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Latino Jewish Congressional Caucus relaunches at AJC event

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.Dan Verbin, 16/06/2021 20:39
Macron: France willing to contribute to efforts to achieve 'two-state solution'

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

Speaking to AJC Forum, French President reaffirms commitment to fighting anti-Semitism.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/06/2021 04:07
Updated version of AJC guidebook of anti-Semitic terms released

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.Dan Verbin, 28/04/2021 00:05
AJC CEO David Harris named ,Officer, of the Order of the Legion of Honor by France

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.Dan Verbin, 17/03/2021 19:31
American Jewish Committee urges UN members to adopt official anti-Semitism definition

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.Dan Verbin, 17/03/2021 18:25
Saturday Night Live under fire for anti-Israel joke

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.Elad Benari, 22/02/2021 00:04
AJC in Israel Director: 'Jews in the United States live in fear'

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.Nitzan Kedar, 27/10/2020 20:37
AJC presents special 'State of Antisemitism in America' report

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"Yoni Kempinski, 26/10/2020 14:15
State Department official reveals extent of Hezbollah terrorism in Europe

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.Elad Benari, 18/09/2020 01:06
American Jewish Committee to open office in the United Arab Emirates

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.Arutz Sheva Staff, 03/09/2020 00:41
UAE minister: It's possible to work with Israel

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.Elad Benari, 17/06/2020 06:14
Gantz: Trump peace plan requires consensus

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.Nitsan Keidar, 16/06/2020 06:02
Is there a Black-Jewish cooperation in the United States?

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.Arutz Sheva Staff, 15/06/2020 04:14
Pompeo: The US will always support Israel's right to defend itself

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.Arutz Sheva Staff, 14/06/2020 23:33
A major Jewish organization does “Interfaith” with Muslim Brotherhood

A major Jewish organization does “Interfaith” with Muslim Brotherhood

Why did AJC join iwth ISNA if speakers at ISNA’s conventions routinely attack Israel and even refer to the Holocaust as justifiable punishment for the Jews? Janet Levy, 24/04/2020 16:50
AJC calls on Belgium to stop anti-Semitic carnival in Aalst

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.Arutz Sheva North America Staff, 21/02/2020 23:02
AJC to EU: Designate Hezbollah as a terrorist organization

AJC to EU: Designate Hezbollah as a terrorist organization

American Jewish Committee calls on European Union not to distinguish between Hezbollah's military wing and its political arm.Ben Ariel, 24/09/2019 06:35
Ocasio-Cortez: Israel is 'criminal' in treatment of Arabs

Ocasio-Cortez: Israel is 'criminal' in treatment of Arabs

American Jewish Congress President blasts freshman congresswoman: AOC prefers bias and ignorance over the truth.Elad Benari, 02/08/2019 02:30
Jewish groups praise Vatican's decision to open WWII archives

Jewish groups praise Vatican's decision to open WWII archives

American Jewish Committee, Anti-Defamation League welcome Vatican's decision to open the archives of Pius XII.Arutz Sheva Staff, 05/03/2019 05:50
When Jewish politics trumped Holocaust rescue

When Jewish politics trumped Holocaust rescue

The sad story of how one man's unbridled pursuit of power stopped the protests that might have made FDR do something to help European Jewry.Dr. Rafael Medoff, 25/12/2018 22:22
How Historians will see Canary Mission years from now

How Historians will see Canary Mission years from now

Canary Mission has arguably proven itself the single most effective effort against BDS and hate speech. A CM program called “Ex-Canary” features remorseful hate speech purveyors. Edwin Black, 21/12/2018 14:26
Rivlin to AJC: Let's work together for the world's benefit

Rivlin to AJC: Let's work together for the world's benefit

President Rivlin welcomes delegation from the leadership of the AJC upon the organization's arrival in Jerusalem for its Global Forum.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/06/2018 14:18
Israeli artists versus the European Parliament

Israeli artists versus the European Parliament

Israeli cartoon exhibition highlighting Iranian human rights violations opens in Brussels near EP- which refused to present it.Nitsan Keidar, 21/02/2018 19:31
Jewish organizations hail Trump's Jerusalem move

Jewish organizations hail Trump's Jerusalem move

Jewish organizations in the United States welcome recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital, embassy move there.Arutz Sheva Staff, 07/12/2017 04:15
'The US must stop supporting the PA'

