What We Do

Israel Education and Engagement

Educating and Engaging Jews and non-Jews alike about Israel’s history, people, and challenges.
Programs include:
  • Dynamic, free presentations via JCRC Speakers Bureau
    • Amazing Israel: People, Places, and Culture: Get acquainted with a country brimming with biblical history and cutting-edge innovation, the Jewish homeland that is also a dynamic, multi-ethnic democracy. This tiny land has a huge story to tell!
    • Israel and the Middle East: The Challenge of Peace: A presentation given throughout the community, to increase understanding of the complex issues facing Israel.
  • Israel Study Tour for Minnesota Legislators and Community Leaders: Since 2016, the JCRC has led 3 Israel trips for Minnesota state legislators and other community leaders with the purpose of educating Minnesota elected officials on the importance of a strong partnership between Minnesota and Israel, as well as to build trusted relationships with Minnesota’s elected officials. Our trip in November 2019 was our largest and most bipartisan delegation to date.
  • Government Advocacy: Working with our elected officials to address important issues facing Israel today.
  • Collaboration: Working with other organizations concerned about Israel, within Christian, and Muslim, and other communities.

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Transfer of Memory

Transfer of Memory

Bring this photography exhibit to your community for a one-of-a-kind Holocaust education opportunity.

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Holocaust Education Speakers Bureau

Holocaust Education Speakers Bureau

Connect a Holocaust survivor or descendant to your group.

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Minnesota Holocaust Films

Minnesota Holocaust Films

Add these short original documentaries to your curriculum.

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Learning Through Legacy

Learning Through Legacy

Generations After MN

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One Day Trip to Washington D.C.

One Day Trip to Washington D.C.

Due to COVID-19, our 2021 USHMM experience will be online

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The Leo Weiss Courage to Teach Award

The Leo Weiss Courage to Teach Award

The JCRC honors a teacher or school whose passion, dedication, and excellence elevates the teachings of the lessons of the Holocaust in Minnesota and beyond.

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Witnesses to the Holocaust

Witnesses to the Holocaust

Stories of Minnesota Holocaust Survivors and Liberators.

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Yom HaShoah Holocaust Remembrance Day

Yom HaShoah Holocaust Remembrance Day

Join us for this commemoration service Thursday, April 8, 2021 via Zoom.

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Lessons from the Holocaust: History for Contemporary Learners

Lessons from the Holocaust: History for Contemporary Learners

Free daily Zoom classes for students and community members

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