Steve Hunegs, executive director of the Jewish Community Relations Council of Minnesota and the Dakotas (JCRC), issued the following statement: “The president’s refusal to condemn white supremacism at last night’s debate is troubling and inexcusable. “Equally alarming is the president’s directive to the Proud Boys, a violent neo-fascist extremist group with ties to white nationalism, […]
Being at the nexus of issues like the ones the community face is part of why the organization was started.
Part 3: As more Black people moved into Near North, it was also assumed that property values for Jewish and white residents would drop and wipe out housing wealth — a self-fulfilling prophecy thanks to redlining policies.
Events from a Jewish lawyers’ group is offering greater understanding of how disparity really is coming from the way that communities are divided.
Part 2: The shared experience of inequality between Jews and Blacks in North Minneapolis didn’t last.
Our people has known many dark days.
Part 1: Though it may be uncomfortable to face, there is a distinct Jewish history to this inequality.
It goes without saying that 2020/5780 will probably go down as one of the most unusual and challenging years of our lifetimes. There is much for us to have wrestled with, reckoned with, and grieved. We have lost so much – missed time and opportunities with those we love, missed celebrating smachot in person like […]
We are a group of Jewish women writing because we are concerned about the increase in gun violence in our state and feel called to action. Our local news outlets report that Minnesota is currently experiencing a surge in shootings and an unprecedented demand for guns and ammunition. As Jews tasked with the obligation of […]
Kicking off “Exodus and Equity: Reconciling the History of Minneapolis’ Jewish North Side”