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Jewish community stands united in support of Israel against unprovoked Hamas invasion

Jewish community stands united in support of Israel against unprovoked Hamas invasion

Statement from JCRC, Minneapolis Jewish Federation, and St. Paul Jewish Federation 

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Jewish community stands united in support of Israel against unprovoked Hamas invasion

Statement from JCRC, Minneapolis Jewish Federation, and St. Paul Jewish Federation 

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Statement

Remembering Dora Zaidenweber, z”l

Remembering Dora Zaidenweber, z”l

We mourn the loss of our friend Dora Zaidenweber, z”l. Dora passed at 99 on Sept. 21, 2023. Funeral services are 2:00 PM, Friday, Sept. 22 at Adath Jeshurun Congregation.

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Remembering Dora Zaidenweber, z”l

We mourn the loss of our friend Dora Zaidenweber, z”l. Dora passed at 99 on Sept. 21, 2023. Funeral services are 2:00 PM, Friday, Sept. 22 at Adath Jeshurun Congregation.

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JCRC partners with Secure Community Network to launch new online form to report threats, incidents, and suspicious activity

JCRC partners with Secure Community Network to launch new online form to report threats, incidents, and suspicious activity

September 6, 2023 – JCRC partnered with the Secure Community Network (SCN) to launch a new, standardized online form for the public to report threats, incidents, and suspicious activity related to Jewish organizations, facilities, or community members.

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JCRC partners with Secure Community Network to launch new online form to report threats, incidents, and suspicious activity

September 6, 2023 – JCRC partnered with the Secure Community Network (SCN) to launch a new, standardized online form for the public to report threats, incidents, and suspicious activity related to Jewish organizations, facilities, or community members.

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JCRC stands with majority of Israelis who oppose weakening Israel’s independent judiciary; favors broad national consensus

JCRC stands with majority of Israelis who oppose weakening Israel’s independent judiciary; favors broad national consensus

September 6, 2023 By Steve Hunegs For months, hundreds of thousands of Israelis have peacefully taken to the streets every Saturday night to protest the governing coalition’s efforts to constrain the independence of Israel’s internationally respected Supreme Court. Polls consistently ...

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JCRC stands with majority of Israelis who oppose weakening Israel’s independent judiciary; favors broad national consensus

September 6, 2023 By Steve Hunegs For months, hundreds of thousands of Israelis have peacefully taken to the streets every Saturday night to protest the governing coalition’s efforts to constrain the independence of Israel’s internationally respected Supreme Court. Polls consistently ...

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The Kibbitzer – Summer 2023

The Kibbitzer – Summer 2023

An early Shana Tova – sending blessings for a joyous, healthy 5784.    We are grateful for your friendship and support. Please contribute before August 31 to grow and sustain our momentum!   2023 Sidney Barrows Lifetime Commitment Award  Steve ...

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The Kibbitzer – Summer 2023

An early Shana Tova – sending blessings for a joyous, healthy 5784.    We are grateful for your friendship and support. Please contribute before August 31 to grow and sustain our momentum!   2023 Sidney Barrows Lifetime Commitment Award  Steve ...

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Star Tribune Counterpoint: Discrimination has no rights

Star Tribune Counterpoint: Discrimination has no rights

In a Star Tribune Counterpoint, JCRC executive director Steve Hunegs and deputy executive director Ethan Roberts outline JCRC’s position on the Israeli judicial overhaul while rebutting discredited arguments by BDS activists.

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Star Tribune Counterpoint: Discrimination has no rights

In a Star Tribune Counterpoint, JCRC executive director Steve Hunegs and deputy executive director Ethan Roberts outline JCRC’s position on the Israeli judicial overhaul while rebutting discredited arguments by BDS activists.

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Hunegs and Parritz among the Minnesotans invited to attend President Isaac Herzog’s speech to a joint session of Congress

Hunegs and Parritz among the Minnesotans invited to attend President Isaac Herzog’s speech to a joint session of Congress

July 21, 2023 JCRC Executive Director Steve Hunegs and President Jon Parritz were honored to be among the Minnesotans invited to attend President Isaac Herzog’s speech to a joint session of Congress this week as the guests of Senator Amy ...

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Hunegs and Parritz among the Minnesotans invited to attend President Isaac Herzog’s speech to a joint session of Congress

July 21, 2023 JCRC Executive Director Steve Hunegs and President Jon Parritz were honored to be among the Minnesotans invited to attend President Isaac Herzog’s speech to a joint session of Congress this week as the guests of Senator Amy ...

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JCRC Mourns the Passing of Gary Tankenoff, z”l

JCRC Mourns the Passing of Gary Tankenoff, z”l

May 30, 2023 Minneapolis, MN – Steve Hunegs, executive director of the Jewish Community Relations Council of Minnesota and the Dakotas (JCRC), issued the following statement: "The JCRC mourns the loss of our dear friend, community leader, and philanthropist Gary ...

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JCRC Mourns the Passing of Gary Tankenoff, z”l

May 30, 2023 Minneapolis, MN – Steve Hunegs, executive director of the Jewish Community Relations Council of Minnesota and the Dakotas (JCRC), issued the following statement: "The JCRC mourns the loss of our dear friend, community leader, and philanthropist Gary ...

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JCRC Publishes Transfer of Memory Book

JCRC Publishes Transfer of Memory Book

May 30, 2023 The JCRC and David Sherman Photography announce the production of our book: Transfer of Memory. Available in both soft cover and hard cover, this beautiful art book showcases the Transfer of Memory exhibition, honoring the lives of Holocaust survivors ...

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JCRC Publishes Transfer of Memory Book

May 30, 2023 The JCRC and David Sherman Photography announce the production of our book: Transfer of Memory. Available in both soft cover and hard cover, this beautiful art book showcases the Transfer of Memory exhibition, honoring the lives of Holocaust survivors ...

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