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Yossi Klein Halevi visits Minnesota

Yossi Klein Halevi visits Minnesota

The JCRC was pleased to welcome Yossi Klein Halevi back to Minnesota, including for a powerful presentation at Minnesota Hillel on October 12, 2021. You can view a recording of Yossi's presentation here.

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Yossi Klein Halevi visits Minnesota

The JCRC was pleased to welcome Yossi Klein Halevi back to Minnesota, including for a powerful presentation at Minnesota Hillel on October 12, 2021. You can view a recording of Yossi's presentation here.

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Northfield News Publishes Commentary: An Initiation to Transfer of Memory

Northfield News Publishes Commentary: An Initiation to Transfer of Memory

This commentary originally appeared in the Northfield News. Oct. 6, 2021 By David R. Anderson and Steve Hunegs St. Olaf College and the Jewish Community Relations Council of Minnesota and the Dakotas (“JCRC”) and our respective communities are deeply pleased to ...

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Northfield News Publishes Commentary: An Initiation to Transfer of Memory

This commentary originally appeared in the Northfield News. Oct. 6, 2021 By David R. Anderson and Steve Hunegs St. Olaf College and the Jewish Community Relations Council of Minnesota and the Dakotas (“JCRC”) and our respective communities are deeply pleased to ...

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JCRC Applauds Near Unanimous Approval of Iron Dome Funding in U.S. House of Representatives

JCRC Applauds Near Unanimous Approval of Iron Dome Funding in U.S. House of Representatives

JCRC expresses outrage over Rep. Ilhan Omar’s unconscionable "No" vote, believes future relationship with the Representative to be impossible  September 23, 2021 Minneapolis, MN – Steve Hunegs, executive director of the Jewish Community Relations Council of Minnesota and the Dakotas (JCRC), ...

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JCRC Applauds Near Unanimous Approval of Iron Dome Funding in U.S. House of Representatives

JCRC expresses outrage over Rep. Ilhan Omar’s unconscionable "No" vote, believes future relationship with the Representative to be impossible  September 23, 2021 Minneapolis, MN – Steve Hunegs, executive director of the Jewish Community Relations Council of Minnesota and the Dakotas (JCRC), ...

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JCRC Calls for Congress to Unanimously Approve Iron Dome Funding

JCRC Calls for Congress to Unanimously Approve Iron Dome Funding

September 22, 2021 - 8:00 PM Minneapolis, MN – Steve Hunegs, executive director of the Jewish Community Relations Council of Minnesota and the Dakotas (JCRC), issued the following statement: “Yesterday, in the United States House of Representatives, $1 billion in ...

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JCRC Calls for Congress to Unanimously Approve Iron Dome Funding

September 22, 2021 - 8:00 PM Minneapolis, MN – Steve Hunegs, executive director of the Jewish Community Relations Council of Minnesota and the Dakotas (JCRC), issued the following statement: “Yesterday, in the United States House of Representatives, $1 billion in ...

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JCRC Statement on Threat Directed at Beth El Synagogue

JCRC Statement on Threat Directed at Beth El Synagogue

September 10, 2021 - 6:15 p.m. 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 September 9, 2021, the Anti-Defamation League (ADL) ...

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JCRC Statement on Threat Directed at Beth El Synagogue

September 10, 2021 - 6:15 p.m. 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 September 9, 2021, the Anti-Defamation League (ADL) ...

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JCRC Condemns Vandalism of Hmong Cultural Center

JCRC Condemns Vandalism of Hmong Cultural Center

September 9, 2021 Minneapolis, MN – Steve Hunegs, executive director of the Jewish Community Relations Council of Minnesota and the Dakotas (JCRC), issued the following statement: “The Jewish Community Relations Council of Minnesota and the Dakotas (JCRC) condemns the white ...

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JCRC Condemns Vandalism of Hmong Cultural Center

September 9, 2021 Minneapolis, MN – Steve Hunegs, executive director of the Jewish Community Relations Council of Minnesota and the Dakotas (JCRC), issued the following statement: “The Jewish Community Relations Council of Minnesota and the Dakotas (JCRC) condemns the white ...

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In Photos: 2021 JCRC Annual Event

In Photos: 2021 JCRC Annual Event

We thank our friends and supporters who joined us for our 2021 Annual Event at the American Swedish Institute (ASI). We are grateful to ASI and the Greenberg Family Fund for Holocaust Awareness at Beth El Synagogue, our partners in the ...

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In Photos: 2021 JCRC Annual Event

We thank our friends and supporters who joined us for our 2021 Annual Event at the American Swedish Institute (ASI). We are grateful to ASI and the Greenberg Family Fund for Holocaust Awareness at Beth El Synagogue, our partners in the ...

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150+ Faith Leaders Implore Minnesota Department of Education: Add World Religions Back into Final Draft of New K-12 Social Studies Standards

150+ Faith Leaders Implore Minnesota Department of Education: Add World Religions Back into Final Draft of New K-12 Social Studies Standards

August 16, 2021 (Minneapolis, MN) -- Today, 157 leaders representing a wide range of different faith communities throughout the state of Minnesota released a joint letter calling on the Minnesota Department of Education (MDE) to ensure that a full list ...

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150+ Faith Leaders Implore Minnesota Department of Education: Add World Religions Back into Final Draft of New K-12 Social Studies Standards

August 16, 2021 (Minneapolis, MN) -- Today, 157 leaders representing a wide range of different faith communities throughout the state of Minnesota released a joint letter calling on the Minnesota Department of Education (MDE) to ensure that a full list ...

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JCRC, Federations, 20+ Jewish Organizations Stand United Against Antisemitism

JCRC, Federations, 20+ Jewish Organizations Stand United Against Antisemitism

On Sunday, July 11, over 250 Minnesotans came together at the Minnesota State Capitol under the bright July sunshine to stand united against the rising threats to Jewish safety and security around us. The gathering featured speakers representing diverse streams ...

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JCRC, Federations, 20+ Jewish Organizations Stand United Against Antisemitism

On Sunday, July 11, over 250 Minnesotans came together at the Minnesota State Capitol under the bright July sunshine to stand united against the rising threats to Jewish safety and security around us. The gathering featured speakers representing diverse streams ...

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