Watch videos of major addresses, the Great Debate, and panel discussions by policymakers and experts from AJC Global Forum 2019 in Washington, D.C. For more news and updates about the program, go to AJC.org/globalforumnews.
U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, in a conversation with American Jewish Committee (AJC) CEO David Harris, discussed the U.S.-Israel relationship, Israeli-Palestinian peace process, continuing Iranian and Hezbollah threats, UN treatment of Israel, and efforts to combat antisemitism.
Once thought to be relics of a bygone era, white supremacist groups have re-emerged in America. How far-reaching is the ideology of white supremacy in the U.S. and what can be done about it? In a discussion presented by the Leonard Greenberg Forum for Domestic Policy Issues, experts from around the country discussed how best to confront this looming threat.
At AJC Global Forum 2019 AJC Executive Council members Rick Berkman and Kim Pimley presented these heroes, the first responders of Pittsburgh, and Dr. Jerry Rabinowitz z’l, with the AJC Moral Courage Award.
The AJC 2019 Great Debate, moderated by AJC Chief Policy and Political Affairs Officer, shined a light on America’s role on the world stage. Michael Anton, former Deputy National Security Advisor under President Trump, debated Neera Tanden, President of the Center for American Progress, on whether U.S. global leadership is in decline.
As part of AJC Global Forum 2019's "Faces of the Diaspora," Ambassador Houda Nonoo shares her story of Jewish life in the Kingdom of Bahrain and the unifying aspects of what it means to be Jewish in 2019.
At AJC Global Forum 2019 in Washington, D.C., the Chair of AJC's Asia Pacific Institute, Jeffrey E. Stone, announced that Japan's Prime MInister Abe Shinzo will receive AJC's Light Unto the Nations Award. Kiyoto TSUJI, Japan's Parliamentary Vice-Minister for Foreign Affairs, appeared to welcome the announcement.
"At AJC Global Forum 2019, Dan Shefet, Founder of the Association for Accountability and Internet Democracy (AAID), Amy Spitalnick, Executive Director of Integrity First for America, and Shaarik Zafar, Public Policy Manager of Facebook discussed the challenges and opportunities in combating the spread of hate on social media, in a conversation moderated by AJC Managing Director of Global Communications, Avi Mayer.
Birthright walkouts. The Nation-State Law. Broken promises over the Western Wall. These are just a few of the many tension points in Israel-Diaspora relations over the past year. Is this intra-Jewish tension a new status quo?
AJC CEO David Harris discussed why all people of good conscience must join together to stand united against hate and violence and celebrate pluralism and diversity at the unveiling of AJC's groundbreaking Community of Conscience initiative.
At AJC Global Forum 2019, AJC unveiled its groundbreaking Community of Conscience initiative. Dr. Bernice King, daughter of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., and CEO of the MLK Center for Nonviolent Social Change, honored her father's legacy and delivered a powerful call to action.
At the event unveiling the groundbreaking Community of Conscience initiative, the invocation was delivered by Reverend Eric Manning of Mother Emanuel AME Church in Charleston and Rabbi Jeffrey Myers of the Tree of Life Synagogue in Pittsburgh.
In a live recording of AJC’s Passport podcast from AJC Global Forum 2019 in Washington, D.C., host Seffi Kogen interviewed two of the members of British Parliament, Joan Ryan and Ian Austin, who left the Labour party due to concerns over antisemitism.
At AJC Global Forum 2019 in Washington, D.C., Halie Soifer, Executive Director of the Jewish Democratic Council of America and Matt Brooks, Executive Director of the Republican Jewish Coalition, provide passionate arguments for why their respective parties can serve as a political home for American Jews.