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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15 Ways Being Jewish is Meaningful

David HarrisOn the eve of Rosh Hashanah, AJC CEO David Harris writes: May every Jew everywhere feel, or perhaps come home to, the sense of joy, connection through time and space, shared destiny, collective responsibility, and daily inspiration that I've had the privilege of experiencing throughout my life.

The alt-right spews hatred of Jews. The alt-left: hatred of Israel

Seffi KogenThe alt-left, in short, hates Israel,and apparently nothing can disabuse it of the conviction that (Jewish) Israelisare morally repugnant war criminals who must be brought to heel.

Religion and State in Israel: What Do American Jews Think?

Lawrence GrossmanEnding the Orthodox legal monopoly has strong support among American Jews, with 74% favoring the extension of the right to perform weddings, divorces and conversions to non-Orthodox rabbis.

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Upcoming Events

  • October 20
  • Central Board Sukkot Dessert Social
    Thursday, October 20, 2016
    7:30-9:00 pm
    Address will be provided following RSVP

  • October 20
  • Managing Anti-Israel, BDS & Anti-Semitic Activities For College Students
    Thursday, October 20, 2016
    Seffi Kogen, AJC's Assistant Director of Campus Affairs
    7:30-9:00 pm
    Temple Sinai, 208 Summit Avenue, Summit, NJ 
    RSVP to Office@templesinainj.org

  • October 27
  • Breakfast Meeting
    Thursday, October 27, 2016
    Julie Fishman Rayman, AJC's Director of Political Outreach (via video)
    Topic: AJC and The Upcoming Election: What You Need to Know
    8:00 - 10:00 am
    The Jewish Center, 435 Nassau Street, Princeton
    AJC NJ office (address will be provided following RSVP)

  • November 3
  • Learned Hand Award Dinner
    Thursday, November 3, 2016
    Honoree: Patrick C. Dunican Jr., Chairman and Managing Director of the Firm, Gibbons P.C.
    6:30 pm
    The Hilton Short Hills
    41 JFK Parkway
    Short Hills, NJ

    To register for the dinner or make a contribution in honor of Patrick click here!

  • November 15
  • Metro Annual Meeting
    Tuesday, November 15, 2016
    Speaker: Ambassador Riva Ganguly Das, Consul General of India in New York
    Topic: India, The United States and Israel: Robust Democracies and Natural Allies
    Honoree: Buzz Warren
    6:00 pm
    Orange Lawn Tennis Club
    305 N. Ridgewood Road, South Orange, NJ

    To register for the dinner or make a contribution in honor of Buzz click here!

  • November 17
  • Diplomatic Outreach Training 
    Thursday, November 17, 2016
    Aaron Jacob, AJC's Associate Director of International Affairs (via video)
    Topic: Diplomatic Challenges Facing The New U.S. Administration
    7:15 - 9:00 pm
    Saul Ewing, 650 College Road East, Suite 4000, Princeton
    AJC NJ office (address will be provided following RSVP)

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