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Posts Tagged: American Jewish Committee

November 11, 2016 12:05 am
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Jewish Students at U of New Mexico, Already ‘Intimidated’ Into Keeping Low Profile, ‘Anxious’ Over Appearance of Nazi-Style Anti-Trump Graffiti, Sources Say

Jewish students at the University of New Mexico (UNM) are feeling "anxious" about the appearance on campus of Nazi-themed graffiti denouncing US President-elect Donald Trump,...

November 9, 2016 2:07 pm
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Leading American Jewish Groups Congratulate Trump on Poll-Defying Victory, Call for Post-Election Unity

American Jewish groups were among those congratulating President-elect Donald Trump on Wednesday after his poll-defying victory over Democratic Hillary Clinton in Tuesday’s election. In a statement,...

October 26, 2016 5:33 pm
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UNESCO Slammed for Another ‘Ridiculous’ Jerusalem Resolution, But Some Also Note Diplomatic Progress

Israeli politicians and American Jewish groups once again condemned UNESCO on Wednesday after the global cultural body’s World Heritage Committee approved a resolution similar to...

October 14, 2016 10:04 am
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Major US, UK Jewish Organizations Sign Global Advocacy Accord

JNS.org - The American Jewish Committee (AJC) and the Board of Deputies of British Jews have signed an association accord, an official step beyond their previous collaborations, the leading...

September 13, 2016 10:22 am
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Israel’s President Rivlin Hosts Interfaith Dialogue With East Asian Religious Leaders

JNS.org - Israeli President Reuven Rivlin hosted several religious leaders from East Asia for an interfaith dialogue at his residence on Monday. The delegation included representatives of the Buddhist, Hindu and...

August 30, 2016 9:37 am
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Major US Jewish Organization Launches Bipartisan 50-State Campaign to Reject BDS

JNS.org - A major Jewish organization has launched a bipartisan campaign against the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement. The campaign, spurred by the American Jewish Committee...

August 15, 2016 1:00 pm
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Major Jewish Organization Condemns Double-Slaying of Imam, Assistant

JNS.org - The American Jewish Committee's (AJC) US Director of Muslim-Jewish Relations condemned the killing of Imam Maulama Akonjee and his assistant, Thara Uddin, shot in Queens, New York...

July 17, 2016 6:57 am
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Israel Advocates Slam UCLA, BDS-Supporting Campus Groups Over Leaked Report Condemning Student Leader for Neutrality on Palestinian Conflict

Pro-Israel advocacy groups expressed their outrage this week over a leaked confidential University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) report condemning a student government leader for...

June 28, 2016 1:30 am
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American Jewish Leaders Welcome Israel-Turkey Reconciliation Agreement

Prominent American Jewish leaders welcomed the reconciliation agreement announced by Jerusalem and Ankara on Monday. In a joint statement, Conference of Presidents of Major American Jewish Organizations...

March 9, 2016 11:48 am
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Uruguayan Jewish Leader Bemoans ‘Antisemitic’ Murder of Prominent Member by Assailant Shouting ‘Allahu Akbar’

The head of Uruguay's Jewish umbrella organization asserted that Tuesday's stabbing attack in the city of Paysandú, which left 54-year-old Jewish businessman David Fremd dead and...

March 8, 2016 10:31 am
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Madrid Mayor Joins American Jewish Committee Initiative Against Antisemitism

JNS.org - Madrid Mayor Manuela Carmena has signed on to an American Jewish Committee’s (AJC) initiative, "Mayors United Against Antisemitism," which calls on municipal leaders in...

November 20, 2015 11:16 am
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US Senate Unanimously Passes Bill to Cut Off Financing for Hezbollah

JNS.org - The U.S. Senate unanimously passed a bill that seeks to target and cut off financing for the Iranian-backed Lebanese terrorist organization Hezbollah. The bill, co-sponsored...

November 17, 2015 8:06 am
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Why Is the AJC Defending John Kerry on Israel?

In 1943, when Peter Bergson took out full-page ads in The New York Times to alert America to the slaughter of European Jewry and the inaction...

August 5, 2015 1:44 pm
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Major Jewish Group Announces Opposition to Iran Deal: Alternative is Not War

The American Jewish Committee announced its opposition to the Iran deal on Wednesday, after "three weeks" of discussions with top Obama administration officials, lawmakers and diplomats from Europe,...

Culture

‘Jewish Oscars’ Raises Over $500,000 for Special IDF Brigade

A glamorous New York City event hosted by a non-profit organization on Saturday...

New Biography Asks: ‘What If Rabin Had Lived?’ (REVIEW)

JNS.org - Former Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin embodied the qualities of his generation:...

Features

Captain of Communication: IDF Vet Turned Entrepreneur Optimizes Email Usage

JNS.org -- As a former Israel Defense Forces elite special forces captain, Haim Senior...

Chabad Emissaries Coming to Small Jewish Community of South Dakota

JNS.org -- A state boasting just 400 Jews is about to receive its first full-time...

Israeli Pre-Military Academy ‘Breaks You and Builds You Anew’

JNS.org - “Put your hands behind your back and get on your knees,” 19-year-old Noam Ohayon told me. I complied. “Now fall forward...

World

British-Jewish Student Leader Co-Sponsors Motion to Sever Ties With UK̵...

British-Jewish students are "fed up with taking a soft approach” to the head of the country’s largest student union -- who is embroiled...

Middle East

Shell to Sign Initial Oil, Gas Deals With Tehran, Iranian Official Says

Royal Dutch Shell will sign initial agreements on Wednesday to develop Iranian oil and gas fields, an Iranian official said, the first deal by the world's second biggest listed oil...

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