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Posts Tagged: American Jewish Committee

February 21, 2018 4:51 pm
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Jewish Groups Mourn Passing of US Christian Evangelist Leader Billy Graham

A number of prominent Jewish groups issued statements of mourning on Wednesday following the death of US evangelist Billy Graham. The American Jewish Committee (AJC) called...

January 28, 2018 10:19 am
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Jewish Groups Urge Warsaw to Rethink Legislation That Would Criminalize Blaming Poles for Holocaust-Era Atrocities

A number of major Jewish groups from around the globe have criticized the advancement of legislation in Poland that would make it illegal to claim...

January 12, 2018 11:29 am
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Major Mainstream Jewish Groups Slam Trump Over Questioning of Taking Immigrants From ‘Shithole’ Countries

A number of top mainstream US Jewish groups have criticized President Donald Trump following his reported questioning on Thursday of taking immigrants from what he...

November 27, 2017 7:51 pm
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Outrage Grows Over Rutgers President’s Response to Antisemitism on Campus

The president of Rutgers University in New Jersey is facing increasing criticism for his defense of three faculty members who made widely condemned remarks about...

October 19, 2017 10:29 am
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Jewish Groups Brace for University of Florida Talk by White Supremacist Richard Spencer

Jewish groups are voicing alarm and cautioning the public to avoid a talk on Thursday afternoon by white supremacist Richard Spencer at the University of...

October 2, 2017 4:37 pm
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After Deadly Las Vegas Mass Shooting, Major American Jewish Groups Express Uniform Shock and Condemnation

Major American Jewish groups expressed uniform shock and condemnation on Monday following the previous night’s mass shooting at a country music festival in Las Vegas...

August 13, 2017 10:06 am
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American Jewish Groups and Leaders Unite in Condemnation of White Supremacist Violence in Charlottesville

The violence perpetrated by white supremacist demonstrators in Charlottesville, Virginia this weekend has drawn across-the-board condemnation from prominent American Jewish groups and leaders. “It is utterly...

August 4, 2017 5:36 pm
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Major Jewish Group Calls on Poland to Apprehend Attackers of Israeli Soccer Team

JNS.org - The American Jewish Committee (AJC) is calling on Polish authorities to use all available resources to apprehend the men responsible for attacking members of...

July 4, 2017 10:13 am
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United Church of Christ Condemns Israel for Alleged Mistreatment of Palestinian Children

JNS.org - The United Church of Christ (UCC) -- one of the largest mainline Protestant churches in America, with 915,000 members -- overwhelmingly approved a resolution...

May 2, 2017 3:23 pm
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Jerusalem Mayor Leads Global Jewish Condemnation of UNESCO Passage of Anti-Israel Resolution

Israeli political figures and US Jewish groups reacted with anger on Tuesday following UNESCO's passage of a resolution that condemned what it called the Jewish state's...

April 27, 2017 3:21 pm
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New York Times Op-Ed Sides With Pope Against Jewish Group on Holocaust Comment

An op-ed in the New York Times faults the American Jewish Committee for criticizing Pope Francis’ casual comparison of European treatment of Muslim migrants to...

April 4, 2017 7:21 am
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American Jewish Committee Lobbied US to Cover Palestinian Authority’s Unpaid Bills

JNS.org - Amid growing Congressional concern about the Palestinian Authority’s (PA) misuse of US financial aid, a major mainstream American Jewish organization has been quietly lobbying...

February 5, 2017 11:52 am
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Trump Administration Draws Praise From Major US Jewish Groups Over New Iran Sanctions

The Trump administration’s move on Friday to impose new sanctions on the Islamic Republic drew praise from numerous major US Jewish groups. “Nefarious Iranian behavior cannot go unchecked,”...

December 16, 2016 9:16 am
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ZOA Concerned Over Jewish Organization’s Partnership With ‘Radical Islamist’ Group

JNS.org - The Zionist Organization of America (ZOA) has criticized the American Jewish Committee’s (AJC) recent formation of an interfaith initiative in partnership with what the...

Culture

A ‘Wonder Woman’ Purim as Israel Gets Ready to Party

JNS.org - Queen Esther and Uncle Mordechai, King Ahasuerus and that rogue Haman. All of them (and even poor old deposed...

Israeli Basketball Player Omri Casspi Educates NBA Teammate About Keeping Kosher

Israeli NBA player Omri Casspi taught one of his teammates about the dietary laws...

Features

Iran Tests Aggressive Strategy Against Israel

JNS.org - On February 10, Iran launched a drone into Israeli airspace, shocking Israel -- and sending the Jewish state into...

How the IDF Is Preparing for a Multi-Front War

An Israel Defense Forces (IDF) plan designed to prepare it for the challenge of multiple-front warfare is now entering its third...

Delegation of American Jewish Leaders Visits UAE, Hoping for Results

JNS.org - A large delegation of American Jewish leaders recently spent two days in...

World

Netanyahu: Israeli Intelligence Helped Australia Stop Airliner Attack

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Wednesday Israeli intelligence services had prevented the downing of an "Australian airliner" as part of wide-ranging international intelligence-sharing but gave no details. His comments, during a...

Israel

Netanyahu Asks Visiting NFL Players to ‘Fight’ for Israel

JNS.org - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu met on Monday with seven NFL players as they concluded a six-day whirlwind tour of the Jewish state and told them that they should...

Middle East

Lebanese Journalist: 100 Years After Balfour Declaration, Arabs Have Failed...

JNS.org - In a Nov. 25, 2017 article marking the 100th anniversary of the Balfour Declaration, published in the London-based daily...

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