Tag Archives: antisemitism

JCRC Receives Investment from the Otto Bremer Trust to Combat Antisemitism and Provide Security Expertise to Houses of Worship

August 8, 2019 Minneapolis, MN – The Jewish Community Relations Council of Minnesota and the Dakotas (JCRC) is pleased to announce that it is the recipient of a two-year $250,000 investment from the Otto Bremer Trust (OBT) to strategically build connections, promote civil rights, combat antisemitism, and provide security expertise to houses of worship in […]

JCRC Condemns Swastika and Hateful Graffiti on Lake Harriet Community School

August 1, 2019 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 swastika and hateful graffiti scrawled on an exterior door of the Lake Harriet Community School’s Upper […]

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 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 Applauds House Resolution Condemning Antisemitism and Anti-Muslim Discrimination and Bigotry

March 7, 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 to passage of today’s House Resolution condemning hatred and bigotry: “The Jewish Community Relations Council of Minnesota and the Dakotas (JCRC) applauds the United States House of […]

Listen on MPR News: Steve Hunegs unpacks historical baggage behind Rep. Omar’s latest antisemitic comment

Steve Hunegs, JCRC Executive Director, was interviewed by Cathy Wurzer on Minnesota Public Radio’s Morning Edition on March 5, 2019. Steve spoke about the historical context behind Rep. Omar’s most recent antisemitic comment, our dismay at the Islamophobic attacks against the Congresswoman, and how we see our relationship moving forward. Click here to listen to […]

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