Author Archives: JCRC

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JCRC Condemns Rep. Ilhan Omar’s Latest Anti-Semitic Tweets

February 11, 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 anti-Semitic tweets: “The Jewish Community Relations Council of Minnesota and the Dakotas (JCRC) condemns Rep. Ilhan Omar’s latest anti-Semitic tweets.  Claims that American […]

JCRC Mourns the Passing of North Dakota WWII Veteran Robert Bain

February 1, 2019 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 Robert Bain: “On behalf of the board of directors and staff of the Jewish Community Relations Council of Minnesota and the Dakotas (JCRC), we collectively […]

JCRC Responds to Rep. Ilhan Omar’s Tweet Acknowledging Her Use of Anti-Semitic References

January 22, 2019 Minneapolis, MN — Steve Hunegs, executive director of the Jewish Community Relations Council of Minnesota and the Dakotas (JCRC), issued the following statement on Representative Ilhan Omar’s acknowledgment that her 2012 tweet employed language that was anti-Semitic and offensive: “The Jewish Community Relations Council of Minnesota and the Dakotas (JCRC) appreciates Rep. […]

JCRC Statement on Anti-Semitic Social Media Post by Two Minnetonka High School Students

January 17, 2019 Minneapolis, MN — Steve Hunegs, executive director of the Jewish Community Relations Council of Minnesota and the Dakotas (JCRC), issued the following statement on the hateful and anti-Semitic social media post by two Minnetonka High School students: “The Jewish Community Relations Council of Minnesota and the Dakotas (JCRC) is deeply disturbed by […]

JCRC Stands in Solidarity with Israel in Defending Itself Against Aggression from Hezbollah

December 11, 2018 Minneapolis, MN – Steve Hunegs, executive director of the Jewish Community Relations Council of Minnesota and the Dakotas (JCRC), issued the following statement after Israel announced the discovery of a third cross-border tunnel built from Lebanon into Israeli territory by Hezbollah, the Lebanese Shiite terror organization financed and armed by Iran: “On […]

JCRC Condemns Heinous Act of Violence at Tree of Life Congregation in Pittsburgh

October 27, 2018 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 shooting at Tree of Life Congregation in Pittsburgh, PA, killing at least eleven people and wounding […]

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