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JCRC Statement on Threat Directed at Beth El Synagogue

JCRC Statement on Threat Directed at Beth El Synagogue

September 10, 2021 - 6:15 p.m. 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 September 9, 2021, the Anti-Defamation League (ADL) ...

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JCRC Statement on Threat Directed at Beth El Synagogue

September 10, 2021 - 6:15 p.m. 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 September 9, 2021, the Anti-Defamation League (ADL) ...

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JCRC Condemns Vandalism of Hmong Cultural Center

JCRC Condemns Vandalism of Hmong Cultural Center

September 9, 2021 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 white ...

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JCRC Condemns Vandalism of Hmong Cultural Center

September 9, 2021 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 white ...

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In Photos: 2021 JCRC Annual Event

In Photos: 2021 JCRC Annual Event

We thank our friends and supporters who joined us for our 2021 Annual Event at the American Swedish Institute (ASI). We are grateful to ASI and the Greenberg Family Fund for Holocaust Awareness at Beth El Synagogue, our partners in the ...

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In Photos: 2021 JCRC Annual Event

We thank our friends and supporters who joined us for our 2021 Annual Event at the American Swedish Institute (ASI). We are grateful to ASI and the Greenberg Family Fund for Holocaust Awareness at Beth El Synagogue, our partners in the ...

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150+ Faith Leaders Implore Minnesota Department of Education: Add World Religions Back into Final Draft of New K-12 Social Studies Standards

150+ Faith Leaders Implore Minnesota Department of Education: Add World Religions Back into Final Draft of New K-12 Social Studies Standards

August 16, 2021 (Minneapolis, MN) -- Today, 157 leaders representing a wide range of different faith communities throughout the state of Minnesota released a joint letter calling on the Minnesota Department of Education (MDE) to ensure that a full list ...

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150+ Faith Leaders Implore Minnesota Department of Education: Add World Religions Back into Final Draft of New K-12 Social Studies Standards

August 16, 2021 (Minneapolis, MN) -- Today, 157 leaders representing a wide range of different faith communities throughout the state of Minnesota released a joint letter calling on the Minnesota Department of Education (MDE) to ensure that a full list ...

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Kindertransport Exhibition in the Media

Kindertransport Exhibition in the Media

Read what is being written about in local media regarding the Kindertransport Exhibition at the American Swedish Institute.

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Kindertransport Exhibition in the Media

Read what is being written about in local media regarding the Kindertransport Exhibition at the American Swedish Institute.

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JCRC, Federations, 20+ Jewish Organizations Stand United Against Antisemitism

JCRC, Federations, 20+ Jewish Organizations Stand United Against Antisemitism

On Sunday, July 11, over 250 Minnesotans came together at the Minnesota State Capitol under the bright July sunshine to stand united against the rising threats to Jewish safety and security around us. The gathering featured speakers representing diverse streams ...

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JCRC, Federations, 20+ Jewish Organizations Stand United Against Antisemitism

On Sunday, July 11, over 250 Minnesotans came together at the Minnesota State Capitol under the bright July sunshine to stand united against the rising threats to Jewish safety and security around us. The gathering featured speakers representing diverse streams ...

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Star Tribune Commentary by Mohamed Ahmed

Star Tribune Commentary by Mohamed Ahmed

June 16, 2021 Last Friday CNN contacted the JCRC about reaction to Rep. Omar’s statement about the United States, Israel, Hamas, and the Taliban. Ultimately another story took priority which was regrettable since there was much I wanted to say ...

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Star Tribune Commentary by Mohamed Ahmed

June 16, 2021 Last Friday CNN contacted the JCRC about reaction to Rep. Omar’s statement about the United States, Israel, Hamas, and the Taliban. Ultimately another story took priority which was regrettable since there was much I wanted to say ...

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JCRC Congratulates New Israeli Governing Coalition

JCRC Congratulates New Israeli Governing Coalition

Today, Israelis mark the peaceful transition of power. Eight Israeli political parties, forming the most ideologically diverse government in Israeli history, have by the narrowest of possible margins broken a seemingly intractable stalemate.

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JCRC Congratulates New Israeli Governing Coalition

Today, Israelis mark the peaceful transition of power. Eight Israeli political parties, forming the most ideologically diverse government in Israeli history, have by the narrowest of possible margins broken a seemingly intractable stalemate.

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JCRC Welcomes Joint Statement by Rep. Ilhan Omar’s House Democratic Colleagues

JCRC Welcomes Joint Statement by Rep. Ilhan Omar’s House Democratic Colleagues

June 10, 2021 Steve Hunegs, executive director of the Jewish Community Relations Council of Minnesota and the Dakotas (JCRC), issued the following statement: “We welcome the joint statement by Rep. Ilhan Omar’s House Democratic colleagues holding her accountable for her ...

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JCRC Welcomes Joint Statement by Rep. Ilhan Omar’s House Democratic Colleagues

June 10, 2021 Steve Hunegs, executive director of the Jewish Community Relations Council of Minnesota and the Dakotas (JCRC), issued the following statement: “We welcome the joint statement by Rep. Ilhan Omar’s House Democratic colleagues holding her accountable for her ...

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