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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Celebrating Diversity at the Thanksgiving Table

Brian SiegalThanksgiving is the perfect occasion to consider how our individual backgrounds enrich America and the country's democratic values unite us.

Arab-Jewish Tensions

Kenneth BandlerThe condition of Jewish-Arab relations in Israel, always challenging and often tested, is not good. President Reuven Rivlin has gone public, hoping to heal the rift before it widens further.

Who's Blocking a Two State Solution

Lawrence GrossmanIsrael faces a formidable obstacle in the search for an end to violence and achievement of a peace deal: Mahmoud Abbas. A two-faced Palestinian leader cannot bring about a two-state agreement.

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Upcoming Events

  • 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

  • December 8
  • Metro Learned Hand Award Dinner
    Honoring: Joseph P. LaSala, Partner, McElroy, Deutsch, Mulvaney & Carpenter, LLP
    Monday, December 8, 2014
    6:30 PM
    The Hilton Short Hills, 41 JFK Parkway, Short Hills

  • December 9
  • New Jersey Immigrant Entrepreneur Awards
    Tuesday, December 9, 2014
    6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
    The Mansion at FDU - Florham Campus
    285 Madison Avenue, Madison
    RSVP: www.ajcnewjersey.org/NJIEAwards

  • December 15
  • Central Learned Hand Award Dinner
    Honoring: Barry D. Szaferman, Managing Partner, Szaferman, Lakind, Blumstein & Blader, P.C. and Kenneth H. Mack, Partner, Fox Rothschild LLP
    Monday, December 15, 2014
    6:30 PM
    Hyatt Regency Princeton, 102 Carnegie Center, Princeton

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