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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Holocaust Remembrance, Rouhani, the EU, Rome and the Vatican

LisaIt would have better behooved Italian leaders to escort President Rouhani to a public commemoration of the Shoah, instead of escorting him on a touristic tour of the Colosseum, as they did.


Why is France Commemorating Holocaust with Iran's President?

SIMONE RODAN-BENZAQUENPerhaps President Rouhani wants to show the world that Iran has changed. We therefore propose that President Hollande invite his guest to join him in a visit to the Shoah (Holocaust) Memorial in Paris.


Countering Anti-Semitism Today

Rabbi Andrew Baker Let us make no mistake. This sense of uncertainty about a future in Europe does not bode well for either the Jewish community or for Europe itself.


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Upcoming Events

  • February 28
  • Metro Parlor Meeting
    Sunday, February 28, 2016
    Time: TBD 
    Location: Private residence
    Speaker/Topic: TBD

  • March 1
  • National NLC Delegates Event
    Tuesday, March 1, 2016
    Time: TBD 
    Location: NYC

  • March 3
  • Diplomatic Training
    Thursday, March 3, 2016
    7:15 pm - 9:00 pm 
    Locations in Millburn and Princeton
    Speaker: Sam Kliger, AJC's Director of Russian Jewish Community Affairs (via video)
    Topic: A Resurgent Russia: Threats and Opportunities for Israel and the U.S.
    * Address will be provided following RSVP

  • March 7
  • Princeton Theological Seminary Trip to U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum
    Monday, March 7, 2016
    Location: Washington, DC

  • March 14
  • Metro Marshall Society Event
    Monday, March 14, 2016
    Time: TBD 
    Location: TBD
    Speaker: Jacob Levkowicz, AJC's Assistant Director of Campus Affairs
    Topic: TBD

  • March 31
  • Central Breakfast Series
    Thursday, March 31, 2016
    Time: 8:00 am 
    Location: The Jewish Center, 435 Nassau Street, Princeton
    Speaker/Topic: TBD
    * Participation is limited to the first 25 people who register. There is a nominal charge of $10.00 for breakfast, payable at the door.

  • April 12
  • Central Board Meeting
    Tuesday, April 12, 2016
    Time: TBD 
    Location: TBD

  • April 14
  • Diplomatic Seder
    Thursday, April 14, 2016
    Time: TBD 
    Location: NYC


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