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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 League, and Marshawn Wolley of the O’Neil School of Public and Environmental Affairs at IUPUI and the African

JCRC Talks~Health Disparities in the African American Community2020-09-24T18:00:53-04:00

Indystar: Letter to the Editor Join the Fight Against Antisemitism Earlier this month, Jewish families observed the wonderful traditions of Hanukkah, a holiday that celebrates religious freedom. Many events of the past year served as poignant reminders that we must continue to remain vigilant in protecting religious liberty.  The FBI reported in November that more than half of all religiously-based criminal offenses target Jews, almost three times greater than any other religious group.

2020-09-24T18:01:04-04:00

JCRC on "No Limits" Discussion Spirit & Place, Antisemitism, and Intersecting Identities  On November 8, 2018 No Limits invited the JCRC to talk about the annual Spirit and Place Festival with an emphasis on events related to the Jewish community.  Lindsey Mintz, Executive Director of the Jewish Community Relations Council, Cantor Aviva Marer, Cantor at Indianapolis Hebrew Congregation and Aaron Welcher, Communications Coordinator at JCRC all spoke Listen Here

2018-11-09T14:53:53-05:00

Hummus & Happiness Interview

Hummus & Happiness Interview "See how food and film and create diversity and expression", INDYSTYLE, Nov. 5

Hummus & Happiness Interview2020-09-24T18:01:05-04:00

JCRC in the News Re: Pittsburgh Shooting

JCRC in the News Re: Pittsburgh Shooting “Local Service Planned to Honor Pittsburgh Synagogue Victims”, WTHR,10/28/2018 “Indianapolis Jewish Community responds following mass shooting in Pittsburgh”, WTHR, 10/27/128  “Indy Jewish Council: Anti-Semitism is infecting ‘all layers of our society’”, IndyStar, 10/28/18 "Local Community Memorial Gathering Planned to Honor Victims in Pittsburgh Synagogue", WFYI, 10/29/18 “Local Politicians, Community Leaders Join At Memorial Service for Pittsburgh Synagogue”, WFYI, 10/29/28 “Indianapolis community mourns Pittsburgh synagogue shooting victims

JCRC in the News Re: Pittsburgh Shooting2020-09-24T18:01:05-04:00

Pike High School Swastika Antisemitic Graffiti

Pike High School Swastika Antisemitic Graffiti Swastikas Drawn in Boy’s Restroom at Pike High School, Fox59, Sept. 27 Students Find Ugly Drawing in Bathroom at Pike High School, WTHR. Spet. 27 Police Are Investigating Anti-Semitic Graffiti Found in Pike High School, IndyStar, Sept. 29 Swastika Graffiti Found In Restroom At Pike High School, WFYI, Oct. 1

Pike High School Swastika Antisemitic Graffiti2018-10-02T17:35:48-04:00
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