Category Archives: Statements

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 […]

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 […]

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