Author Archives: JCRC

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JCRC Applauds Apprehension and Charging of Terrorists Responsible for Bombing Dar Al Farooq Islamic Center in 2017

March 13, 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) applauds today’s apprehension and charging of the terrorists responsible for bombing the Dar Al Farooq Islamic Center in […]

JCRC and MRA Applaud University of Minnesota President Eric Kaler’s Exceptionally Strong Statement Opposing the Boycott Divestment Sanctions (BDS) Movement

Statement rebuking the BDS movement for not “distinguish[ing] between opposition to the policies of the government of Israel and opposition to the existence of Israel” comes one day after “flawed” and “convolute[d]” non-binding student referendum which “exacerbates…divisions” is “narrowly approved” by 217 votes out of over 6,500 cast March 12, 2018 Minneapolis, MN — Steve […]

JCRC Statement on BDS Referendum at University of Minnesota

As we await the results for this week’s BDS referendum, the JCRC applauds Minnesota Hillel, the Vote United: Vote No Coalition, Professor Oren Gross, and President Eric Kaler for their leadership March 9, 2018 Minneapolis, MN — Steve Hunegs, executive director of the Jewish Community Relations Council of Minnesota and the Dakotas (JCRC), issued the […]

Jewish Community Relations Council of Minnesota and the Dakotas, Minneapolis Jewish Federation, Jewish Federation of Greater St. Paul, and Minnesota Rabbinical Association Stand in Solidarity with Israel in Defending Itself Against Unprecedented Iranian Aggression

February 10, 2018 Minneapolis, MN – Steve Hunegs, executive director of the Jewish Community Relations Council of Minnesota and the Dakotas (JCRC), issued the following statement after Iran launched its first direct military action against Israel earlier today: “Today, Iran launched its first ever direct military operation against Israel. In response, the Israel Defense Forces […]

JCRC Mourns the Death of Arnold (Bill) Aberman, z’’l

November 17, 2017 Minneapolis, MN – Steve Hunegs, executive director of the Jewish Community Relations Council of Minnesota and the Dakotas (JCRC), issued the following statement mourning the death of Arnold (Bill) Aberman, z’’l: “On behalf of the board of directors and staff of the Jewish Community Relations Council of Minnesota and the Dakotas (JCRC), […]

JCRC Statement on the Election of Melvin Carter and Jacob Frey to be the Next Mayors of St. Paul and Minneapolis

Notes with Pride that JCRC Board Member and Mayor-elect Jacob Frey is the Second Jewish Mayor of Minneapolis November 8, 2017 Minneapolis, MN – Steve Hunegs, Executive Director of the Jewish Community Relations Council of Minnesota and the Dakotas (JCRC), issued the following statement today on yesterday’s mayoral elections in St. Paul and Minneapolis: “The […]

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