AJC Rejects UN Commission’s Blindness to Hamas’ Contempt for International Law and Civilian Lives
American Jewish Committee (AJC), the global advocacy organization for the Jewish people, today categorically rejected an appalling report by an independent UN panel that baselessly asserts Israel’s defensive military campaign in Gaza against the perpetrators of the October 7 terror attacks violates international law and turns a blind eye to Hamas’ continued flouting of that law and disregard for civilian lives.
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Remembering the AMIA Bombing: A 30-Year Struggle for Justice
On July 18, 1994, Hezbollah, an Iran-backed terror group, bombed AMIA, the Jewish community center in Buenos Aires, Argentina. More than 30 years later, it remains the deadliest antisemitic attack outside Israel since the Holocaust.
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Tough Questions on the Anti-Israel BDS Movement Answered
What is the meaning of BDS? Why do people boycott Israel? The anti-Israel Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions (BDS) movement markets itself as a non-violent movement to get Israel to withdraw from its pre-1967 borders. While many members of the movement sincerely want peace and are lured in by this human rights façade, BDS leadership in fact seeks nothing less than the elimination of Israel as a Jewish state.
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Interreligious Relations

Respected Indonesian Religious Leader Completes Six-week Fellowship in Interfaith Dialogue, Study of Judaism
Professor Nasaruddin Umar, the Grand Imam of Masjid Istiqlal – Indonesia's national mosque and the largest mosque in Southeast Asia – recently completed a six-week intensive fellowship with American Jewish Committee (AJC) and the Jewish Theological Seminary (JTS). The fellowship included academic study, meetings with civil society leaders and government officials, and participation in interreligious dialogues across the United States.
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