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JCRC — “What prominent community members say should be done to make Indiana better for everyone”
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JCRC — “What prominent community members say should be done to make Indiana better for everyone”

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…

OBAT Helpers & JCRC — “Local doctors assist Rohingya people in crisis in Bangladesh as alleged genocide case moves forward”
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OBAT Helpers & JCRC — “Local doctors assist Rohingya people in crisis in Bangladesh as alleged genocide case moves forward”

If you would like to get involved with the work OBAT is doing here or abroad, please visit obathelpers.org to learn more.

JCRC — “Concerns over Americans’ lack of knowledge about the Holocaust”
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JCRC — “Concerns over Americans’ lack of knowledge about the Holocaust”

“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.

JCRC — “Indiana Civil Rights Commission hosts holocaust remembrance in Indianapolis”
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JCRC — “Indiana Civil Rights Commission hosts holocaust remembrance in Indianapolis”

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.

Interchurch Community — “Powerful Storytelling, Films, and Interactive Events Part of 2019 Spirit & Place Festival Starting Nov. 2”
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Interchurch Community — “Powerful Storytelling, Films, and Interactive Events Part of 2019 Spirit & Place Festival Starting Nov. 2”

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…

JCRC — Indianapolis police investigating fliers called ‘anti-Semitic in nature’ posted on Jewish institutions
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JCRC — Indianapolis police investigating fliers called ‘anti-Semitic in nature’ posted on Jewish institutions

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.

JCRC — Police Launch Investigation Into Antisemitic Flyers Found At Jewish Community Center
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JCRC — Police Launch Investigation Into Antisemitic Flyers Found At Jewish Community Center

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).

JCRC — Jewish community in Indianapolis discovers antisemitic flyers posted on buildings
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JCRC — Jewish community in Indianapolis discovers antisemitic flyers posted on buildings

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.

JCRC — “Indianapolis Jewish council applauds Brooks, Carson for vote condemning Trump statements”
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JCRC — “Indianapolis Jewish council applauds Brooks, Carson for vote condemning Trump statements”

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.

JCRC — “INDIANAPOLIS MAN WHO ‘OPENLY IDENTIFIED WITH NAZISM’ TRAVELED 50 MILES TO SET FIRE TO SYNAGOGUE WITH HOMEMADE NAPALM”
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JCRC — “INDIANAPOLIS MAN WHO ‘OPENLY IDENTIFIED WITH NAZISM’ TRAVELED 50 MILES TO SET FIRE TO SYNAGOGUE WITH HOMEMADE NAPALM”

An Indianapolis man who holds Nazi beliefs and openly spoke of his admiration for Adolf Hitler has been jailed after admitting vandalizing synagogue grounds.