JCRC Condemns Ongoing Comparisons to Nazis, and the Misuse of the Holocaust, to Measures being Taken to Prevent the Further Spread of COVID-19

JCRC Condemns Ongoing Comparisons to Nazis, and the Misuse of the Holocaust, to Measures being Taken to Prevent the Further Spread of COVID-19

Update -- July 27: “The post shared by the Republican Party of Wabasha County MN is appalling. As we stated over the weekend, to compare public health measures to Nazi orders for Jews to wear yellow badges is reprehensible and ...

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JCRC Condemns Ongoing Comparisons to Nazis, and the Misuse of the Holocaust, to Measures being Taken to Prevent the Further Spread of COVID-19

Update -- July 27: “The post shared by the Republican Party of Wabasha County MN is appalling. As we stated over the weekend, to compare public health measures to Nazi orders for Jews to wear yellow badges is reprehensible and ...

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JCRC Welcomes Conviction of Nazi Concentration Camp Guard in Germany

JCRC Welcomes Conviction of Nazi Concentration Camp Guard in Germany

We applaud local Holocaust survivor Judith Meisel’s pursuit of justice   July 23, 2020 The Jewish Community Relations Council of Minnesota and the Dakotas (JCRC) welcomes today’s decision by a German court that convicted a former Nazi concentration camp guard on thousands of counts of being an accessory ...

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JCRC Welcomes Conviction of Nazi Concentration Camp Guard in Germany

We applaud local Holocaust survivor Judith Meisel’s pursuit of justice   July 23, 2020 The Jewish Community Relations Council of Minnesota and the Dakotas (JCRC) welcomes today’s decision by a German court that convicted a former Nazi concentration camp guard on thousands of counts of being an accessory ...

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100 Years Later: JCRC Commemorates Centennial of Duluth Lynching

100 Years Later: JCRC Commemorates Centennial of Duluth Lynching

June 15, 1920 will forever stand as one of the darkest days in Minnesota history. One hundred years ago, a white mob in Duluth abducted and lynched Elias Clayton, Elmer Jackson, and Isaac McGhie after they were wrongly accused of ...

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100 Years Later: JCRC Commemorates Centennial of Duluth Lynching

June 15, 1920 will forever stand as one of the darkest days in Minnesota history. One hundred years ago, a white mob in Duluth abducted and lynched Elias Clayton, Elmer Jackson, and Isaac McGhie after they were wrongly accused of ...

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“This is the work of all of us” | JCRC Supports POCI Caucus Package, Launches “Professionals Corps” with Urban League Twin Cities

“This is the work of all of us” | JCRC Supports POCI Caucus Package, Launches “Professionals Corps” with Urban League Twin Cities

June 5, 2020 We join all those around the world mourning the theft of George Floyd’s life. We hold the pain of George’s murder, and we maintain our call for justice, accountability, and change. The JCRC is proud to support ...

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“This is the work of all of us” | JCRC Supports POCI Caucus Package, Launches “Professionals Corps” with Urban League Twin Cities

June 5, 2020 We join all those around the world mourning the theft of George Floyd’s life. We hold the pain of George’s murder, and we maintain our call for justice, accountability, and change. The JCRC is proud to support ...

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Minneapolis Jewish Federation, St. Paul Jewish Federation, and Jewish Community Relations Council of Minnesota and the Dakotas Urge Minnesotans to Respect the Curfew

Minneapolis Jewish Federation, St. Paul Jewish Federation, and Jewish Community Relations Council of Minnesota and the Dakotas Urge Minnesotans to Respect the Curfew

We Honor George Floyd’s Memory by Pursuing Justice Safely May 30, 2020 On this Shabbat evening, Minnesotans are reeling following the murder of George Floyd, a subdued and handcuffed African American man, by Minneapolis police officers. This should not have ...

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Minneapolis Jewish Federation, St. Paul Jewish Federation, and Jewish Community Relations Council of Minnesota and the Dakotas Urge Minnesotans to Respect the Curfew

We Honor George Floyd’s Memory by Pursuing Justice Safely May 30, 2020 On this Shabbat evening, Minnesotans are reeling following the murder of George Floyd, a subdued and handcuffed African American man, by Minneapolis police officers. This should not have ...

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JCRC Demands Justice for George Floyd

JCRC Demands Justice for George Floyd

We are outraged by the killing of African American George Floyd by Minneapolis Police Officers  May 26, 2020  Minneapolis, MN — Steve Hunegs, executive director of the Jewish Community Relations Council of Minnesota and the Dakotas (JCRC), issued the following statement:  “The Jewish ...

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JCRC Demands Justice for George Floyd

We are outraged by the killing of African American George Floyd by Minneapolis Police Officers  May 26, 2020  Minneapolis, MN — Steve Hunegs, executive director of the Jewish Community Relations Council of Minnesota and the Dakotas (JCRC), issued the following statement:  “The Jewish ...

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JCRC Supports Minnesota Rabbinical Association’s Unanimous Position to Worship from Home

JCRC Supports Minnesota Rabbinical Association’s Unanimous Position to Worship from Home

Thanks Governor Walz for Reciting Portions of Rabbi Gittelsohn’s Iwo Jima Sermon in his Memorial Day Remarks May 24, 2020 Minneapolis, MN — Steve Hunegs, executive director of the Jewish Community Relations Council of Minnesota and the Dakotas (JCRC), issued ...

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JCRC Supports Minnesota Rabbinical Association’s Unanimous Position to Worship from Home

Thanks Governor Walz for Reciting Portions of Rabbi Gittelsohn’s Iwo Jima Sermon in his Memorial Day Remarks May 24, 2020 Minneapolis, MN — Steve Hunegs, executive director of the Jewish Community Relations Council of Minnesota and the Dakotas (JCRC), issued ...

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JCRC Applauds Passage of the Never Again Education Act 

JCRC Applauds Passage of the Never Again Education Act 

We thank North Dakota’s Senator Kevin Cramer for his leadership to dedicate federal funds for Holocaust education    May 14, 2020     Minneapolis, MN — Steve Hunegs, executive director of the Jewish Community Relations Council of Minnesota and the Dakotas (JCRC), issued ...

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JCRC Applauds Passage of the Never Again Education Act 

We thank North Dakota’s Senator Kevin Cramer for his leadership to dedicate federal funds for Holocaust education    May 14, 2020     Minneapolis, MN — Steve Hunegs, executive director of the Jewish Community Relations Council of Minnesota and the Dakotas (JCRC), issued ...

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Minnesota and the Dakotas Yom HaShoah Commemoration

Minnesota and the Dakotas Yom HaShoah Commemoration

https://youtu.be/jC3XBiTws_0 In addition to the commemoration program, we collected testimony from survivors, their descendants, and stories of liberation. Survivor testimony: Dora Zaidenweber and Reva Kibort https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QUtdARWkVh0#action=share https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T65muTiczEU&feature=youtu.be Descendant testimony: Helen Siegel and Dr. Allen Kuperman https://youtu.be/fPUy8PvP4ps https://youtu.be/drDiRdMvJfU Stories of liberation: ...

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Minnesota and the Dakotas Yom HaShoah Commemoration

https://youtu.be/jC3XBiTws_0 In addition to the commemoration program, we collected testimony from survivors, their descendants, and stories of liberation. Survivor testimony: Dora Zaidenweber and Reva Kibort https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QUtdARWkVh0#action=share https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T65muTiczEU&feature=youtu.be Descendant testimony: Helen Siegel and Dr. Allen Kuperman https://youtu.be/fPUy8PvP4ps https://youtu.be/drDiRdMvJfU Stories of liberation: ...

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