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Statements & Press Releases

Indianapolis JCRC Expresses Disappointment at Congressman Carson’s Divisive Rhetoric

The Indianapolis Jewish Community Relations Council is extremely disappointed in Indiana Representative Andre Carson’s statements and actions...

INDIANAPOLIS JEWISH COMMUNITY RELATIONS COUNCIL STATEMENT CONDEMNING VIOLENCE IN ISRAEL

The Indianapolis Jewish Community Relations Council stands in solidarity with Israel and unequivocally supports Israel’s right to defend itself. ...

Indiana Jewish Communities Support Asian American Pacific Islander Hooisers

After the continued increase in anti-Asian hate in America and the deadly attacks on March 16, 2021, in Atlanta, Georgia, which predominately...

Jewish Community Letter of Support to the Sikh Community

Sikh Satsang of Indianapolis 10050 Southeastern Ave. Indianapolis, IN 46239 April 16, 2021 Dear Members of the Greater Indianapolis Sikh community,...

American Jewish Organizations Condemn Military Rule in Burma, Call for U.S. action

American Jewish Organizations Condemn Military Rule in Burma, Call for U.S. action FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 25, 2021 The Jewish Rohingya...

JCRC Statement on Incivility in the Indiana General Assembly

The Indianapolis Jewish Community Relations Council was saddened and disturbed to see the incivility and lack of respect exhibited by some members...

Action Alerts

Oppose Bills That Will Limit Civilian Oversight of Police Departments

On Tuesday, February 16, 2021, the Indiana State Senate Committee on Corrections & Criminal Law, will hear three bills that would negatively...

Honor Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s Legacy Today by Advocating for Housing Justice

Honor Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s Legacy Today by Advocating for Housing JusticeMonday, January 18, 2021   Today is Dr. Martin Luther King,...

Urge Your Members of Congress to Support the “NO-HATE Act”

Urge Your Members of Congress to Support the "NO-HATE Act" We continue to see a rise in the number of hate crimes across the United States.  Please...

Tell Your Senators to Support Nonprofits and Vulnerable Hoosiers in Current Aid Package Negotiations

JCRC Action Alert Tell Your Senators to Support Nonprofits and Vulnerable Hoosiers in Current Aid Package Negotiations March 23, 2020   ...

JCRC in the News

Indianapolis Jewish Community Relations Council calls for Sen. Michael Young to apologize over abortion remarks

The Indianapolis Jewish Community Relations Council is calling for an apology from Sen. Michael Young. At issue are remarks the Republican lawmaker made on July 28 while debating the abortion ban bill…

Indianapolis Jewish Community Relations Council condemns comments from Republican senator

They issued a statement today, saying his remarks on the floor appeared to equate Judaism’s views on reproductive rights with condoning murder.

Antisemitic flyers left on Jewish Community Center

INDIANAPOLIS (WTHR) — The Jewish Community Relations Council is alerting members after antisemitic flyers were posted on several buildings. The flyers were discovered Friday morning on staff and member doors. Indianapolis Metro Police were called and are classifying this as a bias crime according to JCRC.