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Listen to the podcast of the September 30th AJC Live radio show which featured an interview of Simone Rodan Benzaquen, AJC’s Europe Director, by AJC Westchester/Fairifield Director Scott Richman. They focused on the United Nations, the rise of anti-Semitism in Europe and the migrant crisis in Europe. AJC Paris Associate Director Vincent Zappia also offered a first-hand account of the situation on the Greek island of Lesbos, the first stop for many of the immigrants.

Date: 9/30/2015

More than 200 people  joined us on September 10th as we heard from Ambassador Aaron Jacob, AJC's Associate Director of International Affairs, to discuss the "Iran Deal:  Fears, Facts and Faith" at Bet Torah in Mt. Kisco.   Date: 9/10/2015

Listen to the podcast of the September 9th episode of AJC Live on WVOX 1460 which features AJC Westchester/Fairfield Director Scott Richman with special guests AJC Executive Director David Harris and AJC Director of Media Relations Ken Bandler speaking about the recently released AJC Survey of American Jewish Opinion. Date: 9/9/2015

Listen to the podcast of the August 26 episode of AJC Live on WVOX 1460 AM which featured new AJC Westchester/Fairfield regional president Beverly Rosenbaum interviewed by Scott Richman, AJC Westchester/Fairfield regional director.  Date: 8/26/2015

More than 300 people joined us for a timely Town Hall Meeting with AJC Executive Director David Harris to discuss the P5+1 nuclear deal with Iran and AJC's position to oppose it.  View video of the event. Read the article from The Journal News. Read the article in Westchester Jewish Life. View photos from the event. Date: 8/26/2015

Listen to the podcast of the August 12th episode of AJC Live! which explored AJC's position on the P5+1 nuclear agreement with Iran. AJC Westchester/Fairfield Director Scott Richman interviewed Jason Isaacson, AJC's Director of Government and International Affairs, and Julie Fishman Rayman, AJC's Director of Political Outreach.

Date: 8/12/2015

Listen to the podcast of AJC Live! which aired on WVOX 1460AM on July 29th when AJC Westchester/Fairfield regional director Scott Richman interviewed Dina Siegel Vann, Director of AJC's Belfer Center for Latino and Latin American Affairs which just celebrated its 10th anniversary.   Date: 7/29/2015

Listen to the podcast of the July 22nd episode of AJC Live! on WVOX 1460AM featuring an interview with AJC Transatlantic Director Daniel Schwammenthal speaking about the rise of anti-Semitism in Europe. Date: 7/22/2015

Listen to the podcast of the July 8th episode of AJC Live! on WVOX 1460AM when AJC Westchester/Fairfield Scott Richman with interfaith leaders about the recent Interfaith Program on Racial Equality and Dignity.


Date: 7/8/2015

More than 350 people, representing faith communities from the county, joined us for an Interfaith Program Affirming Racial Equality and Dignity in White Plains.   The event was covered by the Journal News.  Vieww a slideshow of the program. Listen to a podcast of this week's episode of AJC Live which featured the leaders of the interfaith program. Date: 6/28/2015

Thank you to the more than 100 people who joined us for our regional annual meeting featuring a keynote address by Ambassador Michael Grant, Canadian Deputy Permanent Representative to the United Nations and the election and installation of our new Officers, including regional president Beverly Rosenbaum, and new members of the AJC Westchester/Fairfield board.   Date: 6/16/2015

Thank you to those who joined us in Rockland County for the opening of the special photo exhibit,Jewish Refugees in Cyprus En Route to Israel" featuring remarks from Cyprus Consul General Ambassador Vasilios Philippou, Israeli Deputy Consul General in New York Amir Sagie and Marvin Weiss, a U.S. volunteer who served on one of the Jewish refugee ships that detoured to Cyprus.  Date: 6/11/2015

Listen to the podcast of the June 10th episode of AJC Live on WVOX 1460 AM when AJC Westchester/Fairfield Scott Richman interviewed Canadian Ambassador Michael Grant who is currently serving as Canada's Deputy Ambassador to the United Nations.  Ambassador Grant previously served in Libya and Turkey. Ambassador Grant is the keynote speaker at our upcoming Annual Meeting on June 16th. Date: 6/10/2015

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Date: 6/7/2015

Westchester Jewish Council President Paul Warhit recently attended the 2015 AJC Global Forum and shared his thoughts with us.  Read his reflections on the conference and sign up now at a greatly reduced rate for Global Forum 2016! Date: 6/7/2015

More than 200 joined AJC for the annual Salute to Israel Parade down Fifth Avenue.  View photos. Date: 5/31/2015

Thank you to the 300 people who joined us for AJC Westchester/Fairfield's "Meet the Moment with AJC" Gala honoring regional president Stuart Ginsberg (Distinguished Leadership Award) and Two's Company (Corporate Citizenship Award accepted by Tom Gottlieb, president.)  View the video of AJC's European Office Directors speaking about the rise in anti-Semitism in Europe which was shown at the Gala.  You can still purchase journal ads in support of our honorees.   NEW! View the photo slideshow. Date: 5/28/2015

Listen to the podcast of the May 27th episode of AJC Live! on WVOX 1460 AM celebrated 50 years of diplomatic relations between Germany and Israel.  Scott Richman, AJC Westchester/Fairfield Director welcomed three guests:  Gene Dubow, a Westchester resident and the first Director of AJC Berlin; Shimon Mercer-Wood, the Israeli Consul for Media Affairs in New York; and Deidre Berger, the current Director of AJC Berlin.

Date: 5/27/2015

Listen to the podcast of the AJC Live! Global Forum special edition hosted by AJC Westchester/Fairfield director Scott Richman. Date: 5/13/2015

Our  Israeli art immersion tour along the High Line in New York on Wednesday, May 6th included a curated art tour of four galleries led by an Israel art expert. View a slideshow of the tour.. Date: 5/6/2015

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