Author Archives: JCRC

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“From My Living Room to Yours” – March 20 COVID-19 Update

March 20, 2020 As we reach the end of a full week practicing physical distancing and other unprecedented measures, I want to wish you good physical and mental health, provide some opportunities to act and connect from your home, and share how the JCRC is adjusting our operations to continue serving you. During this time […]

Letter from MRA, JCRC, and Federations Regarding COVID-19’s Impact on the Jewish Community

March 12, 2020 In the face of COVID-19, an unprecedented global crisis, we are committed to protecting the health and safety of the Jewish community and our neighbors, comforting those in need of support, and providing opportunities for sacred connection during this time of need. How might we move forward together? The value of pikuach […]

JCRC Thanks Governor Kristi Noem for Signing Executive Order Making South Dakota the 28th State to Oppose BDS

January 14, 2020 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) is grateful to Governor Kristi Noem for signing an executive order which prohibits the State of South Dakota […]

JCRC, Minneapolis and St. Paul Jewish Federations Outraged by Series of Attacks on Jews in New York

December 29, 2019 — 2:00 PM Minneapolis/ St. Paul, MN – Steve Hunegs, executive director of the Jewish Community Relations Council of Minnesota and the Dakotas (JCRC); James Cohen, CEO of the Minneapolis Jewish Federation; and Ted Flaum, CEO of the St. Paul Jewish Federation issued the following statement: “The Jewish Community Relations Council of […]

JCRC Horrified by Violent Antisemitic Murders at a Kosher Market in Jersey City, NJ

December 11, 2019 1:30 p.m. (CST) 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) is horrified by yesterday’s deadly antisemitic attack at a kosher market in Jersey City, NJ. […]

JCRC Stands in Solidarity with Israel in Defending Itself Against Latest Rocket Attacks

November 12, 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 amid intense rocket fire directed by Iranian proxies at civilian communities. Terrorists in Hamas-controlled Gaza fired over 190 rockets since early Tuesday […]

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