It's been over a month since Hurricane Maria wreaked havoc on Puerto Rico, but the hardships facing the residents are far from over. Today, 85 percent of the island remains without electricity, telecommunications are cut, basic goods are scarce, and the economy is plummeting. Amid the devastation, the Jewish community has emerged as a bastion of support. With a little more than 1,500 members in a general population of 3.4 million, this small but active community has mobilized its own resources and those of Jewish organizations in the United States to help their neighbors in need.
For over a quarter-century, AJC’s Asia Pacific Institute (API) has promoted Israeli and American ties with India. These relationships, as well as the trilateral India-Israel-U.S. nexus, benefit all the countries and communities involved.
AJC’s Asia Pacific Institute (API) is uniquely positioned to reinforce these positive trends in China-Israel and China-U.S. relations. We work to strengthen relationships and form alliances with opinion leaders, decision-makers, and relevant organizations throughout the country.
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi paid a historic visit to Israel last year, and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is about to return the favor. The Israeli leader’s trip to India begins Sunday, January 14. He’ll deliver a keynote address at the prestigious Raisina Dialogue, meet with Indian Jewish community leaders, and announce agreements with Modi that will strengthen Israel’s relationship with the second most populous country in the world.