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Posts Tagged: American Jewish Committee

April 18, 2018 12:21 pm
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US Jewish Groups Express Condolences Over Barbara Bush’s Passing

A number of US Jewish groups have expressed their condolences over the Tuesday death of former First Lady Barbara Bush. Bush, the wife of the 41st...

March 11, 2018 10:52 am
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Putin Draws Scrutiny for Naming Jews ‘With Russian Citizenship’ as Potential 2016 US Election Meddling Suspects

A suggestion by Russian President Vladimir Putin’s in a NBC News interview that Jews might have meddled in the 2016 US presidential election raised eyebrows across the...

March 2, 2018 2:54 pm
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Jewish Group Outraged by BDS Founder’s Address to EU Parliament

JNS.org - The American Jewish Committee condemned the European Parliament on Wednesday for hosting Omar Barghouti, the founder of the anti-Israel boycott, divestment and sanctions (BDS)...

February 22, 2018 4:19 pm
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EU Parliament Deems Anti-Iran Art ‘Too Controversial,’ Cancels Display

JNS.org - An exhibition of caricatures seeking to expose the Iranian government’s human-rights abuses has been rejected for display at the European Parliament on the grounds...

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...

Culture

Backstreet Boys’ Nick Carter Films Video Onstage During Israel Concert

Backstreet Boys singer Nick Carter filmed a video onstage during his band's live concert...

American Model Kate Upton Shares Photos From Her Trip to Israel

American model Kate Upton shared with her Twitter followers on Thursday photos from her recent trip to Israel. The 25-year-old uploaded three...

Features

Zionism Meets Feminism: Talking Shop Over a Glass of Chardonnay

JNS.org - In a quintessential “only in Israel” moment, nearly 60 women (and a few dozen men) gathered on a breezy...

Brooklyn Man Hopes to Open a New Chapter of Jewish Dating

At many recent Passover seders, sometime after the four questions were asked, a fifth one was posed by a parent...

The Israeli Air Force Legend Who Influenced Generations

JNS.org - On Yom Hazikaron, Israel’s Memorial Day for Fallen Soldiers, the family of Lt.-Col. Ohad Shadmi -- a legendary and highly influential...

World

Students, Activists Disrupt Talk by Israeli Ambassador at Syracuse Universi...

Some 20 protesters disrupted a speech by an Israeli ambassador at Syracuse University in New York on Tuesday, raising concerns...

Israel

Top Hamas Official Warns: Gaza Border Protests Will Continue After May 15

A top Hamas official warned on Wednesday that the ongoing Gaza border demonstrations -- expected to reach their peak on May 15, known as "Nakba Day" by the Palestinians --...

Middle East

In Power for 15 Years, Iraq’s Shi’ites Split Ahead of Crucial V...

United in their fight against Saddam Hussein's oppression for decades, Iraq's Shi'ites have become deeply fragmented and disillusioned with their...

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