In honor of Black History Month, join Dr. Lillie Edwards, Professor Emerita of History and African-American Studies at Drew University, and Steven Fischler and Joel Sucher, co-producers of the documentary From Swastika to Jim Crow, to discuss the little-known story of German-Jewish refugees, who found new lives and careers at historically Black colleges and universities in the American South.
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.
Twelve prominent Polish community leaders launched today the Community of Conscience – A Coalition of Mutual Respect, an interfaith group that aims to fight discrimination against religious, ethnic, and cultural minorities.
February 16, 2021 – Atlanta – American Jewish Committee (AJC) supports GA House Bill 383, which updates the existing law restricting the state of Georgia from contracting with companies boycotting Israel.