All Events for AJC Washington, D.C.

January 25, 2021
Remote ACCESS Memory in the Living Room

Zikaron BaSalon

Please join us in commemorating International Holocaust Remembrance Day with an intimate conversation with Yossi Lipschitz, a Holocaust survivor from Hungary, with a special address by H.E. Levente Benkő, Hungarian Ambassador to Israel. In this moving ACCESS New York and ACCESS Israel sponsored program, ACCESS leaders will bear witness to a survivor’s testimony and recommit to the promise of “Never Again.”
 

Monday, January 25
12:00 p.m. (ET), 11:00 a.m. (CT)
10:00 a.m. (MT), 9:00 a.m. (PT)

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January 26, 2021
1.26.21 WRO Partnership and Peace in the Middle East After the Abraham Accords

Partnership and Peace in the Middle East After the Abraham Accords

In partnership with AJC Project Interchange

Tuesday, January 26, 2021

1:00 - 2:00 p.m. ET

This event is open to AJC Marshall Society, ACCESS Marshall Society, and Project Interchange alumni. 

As the world watches Israel and Arab nations take the historic step of formalizing peace agreements between governments, significant questions remain to create long-term relations between the Israeli and Arab public. Join AJC for a private discussion with Mohammed Rachid, Director of the Institutional Affairs at Casablanca Finance City Authority, and an alumnus of AJC's inaugural Project Interchange seminar for Arab civil society leaders.

Join Mr. Rachid as he discusses his recent visit to Israel and his hope for the future of Moroccan-Israeli relations and greater Arab-Israeli relations. Benjamin Rogers, AJC Associate Director for Policy and Middle East Initiatives, will moderate the discussion.

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January 26, 2021
Toby Levy holding a picture of an old man

Resilience: A Holocaust Survivor Reflects on Life During the Pandemic

In spring of 1941, the Germans invaded Soviet-occupied Poland, forcing Jews into ghettos a few months later. In fall of 1942, Toby Levy and her family went into hiding until June 1944 when they were liberated by the Red Army. Today, Ms. Levy, a retired accountant and a volunteer docent for the Museum of Jewish Heritage in New York City, remains hopeful that the COVID-19 pandemic will not steal her last years just as the Holocaust stole her youth. Join Ms. Levy on January 26, for a special conversation in the lead up to International Holocaust Remembrance Day.

Read Ms. Levy’s powerful, poignant, and timely opinion piece in The New York Times here.

Tuesday, January 26
12:00 p.m. (ET), 11:00 a.m. (CT)
10:00 a.m. (MT), 9:00 a.m. (PT)

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January 27, 2021
Yellow rose on train tracks

AJC Remembers: 3 Generations of Holocaust Reflections and Testimonials

At the 2020 AJC Virtual Global Forum, to mark the 75th anniversary of the end of the Second World War, 10 Holocaust survivors, children, and grandchildren shared reflections on their family stories. Each moving testimony reminds us why we must never forget the past and its enduring lessons. On International Holocaust Remembrance Day, please join us for these incredibly personal and powerful stories.

Wednesday, January 27
1:00 p.m. (ET), 12:00 p.m. (CT)
11:00 a.m. (MT), 10:00 a.m. (PT)

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February 6, 2021
02.06.21 WRO Intergenerational Havdalah

Intergenerational Havdalah

AJC Washington's Intergenerational Havdalah

Hosted by AJC Washington President Randy Tritell and

ACCESS DC President Jennie Berman

Saturday, February 6, 2021

6:30 – 7:30 p.m. ET

This event is for AJC Washington and ACCESS DC Board Members.

 

For information about the intergenerational dialogue, contact Monica Azhdam.

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February 8, 2021
2.8.21 WRO 2021 Challenges and Opportunities in a New Administration

2021 Challenges and Opportunities in a New Administration

Featuring Julie Fishman Rayman, AJC Deputy Director of Policy and Diplomatic Affairs

Monday, February 8, 2021

7:30 - 8:45 p.m. ET

This event is by invitation only. Please contact Laura Milstein at milsteinl@ajc.org if interested.

This discussion will include AJC's legislative advocacy and policy priorities with Members of Congress.  AJC continues to play a critical role in launching congressional caucuses such as the Bipartisan Taskforce for Antisemitism, the Congressional Caucus on Black-Jewish Relations, and the Congressional Hellenic-Israel Alliance.  

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February 18, 2021
02.18.21 WRO The Legacy of Ruth Bader Ginsburg with Amy Marshak

The Legacy of Ruth Bader Ginsburg with Amy Marshak

Join AJC Washington, The American Association of Jewish Lawyers and Jurists, and the JCRC of Greater Washington for a virtual discussion on

Thursday, February 18, 2021

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

This is a virtual conversation with Amy Marshak, Senior Counsel, Georgetown University Law Center's Institute for Constitutional Advocacy and Protection.

For more information about this and future lunch discussions, please contact Cheryl Crandell at 202-728-3039 or cheryl.crandell@stinson.com

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March 25, 2021
3.25.21 Ambassadors' Seder

29th Annual Ambassadors' Seder

SAVE THE DATE

Virtual Seder with the Diplomatic Community. It's the largest Jewish community event engaging with D.C.'s diplomatic corps.

Thursday, March 25, 2021

 

More details coming soon!

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