Lindsey Mintz, Indianapolis Star, June 17, 2020 Executive Director, Jewish Community Relations Council If this “moment” is going to lead into a new chapter in our country’s civil rights journey, and if…
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“We can’t allow ourselves to forget the tragedy of the Holocaust, the sheer scope of it,” David Sklar, Assistant Director of the Indianapolis Jewish Community Relations Council, said.
Indianapolis Mayor Joe Hogsett and Indiana Civil Rights Commission Executive Director Gregory L. Wilson will give remarks at the event, which will include a keynote address from World War II Veteran and Kristallnacht survivor Ernie Lorch, a candle lighting Ceremony, and the reading of names.
WIBW, October 25, 2019 Now in its 24th year, the Spirit & Place Festival continues to be Indianapolis’ largest collaborative festival that uses the arts, religion, and humanities as tools for shaping individual and…
The Indianapolis Jewish Community Relations Council said in a statement that the Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department was notified of the incident and that it had opened an investigation. The police are classifying it as a “bias crime,” according to the statement.
Police launched a vandalism investigation at the Jewish Community Center (JCC) after staff reported finding suspicious flyers taped to three buildings. The flyers were described as “antisemitic in nature” by the Jewish Community Relations Council (JCRC).
The Jewish Community Relations Council (JCRC) said in a statement that “concerning flyers, which were antisemitic in nature” were discovered on several Jewish communal institutions.
The Indianapolis Jewish Community Relations Council released a statement applauding two Central Indiana representatives who voted to condemn President Trump’s recent statements about four Democratic congresswomen.
An Indianapolis man who holds Nazi beliefs and openly spoke of his admiration for Adolf Hitler has been jailed after admitting vandalizing synagogue grounds.