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On June 18, 2020, the Board of the Indianapolis Jewish Community Relations Council (JCRC), which includes its affiliated Jewish communal agencies, synagogues, and organizations, adopted the following Principles on Racial Justice and Equity. These Principles are more...

Jewish Community Message Regarding Coronavirus

For your information we are sharing the following information from the Jewish Federation of Greater Indianapolis: The Jewish Federation and our partner agencies and organizations are committed to the health and safety of our members, guests, and staff. We have all...

The Power of Peers

The Power of Peers By Miriam Dant On August 30, I attended the unveiling of the Ryan White State Historical Marker at Hamilton Heights Middle School (formerly Hamilton Heights High School), recognizing the impact Ryan White and his school made on their community and...

You Had Me at Shalom

You Had Me at Shalom

You Had Me at Shalom By Miriam Dant, JCRC President “You had me at Shalom!”  We heard Consul General Aviv Ezra say this more than once the week of July 23, 2019, during which time Indianapolis became the first ever “Pop Up Consulate” for the Consulate of Israel...

Passover Readings for Justice

Passover Readings for Justice As we come together with family and friends around our Passover table, and prepare to recall our slavery in Egypt, the ten plagues, and the journey to freedom, we recognize the opportunity - obligation even - to consider the modern-day...