JCRC organizes teachers and families in response to antisemitic Minneapolis Federation of Teachers resolution

JCRC organizes teachers and families in response to antisemitic Minneapolis Federation of Teachers resolution

Nov. 29, 2023  Minneapolis, MN — The Jewish Community Relations Council of Minnesota and the Dakotas (JCRC) applauds tonight’s passage of a Minneapolis Federation of Teachers (MFT) resolution expressing regret for the harm done toward Jewish members, students, and families ...

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JCRC organizes teachers and families in response to antisemitic Minneapolis Federation of Teachers resolution

Nov. 29, 2023  Minneapolis, MN — The Jewish Community Relations Council of Minnesota and the Dakotas (JCRC) applauds tonight’s passage of a Minneapolis Federation of Teachers (MFT) resolution expressing regret for the harm done toward Jewish members, students, and families ...

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The Kibbitzer – Fall 2023

The Kibbitzer – Fall 2023

We are in a moment of crisis: Israel is at war with a terrorist army, Hamas slogans are echoing in schools, and we are experiencing a 400% increase in antisemitism in the United States. At the same time, we are ...

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The Kibbitzer – Fall 2023

We are in a moment of crisis: Israel is at war with a terrorist army, Hamas slogans are echoing in schools, and we are experiencing a 400% increase in antisemitism in the United States. At the same time, we are ...

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Resource Page: Understanding and addressing the Israel-Hamas War

Resource Page: Understanding and addressing the Israel-Hamas War

JCRC is here to support the community during this horrific time. We are compiling resources here to support students, parents, employees, and others in communicating about and responding to the atrocities committed by Hamas and resulting war.

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Resource Page: Understanding and addressing the Israel-Hamas War

JCRC is here to support the community during this horrific time. We are compiling resources here to support students, parents, employees, and others in communicating about and responding to the atrocities committed by Hamas and resulting war.

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Statements of solidarity from Gov. Walz, Lt. Gov. Flanagan, and our Congressional delegations

Statements of solidarity from Gov. Walz, Lt. Gov. Flanagan, and our Congressional delegations

October 7, 2023 – JCRC is most grateful to our elected officials who have already spoken out on a bipartisan basis in their unequivocal support for the people of Israel, against this heinous, unprovoked invasion of Israel by Hamas terrorists, and right of Israel, like any sovereign nation, to defend itself. 

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Statements of solidarity from Gov. Walz, Lt. Gov. Flanagan, and our Congressional delegations

October 7, 2023 – JCRC is most grateful to our elected officials who have already spoken out on a bipartisan basis in their unequivocal support for the people of Israel, against this heinous, unprovoked invasion of Israel by Hamas terrorists, and right of Israel, like any sovereign nation, to defend itself. 

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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 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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