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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

JCRC Statement on the Loss of Civil Rights Icons 

JCRC Statement on the Loss of Civil Rights Icons  Sunday, July 19, 2020 Today, the Indianapolis Jewish community joins the rest of the country in mourning the loss of American civil rights icons Congressman John Lewis and Reverend C.T. Vivian.  These two men dedicated their lives to challenging American society, and challenging each of us, to fight as long as necessary to secure equity and justice for all. Reverend C.T. Vivian was one of

JCRC Statement on the Loss of Civil Rights Icons 2020-09-24T18:00:42-04:00

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 Council’s (JCRC) Principles on Racial Justice and Equity.  In doing so, Jewish communities throughout Indiana are unequivocally recommitting

INDIANA JEWISH COMMUNITY ADOPTS PRINCIPLES ON RACIAL JUSTICE & EQUITY LAUNCHING BROAD RACIAL JUSTICE INITIATIVE ACROSS THE STATE2020-09-24T18:00:42-04:00

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 the Masjid E Noor congregation and the entire greater Indianapolis Muslim community. While results of the investigation are

JCRC Statement on the Shooting at Masjid E Noor 2020-09-24T18:00:43-04:00

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 the United States by providing schools with direct support to develop programs, create teacher training opportunities, buy textbooks,

JCRC Statement Applauding Congress on the Passage of the “Never Again Holocaust Education Act”2020-09-24T18:00:47-04:00

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 desire that the Indianapolis Marion County Police Department and the Marion County Prosecutor's office will pursue a complete

Indianapolis JCRC Statement on IMPD Officer-Involved Shooting 5.8.20202020-09-24T18:00:52-04:00

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 Advocacy and Engagement for American Jewish World Service (AJWS), the leading global Jewish human rights organization, issued the

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 GENOCIDE2020-01-22T15:17:31-05:00

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 string of horrific antisemitic attacks includes the targeted shooting at a kosher bodega in Jersey City, NJ killing

JCRC Statement on Antisemitic Violence in New York Area2020-09-24T18:00:58-04:00

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 on their livelihoods, movement, and access to healthcare and education. In light of the recent news that a group of approximately 3,000

JEWISH ROHINGYA JUSTICE NETWORK CONDEMNS FORCED RELOCATION OF ROHINGYA PEOPLE2020-09-24T18:00:59-04:00

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 a robust U.S. and international response to the Rohingya genocide. Convened by the American Jewish World Service (AJWS),

Indianapolis JCRC Joins a National Network To End the Rohingya Genocide2020-09-24T18:01:01-04:00
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