'The US must stop supporting the PA'

Public Security Minister asserts that PA cannot be granted financial aid as long as it is funding terror.Nitsan Keidar, 06/06/2017 08:08
Jewish organizatons unite in condemnation of UNESCO vote

Jewish organizatons unite in condemnation of UNESCO vote

American Jewish Congress, European Jewish Congress respond to 'diplomatic assault'.Mordechai Sones, 02/05/2017 20:46
AJC criticizes Israel’s anti-BDS law

AJC criticizes Israel’s anti-BDS law

American Jewish Committee “troubled” by Israeli law banning entry to foreigners who publicly call for boycotting the Jewish state.JTA, 08/03/2017 03:32
Trump berated for blasting haredi reporter

Trump berated for blasting haredi reporter

American Jewish Committee, Anti-Defamation League decry Trump’s treatment of reporter who asked about anti-Semitic incidents.JTA, 17/02/2017 02:59
NY Education department apologizes for anti-Israel cartoon

NY Education department apologizes for anti-Israel cartoon

New York State Education Department apologizes for anti-Israel political cartoon in Regents exam.Yoel Domb, 09/02/2017 08:35
Jewish liberals, when will they ever learn?

Jewish liberals, when will they ever learn?

There they go, reaching out again to those who would gladly see them disappear. Prof. Phyllis Chesler, 15/11/2016 09:14
AJC: Condemn Iran for Holocaust denial

AJC: Condemn Iran for Holocaust denial

AJC urges members of European Parliament to condemn Iran's human rights abuse, Holocaust denial.Arutz Sheva Staff, 21/10/2016 00:15
AJC, how about Standing with Israel instead of Breaking the Silence?

AJC, how about Standing with Israel instead of Breaking the Silence?

The AJC should Stand With Israel – not with Breaking the Silence and The New Israel Fund. Ronn Torossian, 06/01/2016 12:00
European Parliament Sees No Need for Jewish State?

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, 10/09/2015 19:37
Prominent Jewish American Group Rejects Iran Deal

Prominent Jewish American Group Rejects Iran Deal

American Jewish Committee says it concluded overwhelmingly it must oppose Iran nuclear deal.Elad Benari, 06/08/2015 06:45
IDF Lone Soldiers from US Celebrate Thanksgiving

IDF Lone Soldiers from US Celebrate Thanksgiving

Soldiers serving while living apart from their families are 'IDF's unconventional secret weapon,' as MK Lipman joins in on the festivities.Ari Yashar, 27/11/2014 20:46
Sha Shtil!

Sha Shtil!

, 13/05/2014 14:05
'Uphold Conviction of Anti-Israel Protesters'

'Uphold Conviction of Anti-Israel Protesters'

Jewish groups urge court to uphold conviction of 10 individuals for interrupting speech given by Ambassador Michael Oren at UC Irvine.Rina Tzvi , 09/07/2013 17:06
I am Ashamed of the AJC

I am Ashamed of the AJC

Ronn Torossian, CEO of 5WPR, 19/06/2013 12:13
Kerry to Address Leading Jewish Convention

Kerry to Address Leading Jewish Convention

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry will address the American Jewish Committee 2013 Global Forum on Sunday in Washington, D.C. Arutz Sheva staff, 26/05/2013 13:01
Jewish Group Honors US Ambassador to UN

Jewish Group Honors US Ambassador to UN

American Jewish Committee honors US Ambassador to UN, saying she “puts courage and principle above convenience and cynicism.”Arutz Sheva staff, 14/05/2013 01:13
Jewish-Latino Relations 'Have Come a Long Way'

Jewish-Latino Relations 'Have Come a Long Way'

Groups sign cooperative agreement to jointly deepen and strengthen relations between the Jewish and Latino communities in the United States.Arutz Sheva staff, 03/05/2013 11:49
Greek Neo-Nazi Party Targets Leading Jewish Group

Greek Neo-Nazi Party Targets Leading Jewish Group

Greece’s neo-Nazi Golden Dawn party has launched attack against leading Jewish organization, charging "Zionists" control Greek, US policy. Arutz Sheva staff, 01/05/2013 20:51
'Act Expeditiously to Reverse Israel Boycott'

