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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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JCRC Joins Jews Worldwide Celebrating Israel-Morocco Normalization

JCRC Joins Jews Worldwide Celebrating Israel-Morocco Normalization

Dec. 11, 2020 Steve Hunegs, executive director of the Jewish Community Relations Council of Minnesota and the Dakotas (JCRC), issued the following statement: “The recent announcement that Israel and Morocco agreed to re-establish full diplomatic relations is welcome news to ...

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JCRC Joins Jews Worldwide Celebrating Israel-Morocco Normalization

Dec. 11, 2020 Steve Hunegs, executive director of the Jewish Community Relations Council of Minnesota and the Dakotas (JCRC), issued the following statement: “The recent announcement that Israel and Morocco agreed to re-establish full diplomatic relations is welcome news to ...

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JCRC Welcomes Conviction of Terrorist who Planned Dar Al-Farooq Bombing

JCRC Welcomes Conviction of Terrorist who Planned Dar Al-Farooq Bombing

Dec. 10, 2020          Steve Hunegs, executive director of the Jewish Community Relations Council of Minnesota and the Dakotas (JCRC), issued the following statement: “The JCRC welcomes a federal jury’s conviction of the Illinois man who planned and executed the heinous ...

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JCRC Welcomes Conviction of Terrorist who Planned Dar Al-Farooq Bombing

Dec. 10, 2020          Steve Hunegs, executive director of the Jewish Community Relations Council of Minnesota and the Dakotas (JCRC), issued the following statement: “The JCRC welcomes a federal jury’s conviction of the Illinois man who planned and executed the heinous ...

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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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