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Apr 18, 2019, 12:07 ET AJC Donating Funds to Help Rebuild Black Churches in Louisiana

American Jewish Committee (AJC) has donated funds to help rebuild three historically black churches in Louisiana destroyed in a series of arson...


Apr 17, 2019, 17:18 ET AJC Convenes with UN Special Rapporteur Expert Consultation on Anti-Semitism in U.S.

AJC's Jacob Blaustein Institute for the Advancement of Human Rights (JBI) has convened an expert consultation on the topic of anti-Semitism in the...


Apr 17, 2019, 11:30 ET AJC Donating Funds to Help Rebuild Notre Dame

American Jewish Committee (AJC) announced today that it will donate funds to help repair Notre Dame Cathedral, severely damaged in a massive fire....


Apr 10, 2019, 13:38 ET AJC Congratulates Benjamin Netanyahu, Salutes Vibrant Israeli Democracy

American Jewish Committee (AJC), the global Jewish advocacy organization, congratulates Prime Minster Netanyahu on his hard-fought election victory....


Apr 09, 2019, 17:47 ET AJC, HALC Hail Introduction of Eastern Mediterranean Security and Partnership Act

American Jewish Committee (AJC) and the Hellenic American Leadership Council (HALC) welcomed today's introduction of the "Eastern Mediterranean...


Apr 09, 2019, 12:09 ET AJC Criticizes Legal Effort in Lithuania to Distort Holocaust

American Jewish Committee (AJC) is deeply troubled by recent developments in Lithuania which serve to distort the history of the Holocaust in that...


Apr 08, 2019, 15:20 ET AJC Praises U.S. Designation of IRGC as Terrorist Organization

American Jewish Committee (AJC) praised the Trump administration today for designating Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC) as a foreign...


Apr 04, 2019, 16:39 ET AJC Welcomes Appointment of New Washington Archbishop

American Jewish Committee (AJC) welcomes Pope Francis's appointment of Archbishop Wilton Gregory to head the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of...


Apr 03, 2019, 13:28 ET AJC Urges U.S. Supreme Court to Bar Citizenship Question on 2020 Census

American Jewish Committee (AJC) is calling on the United States Supreme Court to uphold a lower court ruling blocking the addition of a question...


Mar 26, 2019, 10:32 ET AJC Launches National "Listening Tour" to Advance Muslim-Jewish Relations

An American Jewish Committee (AJC) delegation has visited the nation's capital for a series of meetings to deepen engagement with American Muslim...


Mar 25, 2019, 18:48 ET AJC Donation Will Assist New Zealand Muslim Community

AJC has partnered with the New Zealand Jewish Council to provide financial support to the Muslim community devastated by racist, terrorist attacks on ...


Mar 21, 2019, 14:13 ET Austrian Chancellor Kurz Stresses EU-Israel Relations, Struggle Against Anti-Semitism in Address to AJC Transatlantic Institute

Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz delivered a historic address today at an AJC Transatlantic Institute (TAI) event, which focused on strengthening...


Mar 21, 2019, 10:53 ET AJC Praises UK Vow to Vote Against UN Human Rights Agenda Item Devoted to Israel

American Jewish Committee (AJC) praised the United Kingdom decision to vote against all resolutions under the United Nations Human Rights Council's...


Mar 19, 2019, 13:55 ET AJC Urges Supreme Court to Affirm Gerrymandering Violates First Amendment

AJC is urging the United States Supreme Court to affirm two lower court rulings that partisan gerrymandering in North Carolina and Maryland violated...


Mar 15, 2019, 07:26 ET AJC Horrified by Fatal Attacks on New Zealand Mosques

American Jewish Committee (AJC) is appalled by the murderous assaults on two mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand. At least 49 worshipers were killed ...


Mar 14, 2019, 12:48 ET AJC Central Europe Seeks Action on Anti-Semitic Newspaper in Polish Parliament

AJC has called on the Polish government to condemn unequivocally the distribution of a blatantly anti-Semitic newspaper. Tylko Polska (Only Poland),...


Mar 12, 2019, 15:31 ET AJC Delegation Meets Mexican President López Obrador

A delegation of American Jewish Committee (AJC) leaders — joined by representatives of the Mexican-American community from across the United States...


Mar 08, 2019, 08:25 ET Pope Francis Receives AJC Leadership Delegation at Vatican, Strongly Denounces Anti-Semitism

American Jewish Committee (AJC) President John Shapiro led a leadership delegation during a private audience with His Holiness Pope Francis at the...


Mar 05, 2019, 18:04 ET AJC Urges House to Adopt Resolution Defining Anti-Semitism

AJC is strongly urging members of the U.S. House of Representatives to adopt a resolution that clearly defines and unequivocally condemns...


Mar 04, 2019, 08:44 ET AJC Welcomes Pope's Decision to Open Pius XII Archives

American Jewish Committee (AJC) welcomes today's announcement by Pope Francis that the Vatican Archives, for the period of Pope Pius XII, will be...


Mar 01, 2019, 14:32 ET Latino Jewish Leadership Council Visits U.S.-Mexico Border to Assess Immigration Issues

Members of the Latino Jewish Leadership Council, an AJC initiative, have completed a two-day fact-finding mission along the El Paso- Ciudad Juárez...


Mar 01, 2019, 13:20 ET AJC Denounces UN Human Rights Council Report on Israel-Hamas Conflict

AJC denounces the latest UN Human Rights Council report singling out Israel for condemnation. The report was prepared by an "independent...


Feb 25, 2019, 08:45 ET AJC Applauds British Government Action to Designate Hezbollah Terrorist Organization

American Jewish Committee (AJC) praised British Home Secretary Sajid Javid for initiating action today that will designate Hezbollah as a terrorist...


Feb 22, 2019, 10:53 ET AJC Commends President Sisi Decisions on Bassatine Cemetery, Jewish Registry

American Jewish Committee (AJC) commends Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi's decisions to clean and protect the historic Jewish Bassatine...


Feb 21, 2019, 17:20 ET AJC Statement on Otzma Yehudit Party

American Jewish Committee (AJC) does not normally comment on political parties and candidates during an election. But with the announcement that...