JCRC in the media

Dec. 21

  • Star Tribune: Oct. 7 denial is dangerous to decency, truth

Dec. 15

  • MinnPost: Will calls for Minnesota to divest from Israel result in action?

Dec. 14

  • KARE 11: Small group in Twin Cities screens video of Oct. 7 Hamas attack for first time
  • KTSP: Screening held to show Minnesotans footage of Hamas attack on Oct. 7
  • Star Tribune: A Minnesota screening of Hamas Oct. 7 attack film shares horrors
  • TC Jewfolk: Bearing Witness To October 7

Dec. 13

  • CBS News: Ongoing war between Israel-Hamas divides American voters
  • TC Jewfolk: Protesters Disrupt Edina School Meeting, Harass Jewish Families

Dec. 6-10

  • KTSP: Jewish Minnesotans report rise in ‘really ugly’ antisemitic incidents amid Hanukkah celebrations
  • USA Today: Hanukkah symbols, songs suddenly political for some as war continues
  • Minnesota Reformer: State employee group suspended over alleged comments made at meeting on Israel-Hamas war

Nov. 30

  • KARE 11: Activists call on Minnesota to end investments in Israel
  • KSTP: Fellow Democrats denounce Sen. Ron Latz for ‘dehumanizing’ remarks on Palestinians
  • MPR: Minneapolis teachers union backs off Israel-Hamas statement
  • Star Tribune: Minneapolis teachers say resolution on Israel-Hamas conflict harmed families, divided their union
  • Star Tribune: Minnesota DFL senators condemn colleague’s ‘dehumanizing’ comments on Palestinians
  • TC Jewfolk: Minneapolis Teacher’s Union Passes Resolution Centering Families, ‘Regrets’ Harm Caused
  • TC Jewfolk: Sen. Latz Remarks Called ‘Inflammatory’ By Colleagues, ‘Demonstrably True’ By JCRC
  • WCCO: Minneapolis teacher’s union retracts controversial statement on war in Israel

Nov. 28-29

  • KTSP: Minneapolis teachers union considers new resolution on Israel-Hamas war after accusations of antisemitism
  • KTSP: Pro-Palestine groups protest state investments in Israel
  • MPR: Pro-Palestinian, Jewish groups gather at Capitol to weigh in on state’s Israel investments
  • TC Jewfolk: JCRC Head Says BDS Is ‘Essence Of Antisemitism’
  • WCCO: Minneapolis teachers union walks back controversial statement on Israel-Hamas war
  • WCCO: Pro-Palestinian groups and supporters of Israel in Minnesota clash over state investments in the country
  • The Break Down Podcast: A break down with Ethan Roberts of the Jewish Community Relations Council

Nov. 25-27

  • Star Tribune: Edina schools criticized for suspending students who used pro-Palestinian chant during walkout
  • KSTP: Minnesota Jewish Community Relations Council encouraged by Israel, Hamas hostage exchange
  • KSTP: Cease-fire between Israel and Hamas begins with a swap of Israeli hostages and Palestinian prisoners

Nov. 19-22

  • The Art of Living Well Podcast: Unraveling anti-semitism and exploring ideologies in the Israel-Hamas war
  • Patch: Minneapolis Teachers Union Accused Of Promoting Antisemitism
  • KARE 11: Minneapolis teachers draw fire for post on Israel
  • KTSP: Jewish Community Relations Council calls Minneapolis teachers union resolution ‘antisemitic’
  • TC Jewfolk: Letter Calls Minneapolis Teacher Union Resolution ‘Antisemitic and Hostile’
  • WCCO: The Minneapolis Federation of Teachers is catching heat for a statement on Israel

Nov. 17

  • WCCO: Jewish families blast Minneapolis teacher union statement on Israel as “dangerous to our children,

Nov. 15

  • TC Jewfolk: MN Jews Call For Return Of Hostages And Find Support, Relief At Historic D.C. Rally

Nov. 2

  • TC Jewfolk: Jewish-Ukrainian Press Conference Condemns Hamas & Russia, Calls For More U.S. Aid
  • TC Jewfolk: U Student Details On-Campus Antisemitism
  • Star Tribune: Jews and Ukrainians band together in Minnesota to link conflicts in Israel, Ukraine
  • KSTP: Agencies monitoring concerns of antisemitism and Islamophobia nationwide
  • WCCO: Minnesota groups defend Israel, Ukraine amid conflicts

Nov. 1

  • TC Jewfolk: Edina A Microcosm For How Israel-Hamas War Affects Schools, Jewish Community Response

Oct. 28

  • Star Tribune: Local Muslim leaders vow to campaign against Biden unless he calls for cease-fire

Oct. 26

  • WCCO: Local Jewish community concerned about huge rise in antisemitic incidents in U.S. in wake of Hamas attack

Oct. 14

  • KSTP: Minnesota experts weigh in on the expected Israeli invasion of Gaza

Oct. 13

  • TPT Almanac: Steve Hunegs on Twin Cities Jewish community reaction to Hamas terror attack.
  • KTSP: “Be vigilant but tomorrow be extra vigilant.” Minnesota’s Jewish community says ‘prepare not scare’ after Hamas declares a ‘day of rage’
  • Pioneer Press: St. Paul police increase patrols around synagogues amid Israel-Hamas war

Oct. 10-11

  • MPR News: ‘People do not want bombings’: Minnesota Jewish community gathers after attack on Israel
  • Star Tribune (news): Minnesotans gather to show support for Israel, Palestinians
  • Star Tribune (Editorial Board): A call for unity in response to terror
  • KARE 11: ‘How can I help?’: Gathering held at Beth El Synagogue to show support for Israel
  • WCCO: Minnesotans showed their support for Israel after Hamas terrorist attacks
  • KSTP: Outpouring of emotion in Minnesota following Hamas attacks on Israel
  • FOX 9: St. Louis Park synagogue welcomes hundreds to show solidarity with Israel
  • TC Jewfolk: Capacity Crowd Packs Beth El In Show Of Solidarity With Israel

Oct. 9

  • Star Tribune: For Minnesotans with ties to Israel and Gaza, feelings of fear, devastation and anger
  • WCCO: Jewish and Palestinian Americans frightened as war in Israel continues, death toll rises
  • KFGO: Steve Hunegs interview with Joel Heitkamp

Oct. 7

  • TC Jewfolk: Jewish Community Reacts To Devastating Hamas Attack, Israel At War


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