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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Only Negotiations Can Lead to Palestinian Statehood

David HarrisInternational pressure to recognize a Palestinian state cannot overcome the reality that Palestinians haven't fulfilled the elements for statehood.

Dear UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon

David HarrisWhen you speak, the words are yours. Thus, I was struck by one sentence in particular in your remarks at the recent Cairo Conference on Palestine.

Heritage Protection

Kenneth BandlerJews perhaps know more than others about having their cultural possessions plundered. Preserving the vestiges of virtually extinct Jewish communities is a particular challenge.

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Upcoming Events

  • November 2
  • Step Up For Israel - Advocacy Summit
    Sunday, November 2, 2014
    9:00 am - 1:00 pm
    Alex Aidekman JCC, 901 Route 10, Whippany
    Free and open to the public
    Speakers and Panel Discussions

  • 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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