All Events for AJC Washington, D.C.

October 28, 2020
10.28.20 Diplomacy through a Jewish and Latino Lens

Diplomacy through a Jewish and Latino Lens

Join us for a collaboration of the Pozez JCC, Bender JCC of Greater Washington, and AJC Washington:

Wednesday, October 28, 2020

11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. ET

International treaties, agreements, and alliances are the result of diplomatic negotiations that represent a country’s most important goals. But what really happens behind the curtain? And how have the Jewish people been involved in formal and informal diplomacy? Hear the inside perspective of how diplomacy works between the U.S. and Latin America through a Jewish lens.

Featuring:
Amb. Lisa Kubiske | Pozez JCC Board Member and former U.S. Ambassador to Honduras and Deputy Chief of Mission in Brazil

Dina Siegel Vann, Director | AJC Arthur and Rochelle Belfer Institute for Latino and Latin American Affairs

Moderator: Jason Isaacson | AJC Chief Policy and Political Affairs Officer

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October 28, 2020
Monika Bickert, Facebook's Vice President of Content Policy, and AJC CEO David Harris

Inside Facebook: A Conversation with Monika Bickert

On October 12, Facebook announced a major policy change, banning all Holocaust denial and distortion from the world's largest social network. The announcement, which represented a significant shift in the company's hate speech policy, came after lengthy discussions with AJC and other stakeholders. Join us for this exclusive conversation between Monika Bickert, Facebook's Vice President of Content Policy, and AJC CEO David Harris on how Facebook determines what content is and is not permitted and what it is doing to keep its platform free of antisemitism and all forms of hate.

Wednesday, October 28
12:00 p.m. ET, 11:00 a.m. CT,

10:00 a.m. MT, 9:00 a.m. PT

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November 18, 2020
11.18.20 Religious Accommodation at a Crossroads

Religious Accommodation at a Crossroads

AJC, The American Association of Jewish Lawyers and Jurists, and the JCRC of Greater Washington invite you to the next session in our brown bag lunch speakers' series: Religious Accommodation at a Crossroads

Wednesday, November 18, 2020

1:00 p.m. - 2:15 p.m. ET

Featuring: Richard Foltin | Fellow for Religious Freedom at the Freedom Forum

Richard Foltin is a Fellow for Religious Freedom at the Freedom Forum, where he periodically writes and speaks to the press on religious freedom issues. Previously, Mr. Foltin served in a number of senior positions at AJC (American Jewish Committee), from which he retired in 2018, most recently as Director of National and Legislative Affairs in AJC’s Washington, D.C. office.

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