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JCRC Appreciates General Mills’ Reaffirmation that Recent Sale of its Stake in Israeli Joint Venture is a Business Decision, not a Boycott

JCRC Appreciates General Mills’ Reaffirmation that Recent Sale of its Stake in Israeli Joint Venture is a Business Decision, not a Boycott

Minnesota based company looks forward to continuing to sell its products in Israel June 2, 2022 Minneapolis, MN – Steve Hunegs, Executive Director of the Jewish Community Relations Council of Minnesota and the Dakotas (JCRC), issued the following statement: “The ...

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JCRC Appreciates General Mills’ Reaffirmation that Recent Sale of its Stake in Israeli Joint Venture is a Business Decision, not a Boycott

Minnesota based company looks forward to continuing to sell its products in Israel June 2, 2022 Minneapolis, MN – Steve Hunegs, Executive Director of the Jewish Community Relations Council of Minnesota and the Dakotas (JCRC), issued the following statement: “The ...

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JCRC Response to the Invocation of an Antisemitic Trope at Minnesota’s Republican State Convention and to Today’s Statement from the Minnesota GOP

JCRC Response to the Invocation of an Antisemitic Trope at Minnesota’s Republican State Convention and to Today’s Statement from the Minnesota GOP

May 19, 2022 Minneapolis, MN – Steve Hunegs, Executive Director of the Jewish Community Relations Council of Minnesota and the Dakotas (JCRC), issued the following statement: "The Jewish Community Relations Council of Minnesota and the Dakotas (JCRC) condemns the invocation ...

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JCRC Response to the Invocation of an Antisemitic Trope at Minnesota’s Republican State Convention and to Today’s Statement from the Minnesota GOP

May 19, 2022 Minneapolis, MN – Steve Hunegs, Executive Director of the Jewish Community Relations Council of Minnesota and the Dakotas (JCRC), issued the following statement: "The Jewish Community Relations Council of Minnesota and the Dakotas (JCRC) condemns the invocation ...

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Urban League Twin Cities and JCRC of Minnesota and the Dakotas Horrified by Buffalo Shooting Targeting Black Americans

Urban League Twin Cities and JCRC of Minnesota and the Dakotas Horrified by Buffalo Shooting Targeting Black Americans

May 16, 2022 Minneapolis, MN – Steven Belton, President and CEO of the Urban League Twin Cities, and Steve Hunegs, Executive Director of the Jewish Community Relations Council of Minnesota and the Dakotas (JCRC), issued the following statement: “The Urban ...

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Urban League Twin Cities and JCRC of Minnesota and the Dakotas Horrified by Buffalo Shooting Targeting Black Americans

May 16, 2022 Minneapolis, MN – Steven Belton, President and CEO of the Urban League Twin Cities, and Steve Hunegs, Executive Director of the Jewish Community Relations Council of Minnesota and the Dakotas (JCRC), issued the following statement: “The Urban ...

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Statement on the Passing of Robert “Bob” Latz, z”l

Statement on the Passing of Robert “Bob” Latz, z”l

April 24, 2022 Minneapolis, MN – Steve Hunegs, executive director of the Jewish Community Relations Council of Minnesota and the Dakotas (JCRC), issued the following statement: "Robert 'Bob' Latz, z''l dedicated his life to addressing the promise and challenges of ...

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Statement on the Passing of Robert “Bob” Latz, z”l

April 24, 2022 Minneapolis, MN – Steve Hunegs, executive director of the Jewish Community Relations Council of Minnesota and the Dakotas (JCRC), issued the following statement: "Robert 'Bob' Latz, z''l dedicated his life to addressing the promise and challenges of ...

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Richfield Middle School Teacher Maria Grams Awarded 2022 Leo Weiss Courage to Teach Award

Richfield Middle School Teacher Maria Grams Awarded 2022 Leo Weiss Courage to Teach Award

April 19, 2022 The Jewish Community Relations Council of Minnesota and the Dakotas (JCRC) is proud to announce the 2022 Leo Weiss Courage to Teach Award recipient is Richfield Middle School Language Arts teacher Maria Grams. The Leo Weiss Courage ...

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Richfield Middle School Teacher Maria Grams Awarded 2022 Leo Weiss Courage to Teach Award

April 19, 2022 The Jewish Community Relations Council of Minnesota and the Dakotas (JCRC) is proud to announce the 2022 Leo Weiss Courage to Teach Award recipient is Richfield Middle School Language Arts teacher Maria Grams. The Leo Weiss Courage ...

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JCRC Condemns Antisemitic Anti-Israel Graffiti Targeting Temple of Aaron in St. Paul

JCRC Condemns Antisemitic Anti-Israel Graffiti Targeting Temple of Aaron in St. Paul

April 8, 2022 Minneapolis, MN – Steve Hunegs, executive director of the Jewish Community Relations Council of Minnesota and the Dakotas (JCRC), issued the following statement: “During the evening of April 7, 2022, Temple of Aaron Synagogue in St. Paul ...

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JCRC Condemns Antisemitic Anti-Israel Graffiti Targeting Temple of Aaron in St. Paul

April 8, 2022 Minneapolis, MN – Steve Hunegs, executive director of the Jewish Community Relations Council of Minnesota and the Dakotas (JCRC), issued the following statement: “During the evening of April 7, 2022, Temple of Aaron Synagogue in St. Paul ...

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JCRC Applauds Signing of Minnesota’s Russia Sanctions Statute

JCRC Applauds Signing of Minnesota’s Russia Sanctions Statute

Luda Anastazievsky of Minnesota’s Ukrainian Advocacy Committee hugging JCRC executive director Steve Hunegs at the Minnesota State Capitol Building. (Ethan Roberts Photography/JCRC) Minnesota becomes 2nd state to pass Russia divestment legislation April 2, 2022 Minneapolis, MN – Steve Hunegs, executive ...

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JCRC Applauds Signing of Minnesota’s Russia Sanctions Statute

Luda Anastazievsky of Minnesota’s Ukrainian Advocacy Committee hugging JCRC executive director Steve Hunegs at the Minnesota State Capitol Building. (Ethan Roberts Photography/JCRC) Minnesota becomes 2nd state to pass Russia divestment legislation April 2, 2022 Minneapolis, MN – Steve Hunegs, executive ...

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May Their Memories be for a Blessing

May Their Memories be for a Blessing

JCRC Statement on Recent Terror Attacks in Israel April 1, 2022 Minneapolis, MN – Steve Hunegs, executive director of the Jewish Community Relations Council of Minnesota and the Dakotas (JCRC), issued the following statement: “Over the past week and a ...

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May Their Memories be for a Blessing

JCRC Statement on Recent Terror Attacks in Israel April 1, 2022 Minneapolis, MN – Steve Hunegs, executive director of the Jewish Community Relations Council of Minnesota and the Dakotas (JCRC), issued the following statement: “Over the past week and a ...

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JCRC Expresses Solidarity with Ukraine

JCRC Expresses Solidarity with Ukraine

March 2, 2022 After meeting with Luda Anastazievsky, who chairs the Minnesota Ukrainian American Advocacy Committee, the JCRC sent the following letter on March 1, 2022, to every member of Minnesota’s, North Dakota’s, and South Dakota’s Congressional delegations. Steve Hunegs ...

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JCRC Expresses Solidarity with Ukraine

March 2, 2022 After meeting with Luda Anastazievsky, who chairs the Minnesota Ukrainian American Advocacy Committee, the JCRC sent the following letter on March 1, 2022, to every member of Minnesota’s, North Dakota’s, and South Dakota’s Congressional delegations. Steve Hunegs ...

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