Author Archives: JCRC

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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 […]

JCRC Horrified by Terrorist Attacks on New Zealand Mosques

March 15, 2019 — 9:10 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 two mosques in New Zealand killing at least 49 people […]

JCRC Applauds House Resolution Condemning Antisemitism and Anti-Muslim Discrimination and Bigotry

March 7, 2019 Minneapolis, MN — Steve Hunegs, executive director of the Jewish Community Relations Council of Minnesota and the Dakotas (JCRC), issued the following statement in response to passage of today’s House Resolution condemning hatred and bigotry: “The Jewish Community Relations Council of Minnesota and the Dakotas (JCRC) applauds the United States House of […]

Listen on MPR News: Steve Hunegs unpacks historical baggage behind Rep. Omar’s latest antisemitic comment

Steve Hunegs, JCRC Executive Director, was interviewed by Cathy Wurzer on Minnesota Public Radio’s Morning Edition on March 5, 2019. Steve spoke about the historical context behind Rep. Omar’s most recent antisemitic comment, our dismay at the Islamophobic attacks against the Congresswoman, and how we see our relationship moving forward. Click here to listen to […]

JCRC dispirited by yet another antisemitic comment from Representative Omar

March 1, 2019 Minneapolis, MN — Steve Hunegs, executive director of the Jewish Community Relations Council of Minnesota and the Dakotas (JCRC), issued the following statement in response to Representative Ilhan Omar’s latest antisemitic comments: “The Jewish Community Relations Council of Minnesota and the Dakotas (JCRC) is dispirited and appalled that Rep. Omar would traffic […]

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