News and updates about AJC

AJC releases Spanish language handbook for combating antisemitism

Handbook for applying IHRA definition of antisemitism co-published with the Organization of American States.

AJC releases Spanish language handbook for tackling antisemitism

AJC calls on European Union to reconvene council with Israel

AJC welcomes letter by 158 MEPs urging EU to reconvene the Association Council with Israel.

AJC calls on European Union to reconvene council with Israel

American Jewish Committee selects new president

AJC elects Boston entrepreneur Michael L. Tichnor as the organization's next president.

American Jewish Committee selects new president

Secretary of State Antony Blinken addresses AJC summit

Secretary of State speaks to AJC Global Forum, praising groups advocacy on key foreign policy issues.

Secretary of State Antony Blinken addresses AJC summit

AJC gives award to prominent critic of Iranian regime

Journalist Masih Alinejad honored for activism in support of human rights for Iranians.

AJC gives award to prominent critic of Iranian regime

Brandeis University honors AJC CEO David Harris with honorary doctorate

Harris receives Brandeis University Honorary Doctor of Humane Letters degree for his lifetime of service to the Jewish people and humankind.

Brandeis U honors AJC CEO David Harris with honorary doctorate

AJC delegation visits Japan to strengthens Japanese-Jewish ties

Delegation visits Japan to bolster ties with the American Jewish Community and Israel.

AJC delegation visits Japan to strengthens Japanese-Jewish ties

AJC attends first ever multifaith gathering in Saudi Arabia

Historic gathering of leaders from the world’s religions takes place in Saudi Arabia, the first summit of its kind.

AJC attends first ever multifaith gathering in Saudi Arabia

AJC poll: Antisemitism widespread problem in Germany

Survey finds that the German general and Muslim populations both recognize antisemitism is a growing problem in Germany.

AJC poll: Antisemitism widespread problem in Germany

AJC survey: Israel-Diaspora millennial relations remain strong

First ever AJC Jewish millennial survey finds many similarities but some differences among Israelis and American Jews.

AJC survey: Israel-Diaspora millennial relations remain strong

ACJ holds talks with politicians from around the world on Iran’s nuclear program

American Jewish Committee holds virtual discussion with lawmakers from 10 countries on how to respond to Iran’s nuclear ambitions.

ACJ holds talks with world politicians on Iran’s nuclear program

American mayoral delegation visits Israel as part of AJC program

American mayors are visiting Israel in order to better understand the special relationship between the United States and Israel.

American mayoral delegation visits Israel as part of AJC program

AJC launches video series examining impact of rising antisemitism on American Jews

American Jewish Committee releases video series examining the impact of rising antisemitism on American Jews.

AJC launches video series examining impact of rising antisemitismplayer

AJC travels to Poland in solidarity with Ukrainian refugees

American Jewish Committee travels to Poland to meet with Ukrainian refugees.

AJC travels to Poland in solidarity with Ukrainian refugees

American Jewish Committee opens first office in an Arab country

AJC Abu Dhabi’s The Sidney Lerner Center for Arab-Jewish Understanding opens eighteen months after the Abraham Accords.

American Jewish Committee opens first office in an Arab country

AJC slams Elon Musk for tweet comparing Justin Trudeau to Hitler

Tesla CEO denounced by American Jewish Committee for post comparing Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to Adolf Hitler.

AJC slams Elon Musk for tweet comparing Justin Trudeau to Hitler

AJC releases Arabic video exploring history of American Jews

Animated film explores the “history and diversity” of the American Jewish community for an Arabic language audience.

AJC releases Arabic video exploring history of American Jews

Report: 3/4 of French Jews have experienced antisemitic acts

American Jewish Committee survey finds nearly three quarters of French Jews have experienced antisemitic acts.

Report: 3/4 of French Jews have experienced antisemitic acts

Whoopi Goldberg under fire over Holocaust comments

Jewish groups criticize actress and TV host for saying that “the Holocaust isn’t about race”.

Whoopi Goldberg under fire over Holocaust commentsplayer

AJC fellowship to bring together young Israelis, Moroccans and Americans

The American Jewish Committee is launching an initiative to bring together a group of young Americans, Israelis, and Moroccans.

AJC to bring together young Israelis, Moroccans and Americans

US Jewish orgs to hold anti-Semitism summit with college presidents

Hillel and AJC to hold February summit in NYC with university presidents to discuss how to improve campus climate for Jewish Students.

