Author Archives: JCRC

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JCRC, Minneapolis Jewish Federation, St. Paul Jewish Federation, and Rabbis of the Minnesota Rabbinical Association Statement on Recent Events in Israel

July 20, 2018 Minneapolis, MN – Steve Hunegs, executive director of the Jewish Community Relations Council of Minnesota and the Dakotas (JCRC), issued the following statement on recent events in Israel: “As we prepare for Tisha B’Av, which commemorates many of the major calamities that have befallen the Jewish people, it has not been an […]

32 Minnesota Jewish Organizations Join National Letter Calling on Trump Administration to End Family Separation Policy

Minnesota is Second to New York in Number of Organizations Signing onto Letter June 21, 2018 Minneapolis, MN – Alarmed by the U.S. government’s “zero tolerance” policy of separating children from their migrant parents when they cross the border, 32 Minnesota based Jewish organizations, as well as one synagogue in North Dakota, joined 55 national […]

JCRC Mourns the Passing of Charles Fodor, z’’l

June 11, 2018 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 Charles Fodor, z’’l: “On behalf of the board of directors and staff of the Jewish Community Relations Council of Minnesota and the Dakotas (JCRC), we […]

WCCO-TV features JCRC Day Trip to U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington, D.C.

The Jewish Community Relations Council of Minnesota and the Dakotas annual trip to the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington, D.C. was recently featured on WCCO-TV. Thank you to WCCO’s Susan-Elizabeth Littlefield and Lewis Karpel for sharing this important story. The JCRC takes 160 students, teachers, law enforcement, and military personnel to the United States […]

JCRC Statement on Today’s Events in Jerusalem and Israel

May 14, 2018 Minneapolis, MN — 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) welcomes the opening of the United States Embassy in Israel’s capital of Jerusalem while our hearts ache […]

JCRC and Minnesota Hillel Condemn Hateful and Anti-Semitic Flyers Posted around the University of Minnesota

March 19, 2018 Minneapolis, MN — Steve Hunegs, executive director of the Jewish Community Relations Council of Minnesota and the Dakotas (JCRC), issued the following statement condemning the hateful and anti-Semitic flyers posted around the University of Minnesota today: “The Jewish Community Relations Council of Minnesota and the Dakotas (JCRC) and Minnesota Hillel condemn the […]

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