AJC Long Island Regional Office

AJC Long Island

AJC Long Island Region Office

AJC's Long Island region office was founded in 1971. Our work is guided by the principle that the rights and freedoms of Jews and minorities are safe only when they are secure for all. To that end, our Office emphasizes activities that reach out in innovative ways to other faith communities and ethnic groups.Committed to a broad agenda including programming and advocacy on behalf of Israel's security, and the fight against anti-Semitism, human rights, intergroup relations, interfaith outreach and church/state issues, AJC Long Island is proud to be a driving force in enriching the quality of Jewish life locally and building bridges between the Jewish and the growing multi-faith community in our region.

AJC co-sponsors the Interfaith Clergy Committee of Long Island with the Long Island Council of Churches. We are founding members of the Long Island Immigrant Alliance.

2014 Learned Hand Honoree Judge Judith Kaye Op-Ed in NY Law Journal
Former Chief Judge of New York Judith Kaye wrote the following piece earlier this month for the New York Law Journal. In it, she extolls Judge Learned Hand, acknowledges fellow honoree Alon Kapen and notes AJC Long Island’s honoring her with an award named after Judge Hand at a dinner held in Garden City, New York. Click here to read.


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Red Card for Qatar

Kenneth BandlerQatar simply doesn't deserve to host a World Cup. Qatar excels in human rights abuses of migrant workers and in supporting Hamas and international terrorism.

What I Hope to Hear at High Holy Day Services

David Harris During the solemn ten days we know as the Yamim Noraim, or Days of Awe, vast Jewish audiences should hear messages about rising anti-Semitism and our enduring bonds with Israel.

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Long Island Board Member Arnie Herz in Poland with AJC
AJC, together with its Polish partner, the Forum for Dialogue Among the Nations, is marking the19th anniversary of their pioneering exchange program with this gathering of AJC lay leadership in Warsaw. Read More

Our memorable evening with Titi Aynew.
Israel's first Ethiopian-born Miss Israel was fascinating. Her amazing story of struggle, survival and success touched all our hearts. Photos.


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Upcoming Events

  • September 9, 2014
  • "Drawing Fire: Investigating the Accusations of Apartheid in Israel"
    Please join AJC Long Island and Community Synagogue of Sands Point for our first event of the new season, "Drawing Fire: Investigation the Accusations of Apartheid in Israel".  Our program will feature award-winning journalist Benjamin Pogrund. More information
  • September 17, 2014
  • Global Interfaith Award Gala
    Don't miss AJC's inaugural Global Interfaith Leadership Award Gala honoring the Bergman Family on at Guastavino’s in Manhattan. More information
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AJC Long Island


Michael Ettinger, President
Robert Socolof, Director
(212) 891-6773


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