JCRC Deplores the Rising Tide of Antisemitism, Racism, and Xenophobia Poisoning Our Politics

July 16, 2019 Minneapolis, MN — Steve Hunegs, executive director of the Jewish Community Relations Council of Minnesota and the Dakotas (JCRC), issued the following statement deploring the rising tide of antisemitism, racism, and xenophobia poisoning our politics: “Founded in 1939 as a response to virulent antisemitism in the upper Midwest, the JCRC has been […]

JCRC Mourns the Passing of Cheree Cannon, z’’l

July 12, 2019 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 Cheree Cannon, z’’l: “On this erev Shabbat, the JCRC notes with profound sadness the passing of Cheree Cannon, z’’l. We extend our deepest condolences to Sophie Cannon […]

JCRC Condemns Recent Wave of Deadly Rocket Attacks Against Israeli Civilians from Hamas Occupied Gaza

JCRC welcomes ceasefire and appreciates that until there is a change in Palestinian leadership, long-term peace is highly unlikely May 6, 2019 Minneapolis, MN — Steve Hunegs, executive director of the Jewish Community Relations Council of Minnesota and the Dakotas (JCRC), issued the following statement in solidarity with the people of Israel who suffered over […]

JCRC Condemns Heinous Act of Terrorism at Chabad of Poway, CA

April 27, 2019 – 7:00 PM 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 shooting at Chabad of Poway in Southern California. While the exact details of […]

JCRC Horrified by Terrorist Attacks at Sri Lanka Churches and Hotels on Easter Sunday

April 21, 2019 — 11:10 AM 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 terrorist attacks against several churches and hotels in Sri Lanka killing at least […]

JCRC Stands in Solidarity with Israel in Defending Itself Against Rocket Attacks from Hamas-controlled Gaza

Seven civilians injured, including a 3-year-old and 6-month-old March 25, 2019 Minneapolis, MN – Steve Hunegs, executive director of the Jewish Community Relations Council of Minnesota and the Dakotas (JCRC), issued the following statement: “The JCRC stands in solidarity with Israel as it prepares to defend itself after a rocket originating in Hamas-controlled Gaza struck a residential building […]

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