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16:08 ET AJC, Lithuanian Jewish Community Urge Seimas Not to Honor Lithuanian Wartime Activist

American Jewish Committee (AJC) and the Lithuanian Jewish Community are jointly calling on the Speaker of the Seimas, Lithuania's legislature, to...


Jun 29, 2020, 11:57 ET Archbishop Gregory on AJC Advocacy Anywhere Will Discuss Race in America: The Faith Perspective

On Tuesday, June 30, 11:00 AM (ET), Washington Archbishop Wilton D. Gregory will participate in an online dialogue with American Jewish Committee...


Jun 26, 2020, 08:27 ET On UN's 75th Anniversary, AJC's Essential Advocacy for Human Rights in UN Charter Detailed in New Publication

The story of American Jewish Committee's (AJC) critical role in ensuring that protecting human rights would be in the United Nations Charter is told...


Jun 18, 2020, 16:18 ET American Jewish Committee Opens Offices in Twin Cities, Louisville in Memory of George Floyd and Breonna Taylor

Reasserting its longstanding commitment to the struggle for racial justice, pluralism, and social harmony, American Jewish Committee (AJC) today...


Jun 18, 2020, 11:54 ET American Jewish Committee (AJC) Celebrates Juneteenth

On the occasion of the Juneteenth holiday tomorrow, American Jewish Committee (AJC) issued the following statement: On June 19, 1865, two months...


Jun 17, 2020, 16:21 ET At AJC Virtual Global Forum, Sen. Cory Booker Discusses Racial Injustice, Black-Jewish Relations

U.S. Senator Cory Booker, addressing the American Jewish Committee (AJC) Virtual Global Forum, declared that "silence is complicity" when fighting...


Jun 17, 2020, 08:34 ET AJC Project Interchange Receives Genesis Prize "Speak Out for Israel" Grant

American Jewish Committee (AJC) is receiving a Genesis Prize Foundation (GPF) "Speak Out for Israel" grant. The award is part of a global campaign to ...


Jun 16, 2020, 16:24 ET UAE Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Gargash Addresses AJC Virtual Global Forum

UAE Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Anwar Mohammed Gargash, in a historic public appearance by a senior Arab government official before a...


Jun 16, 2020, 15:56 ET Addressing AJC Virtual Global Forum, Albania Prime Minister Rama Recalls WWII Rescue of Jews

Albanian Prime Minister Edi Rama addressed the American Jewish Committee (AJC) Global Forum. AJC delegations have regularly met with the prime...


Jun 16, 2020, 15:42 ET Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis Hails Greek-Israel Ties at AJC Global Forum

Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis, in a wide-ranging, 30-minute conversation with American Jewish Committee CEO David Harris at the AJC...


Jun 15, 2020, 15:18 ET German Foreign Minister Maas Addresses AJC Virtual Global Forum

German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas today addressed more than 6,500 people attending the American Jewish Committee (AJC) Virtual Global Forum. The AJC ...


Jun 15, 2020, 13:33 ET Israeli Alternate Prime Minister Benjamin Gantz Addresses AJC Virtual Global Forum

Benjamin Gantz, Alternate Prime Minister and Defense Minister in Israel's new national unity government, addressed the American Jewish Committee...


Jun 15, 2020, 08:16 ET AJC's Pathbreaking Ties with Germany Documented in New Publication

The remarkable story of American Jewish Committee's (AJC) pioneering relations with Germany is told in a new publication, "AJC and Germany: History...


Jun 14, 2020, 13:22 ET Muslim World League Secretary General Dr. Al-Issa Addresses AJC Virtual Global Forum

Muslim World League Secretary General Mohammad bin Abdulkarim Al-Issa, addressing the opening plenary of the 2020 American Jewish Committee (AJC)...


Jun 14, 2020, 12:37 ET Chancellor Angela Merkel Addresses AJC Virtual Global Forum Opening Plenary

German Chancellor Angela Merkel, addressing the opening plenary of the American Jewish Committee (AJC) Virtual Global Forum, praised the leading...


Jun 14, 2020, 12:26 ET Secretary of State Pompeo Addresses AJC Virtual Global Forum

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, addressing the opening plenary of the 2020 AJC Global Forum, reaffirmed the strong U.S.-Israel relationship,...


Jun 14, 2020, 09:32 ET Remko Leemhuis Named Director of American Jewish Committee's Berlin Office

Remko Leemhuis has been named Director of AJC Berlin. He succeeds Deidre Berger, who headed the office for nearly 20 years, and is retiring from AJC. ...


Jun 12, 2020, 15:42 ET AJC Presents Action Plan to Combat Racism to Black-Jewish Congressional Caucus

American Jewish Committee (AJC) President Harriet Schleifer and Jason Isaacson, AJC's Chief Policy and Political Affairs Officer, presented today to...


Jun 12, 2020, 10:18 ET Felix Klein Receives Inaugural AJC Project Interchange Alumnus of the Year Award

American Jewish Committee (AJC) honored Dr.Felix Klein, the Federal Government Commissioner for Jewish Life in Germany and the Fight against...


Jun 10, 2020, 08:42 ET AJC Global Forum Will Convene Online, June 14-18

The 2020 American Jewish Committee (AJC) Global Forum will take place as scheduled, June 14-18, with a change of venue from gathering in Berlin to...


Jun 08, 2020, 09:39 ET AJC Advocacy Anywhere Viewership Passes 2.7 Million

Worldwide viewership of AJC Advocacy Anywhere online sessions has passed 2.7 million since the program was launched in March. "Advocacy Anywhere is...


Jun 02, 2020, 10:57 ET AJC Statement on the Killing of George Floyd and the Pursuit of Racial Justice

AJC continues to mourn the tragic death of George Floyd, whose life was crushed out of him May 25 under the knee of a Minneapolis police officer,...


Jun 01, 2020, 09:25 ET American Jewish Committee Exceeds 2.5 Million Viewers in Online Programs

Ten weeks after American Jewish Committee launched its pioneering online series AJC Advocacy Anywhere, more than 2.5 million people have logged on to ...


May 26, 2020, 09:48 ET AJC Advocacy Anywhere Viewers Top 2.4 Million

The number of viewers watching AJC Advocacy Anywhere sessions, since the program's inception in March, now exceeds 2.4 million worldwide. The online...


May 18, 2020, 13:28 ET AJC Salutes Inauguration of New Israeli Government

American Jewish Committee (AJC) congratulated Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on successfully forming a new coalition government in Israel. The...