More than 375 people joined us for the 2015 Thanksgiving Diversity Breakfast on November 19th at Manhattanville College. This year's breakfast honored leaders in the community who exemplify the theme of "Respecting Ourselves, Respecting Others." View videos of our honorees: Rev. Msgr. Alan Detscher, Joel Fridovich and Ayse Keskin Saglam, and Cliff Wolf. Stay tuned for a photo slideshow.
More than 275 people joined us for the annual Learned Hand Award Dinner on November 12th at the Ritz-Carlton, Westchester, when we honored Mary McInnis Boies and Robert Feder. The program featured a keynote address by Dr. Graham Allison of the Harvard Kennedy School who spoke on "The Iran Deal...What's Next?" Journal ads stilll available until November 30th. View slideshow.
Listen to the podcast of the November 11th episode of the AJC Live radio show on WVOX 1460 AM which focused on the upcoming annual Thanksgiving Diversity Breakfast, AJC Westchester/Fairfield Director Scott Richman interviewed Breakfast Co-Chair Stephen Gill, former AJC Director of Intergroup Relations Ann Schaffer, and Breakfast honorees Cliff Wolf, Ayse Keskin, Joel Fridovich and Monsignor Alan Detscher.
Read AJC's Statement on "Free Speech/Hate Speech: Where Do We Draw the Line?""
AJC Westchester/Fairfield is proud to co-sponsor aIsrael Solidarity Eventt on November 2nd from 7:30 - 9:30 p.m. at Westchester Reform Temple in Scarsdale. Join the Westchester community for an evening of unity with the people of Israel. Keynote speaker will be Israeli Deputy Consul General Amir Sagie. More information available by contacting Yoav Cohen at firstname.lastname@example.org. RSVP to www.ajc.org/westfair/israelunity.
Listen to the podcast of the October 28th edition of "AJC Live" on WVOX 1460 AM. The show focused on the wave of terrorism in Israel and the upcomgin Judge Learned Hand dinner.
Stay tuned for photos from the special screening of "Pump: The Movie" at the JCC of Mid-Westchester which was followed by a discussion with Yossie Hollander, founder of the Fuel Freedom Project.
View photos from our special program on Thursday, October 15th, with our partner, Iona College, which celebrated 50 Years since Nostra Aetate.
Listen to the podcast of the October 14th edition of "AJC Live!" featuring AJC Westchester/Fairfield Regional Director Scott Richman interview Israeli entrepeneur and philanthropist and founder of the Fuel Freedom Project Yossie Hollander.
View photos from our incredible visit to The Greek Orthodox Church of Our Saviour in Rye, NY on Sunday, October 11th.
AJC Westchester/Fairfield has signed on to an interfaith statement condemning this weekend's nationally coordinated anti-Muslim rallies at mosques and Islamic centers around the country. Read the full statement here.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.