Category Archives: Statements

JCRC Applauds Bipartisan Passage of House Resolution 246, Which Opposes Efforts to Delegitimize the State of Israel through the Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions (BDS) Movement Targeting Israel

Expresses Profound Disappointment with Rep. Ilhan Omar’s Current Support for BDS After Omar Correctly Pointed Out in 2018 That BDS is ‘Counteractive’ to Achieving a Two-State Solution July 24, 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 […]

JCRC Deplores the Rising Tide of Antisemitism, Racism, and Xenophobia Poisoning Our Politics

July 16, 2019 Minneapolis, MN — Steve Hunegs, executive director of the Jewish Community Relations Council of Minnesota and the Dakotas (JCRC), issued the following statement deploring the rising tide of antisemitism, racism, and xenophobia poisoning our politics: “Founded in 1939 as a response to virulent antisemitism in the upper Midwest, the JCRC has been […]

JCRC Mourns the Passing of Cheree Cannon, z’’l

July 12, 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 Cheree Cannon, z’’l: “On this erev Shabbat, the JCRC notes with profound sadness the passing of Cheree Cannon, z’’l. We extend our deepest condolences to Sophie Cannon […]

JCRC Condemns Recent Wave of Deadly Rocket Attacks Against Israeli Civilians from Hamas Occupied Gaza

JCRC welcomes ceasefire and appreciates that until there is a change in Palestinian leadership, long-term peace is highly unlikely May 6, 2019 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 suffered over […]

JCRC Condemns Heinous Act of Terrorism at Chabad of Poway, CA

April 27, 2019 – 7:00 PM 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 Chabad of Poway in Southern California. While the exact details of […]

JCRC Horrified by Terrorist Attacks at Sri Lanka Churches and Hotels on Easter Sunday

April 21, 2019 — 11:10 AM 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 terrorist attacks against several churches and hotels in Sri Lanka killing at least […]

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