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26 06, 2020

INDIANA JEWISH COMMUNITY ADOPTS PRINCIPLES ON RACIAL JUSTICE & EQUITY LAUNCHING BROAD RACIAL JUSTICE INITIATIVE ACROSS THE STATE

2020-06-26T14:23:29-04:00June 26th, 2020|Blog, racial justice & equity, Statements|Comments Off on INDIANA JEWISH COMMUNITY ADOPTS PRINCIPLES ON RACIAL JUSTICE & EQUITY LAUNCHING BROAD RACIAL JUSTICE INITIATIVE ACROSS THE STATE

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – Friday, June 26, 2020 Media Contact: Aaron Welcher, Communications Coordinator, Indianapolis JCRC awelcher@indyjcrc.org, 317.376.0468 INDIANA JEWISH COMMUNITY ADOPTS PRINCIPLES ON RACIAL JUSTICE & EQUITY LAUNCHING BROAD RACIAL JUSTICE INITIATIVE ACROSS THE STATE   INDIANAPOLIS, IN: Jewish organizations across the State of Indiana add their names to the Indianapolis Jewish Community Relations [...]

28 05, 2020

JCRC Statement on the Shooting at Masjid E Noor 

2020-06-03T11:13:43-04:00May 28th, 2020|Blog, Statements|Comments Off on JCRC Statement on the Shooting at Masjid E Noor 

JCRC Statement on the Shooting at Masjid E Noor  Thursday, May 28, 2020 The Indianapolis Jewish Community Relations Council was deeply saddened to learn about the apparent targeted shooting of Masjid E Noor (mosque) that took place on Eid-ul-Fitr, one of the holiest days in the Muslim calendar.  We stand in solidarity with members of [...]

18 05, 2020

JCRC Statement Applauding Congress on the Passage of the “Never Again Holocaust Education Act”

2020-05-18T10:44:56-04:00May 18th, 2020|Blog, Statements|Comments Off on JCRC Statement Applauding Congress on the Passage of the “Never Again Holocaust Education Act”

JCRC Statement Applauding Congress on the Passage of the “Never Again Holocaust Education Act” Monday, May 18, 2020 The Indianapolis Jewish Community Relations Council applauds the United States Congress for passing House Resolution 934 and Senate Resolution 2085, collectively known as the “Never Again Holocaust Education Act.”  This Act will significantly enhance Holocaust education throughout [...]

8 05, 2020

Indianapolis JCRC Statement on IMPD Officer-Involved Shooting 5.8.2020

2020-05-08T17:57:21-04:00May 8th, 2020|Blog, Community Engagement & Intergroup Affairs, Statements|Comments Off on Indianapolis JCRC Statement on IMPD Officer-Involved Shooting 5.8.2020

Indianapolis JCRC Statement on IMPD Officer-Involved Shooting Friday, May 8, 2020 The Indianapolis Jewish Community Relations Council shares in the sadness and pain expressed by many in our community regarding the  May 6, 2020  officer-involved shooting that resulted in the death of Dreasjon “Sean” Reed. Our Jewish sages teach that the loss of one life is as if a whole world is destroyed; for this young man’s family, this is certainly true. We express our hope and [...]

22 01, 2020

MORE THAN 500 JEWISH CLERGY AND 50 ORGANIZATIONS CALL ON THE U.S. SENATE FOREIGN RELATIONS COMMITTEE TO PURSUE JUSTICE IN RESPONSE TO THE ROHINGYA GENOCIDE

2020-01-22T15:17:31-05:00January 22nd, 2020|Blog, JRJN, Statements|Comments Off on MORE THAN 500 JEWISH CLERGY AND 50 ORGANIZATIONS CALL ON THE U.S. SENATE FOREIGN RELATIONS COMMITTEE TO PURSUE JUSTICE IN RESPONSE TO THE ROHINGYA GENOCIDE

Jewish Community Relations Council (JCRC) and the Jewish Rohingya Justice Network* demand that the U.S. support the Rohingya people Today, 52 Jewish organizations and over 500 Jewish clergy from 40 states joined to send a letter to the Senate Foreign Relations Committee demanding action to stop the Rohingya genocide. Hannah Weilbacher, Program Officer for Jewish [...]

30 12, 2019

JCRC Statement on Antisemitic Violence in New York Area

2019-12-30T19:51:03-05:00December 30th, 2019|antisemitism, Blog, Statements|Comments Off on JCRC Statement on Antisemitic Violence in New York Area

JCRC Statement on Antisemitic Violence in New York Area  Monday, December 30, 2019   The Indianapolis Jewish Community Relations Council (JCRC) is outraged by the recent wave of violent attacks predominantly against the Orthodox Jewish community in and around the boroughs of New York City and various suburbs in New York and New Jersey.  This [...]

1 11, 2019

JEWISH ROHINGYA JUSTICE NETWORK CONDEMNS FORCED RELOCATION OF ROHINGYA PEOPLE

2019-11-01T11:22:02-04:00November 1st, 2019|Blog, JRJN, Statements|Comments Off on JEWISH ROHINGYA JUSTICE NETWORK CONDEMNS FORCED RELOCATION OF ROHINGYA PEOPLE

Jewish Rohingya Justice Network Condemns Forced Relocation of Rohingya People  Friday, November 1, 2019 The Jewish Rohingya Justice Network (JRJN) is committed to ending the ongoing genocide of the Rohingya people. We stand strongly with the Rohingya people who have fled the genocide against them in Burma to Bangladesh, where they continue to face restrictions [...]

17 10, 2019

Indianapolis JCRC Joins a National Network To End the Rohingya Genocide

2019-10-17T15:58:11-04:00October 17th, 2019|Blog, JRJN, Statements|Comments Off on Indianapolis JCRC Joins a National Network To End the Rohingya Genocide

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – Thursday, October 17, 2019 Indianapolis JCRC Joins a National Network To End the Rohingya Genocide   INDIANAPOLIS, IN: The Indianapolis Jewish Community Relations Council (JCRC) is announcing it has joined the Jewish Rohingya Justice Network (JRJN)*. Inspired by the Jewish commitment to pursue justice, the Jewish Rohingya Justice Network works to promote [...]

13 09, 2019

JCRC Comments on Concerning Flyers Found On Jewish Communal Institutions

2019-09-13T13:59:45-04:00September 13th, 2019|Blog, Statements|Comments Off on JCRC Comments on Concerning Flyers Found On Jewish Communal Institutions

JCRC Comments on Concerning Flyers Found On Jewish Communal Institutions Friday, September 13, 2019 Early this morning, the Jewish community discovered concerning flyers, which were antisemitic in nature, posted on several buildings in our Jewish community. All campus facilities are operating as normal. IMPD was notified immediately and they are opening an investigation. The Jewish community is in regular [...]

23 08, 2019

JCRC Statement on Antisemitism in Public Discourse

2019-08-23T14:36:39-04:00August 23rd, 2019|antisemitism, Blog, Statements|Comments Off on JCRC Statement on Antisemitism in Public Discourse

JCRC Statement on Antisemitism in Public Discourse   Friday, August 23, 2019   The Indianapolis Jewish Community Relations Council, which is tasked with advocating on behalf of the Greater Indianapolis Jewish community, continues to be alarmed over increases in antisemitism and violent extremism.  Each day we hear more appalling rhetoric and watch it spread through social [...]

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