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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
AJC survey: Israel and Diaspora deficient in knowledge about each other

AJC survey: Israel and Diaspora deficient in knowledge about each other

Survey by American Jewish Committee finds that both communities would like to learn more about each other but suffer from lack of education.Dan Verbin, 14/06/2021 18:34
Arizona prepares to use Zyklon B to execute two inmates, provoking outrage

Arizona prepares to use Zyklon B to execute two inmates, provoking outrage

State's plan to use Holocaust-era gas in new gas chamber sparks outrage, denounced by American Jewish committee as "defying belief."Dan Verbin, 09/06/2021 18:50
An Open Letter to Christiane Amanpour

An Open Letter to Christiane Amanpour

AJC CEO David Harris calls on CNN reporter Christiane Amanpour to apologize for comparing Trump to Kristallnacht. Op EdDavid Harris, 16/11/2020 22:10
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
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
Do American Jews oppose the Israel-UAE deal and why?

Do American Jews oppose the Israel-UAE deal and why?

Howie Silbiger examines the Israel-UAE deal and explains why he determines that Jews hate the dealIsrael News Talk Radio, 19/08/2020 23:44
Jewish group launches Arabic-language video series about Judaism

Jewish group launches Arabic-language video series about Judaism

American Jewish Committee releases new video series introducing Judaism to Arabic speakers.Marcy Oster, JTA, 30/01/2020 21:15
How Jews were deceived again at Auschwitz

How Jews were deceived again at Auschwitz

The words missing from the statements of the Islamic delegation that visited Auschwitz and why we should realize that it is nothing more than a public relations stunt. Rafael Castro, 26/01/2020 08:22
Man who threw table at Monsey stabber is recognized as a hero

Man who threw table at Monsey stabber is recognized as a hero

'Without you, we would never have caught attacker as quickly as we did,' Congresswoman Nita Lowey praises Joseph Gluck.Arutz Sheva Staff, 01/01/2020 08:17
AJC gets first-ever female president

AJC gets first-ever female president

American Jewish Committee elects Harriet Schleifer as its first female president.Josefin Dolsten, JTA, 05/06/2019 10:12
Senior Islamic leader to visit Auschwitz

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, 01/05/2019 17:27
Netanyahu meets leader of 60 million Muslims

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, 14/06/2018 21:38
Bennett: Future of US Jewry keeps me up at night

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, 12/06/2018 20:52
'For heaven's sake, recognize the Jewish State'

'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, 10/06/2018 21:45
American Jews remember murdered French woman

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, 30/03/2018 05:12
Jewish group: European Parliament must discipline Ana Gomes

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, 08/03/2018 14:13
'Converging interests of Israel, Arab states is an opportunity’

'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, 05/06/2017 19:14
50 state governors reject BDS

50 state governors reject BDS

Governors of all 50 states sign pledge to reject BDS movement against Israel.Ben Ariel, 18/05/2017 05:35
Pope calls European refugee centers 'concentration camps'

Pope calls European refugee centers 'concentration camps'

American Jewish Committee criticizes Pope Francis for calling refugee and migrant centers in Europe “concentration camps.”JTA, 23/04/2017 18:50
American Jewish Committee to pressure Trump on 2-state solution

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, 16/03/2017 20:49
AJC donates to rebuilding of Florida mosque destroyed by arson

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, 13/12/2016 03:36
Priebus nixes, Jewish groups slam Muslim registry proposal

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, 23/11/2016 05:50
Jewish groups decry anti-occupation statement

Jewish groups decry anti-occupation statement

Jewish organizations slam statement by leading Christian groups blaming Israel almost entirely for the conflict with the Palestinians.JTA, 16/09/2016 04:30
Film-maker accuses hotel of excluding Israel

Film-maker accuses 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, 12/08/2016 07:37
Detroit advocacy group merging with AJC

Detroit advocacy group merging with AJC

Jewish Community Relations Council of Metropolitan Detroit merges with the American Jewish Committee.JTA, 22/07/2016 04:39
Athens mayor takes stand against anti-Semitism

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, 21/03/2016 12:08
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
Sisi: Israel-PA Peace Will Make the Region Safer

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, 07/07/2015 04:46
Religious Leaders Tackle Extremism at Davos

Religious Leaders Tackle Extremism at Davos

Top leaders from three major religions discuss Charlie Hebdo murders, religious extremism at World Economic Forum.Arutz Sheva Staff, 21/01/2015 20:50
US: Rise in Anti-Semitism 'Troubling'

US: Rise in Anti-Semitism 'Troubling'

White House spokesman vows to 'combat the scourge of anti-Semitism' at American Jewish committee event.Arutz Sheva Staff, 14/01/2015 08:51
US Jewish Groups Condemn Abbas for Incitement

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, 13/11/2014 12:41
Erdogan 'Would be Happy' to Return Jewish Award

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, 29/07/2014 18:52
US Used 'Same Tactic' for Iran, Israel-PA Talks

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, 14/05/2014 23:01
Power Promises to Fight to Get Israel on UNSC

Power Promises to Fight to Get Israel on UNSC

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, 11/02/2014 04:41
David Harris & AJC: Lay Off the Peace Pipe

David Harris & AJC: Lay Off the Peace Pipe

Ronn Torossian, CEO of 5WPR, 14/08/2013 15:07
Kerry Seeks Support for Talks from U.S. Jews

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, 09/08/2013 12:31