'Act Expeditiously to Reverse Israel Boycott'

AJC: “This pernicious resolution stands in stark contrast to broader American academic community position opposing such [Israel] boycotts."Arutz Sheva staff, 29/04/2013 13:01
AJC Urges Senate to Take Closer Look at Hagel

AJC Urges Senate to Take Closer Look at Hagel

The American Jewish Committee is calling for “further Senate deliberation” on defense secretary nominee Chuck Hagel. Rachel Hirshfeld , 17/02/2013 13:57
Golden Dawn Attacks AJC Leader For Greece Visit

Golden Dawn Attacks AJC Leader For Greece Visit

Neo-Nazi party: American Jewish Committee's visit is an attempt to exert "Jewish influence over Greek political issues."Rachel Hirshfeld , 27/01/2013 17:38
AJC Outraged at Facebook's Treatment of Abu Toameh

AJC Outraged at Facebook's Treatment of Abu Toameh

American Jewish Committee expressed outrage over Facebook’s treatment of Arab journalist Khaled Abu Toameh. Rachel Hirshfeld , 17/01/2013 01:13
AJC Condemns Terror Against Christians in Nigeria

AJC Condemns Terror Against Christians in Nigeria

Two terrorist attacks shook the besieged Nigerian Christian community on Christmas Eve, resulting in 12 Christian deaths. Arutz Sheva staff, 28/12/2012 02:44
German Ruling 'Milestone' in Religious Freedom

German Ruling 'Milestone' in Religious Freedom

Jewish groups have praised the decision by the German Parliament to allow religious circumcision.Rachel Hirshfeld, 13/12/2012 19:27
AJC Donates $50,000 to Red Cross for Sandy Victims

AJC Donates $50,000 to Red Cross for Sandy Victims

The American Jewish Committee has donated $50,000 to the American Red Cross to provide humanitarian assistance to victims of Hurricane SandyRachel Hirshfeld , 04/11/2012 16:38
7 Jewish Groups Withdraw from Interfaith Dialogue

7 Jewish Groups Withdraw from Interfaith Dialogue

Seven Jewish groups pulled out of a interfaith dialogue, in response to letter sent to Congres accusing israel of human rights violations. Rachel Hirshfeld , 18/10/2012 15:02
AJC Outraged by Call for Investigation of Israel

AJC Outraged by Call for Investigation of Israel

Christian call for congressional probe of Israel is attempt to penalize Jewish state for defending its citizens, AJC announced.Rachel Hirshfeld , 09/10/2012 11:52
Defying Israel, UN Chief Confirms Tehran Trip

Defying Israel, UN Chief Confirms Tehran Trip

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon will attend Iran for NAM summit, defying objections from Israel, US and Jewish groups to boycott the event.Rachel Hirshfeld, 23/08/2012 13:14
AJC Urges UN Secretary General to Skip Iran Summit

AJC Urges UN Secretary General to Skip Iran Summit

American Jewish Committee is asking UN Secretary General to reconsider visiting Iran for the Non-Aligned Movement summit. Rachel Hirshfeld , 09/08/2012 22:14
Anti-Semitism in Jewish Day School in Chicago

Anti-Semitism in Jewish Day School in Chicago

Anti-Semitic graffiti, saying "Kill & Rape Jews," was found spray-painted on a North Side synagogue and Jewish day school, in Chicago.Rachel Hirshfeld, 29/03/2012 13:23
Hitler Shampoo Commercial Pulled from Air

Hitler Shampoo Commercial Pulled from Air

A Turkish commercial for men’s shampoo featuring Adolf Hitler has been pulled following widespread protests from the Jewish community. Rachel Hirshfeld, 28/03/2012 13:27
IDF Talks Turkey with US Soldiers for Thanksgiving

IDF Talks Turkey with US Soldiers for Thanksgiving

The IDF and the American Jewish Committee thank “lone American soldiers” on Thanksgiving with a holiday turkey meal.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 27/11/2011 08:17
AJC Hosts IDF Troops for Turkey

AJC Hosts IDF Troops for Turkey

Lone American immigrants serving in the IDF joined the American Jewish Committee last week in Jerusalem for the traditional Thanksgiving dinner.Chana Ya'ar, 28/11/2010 10:32