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Rosh Hashanah and the First Day of School: JCRC Advocates for Religious Inclusion in Public Schools

Rosh Hashanah and the First Day of School: JCRC Advocates for Religious Inclusion in Public Schools

One of the JCRC's missions is to advocate for Jewish families and employees in public schools and other educational and workplace settings. The first day of school for many Minnesota school districts in 2021 was scheduled to be Tuesday, September ...

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Rosh Hashanah and the First Day of School: JCRC Advocates for Religious Inclusion in Public Schools

One of the JCRC's missions is to advocate for Jewish families and employees in public schools and other educational and workplace settings. The first day of school for many Minnesota school districts in 2021 was scheduled to be Tuesday, September ...

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FOX 9 Report Examines Prewar Pro-Nazi and Fascist Beliefs of IDS Architect Philip Johnson

FOX 9 Report Examines Prewar Pro-Nazi and Fascist Beliefs of IDS Architect Philip Johnson

Steve Hunegs was interviewed by FOX 9’s Tom Lyden for a story about the complex legacy of architect Philip Johnson – including his prewar pro-Nazi and fascist beliefs.

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FOX 9 Report Examines Prewar Pro-Nazi and Fascist Beliefs of IDS Architect Philip Johnson

Steve Hunegs was interviewed by FOX 9’s Tom Lyden for a story about the complex legacy of architect Philip Johnson – including his prewar pro-Nazi and fascist beliefs.

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Urban League Real Talk: The Un-Masking of White Supremacy

Urban League Real Talk: The Un-Masking of White Supremacy

Feb. 5, 2021 JCRC Executive Director Steve Hunegs participated in a panel discussion with Attorney General Keith Ellison, FBI Special Agent in Charge Michael Paul, Professor Brian Lozenski, moderated by Urban League Twin Cities President and CEO Steven Belton.

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Urban League Real Talk: The Un-Masking of White Supremacy

Feb. 5, 2021 JCRC Executive Director Steve Hunegs participated in a panel discussion with Attorney General Keith Ellison, FBI Special Agent in Charge Michael Paul, Professor Brian Lozenski, moderated by Urban League Twin Cities President and CEO Steven Belton.

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JCRC Stands with Georgia’s Jewish Community Against Antisemitism and Endorsement of Political Violence

JCRC Stands with Georgia’s Jewish Community Against Antisemitism and Endorsement of Political Violence

We are thankful for the leadership of our valued colleagues at The Jewish Community Relations Council of Atlanta and concur with their “support for the U.S. House of Representatives’ sanctioning of Georgia Congresswoman Marjorie Taylor Greene on Feb. 4.” 

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JCRC Stands with Georgia’s Jewish Community Against Antisemitism and Endorsement of Political Violence

We are thankful for the leadership of our valued colleagues at The Jewish Community Relations Council of Atlanta and concur with their “support for the U.S. House of Representatives’ sanctioning of Georgia Congresswoman Marjorie Taylor Greene on Feb. 4.” 

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Micah Goodman’s Catch-67: Taking a Talmudic Approach to Discussing Israel

Micah Goodman’s Catch-67: Taking a Talmudic Approach to Discussing Israel

January 31, 2021 Jewish tradition teaches us that debate is sacred and the Talmud demonstrates that we should study views that were not adopted as halacha (Jewish law).  To apply this concept to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, Micah Goodman models "radical ...

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Micah Goodman’s Catch-67: Taking a Talmudic Approach to Discussing Israel

January 31, 2021 Jewish tradition teaches us that debate is sacred and the Talmud demonstrates that we should study views that were not adopted as halacha (Jewish law).  To apply this concept to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, Micah Goodman models "radical ...

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Living Room Learning: Israel in Africa

Living Room Learning: Israel in Africa

The JCRC hosted an illuminating conversation with two veteran Israeli diplomats and community members. Check out this program recording to learn how Israel is strengthening “Start-up Senegal” and eradicating locust infestation in Ethiopia.

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Living Room Learning: Israel in Africa

The JCRC hosted an illuminating conversation with two veteran Israeli diplomats and community members. Check out this program recording to learn how Israel is strengthening “Start-up Senegal” and eradicating locust infestation in Ethiopia.

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“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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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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