JCRC Implores the President to Denounce White Supremacism

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, […]

JCRC is Disgusted by Ongoing Comparisons of Measures to Prevent COVID-19 Spread to Nazi Persecution

Steve Hunegs, executive director of the Jewish Community Relations Council of Minnesota and the Dakotas (JCRC), issued the following statement:     “Last week, the Jewish Community Relations Council of Minnesota and the Dakotas (JCRC) directly communicated to the leadership of the Senate and House Republican caucuses our ‘profound concern and disappointment at the repeated, ongoing comparisons by Republican candidates for the Minnesota Senate […]

JCRC Condemns Ongoing Comparisons to Nazis, and the Misuse of the Holocaust, to Measures being Taken to Prevent the Further Spread of COVID-19

Update — July 27: “The post shared by the Republican Party of Wabasha County MN is appalling. As we stated over the weekend, to compare public health measures to Nazi orders for Jews to wear yellow badges is reprehensible and wholly inaccurate. We demand the Republican Party of Wabasha County remove the post and apologize. […]

JCRC Deplores the Rising Tide of Antisemitism, Racism, and Xenophobia Poisoning Our Politics

Steve Hunegs, executive director of the Jewish Community Relations Council of Minnesota and the Dakotas (JCRC), issued the following statement deploring the rising tide of antisemitism, racism, and xenophobia poisoning our politics: “Founded in 1939 as a response to virulent antisemitism in the upper Midwest, the JCRC has been at the forefront of securing our […]

JCRC and Minnesota Hillel Condemn Hateful and Anti-Semitic Flyers Posted around the University of Minnesota

March 19, 2018 Minneapolis, MN — Steve Hunegs, executive director of the Jewish Community Relations Council of Minnesota and the Dakotas (JCRC), issued the following statement condemning the hateful and anti-Semitic flyers posted around the University of Minnesota today: “The Jewish Community Relations Council of Minnesota and the Dakotas (JCRC) and Minnesota Hillel condemn the […]

JCRC Applauds Apprehension and Charging of Terrorists Responsible for Bombing Dar Al Farooq Islamic Center in 2017

March 13, 2018 Minneapolis, MN – Steve Hunegs, executive director of the Jewish Community Relations Council of Minnesota and the Dakotas (JCRC), issued the following statement: “The Jewish Community Relations Council of Minnesota and the Dakotas (JCRC) applauds today’s apprehension and charging of the terrorists responsible for bombing the Dar Al Farooq Islamic Center in […]