AJC Deeply Regrets ICC Over-Reach in Palestinian Case
The American Jewish Committee deeply regrets the decision of the International Criminal Court’s Pre-Trial Chamber, adopted by two in favor to one against, that the Court’s territorial jurisdiction extends to Gaza, the West Bank, and East Jerusalem. We welcome the State Department’s expression of “serious concerns” about the Court’s attempted over-reach.
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American Jewish Committee, National Association of Attorneys General Joining to Combat Antisemitism
American Jewish Committee (AJC) and the National Association of Attorneys General (NAAG) are partnering to combat antisemitism in the United States. On February 24, AJC staff will engage NAAG members in a virtual training session, “The People v. Hate: Standing Up for Humanity through Combating Antisemitism.” The AJC-led training dovetails with District of Columbia Attorney General Karl A. Racine’s 2021 NAAG Presidential Initiative to unite all attorneys general across the United States to counter hate and hate-related violence nationwide.
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Radicalism & Extremism

France’s Fight Against Islamist Extremism - AJC Advocacy Anywhere
The recent beheading of Samuel Paty by an Islamist extremist has sent shock waves throughout France. Learn more about France’s fight against extremism in the name of Islam and all forms of hate with Caroline Fourest, a leading French journalist and filmmaker in conversation with AJC Europe Director, Simone Rodan-Benzaquen.
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Interreligious Relations

Sacred and Profane Symbols
Education in defining antisemitism and recognizing the Nazi swastika and differentiating it from the sacred Hindu symbol are challenging for our society. An understanding of the diverse faiths that make up the fabric of our country makes everyone safer and ensures the religious freedom and liberty we hold dear – the same religious freedom and liberty that my grandmother and my friend sought in America.
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Human Rights

JBI Study Tracks Impact of Landmark UN Report on Global Antisemitism
The JBI report, One Year Later: The Historic United Nations Report on Antisemitism as a Human Rights Concern, surveys the landscape of global antisemitism during the 12-month period following the presentation by Dr. Ahmed Shaheed, the UN Special Rapporteur on Freedom of Religion or Belief, of his historic report on antisemitism as a human rights concern to the UN General Assembly in October 2019.
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