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David Harris is executive director of the American Jewish Committee (AJC)

ARTICLES BY: David Harris


March 23, 2017 7:49 am
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Bravo, Ambassador Haley!

Members of the United Nations have had an Israel obsession for a very long time. It’s taken many forms and has done countless damage -- mostly to...

March 19, 2017 6:26 am
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You Must See This Inspiring Musical About 9/11

I’ve had varied jobs in my life, from postal worker to waterskiing counselor, but theater critic never figured among them. Nor do I plan to...

March 14, 2017 8:16 am
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Why the AJC Is Going to Poland

I grew up in a home that was hardly pro-Polish. Poland was seen as a country where antisemitism was historically widespread, and -- at times...

March 1, 2017 7:33 am
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Confronting Antisemitism in America

No one is born hating other people. Yet, tragically, some are taught to hate -- whether in the name of racial purity, religious doctrine, political dogma, ethnic...

February 17, 2017 5:55 am
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A ‘One State Solution’ Will Not Work

It is always gratifying to see warmth and friendship on display between an American president and an Israeli prime minister. That was certainly the case...

February 17, 2017 2:45 am
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An Open Letter to Irish Foreign Minister Charles Flanagan

Dear Minister Flanagan, Recently, you said, "I am actively keeping under consideration, on a continuous basis, the question of whether recognition by Ireland in the near future...

January 26, 2017 7:48 am
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Remembering the Holocaust, Once Again

The UN designated January 27 as International Holocaust Remembrance Day. That was the day, in 1945, when the Soviet army liberated Auschwitz, the infamous Nazi German death...

January 17, 2017 7:58 am
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5 Reasons the Paris ‘Peace’ Conference Failed

As I said repeatedly in the build-up to Sunday's gathering in Paris of representatives of 70 countries to discuss the Israeli-Palestinian issue, the AJC has long...

January 10, 2017 7:18 am
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An Appeal to French Foreign Minister Ayrault to Cancel the Paris ‘Peace’ Conference

Dear Minister Ayrault, I take the liberty of writing this open letter in the wake of the latest Palestinian terror attack, which killed four young Israelis...

December 29, 2016 7:47 am
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An Open Letter to John Kerry

Dear Secretary Kerry, I listened with rapt attention to your speech on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. I did so as someone who has yearned for an end to...

December 26, 2016 7:15 am
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Do the Palestinians Really Want a State?

In all the focus on the December 23rd vote at the UN Security Council -- where 14 nations supported a resolution critical of Israel, and...

November 30, 2016 11:41 am
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Honoring Jewish Refugees From Arab Lands: A Letter From a Forgotten Jew

I am a forgotten Jew. My roots are nearly 2,600 years old; my ancestors made landmark contributions to world civilization; and my presence was felt from...

November 24, 2016 4:23 pm
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Are Jewish Centrists an Endangered Species?

In early 2009, shortly after President Barack Obama took office, one of the first issues his administration faced was what to do about US participation in...

July 5, 2016 6:46 am
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What is the Meaning of America? Ask My Family

To truly understand the meaning of America, ask someone who wasn’t born here. In my case, that’s easy. My mother was born in the Soviet Union...

Features

US Veterans in Israel: Memorial Day Profiles in Courage and Healing (Part Two)

JNS.org - According to the Department of Veterans Affairs, approximately 20 veterans commit suicide across...

Two-State Solution Conspicuously Absent from Trump’s Agenda in Israel

JNS.org - During his meeting with Palestinian Authority (PA) President Mahmoud Abbas on Tuesday...

Manchester Attack Prompts US Law Enforcement Reaction

US intelligence and law enforcement agencies are reacting to Monday's suicide bombing at a pop concert in Manchester, England, with new warnings...

Israel

Church of Scotland’s Rejection of BDS and Criticism of Hamas Draws Ca...

Scottish Jews have cautiously welcomed the Church of Scotland's decision at its annual General Assembly to reject the BDS campaign...

Middle East

Saudi Journalist: Over the Years, Palestinian Leaders Have ‘Excelled ...

Over the years, Palestinian leaders have “excelled in two things: rhetoric and missing opportunities,” a Saudi journalist wrote in a...

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