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Understanding won’t come, but at least we’re all trying

Understanding won’t come, but at least we’re all trying

Aimee Ross | June 21, 2024 Today, I sat in the yard of a man whose family home looks out at the railway that leads to Treblinka. This man — just a child in those days — vividly recalls Jews ...

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Understanding won’t come, but at least we’re all trying

Aimee Ross | June 21, 2024 Today, I sat in the yard of a man whose family home looks out at the railway that leads to Treblinka. This man — just a child in those days — vividly recalls Jews ...

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At Treblinka, they tried to erase us

At Treblinka, they tried to erase us

by Mira Zelle | June 20, 2024 The air was hot and sticky when we got off the bus. It had rained on the drive in, and the sky was still threateningly dark with clouds. We walked single file down ...

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At Treblinka, they tried to erase us

by Mira Zelle | June 20, 2024 The air was hot and sticky when we got off the bus. It had rained on the drive in, and the sky was still threateningly dark with clouds. We walked single file down ...

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In Photos: 2024 JCRC Annual Event

In Photos: 2024 JCRC Annual Event

Thank you to our remarkable community for showing up and contributing your time, energy, and resources to advancing JCRC’s mission of building relationships to educate, advocate, and protect our community.

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In Photos: 2024 JCRC Annual Event

Thank you to our remarkable community for showing up and contributing your time, energy, and resources to advancing JCRC’s mission of building relationships to educate, advocate, and protect our community.

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Israel of anguish and endless spirit

Israel of anguish and endless spirit

by Sally Abrams | June 19, 2024 If you visit Israel these days people may ask, “Why now, of all times, in the midst of a war?” Visiting Israel requires a hunger to be there, to believe that love means ...

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Israel of anguish and endless spirit

by Sally Abrams | June 19, 2024 If you visit Israel these days people may ask, “Why now, of all times, in the midst of a war?” Visiting Israel requires a hunger to be there, to believe that love means ...

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We Were Heard

We Were Heard

University of Minnesota Confirms Hiring Process for Next Center for Holocaust and Genocide Studies Director to Start Fresh, most likely not until 2025-2026 academic year.

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We Were Heard

University of Minnesota Confirms Hiring Process for Next Center for Holocaust and Genocide Studies Director to Start Fresh, most likely not until 2025-2026 academic year.

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JCRC has been nothing short of lifesaving for our family

JCRC has been nothing short of lifesaving for our family

June 2, 2024 – Thank you JCRC for inviting us to share our story. I am here with my daughter to talk about our recent experiences with severe antisemitism and to express our deep gratitude to JCRC for their unwavering support and advocacy. 

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JCRC has been nothing short of lifesaving for our family

June 2, 2024 – Thank you JCRC for inviting us to share our story. I am here with my daughter to talk about our recent experiences with severe antisemitism and to express our deep gratitude to JCRC for their unwavering support and advocacy. 

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JCRC empowered me to speak about the antisemitism we are facing at school

JCRC empowered me to speak about the antisemitism we are facing at school

June 2, 2024 – Since October 7th, there has been a 700% rise in antisemitism on American college campuses. Unfortunately, the University of Minnesota is not immune to the virus of antisemitism infecting campuses across the country.

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JCRC empowered me to speak about the antisemitism we are facing at school

June 2, 2024 – Since October 7th, there has been a 700% rise in antisemitism on American college campuses. Unfortunately, the University of Minnesota is not immune to the virus of antisemitism infecting campuses across the country.

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JCRC is helping our school and our Jewish community come out stronger

JCRC is helping our school and our Jewish community come out stronger

June 2, 2024 – We have three children. Like students at many high schools since October 7, our kids felt a lot of anxiety at school in navigating their feelings about the attacks and the war, in an environment of peers—and even adults—who don’t have the same level of understanding, or the same personal connection, to what’s happening in Israel. 

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JCRC is helping our school and our Jewish community come out stronger

June 2, 2024 – We have three children. Like students at many high schools since October 7, our kids felt a lot of anxiety at school in navigating their feelings about the attacks and the war, in an environment of peers—and even adults—who don’t have the same level of understanding, or the same personal connection, to what’s happening in Israel. 

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Partnership with JCRC is essential to building relationships and educating colleagues

Partnership with JCRC is essential to building relationships and educating colleagues

June 2, 2024 – I am a granddaughter of four Holocaust survivors. I was born and raised in Israel and moved to the Twin Cities nearly 18 years ago. I am honored to publicly thank the JCRC staff and volunteers. Thank you for all your hard work and the countless hours you invest in our community. 

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Partnership with JCRC is essential to building relationships and educating colleagues

June 2, 2024 – I am a granddaughter of four Holocaust survivors. I was born and raised in Israel and moved to the Twin Cities nearly 18 years ago. I am honored to publicly thank the JCRC staff and volunteers. Thank you for all your hard work and the countless hours you invest in our community. 

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