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Eboo Patel: How Interfaith Action Can Lead to Racial Equity

Eboo Patel: How Interfaith Action Can Lead to Racial Equity

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RiiPKKkGo08&feature=youtu.be Nov. 20, 2020 Collectively, we face a moment of divisions in our society. Whether religious, political, racial, generational, economic or in other areas, we find our communities, institutions, families and society fracturing. Together, we can improve. We can build ...

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Eboo Patel: How Interfaith Action Can Lead to Racial Equity

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RiiPKKkGo08&feature=youtu.be Nov. 20, 2020 Collectively, we face a moment of divisions in our society. Whether religious, political, racial, generational, economic or in other areas, we find our communities, institutions, families and society fracturing. Together, we can improve. We can build ...

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JCRC Appreciates Apology from Winona LaDuke Following Inappropriate Holocaust Analogy

JCRC Appreciates Apology from Winona LaDuke Following Inappropriate Holocaust Analogy

November 18, 2020 Steve Hunegs, executive director of the Jewish Community Relations Council of Minnesota and the Dakotas (JCRC), issued the following statement: “Today, the Jewish Community Relations Council of Minnesota and the Dakotas (JCRC) received the following note from ...

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JCRC Appreciates Apology from Winona LaDuke Following Inappropriate Holocaust Analogy

November 18, 2020 Steve Hunegs, executive director of the Jewish Community Relations Council of Minnesota and the Dakotas (JCRC), issued the following statement: “Today, the Jewish Community Relations Council of Minnesota and the Dakotas (JCRC) received the following note from ...

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JCRC Congratulates President-Elect Joseph R. Biden and Vice President-Elect Kamala Harris

JCRC Congratulates President-Elect Joseph R. Biden and Vice President-Elect Kamala Harris

Nov. 11, 2020  Minneapolis, MN — Steve Hunegs, executive director of the Jewish Community Relations Council of Minnesota and the Dakotas (JCRC), issued the following statement following the historic 2020 election: “The Jewish Community Relations Council of Minnesota and the ...

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JCRC Congratulates President-Elect Joseph R. Biden and Vice President-Elect Kamala Harris

Nov. 11, 2020  Minneapolis, MN — Steve Hunegs, executive director of the Jewish Community Relations Council of Minnesota and the Dakotas (JCRC), issued the following statement following the historic 2020 election: “The Jewish Community Relations Council of Minnesota and the ...

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JCRC Mourns Loss of Judith Meisel, z”l

JCRC Mourns Loss of Judith Meisel, z”l

November 5, 2020 Minneapolis, MN — Steve Hunegs, executive director of the Jewish Community Relations Council of Minnesota and the Dakotas (JCRC), issued the following statement after the passing of Judith Meisel, z’’l: “Judith lived history.  Almost precisely 77 years ...

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JCRC Mourns Loss of Judith Meisel, z”l

November 5, 2020 Minneapolis, MN — Steve Hunegs, executive director of the Jewish Community Relations Council of Minnesota and the Dakotas (JCRC), issued the following statement after the passing of Judith Meisel, z’’l: “Judith lived history.  Almost precisely 77 years ...

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JCRC Applauds Imminent Peace Treaty between Israel and Sudan

JCRC Applauds Imminent Peace Treaty between Israel and Sudan

October 26, 2020 In September, the JCRC published a commentary in the Star Tribune applauding the establishment of diplomatic relations between Israel and the United Arab Emirates (UAE).  In our piece we noted that “this summer’s historic agreement … exemplifies ...

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JCRC Applauds Imminent Peace Treaty between Israel and Sudan

October 26, 2020 In September, the JCRC published a commentary in the Star Tribune applauding the establishment of diplomatic relations between Israel and the United Arab Emirates (UAE).  In our piece we noted that “this summer’s historic agreement … exemplifies ...

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In Solidarity with Red Lake Nation

In Solidarity with Red Lake Nation

October 18, 2020 We are outraged to learn that a welcome sign to the Red Lake Indian Reservation was vandalized with a swastika and “Trump 2020” graffiti. The JCRC echoes the message of our Lt. Governor, Peggy Flanagan, enrolled tribal citizen of ...

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In Solidarity with Red Lake Nation

October 18, 2020 We are outraged to learn that a welcome sign to the Red Lake Indian Reservation was vandalized with a swastika and “Trump 2020” graffiti. The JCRC echoes the message of our Lt. Governor, Peggy Flanagan, enrolled tribal citizen of ...

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Commentary: Democracy and peace among Americans depends on each of us now

Commentary: Democracy and peace among Americans depends on each of us now

This commentary originally appeared in the Star Tribune By Steven Belton , Steve Hunegs , LaJune Lange and Jacob Millner October 16, 2020 The infamous 1856 caning of abolitionist Sen. Charles Sumner by proslavery Rep. Preston Brooks on the floor of ...

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Commentary: Democracy and peace among Americans depends on each of us now

This commentary originally appeared in the Star Tribune By Steven Belton , Steve Hunegs , LaJune Lange and Jacob Millner October 16, 2020 The infamous 1856 caning of abolitionist Sen. Charles Sumner by proslavery Rep. Preston Brooks on the floor of ...

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Welcome news from the Iron Range

Welcome news from the Iron Range

October 16, 2020 The Minnesota Police and Peace Officers Association pulled its endorsement of Republican House 6B candidate Julie Buria. In August the JCRC had sharply criticized Ms. Buria for her “reprehensible and historically inaccurate comparisons” between the Holocaust and ...

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Welcome news from the Iron Range

October 16, 2020 The Minnesota Police and Peace Officers Association pulled its endorsement of Republican House 6B candidate Julie Buria. In August the JCRC had sharply criticized Ms. Buria for her “reprehensible and historically inaccurate comparisons” between the Holocaust and ...

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JCRC Implores the President to Denounce White Supremacism

JCRC Implores the President to Denounce White Supremacism

September 30, 2020 Minneapolis, MN — Steve Hunegs, executive director of the Jewish Community Relations Council of Minnesota and the Dakotas (JCRC), issued the following statement: “The president’s refusal to condemn white supremacism at last night’s debate is troubling and ...

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JCRC Implores the President to Denounce White Supremacism

September 30, 2020 Minneapolis, MN — Steve Hunegs, executive director of the Jewish Community Relations Council of Minnesota and the Dakotas (JCRC), issued the following statement: “The president’s refusal to condemn white supremacism at last night’s debate is troubling and ...

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