Category Archives: Statements

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 […]

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, […]

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