Star Tribune Commentary by Mohamed Ahmed

Star Tribune Commentary by Mohamed Ahmed

June 16, 2021 Last Friday CNN contacted the JCRC about reaction to Rep. Omar’s statement about the United States, Israel, Hamas, and the Taliban. Ultimately another story took priority which was regrettable since there was much I wanted to say ...

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Star Tribune Commentary by Mohamed Ahmed

June 16, 2021 Last Friday CNN contacted the JCRC about reaction to Rep. Omar’s statement about the United States, Israel, Hamas, and the Taliban. Ultimately another story took priority which was regrettable since there was much I wanted to say ...

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Letter from Steve Hunegs and the JCRC: Reflections on Israel, antisemitism, and the way forward

Letter from Steve Hunegs and the JCRC: Reflections on Israel, antisemitism, and the way forward

May 24, 2021 – Our reflections on what has happened, where we go from here, and resources and suggestions for how to approach the conversation regarding Israel, anti-Zionism, and antisemitism.

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Letter from Steve Hunegs and the JCRC: Reflections on Israel, antisemitism, and the way forward

May 24, 2021 – Our reflections on what has happened, where we go from here, and resources and suggestions for how to approach the conversation regarding Israel, anti-Zionism, and antisemitism.

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Resources for engaging with the Israeli-Palestinian conflict

Resources for engaging with the Israeli-Palestinian conflict

Published May 24, 2021 Updated June 9, 2021 Against the backdrop of a complex geopolitical conflict taking place on the other side of the globe, Americans in general and American Jews, in particular, are navigating the sea of ideas and ...

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Resources for engaging with the Israeli-Palestinian conflict

Published May 24, 2021 Updated June 9, 2021 Against the backdrop of a complex geopolitical conflict taking place on the other side of the globe, Americans in general and American Jews, in particular, are navigating the sea of ideas and ...

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Rosh Hashanah and the First Day of School: JCRC Advocates for Religious Inclusion in Public Schools

Rosh Hashanah and the First Day of School: JCRC Advocates for Religious Inclusion in Public Schools

One of the JCRC's missions is to advocate for Jewish families and employees in public schools and other educational and workplace settings. The first day of school for many Minnesota school districts in 2021 was scheduled to be Tuesday, September ...

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Rosh Hashanah and the First Day of School: JCRC Advocates for Religious Inclusion in Public Schools

One of the JCRC's missions is to advocate for Jewish families and employees in public schools and other educational and workplace settings. The first day of school for many Minnesota school districts in 2021 was scheduled to be Tuesday, September ...

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JCRC Grateful for Bipartisan Letter to Sec. Blinken

JCRC Grateful for Bipartisan Letter to Sec. Blinken

March 11, 2021 The Jewish Community Relations Council of Minnesota and the Dakotas (JCRC) is grateful to the 70 Democratic and 70 Republican members of Congress, including Congressmen Tom Emmer, Jim Hagedorn, Dusty Johnson and Dean Phillips, who signed a ...

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JCRC Grateful for Bipartisan Letter to Sec. Blinken

March 11, 2021 The Jewish Community Relations Council of Minnesota and the Dakotas (JCRC) is grateful to the 70 Democratic and 70 Republican members of Congress, including Congressmen Tom Emmer, Jim Hagedorn, Dusty Johnson and Dean Phillips, who signed a ...

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JCRC Stands with Georgia’s Jewish Community Against Antisemitism and Endorsement of Political Violence

JCRC Stands with Georgia’s Jewish Community Against Antisemitism and Endorsement of Political Violence

We are thankful for the leadership of our valued colleagues at The Jewish Community Relations Council of Atlanta and concur with their “support for the U.S. House of Representatives’ sanctioning of Georgia Congresswoman Marjorie Taylor Greene on Feb. 4.” 

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JCRC Stands with Georgia’s Jewish Community Against Antisemitism and Endorsement of Political Violence

We are thankful for the leadership of our valued colleagues at The Jewish Community Relations Council of Atlanta and concur with their “support for the U.S. House of Representatives’ sanctioning of Georgia Congresswoman Marjorie Taylor Greene on Feb. 4.” 

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“We will rebuild, reconcile, and recover”

“We will rebuild, reconcile, and recover”

January 22, 2021 As we prepare for Shabbat and its respite of personal and family tranquility, let us be grateful for a peaceful inauguration and the orderly, democratic and constitutional process it represents. In his Inaugural Address, President Joe Biden rightly noted that ...

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“We will rebuild, reconcile, and recover”

January 22, 2021 As we prepare for Shabbat and its respite of personal and family tranquility, let us be grateful for a peaceful inauguration and the orderly, democratic and constitutional process it represents. In his Inaugural Address, President Joe Biden rightly noted that ...

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Steve Hunegs’ Birthday Wish

Steve Hunegs’ Birthday Wish

January 20, 2021 My birthday is Inauguration Day. Fourteen years earlier, January 20, 1949, President Harry Truman took the Oath of Office administered by Chief Justice Fred Vinson. In many ways the 33rd President—who acceded to the Presidency upon the ...

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Steve Hunegs’ Birthday Wish

January 20, 2021 My birthday is Inauguration Day. Fourteen years earlier, January 20, 1949, President Harry Truman took the Oath of Office administered by Chief Justice Fred Vinson. In many ways the 33rd President—who acceded to the Presidency upon the ...

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Welcome news from the Iron Range

Welcome news from the Iron Range

October 16, 2020 The Minnesota Police and Peace Officers Association pulled its endorsement of Republican House 6B candidate Julie Buria. In August the JCRC had sharply criticized Ms. Buria for her “reprehensible and historically inaccurate comparisons” between the Holocaust and ...

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Welcome news from the Iron Range

October 16, 2020 The Minnesota Police and Peace Officers Association pulled its endorsement of Republican House 6B candidate Julie Buria. In August the JCRC had sharply criticized Ms. Buria for her “reprehensible and historically inaccurate comparisons” between the Holocaust and ...

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