American Jewish Committee

Senior Islamic leader to visit Auschwitz

Secretary general of the Muslim World League to visit Auschwitz with American Jewish Committee CEO David Harris in January.Marcy Oster/JTA, 5/1/2019, 5:27 PM

Netanyahu meets leader of 60 million Muslims

At AJC Global Forum 2018 in Israel, Yahya Cholil Staquf, who, as General Secretary of the Nahdlatul Ulama Supreme Council andGary Willig, 6/14/2018, 9:38 PM

Bennett: Future of US Jewry keeps me up at night

Education Minister says apathy, assimilation in the Diaspora worry him more than Iran. We are all one family.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/12/2018, 8:52 PM

'For heaven's sake, recognize the Jewish State'

PM says Israel has offered a Palestinian State, but peace has remained far off because of refusal to accept Jewish State.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/10/2018, 9:45 PM

American Jews remember murdered French woman

American Jewish organizations remember Mireille Knoll, the 85-year-old Holocaust survivor who was murdered in her Paris apartment.Elad Benari, 3/30/2018, 5:12 AM

Jewish group: European Parliament must discipline Ana Gomes

American Jewish Committee condemns anti-Semitic remark by Portuguese MEP Ana Gomes, calls for disciplinary action.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/8/2018, 2:13 PM

'Converging interests of Israel, Arab states is an opportunity’

US National Security Adviser H.R. McMaster praises Israel's ability to respond and adapt to changing circumstances.JTA, 6/5/2017, 7:14 PM

50 state governors reject BDS

Governors of all 50 states sign pledge to reject BDS movement against Israel.Ben Ariel, 5/18/2017, 5:35 AM

Pope calls European refugee centers 'concentration camps'

American Jewish Committee criticizes Pope Francis for calling refugee and migrant centers in Europe “concentration camps.”JTA, 4/23/2017, 6:50 PM

American Jewish Committee to pressure Trump on 2-state solution

AJC seeks congressional signatures on letter to Trump saying 2-state solution is the only solution to Arab-Israeli conflict.JTA, 3/16/2017, 8:49 PM

AJC donates to rebuilding of Florida mosque destroyed by arson

The American Jewish Committee donates funds to help rebuild a Florida mosque destroyed by arson.JTA, 12/13/2016, 3:36 AM

Priebus nixes, Jewish groups slam Muslim registry proposal

AJC slams the idea of creating a database of Muslims one day after Trump's chief-of-staff said there were no plans to create one.JTA, 11/23/2016, 5:50 AM

Jewish groups decry church councils' anti-'occupation' statement

Jewish organizations slam statement by leading Christian groups blaming Israel almost entirely for the conflict with the Palestinians.JTA, 9/16/2016, 4:30 AM

French film-maker accuses German hotel of excluding Israel

Film-maker Claude Lanzmann claims Arab clients had asked Israel to be removed from hotel phone list; company denies any wrongdoing.JTA, 8/12/2016, 7:37 AM

Detroit advocacy group merging with American Jewish Committee

Jewish Community Relations Council of Metropolitan Detroit merges with the American Jewish Committee.JTA, 7/22/2016, 4:39 AM

Athens mayor takes stand against anti-Semitism

Giogos Kaminis joins Mayors United Against Anti-Semitism campaign. Significant move in light of rampant Greek anti-Semtism.Matt Wanderman, 3/21/2016, 12:08 PM

European Parliament Sees No Need for Jewish State?

EP rejects amendment calling for Israeli-Palestinian negotiations to be based on two-state principle.Arutz Sheva staff, 9/10/2015, 7:37 PM

Despite Obama's Efforts, Jewish Group Rejects Iran Deal

American Jewish Committee says it concluded overwhelmingly it must oppose Iran nuclear deal.Elad Benari, 8/6/2015, 6:45 AM

Sisi: Israel-PA Peace Will Make the Region Safer

Egyptian President meets delegation of the American Jewish Committee, calls for peace between Israel and the PA.Elad Benari, 7/7/2015, 4:46 AM

Jews, Muslims, Christians Tackle Religious Violence at Davos

Top leaders from three major religions discuss Charlie Hebdo murders, religious extremism at World Economic Forum.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/21/2015, 8:50 PM

White House: Rising Tide of Anti-Semitism 'Troubling'

White House spokesman vows to 'combat the scourge of anti-Semitism' at American Jewish committee event.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/14/2015, 8:51 AM

US Jewish Groups Condemn Abbas for Incitement

Numerous US Jewish groups condemned Abbas for incitement. Also expressed concern for increasing tension and violence in Israel.Cynthia Blank, 11/13/2014, 12:41 PM

Erdogan 'Would be Happy' to Return Jewish Award

Turkish Prime Minister's envoy says he will happily return American Jewish Committee award after 'anti-Semitism' controversy.Ari Soffer and AFP, 7/29/2014, 6:52 PM

Clinton Says US Used 'Same Tactic' for Iran, Israel-PA Talks

Despite criticism for Benghazi, Iran nuclear deal, Hillary Clinton defends her legacy as Sec. of State at American Jewish Committee meeting.AFP, 5/14/2014, 11:01 PM

Power Promises to Fight to Get Israel on Security Council

U.S. ambassador to the United Nations promises she will “not give up” on getting Israel a seat on the UN Security Council.Elad Benari, 2/11/2014, 4:41 AM

David Harris & AJC: Lay Off the Peace Pipe

Ronn Torossian, CEO of 5WPR, 8/14/2013, 3:07 PM

Kerry Seeks Support for Talks from U.S. Jews

Kerry meets select Jewish leaders; tells them Israel and PA have ‘strategic imperative’ to talk, criticizes EU boycott.Maayana Miskin, 8/9/2013, 12:31 PM