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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Star Tribune Commentary by Mohamed Ahmed

Star Tribune Commentary by Mohamed Ahmed

June 16, 2021 Last Friday CNN contacted the JCRC about reaction to Rep. Omar’s statement about the United States, Israel, Hamas, and the Taliban. Ultimately another story took priority which was regrettable since there was much I wanted to say ...

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Star Tribune Commentary by Mohamed Ahmed

June 16, 2021 Last Friday CNN contacted the JCRC about reaction to Rep. Omar’s statement about the United States, Israel, Hamas, and the Taliban. Ultimately another story took priority which was regrettable since there was much I wanted to say ...

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Letter from Steve Hunegs and the JCRC: Reflections on Israel, antisemitism, and the way forward

Letter from Steve Hunegs and the JCRC: Reflections on Israel, antisemitism, and the way forward

May 24, 2021 – Our reflections on what has happened, where we go from here, and resources and suggestions for how to approach the conversation regarding Israel, anti-Zionism, and antisemitism.

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Letter from Steve Hunegs and the JCRC: Reflections on Israel, antisemitism, and the way forward

May 24, 2021 – Our reflections on what has happened, where we go from here, and resources and suggestions for how to approach the conversation regarding Israel, anti-Zionism, and antisemitism.

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Resources for engaging with the Israeli-Palestinian conflict

Resources for engaging with the Israeli-Palestinian conflict

Published May 24, 2021 Updated June 9, 2021 Against the backdrop of a complex geopolitical conflict taking place on the other side of the globe, Americans in general and American Jews, in particular, are navigating the sea of ideas and ...

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Resources for engaging with the Israeli-Palestinian conflict

Published May 24, 2021 Updated June 9, 2021 Against the backdrop of a complex geopolitical conflict taking place on the other side of the globe, Americans in general and American Jews, in particular, are navigating the sea of ideas and ...

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Rosh Hashanah and the First Day of School: JCRC Advocates for Religious Inclusion in Public Schools

Rosh Hashanah and the First Day of School: JCRC Advocates for Religious Inclusion in Public Schools

One of the JCRC's missions is to advocate for Jewish families and employees in public schools and other educational and workplace settings. The first day of school for many Minnesota school districts in 2021 was scheduled to be Tuesday, September ...

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Rosh Hashanah and the First Day of School: JCRC Advocates for Religious Inclusion in Public Schools

One of the JCRC's missions is to advocate for Jewish families and employees in public schools and other educational and workplace settings. The first day of school for many Minnesota school districts in 2021 was scheduled to be Tuesday, September ...

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Steve Hunegs interviewed about NBA player Myers Leonard use of antisemitic slur

Steve Hunegs interviewed about NBA player Myers Leonard use of antisemitic slur

March 12, 2021 JCRC Executive Director Steve Hunegs was interviewed on Henry Lake's show Lake Night on WCCO Radio about Miami Heat player Myers Leonard using an antisemitic slur during a video gaming live stream. Steve was pleased to educate the ...

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Steve Hunegs interviewed about NBA player Myers Leonard use of antisemitic slur

March 12, 2021 JCRC Executive Director Steve Hunegs was interviewed on Henry Lake's show Lake Night on WCCO Radio about Miami Heat player Myers Leonard using an antisemitic slur during a video gaming live stream. Steve was pleased to educate the ...

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FOX 9 Report Examines Prewar Pro-Nazi and Fascist Beliefs of IDS Architect Philip Johnson

FOX 9 Report Examines Prewar Pro-Nazi and Fascist Beliefs of IDS Architect Philip Johnson

Steve Hunegs was interviewed by FOX 9’s Tom Lyden for a story about the complex legacy of architect Philip Johnson – including his prewar pro-Nazi and fascist beliefs.

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FOX 9 Report Examines Prewar Pro-Nazi and Fascist Beliefs of IDS Architect Philip Johnson

Steve Hunegs was interviewed by FOX 9’s Tom Lyden for a story about the complex legacy of architect Philip Johnson – including his prewar pro-Nazi and fascist beliefs.

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JCRC Stands with Georgia’s Jewish Community Against Antisemitism and Endorsement of Political Violence

JCRC Stands with Georgia’s Jewish Community Against Antisemitism and Endorsement of Political Violence

We are thankful for the leadership of our valued colleagues at The Jewish Community Relations Council of Atlanta and concur with their “support for the U.S. House of Representatives’ sanctioning of Georgia Congresswoman Marjorie Taylor Greene on Feb. 4.” 

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JCRC Stands with Georgia’s Jewish Community Against Antisemitism and Endorsement of Political Violence

We are thankful for the leadership of our valued colleagues at The Jewish Community Relations Council of Atlanta and concur with their “support for the U.S. House of Representatives’ sanctioning of Georgia Congresswoman Marjorie Taylor Greene on Feb. 4.” 

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“We will rebuild, reconcile, and recover”

“We will rebuild, reconcile, and recover”

January 22, 2021 As we prepare for Shabbat and its respite of personal and family tranquility, let us be grateful for a peaceful inauguration and the orderly, democratic and constitutional process it represents. In his Inaugural Address, President Joe Biden rightly noted that ...

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“We will rebuild, reconcile, and recover”

January 22, 2021 As we prepare for Shabbat and its respite of personal and family tranquility, let us be grateful for a peaceful inauguration and the orderly, democratic and constitutional process it represents. In his Inaugural Address, President Joe Biden rightly noted that ...

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