Educate

about Judaism, Israel, the Holocaust,
and the challenges we face today

The JCRC builds relationships to fight antisemitism and bigotry; educates about Judaism, Israel,  antisemitism, and the Holocaust; advocates for Jewish values and priorities; and safeguards our community.

Advocate

for the priorities and values
of the Jewish community

The JCRC builds relationships to fight antisemitism and bigotry; educates about Judaism, Israel,  antisemitism, and the Holocaust; advocates for Jewish values and priorities; and safeguards our community.

Build

bridges across the Jewish
and broader communities

The JCRC builds relationships to fight antisemitism and bigotry; educates about Judaism, Israel,  antisemitism, and the Holocaust; advocates for Jewish values and priorities; and safeguards our community.

Safeguard

our community and others
against physical and cyber threats

The JCRC builds relationships to fight antisemitism and bigotry; educates about Judaism, Israel,  antisemitism, and the Holocaust; advocates for Jewish values and priorities; and safeguards our community.

Safeguarding the security and wellbeing of individuals and Jewish communal institutions.

As the public affairs voice of the Jewish community, the JCRC fights antisemitism and prejudice, advocates for Israel, provides Holocaust education, promotes tolerance and social justice, and builds bridges across the Jewish and broader communities.

The Public Affairs Voice of the Jewish Community

Since 1939, the JCRC has served the Jewish community of Minnesota. While COVID-19 has changed the way we do our work, we continue to educate, advocate, safeguard, and build on your behalf.

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Events

Israel’s Lone Soldiers: Searching for Jewish Identity with Photo Essayist Brant Slomovic

Sun, Apr. 18 | 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM |

Israel’s Lone Soldiers: Searching for Jewish Identity with Photo Essayist Brant Slomovic

Sun, Apr. 18 | 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM |

Honoring Israel's Lone Soldiers for Yom Ha'atzmaut and learning their stories with Canadian photo-essayist Brant Slomovic.

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Japanese American Imprisonment During World War II

Thu, Apr. 29 | 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM |

Japanese American Imprisonment During World War II

Thu, Apr. 29 | 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM |

Sam Mihara is a second-generation Japanese American. When World War II broke out, the United States government forced Sam and his family to move, first to a detention camp in Pomona, California and then to a remote prison camp in Northern Wyoming, where they stayed for three years.

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News/Blog

JCRC Mourns Death of Daunte Wright, Calls for Justice and Accountability

JCRC Mourns Death of Daunte Wright, Calls for Justice and Accountability

April 12, 2021 Minneapolis, MN – Steve Hunegs, executive director of the Jewish Community Relations Council of Minnesota and the Dakotas (JCRC), issued the following statement: “We join Minnesotans grieving the death of Daunte Wright, yet another Black Minnesotan killed by ...

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JCRC Mourns Death of Daunte Wright, Calls for Justice and Accountability

April 12, 2021 Minneapolis, MN – Steve Hunegs, executive director of the Jewish Community Relations Council of Minnesota and the Dakotas (JCRC), issued the following statement: “We join Minnesotans grieving the death of Daunte Wright, yet another Black Minnesotan killed by ...

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Statement

DeLaSalle Teacher Peg Hodapp Awarded 2021 Leo Weiss Courage to Teach Award

DeLaSalle Teacher Peg Hodapp Awarded 2021 Leo Weiss Courage to Teach Award

April 5, 2021 The Jewish Community Relations Council of Minnesota and the Dakotas (JCRC) is proud to announce the 2021 Leo Weiss Courage to Teach Award recipient is DeLaSalle theology teacher Peg Hodapp. The Leo Weiss Courage to Teach Award ...

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DeLaSalle Teacher Peg Hodapp Awarded 2021 Leo Weiss Courage to Teach Award

April 5, 2021 The Jewish Community Relations Council of Minnesota and the Dakotas (JCRC) is proud to announce the 2021 Leo Weiss Courage to Teach Award recipient is DeLaSalle theology teacher Peg Hodapp. The Leo Weiss Courage to Teach Award ...

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Statement

JCRC Mourns the Passing of Joel Glotter, z’’l

JCRC Mourns the Passing of Joel Glotter, z’’l

March 25, 2021 Minneapolis, MN – Steve Hunegs, executive director of the Jewish Community Relations Council of Minnesota and the Dakotas (JCRC), issued the following statement mourning the passing of Joel Glotter, z’’l: “We mourn the passing of Joel Glotter, ...

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JCRC Mourns the Passing of Joel Glotter, z’’l

March 25, 2021 Minneapolis, MN – Steve Hunegs, executive director of the Jewish Community Relations Council of Minnesota and the Dakotas (JCRC), issued the following statement mourning the passing of Joel Glotter, z’’l: “We mourn the passing of Joel Glotter, ...

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