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Israel In Depth 5.12.17

Israel In Depth The Israel In Depth report is a regular feature on the JCRC’s blog from our Israel and International Affairs Committee. May 12, 2017 Israel at Home: Bringing Pride to the Tribe: How Team Israel Hit It Out of the Ballpark at the World Baseball Classic For years, rooting for Team Israel meant cheering for the country’s national soccer, basketball or Olympic teams. But this month, thanks to their surprising success at the World Baseball Classic

Israel In Depth 5.12.172020-09-24T18:01:23-04:00

Israel In Depth

The Israel In Depth report is a regular feature on the JCRC's blog from our Israel and International Affairs Committee. Israel at Home: 16 deaf Palestinian children get to hear for the first time thanks to Hadassah Ein Kerem Hospital. Read the article by Dr. Itay Gal Israel in the World: Israel, Singapore ‘old friends whose ties are expanding’: PM Lee. Read the article here. Israel and Kenya form unlikely partnership around fish farming. Read about the work

Israel In Depth2020-09-24T18:01:24-04:00

Recap: Today’s UN Security Council Vote

The Indianapolis JCRC has been monitoring the ongoing developments at the United Nations Security Council over the past 48 hours. Despite Egypt withdrawing their call to introduce the resolution, the countries of Malaysia, Senegal, Venezuela, and New Zealand pushed the resolution forward. There were bipartisan calls from legislators and from Jewish organizations across the spectrum urging the Obama administration to veto the resolution. That is not what unfolded today; the United States abstained

Recap: Today’s UN Security Council Vote2020-09-24T18:01:25-04:00

JCRC Statement on UIndy Divestment Resolution

Anti-Israel Divestment Resolution Fails Passage by the UIndy Student Senate February 28, 2016   The Jewish Community Relations Council, the intergroup and community relations agency of the organized Jewish community in central Indiana, applauds the members of the University of Indianapolis Student Senate for choosing dialogue over divestment and failing to pass a resolution asking the University remove its holdings from companies who choose to do business in Israel.   By failing to

JCRC Statement on UIndy Divestment Resolution2020-09-24T18:01:27-04:00

JCRC Statement on Iran Nuclear Deal

Statement on the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) Iran Nuclear Agreement   Over the last two weeks, the Indianapolis Jewish Community Relations Council has reviewed the Iran nuclear agreement and carefully considered the breadth of analysis that has been published.  We join President Obama and Members of Congress in recognizing that Iran must be prevented from obtaining nuclear weapons.  Even as a threshold nuclear state, Iran threatens the interests of the United

JCRC Statement on Iran Nuclear Deal2020-09-24T18:01:28-04:00

Indianapolis JCRC Statement on Ilan Pappe Visit to IUPUI

The Indianapolis Jewish Community Relations Council is disappointed that the IUPUI Political Science department is hosting discredited historian Ilan Pappe to speak at IUPUI this evening. The JCRC unequivocally supports free speech and the free exchange of ideas, even when we disagree with the ideas being exchanged.  We appreciate that college campuses are a place where students should be exposed to a broad range of ideas and differing viewpoints. However, there is a

Indianapolis JCRC Statement on Ilan Pappe Visit to IUPUI2020-09-24T18:01:31-04:00

JCRC Statement on Murder of Mohammed Abu Khdeir and Apprehension of Suspects

The Indianapolis Jewish Community Relations Council (JCRC) was heartbroken to learn of the murder of sixteen year old Mohammed Abu Khdeir, and affirms the unequivocal condemnation of this act by international leaders including Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, Ambassador Ron Dermer and Secretary of State John Kerry. Jewish tradition teaches us that all human beings are created b’tzelem Elohim – in the image of G-d – and all people should be treated as such.  We condemn this senseless

JCRC Statement on Murder of Mohammed Abu Khdeir and Apprehension of Suspects2020-09-24T18:01:31-04:00

Joint Statement of Indianapolis Jewish Community on Murder of Israeli Teens

Today the Jewish Community of Greater Indianapolis comes together with the worldwide Jewish community to join with the State of Israel in grief and horror following the announcement of the murders of Eyal Yifrach z”l, Naftali Fraenkel z”l and Gilad Shaar z”l. Our entire community's thoughts and prayers are with the family and friends of these boys. As Jews, we share in their grief, and in the collective pain of the people of

Joint Statement of Indianapolis Jewish Community on Murder of Israeli Teens2018-10-17T09:41:42-04:00
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