JCRC Mourns Loss of Judith Meisel, z”l

JCRC Mourns Loss of Judith Meisel, z”l

November 5, 2020 Minneapolis, MN — Steve Hunegs, executive director of the Jewish Community Relations Council of Minnesota and the Dakotas (JCRC), issued the following statement after the passing of Judith Meisel, z’’l: “Judith lived history.  Almost precisely 77 years ...

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JCRC Mourns Loss of Judith Meisel, z”l

November 5, 2020 Minneapolis, MN — Steve Hunegs, executive director of the Jewish Community Relations Council of Minnesota and the Dakotas (JCRC), issued the following statement after the passing of Judith Meisel, z’’l: “Judith lived history.  Almost precisely 77 years ...

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JCRC Applauds Imminent Peace Treaty between Israel and Sudan

JCRC Applauds Imminent Peace Treaty between Israel and Sudan

October 26, 2020 In September, the JCRC published a commentary in the Star Tribune applauding the establishment of diplomatic relations between Israel and the United Arab Emirates (UAE).  In our piece we noted that “this summer’s historic agreement … exemplifies ...

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JCRC Applauds Imminent Peace Treaty between Israel and Sudan

October 26, 2020 In September, the JCRC published a commentary in the Star Tribune applauding the establishment of diplomatic relations between Israel and the United Arab Emirates (UAE).  In our piece we noted that “this summer’s historic agreement … exemplifies ...

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In Solidarity with Red Lake Nation

In Solidarity with Red Lake Nation

October 18, 2020 We are outraged to learn that a welcome sign to the Red Lake Indian Reservation was vandalized with a swastika and “Trump 2020” graffiti. The JCRC echoes the message of our Lt. Governor, Peggy Flanagan, enrolled tribal citizen of ...

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In Solidarity with Red Lake Nation

October 18, 2020 We are outraged to learn that a welcome sign to the Red Lake Indian Reservation was vandalized with a swastika and “Trump 2020” graffiti. The JCRC echoes the message of our Lt. Governor, Peggy Flanagan, enrolled tribal citizen of ...

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JCRC Implores the President to Denounce White Supremacism

JCRC Implores the President to Denounce White Supremacism

September 30, 2020 Minneapolis, MN — Steve Hunegs, executive director of the Jewish Community Relations Council of Minnesota and the Dakotas (JCRC), issued the following statement: “The president’s refusal to condemn white supremacism at last night’s debate is troubling and ...

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JCRC Implores the President to Denounce White Supremacism

September 30, 2020 Minneapolis, MN — Steve Hunegs, executive director of the Jewish Community Relations Council of Minnesota and the Dakotas (JCRC), issued the following statement: “The president’s refusal to condemn white supremacism at last night’s debate is troubling and ...

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JCRC Welcomes Normalization of Ties Between Israel and the United Arab Emirates

JCRC Welcomes Normalization of Ties Between Israel and the United Arab Emirates

August 13, 2020 “The Jewish Community Relations Council of Minnesota and the Dakotas (JCRC) welcomes the news that the government of Israel is normalizing relations with the United Arab Emirates and hopefully laying the groundwork for closer ties with other ...

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JCRC Welcomes Normalization of Ties Between Israel and the United Arab Emirates

August 13, 2020 “The Jewish Community Relations Council of Minnesota and the Dakotas (JCRC) welcomes the news that the government of Israel is normalizing relations with the United Arab Emirates and hopefully laying the groundwork for closer ties with other ...

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JCRC Disgusted by Ongoing Comparisons of Measures to Prevent COVID-19 Spread to Nazi Persecution

JCRC Disgusted by Ongoing Comparisons of Measures to Prevent COVID-19 Spread to Nazi Persecution

We call upon Republican leadership to stand with our Jewish community against this poisonous and hurtful rhetoric     August 5, 2020   Minneapolis, MN — Steve Hunegs, executive director of the Jewish Community Relations Council of Minnesota and the Dakotas (JCRC), issued the ...

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JCRC Disgusted by Ongoing Comparisons of Measures to Prevent COVID-19 Spread to Nazi Persecution

We call upon Republican leadership to stand with our Jewish community against this poisonous and hurtful rhetoric     August 5, 2020   Minneapolis, MN — Steve Hunegs, executive director of the Jewish Community Relations Council of Minnesota and the Dakotas (JCRC), issued the ...

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JCRC Applauds Minnesota’s Leadership and the Fiterman Family for Helping to Keep Minnesotans Safe and Healthy

JCRC Applauds Minnesota’s Leadership and the Fiterman Family for Helping to Keep Minnesotans Safe and Healthy

July 29, 2020 Today, Governor Tim Walz and Lt. Governor Peggy Flanagan joined with business leaders to discuss an ongoing public-private partnership to distribute four million masks across Minnesota in an effort to help curb the spread of COVID-19. The ...

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JCRC Applauds Minnesota’s Leadership and the Fiterman Family for Helping to Keep Minnesotans Safe and Healthy

July 29, 2020 Today, Governor Tim Walz and Lt. Governor Peggy Flanagan joined with business leaders to discuss an ongoing public-private partnership to distribute four million masks across Minnesota in an effort to help curb the spread of COVID-19. The ...

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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

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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