US Jewish orgs to hold anti-Semitism summit with college leaders

European resolution threatens 'targeted sanctions' on Lebanese officials

European Parliament issued its 'strongest condemnation yet of Iran,' American Jewish Committee's Transatlantic Institute says.

European resolution: 'Targeted sanctions' on Lebanese officials

313 lawmakers sign letter calling on UN to end discrimination against Israel

Transatlantic Friends of Israel initiative demands an end to disproportionate discrimination of Israel by the United Nations.

313 lawmakers call on UN to end discrimination against Israel

AJC speaks to US secretaries of state combating about anti-Semitism

Jewish advocacy group focused on understanding anti-Semitic tropes and symbols and how to protect Jews and build community coalitions.

AJC speaks to US secretaries of state about anti-Semitism

Latino Jewish Congressional Caucus relaunches at AJC event

US Congressional caucus focuses on promoting cooperation between Jewish and Latino members of Congress on areas of mutual interest.

Latino Jewish Congressional Caucus relaunches at AJC event

Macron: France willing to contribute to efforts to achieve 'two-state solution'

Speaking to AJC Forum, French President reaffirms commitment to fighting anti-Semitism.

France willing to contribute to 'two-state solution' effortsplayer

Updated version of AJC guidebook of anti-Semitic terms released

Translate Hate has become an invaluable tool for defining and educating the general public about anti-Semitic terms and tropes.

Updated version of AJC guidebook of anti-Semitic terms released

AJC CEO David Harris named ,Officer, of the Order of the Legion of Honor by France

David Harris, CEO of the American Jewish Committee has been awarded by France with one of the country's top honors.

American Jewish Committee CEO honored by France

American Jewish Committee urges UN members to adopt official anti-Semitism definition

The American Jewish Committee (AJC) is urging UN member states to adopt the IHRA Working Definition of Anti-Semitism.

AJC: UN states should adopt IHRA definition of anti-Semitism

Saturday Night Live under fire for anti-Israel joke

Jewish groups demand popular comedy show apologize for joke suggesting Israel is vaccinating only its Jewish citizens against COVID-19.

Saturday Night Live under fire for anti-Israel jokeplayer

AJC in Israel Director: 'Jews in the United States live in fear'

AJC Director concerned about trends emerging from survey conducted among Jews and non-Jews.

AJC in Israel Director: 'Jews in the United States live in fear'

AJC presents special 'State of Antisemitism in America' report

AJC's report "shows deep anxiety among US Jews & lack of awareness among general public about severity of antisemitism in the US"

Nearly half of Americans don't know what anti-Semitism is

State Department official reveals extent of Hezbollah terrorism in Europe

At AJC program, State Department Coordinator for Counterterrorism says Hezbollah weapons caches have been discovered across Europe.

US official reveals extent of Hezbollah terrorism in Europeplayer

American Jewish Committee to open office in the United Arab Emirates

Move comes in the wake of the historic agreement to establish full diplomatic relations between the UAE and Israel.

AJC to open office in the United Arab Emirates

UAE minister: It's possible to work with Israel

UAE Minister of State for Foreign Affairs says: We can have a political disagreement with Israel and try to bridge other differences.

UAE minister: It's possible to work with Israelplayer

Gantz: Trump peace plan requires consensus

Defense Minister speaks at AJC Global Forum: Trump plan gives us a realistic approach to achieving a stable future.

Gantz: Trump peace plan requires consensusplayer

Is there a Black-Jewish cooperation in the United States?

People of the Pod: Lonnie Bunch on race relations; Isaac Herzog on Israel and the Diaspora.

Is there a Black-Jewish cooperation in the United States?

Pompeo: The US will always support Israel's right to defend itself

Secretary of State speaks at 2020 AJC Global Forum, condemns anti-Semitism and PA incitement.

'The US will always support Israel's right to defend itself'

A major Jewish organization does “Interfaith” with Muslim Brotherhood

A major Jewish organization does “Interfaith” with Muslim Brotherhood

AJC calls on Belgium to stop anti-Semitic carnival in Aalst

AJC Transatlantic Institute calls to prohibit organizers of Aalst carnival from displaying anti-Semitic floats.

AJC calls on Belgium to stop anti-Semitic carnival in Aalst