Congratulations to German Chancellor Angela Merkel on this well-deserved award from the U.S. Holocaust Museum.

U.S. Holocaust Museum to award Angela Merkel with top honor named for Elie Wiesel

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WATCH: AJC CEO David Harris discuss the growing, vibrant & strategic alliance among Greece, Cyprus and Israel on Fox News

Israel, Greece, Cyprus: Cooperation and combating terror

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AJC praises Israeli and U.S. authorities for cooperating and apprehending the person responsible for most of the bomb threats targeting JCCs in the U.S. and abroad. If proven, the Israeli teen's culpability in the threats is a lesson in not leaping to assumption about complex links between polarizing politics and anti-Semitic acts. But it does not dispel age-old reality of anti-Semitism. We...
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Jewish Israeli-US teen arrested for phoning in JCC bomb threats

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AJC recently launched the Latino-Jewish Leadership Council--a group of 35 high-powered individuals who have come together to focus on immigration reform, hate crimes, and Israeli and Latin American foreign policy. Given that Latinos are the fastest growing minority in the U.S., it has never been more important to take AJC's critical work with these communities to new heights.

Seeing the future, Israel and U.S. Jews court America’s Hispanics

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"Europe, thanks to a handful of visionary leaders, has shown itself and the world what can be accomplished with the audacity to dream and the will to succeed. In fact, maybe the chaotic Middle East will one day learn some of the same lessons." - An op-ed by AJC CEO David Harris, celebrating the 60th anniversary of the Treaty of Rome

Happy 60th Birthday, European Union!

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It’s less than two years since the JCPOA was signed, but Iran is already threatening to restart its nuclear program.

Iran says it’s ‘completely ready’ to restart nuclear program

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Co-convened by AJC, the Muslim-Jewish Advisory Council is bringing the two communities together to fight hate.

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"Ambassador Haley, you have quickly established yourself as a courageous and unbending voice of principle in a setting where the word is more often observed in the breach than as a matter of course by some member states." - Op-ed by AJC CEO David Harris

Bravo, Ambassador Haley!

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One year ago today, ISIS terrorists attacked Brussels, Belgium, with three coordinated bombings. 32 people were killed and more than 300 were injured. May their memories be a blessing.
Co-convened by AJC, the Muslim-Jewish Advisory Council is bringing the two communities together to fight hate.

News from The Associated Press

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AJC Project Interchange is currently hosting a delegation of UNESCO ambassadors in Israel. Today, Mayor Nir Barkat - ניר ברקת led them on a tour of #Jerusalem, where they learned about Jewish history in Jerusalem and how Israel guarantees religious freedom for all.
In a Los Angeles Times op-ed, former Israeli Ambassador to the U.S. and current Member of Knesset מייקל אורן Michael Oren lays out why Israel is not, and never will be, an apartheid state.

Israel isn't, and will never be, an apartheid state

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The U.S. is taking a stand against the UN Human Rights Council's anti-Israel Agenda Item 7:

US boycotts UN discussion on Israeli human rights abuses

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On the fifth anniversary of the attack on a Jewish school in Toulouse, please take a moment to urge President Trump to maintain the State Department's Special Envoy to Monitor and Combat Anti-Semitism:

Urge President Trump to Keep the Special Envoy to Combat Anti-Semitism

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It’s been five years since an Islamic extremist brutally killed three soldiers in Montauban and three children and their teacher at a Jewish school in Toulouse. May their memories be a blessing.
AJC CEO David Harris reflects on the must-see Broadway play, “Come From Away,” the story of the people of Gander, Newfoundland, and their embrace of the 7,000 passengers rerouted to their small town in the immediate aftermath of the 9/11 attacks.

“Come From Away”: Thank You, Canada

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“If we want to defeat intolerance and terrorism, we must learn the lessons from the attack on the Israeli Embassy. Our political leaders must take all necessary steps to prevent hatred from finding a place in our society. Otherwise, social cohesion will suffer, and our democracy will pay the price.” - 25 years later, AJC’s Patricio Ambramzon recalls the bombing of the Israeli Embassy in Buenos...
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Jewish Safety in Argentina and the United States

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#FBF to this AJC ad series & campaign, which first appeared in The New York Times in 1993. The message still rings true today – NO ONE IS BORN HATING.
AJC CEO David Harris reflects on the must-see Broadway play, “Come From Away,” the story of the people of Gander, Newfoundland, and their embrace of the 7,000 passengers rerouted to their small town in the immediate aftermath of the 9/11 attacks.

“Come From Away”: Thank You, Canada

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25 years after the bombing of the Israeli embassy in Buenos Aires, we honor the 29 lives lost and the 242 injured. The blast destroyed the Israeli Embassy and damaged neighboring buildings, including a school. While Iran was behind the attack, to this day the authorities have yet to arrest anyone for the crime.