home: University of Haifa study of 102 men demonstrates genetic mutation likely contributes to increased longevity.  Read more here. Israeli-Palestinian Children participate in joint photography class.  Read more here. Israel Abroad: Azerbaijani Deputy PM flown to Israel for heart surgery.  Read more here. Israel’s first female Muslim diplomat appointed

Israel In Depth 6.30.20172020-09-24T18:01:22-04:00

Israel In Depth 6.23.2017

Israel In Depth The Israel In Depth report is a regular feature on the JCRC’s blog from our Israel and International Affairs Committee. June 23, 2017 Israel at Home: Terror attack in Jerusalem leaves Israeli border police officer dead.  Read more here. Israeli cybersecurity firm secured $100m investment from SoftBank.  Read more here. Israeli soldiers subjected to radical Haredi abuse.  Read more here. Surprise rain dampens first official day of summer in Israel.  Read more here. Israel

Israel In Depth 6.23.20172020-09-24T18:01:22-04:00

Israel In Depth 6.16.2017

Israel In Depth The Israel In Depth report is a regular feature on the JCRC’s blog from our Israel and International Affairs Committee. June 16, 2017 Israel at Home: Palestinian official, treated in Haifa hospital, makes donation to the hospital to improve treatment of childhood cancers.  Read more here. Israeli medical researchers succeed in preventing blindness in the elderly.  Read more here. Hainan Airlines to launch direct flights from Tel Aviv to Shanghai.  Read more here. Israel

Israel In Depth 6.16.20172020-09-24T18:01:23-04:00

Israel In Depth 6.9.2017

Israel In Depth The Israel In Depth report is a regular feature on the JCRC’s blog from our Israel and International Affairs Committee. June 9, 2017 Israel at Home: Israel hosts “Future Meating” conference of global researchers, NGOs and food industry leaders to strategize mass production of cultured meat.  Read more here. Cornerstone laid for largest medical center in Judea, Samaria.  Read more here. Israeli distillery launches country’s first single-malt whiskey.  Read more here. Porche plans investment

Israel In Depth 6.9.20172020-09-24T18:01:23-04:00
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