AJC New Jersey is a regional office of the national AJC organization

AJC's mission is to advance the peace and security of Israel and the Jewish people worldwide.  We advance human rights and democratic values in the United States and around the globe, through diplomacy, legislative advocacy, and by building effective interreligious and interethnic coalitions. AJC focuses on five priority issues of concern: Israel's peace and security, Iran's nuclear threat, anti-Semitism, advancing immigration reform and energy security.

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'Klinghoffer': An Opera and a Protest

David HarrisThe Met's right to present this opera is not in question, but its wisdom in doing so should be. Even the title is misleading. Leon Klinghoffer, an elderly, wheelchair-bound American, did not simply die.


Israel's Most Valuable Muslim Ally

A nation that has protected its Jews for two millennia and is an ally of Israel and the United States deserves our friendship and support.


Anti-Semitism: From the Streets Back Into the Schools

A massive expansion of educational projects directed at eliminating anti-Semitism is long overdue. The coming weeks and months will show how seriously politicians are dedicated to addressing this challenge.


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Upcoming Events

  • November 5
  • Bergen Opening Program
    Wednesday, November 5, 2014
    Speaker: Irshad Manji, Founder/Director of the Moral Courage Project, NYU
    Topic: Moral Courage: The Chutzpah to Repair the World
    Location: Temple Beth Rishon, 585 Russell Avenue, Wyckoff
    Time: 7:30 pm 

  • November 11
  • Central Opening Program
    Tuesday, November 11, 2014
    Speaker: Maziar Bahari, Iranian-Canadian journalist/filmmaker
    Topic: The U.S. and Iran: Challenges and Opportunities
    Location: Adath Israel Congregation, 1958 Lawrenceville Road, Lawrenceville
    Time: 7:30 pm

  • November 19
  • Metro Opening Program
    Wednesday, November 19, 2014
    Speaker: Dr. Daniel Gordis, Sr. VP & Distinguished Fellow at Shalem College, Jerusalem
    Topic: The Upheaval of 2014: What it Means for Israel's Future
    Location: Temple B'nai Jeshurun, 1025 S. Orange Avenue, Short Hills
    Time: 7:30 PM


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