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JCRC Condemns Antisemitic Anti-Israel Graffiti Targeting Temple of Aaron in St. Paul

JCRC Condemns Antisemitic Anti-Israel Graffiti Targeting Temple of Aaron in St. Paul

April 8, 2022 Minneapolis, MN – Steve Hunegs, executive director of the Jewish Community Relations Council of Minnesota and the Dakotas (JCRC), issued the following statement: “During the evening of April 7, 2022, Temple of Aaron Synagogue in St. Paul ...

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JCRC Condemns Antisemitic Anti-Israel Graffiti Targeting Temple of Aaron in St. Paul

April 8, 2022 Minneapolis, MN – Steve Hunegs, executive director of the Jewish Community Relations Council of Minnesota and the Dakotas (JCRC), issued the following statement: “During the evening of April 7, 2022, Temple of Aaron Synagogue in St. Paul ...

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JCRC Applauds Signing of Minnesota’s Russia Sanctions Statute

JCRC Applauds Signing of Minnesota’s Russia Sanctions Statute

Luda Anastazievsky of Minnesota’s Ukrainian Advocacy Committee hugging JCRC executive director Steve Hunegs at the Minnesota State Capitol Building. (Ethan Roberts Photography/JCRC) Minnesota becomes 2nd state to pass Russia divestment legislation April 2, 2022 Minneapolis, MN – Steve Hunegs, executive ...

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JCRC Applauds Signing of Minnesota’s Russia Sanctions Statute

Luda Anastazievsky of Minnesota’s Ukrainian Advocacy Committee hugging JCRC executive director Steve Hunegs at the Minnesota State Capitol Building. (Ethan Roberts Photography/JCRC) Minnesota becomes 2nd state to pass Russia divestment legislation April 2, 2022 Minneapolis, MN – Steve Hunegs, executive ...

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May Their Memories be for a Blessing

May Their Memories be for a Blessing

JCRC Statement on Recent Terror Attacks in Israel April 1, 2022 Minneapolis, MN – Steve Hunegs, executive director of the Jewish Community Relations Council of Minnesota and the Dakotas (JCRC), issued the following statement: “Over the past week and a ...

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May Their Memories be for a Blessing

JCRC Statement on Recent Terror Attacks in Israel April 1, 2022 Minneapolis, MN – Steve Hunegs, executive director of the Jewish Community Relations Council of Minnesota and the Dakotas (JCRC), issued the following statement: “Over the past week and a ...

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JCRC Expresses Solidarity with Ukraine

JCRC Expresses Solidarity with Ukraine

March 2, 2022 After meeting with Luda Anastazievsky, who chairs the Minnesota Ukrainian American Advocacy Committee, the JCRC sent the following letter on March 1, 2022, to every member of Minnesota’s, North Dakota’s, and South Dakota’s Congressional delegations. Steve Hunegs ...

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JCRC Expresses Solidarity with Ukraine

March 2, 2022 After meeting with Luda Anastazievsky, who chairs the Minnesota Ukrainian American Advocacy Committee, the JCRC sent the following letter on March 1, 2022, to every member of Minnesota’s, North Dakota’s, and South Dakota’s Congressional delegations. Steve Hunegs ...

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JCRC Mourns the Passing of Harold Rosenthal, z’’l

JCRC Mourns the Passing of Harold Rosenthal, z’’l

February 17, 2022 Minneapolis, MN – Steve Hunegs, executive director of the Jewish Community Relations Council of Minnesota and the Dakotas (JCRC), issued the following statement mourning the passing of Harold Rosenthal, z’’l: “As HaRav Jim Sherman noted in his ...

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JCRC Mourns the Passing of Harold Rosenthal, z’’l

February 17, 2022 Minneapolis, MN – Steve Hunegs, executive director of the Jewish Community Relations Council of Minnesota and the Dakotas (JCRC), issued the following statement mourning the passing of Harold Rosenthal, z’’l: “As HaRav Jim Sherman noted in his ...

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JCRC and Minnesota Hillel Condemn SJP’s Invitation of Poet Known For Peddling in Antisemitic Tropes

JCRC and Minnesota Hillel Condemn SJP’s Invitation of Poet Known For Peddling in Antisemitic Tropes

Mohammed El-Kurd to Speak at the University of Minnesota on January 21, 2022 Update: On January 20, 2022, JCRC and Minnesota Hillel sent the following letter to University President Joan Gabel. As of 4:00 PM on January 21, we have ...

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JCRC and Minnesota Hillel Condemn SJP’s Invitation of Poet Known For Peddling in Antisemitic Tropes

Mohammed El-Kurd to Speak at the University of Minnesota on January 21, 2022 Update: On January 20, 2022, JCRC and Minnesota Hillel sent the following letter to University President Joan Gabel. As of 4:00 PM on January 21, we have ...

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JCRC Partners with Talmud Torah of St. Paul on The Letters Project: Conversing Across Narratives

JCRC Partners with Talmud Torah of St. Paul on The Letters Project: Conversing Across Narratives

A course for high school students based on Yossi Klein Halevi’s book Letters to My Palestinian Neighbor: with an Extensive Epilogue of Palestinian Responses. Each week, the class will be taught by a different Rabbi or Community Leader from across ...

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JCRC Partners with Talmud Torah of St. Paul on The Letters Project: Conversing Across Narratives

A course for high school students based on Yossi Klein Halevi’s book Letters to My Palestinian Neighbor: with an Extensive Epilogue of Palestinian Responses. Each week, the class will be taught by a different Rabbi or Community Leader from across ...

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JCRC Publishes 2021 Impact Report

JCRC Publishes 2021 Impact Report

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JCRC Publishes 2021 Impact Report

Explore the JCRC’s 2021 Impact Report

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JCRC Mourns the Passing of Benno Black, z’’l

JCRC Mourns the Passing of Benno Black, z’’l

October 20, 2021 It is with a heavy heart that we mourn the passing of Benno Black, z’’l (August 7, 1925 – October 13, 2021). We extend our deepest condolences to his wife, children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren. Benno was a kind and gentle soul who was a loving husband, father, grandfather, ...

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JCRC Mourns the Passing of Benno Black, z’’l

October 20, 2021 It is with a heavy heart that we mourn the passing of Benno Black, z’’l (August 7, 1925 – October 13, 2021). We extend our deepest condolences to his wife, children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren. Benno was a kind and gentle soul who was a loving husband, father, grandfather, ...

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