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Jul 10, 2014, 13:06 ET
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AJC Helps Barzilai Medical Center in Israel Acquire Urgent Care Equipment

 In response to the emergency situation facing Israel because of the Hamas rocket and missile attacks, AJC announced today a grant to the...

Jul 08, 2014, 11:51 ET
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AJC: German Neo-Nazi on European Human Rights Committee

AJC is outraged that Udo Voigt, of the German neo-Nazi National Democratic Party (NPD), will serve on the European Parliament's Civil Liberties,...

Jul 07, 2014, 16:16 ET
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AJC Urges Support for Israel Against Hamas Rockets Assault

AJC called on the international community to condemn the horrific Hamas onslaught against Israel, and to express solidarity with Israelis who now...

Jul 07, 2014, 15:33 ET
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AJC Statement on Passing of Eduard Shevardnadze

AJC Executive Director David Harris issued the following statement following news of the death today of Eduard Shevardnadze: Eduard Shevardnadze...

Jul 06, 2014, 12:46 ET
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AJC Statement on Murder of Palestinian Teen, Arrest of Israeli Suspects

AJC commended Israeli authorities for apprehending the suspects in the brutal murder of Muhammed Abu Khieder, while expressing shock and dismay...

Jun 30, 2014, 14:57 ET
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AJC: Horrific Discovery of Murdered Israeli Teens

AJC is horrified by the murder of three Israeli teens, who were kidnapped on June 12. The bodies of Naftali Fraenkel, 16, Gilad Shaar, 16, and Eyal...

Jun 30, 2014, 10:03 ET
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AJC Meets with Italian Foreign Minister in Rome

 AJC met today with Italian Foreign Minister Federica Mogherini in Rome, on the eve of Italy's assumption of the rotating EU presidency for the...

Jun 27, 2014, 07:26 ET
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AJC Praises EU Association Agreements with Ukraine, Georgia, and Moldova

 AJC welcomes the association agreements between the European Union (EU) and Ukraine, Georgia, and Moldova as vital steps for strengthening the...

Jun 26, 2014, 09:36 ET
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Greek Prime Minister Samaras Addresses AJC Transatlantic Institute

Greek Prime Minister Antonis Samaras addressed an AJC Transatlantic Institute dinner last night. While acknowledging the immense challenges...

Jun 25, 2014, 14:43 ET
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Tenth Anniversary of Belzec Museum-Memorial Dedication

Polish, American, and Israeli government officials joined AJC leadership, including AJC President Stanley Bergman, in Belzec today to mark the...

Jun 20, 2014, 20:56 ET
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AJC: Presbyterian Divestment A Breach with Jews, Undermines Israeli-Palestinian Peace

DETROIT, June 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- AJC called today's Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) decision to divest from major companies...

Jun 18, 2014, 13:13 ET
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Stephan Kramer to Head New AJC Initiative on Anti-Semitism in Europe

AJC announced today that Stephan Kramer will be appointed to a newly-created position -- Director, European Office on Anti-Semitism. "The rising...

Jun 13, 2014, 17:39 ET
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AJC Concerned for Missing Israeli Teens' Safety

AJC joins with Israelis in expressing deep concern for three youths missing in the West Bank. A full-scale search by Israeli security forces is...

Jun 10, 2014, 12:21 ET
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AJC Congratulates Israeli President-elect Reuven Rivlin

AJC congratulates Reuven Rivlin on his election as President of the State of Israel. He succeeds Shimon Peres, whose seven-year term ends next...

Jun 09, 2014, 19:10 ET
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AJC Hails Israel's Joining EU Horizon 2020

AJC praised the signing of a landmark agreement enabling Israel to participate in the European Commission's Horizon 2020 research and innovation...

Jun 09, 2014, 10:30 ET
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Senator Menendez to AJC: Palestinian "Unity" Has Consequences

"Palestinians must choose between peace with Israel as a Jewish state and a marriage with Hamas, a terrorist organization," Senator Robert Menendez...

Jun 08, 2014, 19:25 ET
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AJC Attends Ukraine President Poroshenko Inauguration

 AJC welcomed the inauguration of Petro Poroshenko as the new President of Ukraine. "The successful democratic election on May 25th, and...

Jun 06, 2014, 12:40 ET
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Latino Alumni of AJC Project Interchange Seminars in Israel to Discuss Experiences, Impact at Reunion

The first-ever reunion of U.S. Latino leaders who traveled to Israel with AJC (American Jewish Committee) will take place on June 10 and 11, in...

Jun 04, 2014, 15:04 ET
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AJC Welcomes Modern Language Association Rejection of BDS Measure Targeting Israel

AJC welcomes the Modern Language Association (MLA) membership rejection of a vicious resolution targeting Israel. The measure, first introduced at...

Jun 04, 2014, 09:49 ET
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AJC Lauds Heroes on 70th Anniversary of D-Day

 As world leaders convene this week on the Normandy coast in France to commemorate the 70th anniversary of D-Day, AJC joins with them in...

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