Category Archives: Statements

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 […]

JCRC Saddened by the Murder of Two Israeli Civilians at their Workplace

The JCRC also Condemns the Palestinian Authority’s “Pay-for-Slay” Policy October 9, 2018 Minneapolis, MN — Steve Hunegs, executive director of the Jewish Community Relations Council of Minnesota and the Dakotas (JCRC), issued the following statement in solidarity with the people of Israel who are mourning the loss of two parents of young children, who were […]

JCRC deplores threat made against local civil rights leader Jaylani Hussein

October 9, 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) deplores the threat made on Twitter directed at local civil rights leader, Jaylani Hussein. According to news reports, […]

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 […]

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