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

Living Room Learning: Israel in Africa

Tue, Jan. 26 | 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM |

Living Room Learning: Israel in Africa

Tue, Jan. 26 | 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM |

Following the December arrival of hundreds of Ethiopian immigrants to Israel, what is the status of the thousands of Ethiopians waiting to make aliya? How does Israel help combat locust swarms and wildfires in Ethiopia? What makes Senegal the Start-up Nation of Africa and how has the Jewish state supported its innovation ecosystem?

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Leading With Our Values, featuring Dr. Micah Goodman — iEngage Series Launch

Sun, Jan. 31 | 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM |

Leading With Our Values, featuring Dr. Micah Goodman — iEngage Series Launch

Sun, Jan. 31 | 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM |

Dr. Micah Goodman, author of Catch-67 and a leading voice in Judaism, Zionism, the Bible, and the challenges and opportunities facing Israel and contemporary world Jewry, will launch the iEngage program with this community conversation. iEngage: Jewish Values and the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict, a program of ...

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News/Blog

“We will rebuild, reconcile, and recover”

“We will rebuild, reconcile, and recover”

January 22, 2021 As we prepare for Shabbat and its respite of personal and family tranquility, let us be grateful for a peaceful inauguration and the orderly, democratic and constitutional process it represents. In his Inaugural Address, President Joe Biden rightly noted that ...

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“We will rebuild, reconcile, and recover”

January 22, 2021 As we prepare for Shabbat and its respite of personal and family tranquility, let us be grateful for a peaceful inauguration and the orderly, democratic and constitutional process it represents. In his Inaugural Address, President Joe Biden rightly noted that ...

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Blog

Steve Hunegs’ Birthday Wish

Steve Hunegs’ Birthday Wish

January 20, 2021 My birthday is Inauguration Day. Fourteen years earlier, January 20, 1949, President Harry Truman took the Oath of Office administered by Chief Justice Fred Vinson. In many ways the 33rd President—who acceded to the Presidency upon the ...

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Steve Hunegs’ Birthday Wish

January 20, 2021 My birthday is Inauguration Day. Fourteen years earlier, January 20, 1949, President Harry Truman took the Oath of Office administered by Chief Justice Fred Vinson. In many ways the 33rd President—who acceded to the Presidency upon the ...

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JCRC Condemns Insurrection in Washington, D.C.

JCRC Condemns Insurrection in Washington, D.C.

Calls for the Acceptance of the Electoral College Results Tonight January 6, 2021 Minneapolis, MN — Steve Hunegs, executive director of the Jewish Community Relations Council of Minnesota and the Dakotas (JCRC), issued the following statement: “For American democracy—its wellspring, ...

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JCRC Condemns Insurrection in Washington, D.C.

Calls for the Acceptance of the Electoral College Results Tonight January 6, 2021 Minneapolis, MN — Steve Hunegs, executive director of the Jewish Community Relations Council of Minnesota and the Dakotas (JCRC), issued the following statement: “For American democracy—its wellspring, ...

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