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One Year Later: Russia’s Illegal War in Ukraine - AJC Advocacy Anywhere
On February 24, 2022, Russia launched its ruthless attack on Ukraine, challenging both its sovereignty and territorial integrity. After twelve months of this reckless and illegal invasion, what has the international community learned? What’s next as this war enters its second year? Join H.E. Oksana Markarova, Ambassador of Ukraine to the United States, and a panel of AJC experts as we mark this anniversary and answer these urgent questions. 
The State of Antisemitism in America - AJC Advocacy Anywhere
Each day seems to bring more troubling news about the state of antisemitism in America. With all this happening, how are American Jews feeling? Are young American Jews facing antisemitism differently than adults? To help answer these important questions and more, please join Holly Huffnagle, AJC U.S. Director for Combating Antisemitism, Meggie Wyschogrod Fredman, AJC Senior Director of the Alexander Young Leadership Department, and Melanie Maron Pell, AJC Chief Field Operations Officer.
Learning from the Past: A Special Program with Holocaust Survivor Sam Harris - AJC Advocacy Anywhere
In commemoration of International Holocaust Remembrance Day, join American Jewish Committee (AJC) for a special live recording of AJC’s podcast, People of the Pod, with Holocaust survivor Sam Harris who shares how he and two sisters, Jewish children in Poland under Nazi occupation, managed to survive even after the rest of his family was murdered in Treblinka.
The Criminality of Vladimir Putin - AJC Advocacy Anywhere
As Russia’s war on Ukraine grinds through its eighth month, the toll of destruction and human suffering adds to a long record of brutality and corruption under Vladimir Putin. Join American Jewish Committee (AJC), in conversation with Hermitage Capital Management founder and CEO Bill Browder, perhaps the Kremlin strongman’s most informed, relentless, and endangered non-Russian critic, for a timely examination of Putin's murderous regime.
Introducing AJC CEO Ted Deutch - AJC Advocacy Anywhere
On October 1, 2022, Ted Deutch began his tenure as AJC CEO. After more than 12 years as a Member of Congress, where he was a champion on issues of concern to the Jewish community, Ted comes to American Jewish Committee excited to advance our mission. Tune in to welcome Ted to AJC and hear his vision for the future.
Briefing on the Situation in Israel - AJC Advocacy Anywhere
On Friday, August 5, the Israel Defense Forces launched Operation Breaking Dawn in response to days of threats from the Iranian-backed Palestinian Islamic Jihad that it would attack Israel. During this operation, several terror targets in the northern Gaza Strip were struck and killed. Join American Jewish Committee (AJC) for an on-the-ground briefing with AJC Jerusalem Director Lt. Col. (res.) Avital Leibovich.
The Forgotten Exodus Leaving Iraq - AJC Advocacy Anywhere
In the mid-20th century, more than 800,000 Jews left or were driven from their homes in Arab nations and Iran, but their stories often go untold. Join us as we celebrate the series premiere of The Forgotten Exodus, with host Manya Brachear Pashman and cartoonist and musician Carol Isaacs who will share more about her family’s flight from Iraq as captured in her graphic memoir and animated film, The Wolf of Baghdad.
Previewing President Biden’s Middle East Trip - AJC Advocacy Anywhere
Amid rising tensions with Iran, recognition that the U.S.-Saudi relationship needs to be reset, deepening Israeli-Palestinian distrust, and dissolution of the year-old Israeli coalition government, President Biden will soon be making his first visit as President to the Middle East, with consultations and special events in Israel, the West Bank, and Saudi Arabia. What can be reasonably expected of the President’s trip?
We Remember: Commemorating Yom HaShoah - AJC Advocacy Anywhere
In commemoration of Israel's Holocaust Memorial Day (Yom HaShoah), join American Jewish Committee (AJC) and hear from Eva Lichtenberg – Holocaust survivor, psychologist, and Jewish advocate – who emigrated from Czechoslovakia in 1941 after losing everything and everyone. Her story is one you don’t want to miss.
Bonds and Divides: Surveys of American and Israeli Millennial Jews - Advocacy Anywhere
In February 2022, American Jewish Committee (AJC) surveyed nearly 2,000 American and Israeli millennial Jews with the goal of better understanding their experiences, attitudes, and opinions about Jewish identity, connection to Israel, and attachment to one another. Join AJC ACCESS Global Director Dana Steiner, AJC ACCESS Israel Manager Lironne Koret, and Opinion, Analytics, and Communications Strategist Philippe Assouline, as they unpack this data and analyze what it all means for the Jewish community.
Highlights and Lessons Learned from a Lifetime of Jewish Activism
David Harris has revolutionized what it means to be an advocate for world Jewry, and under his leadership AJC has become the most influential and transformational force advancing Jewish interests throughout the world. Join us to hear first-hand the highlights and lessons learned from David's decades-long experience of global Jewish advocacy.
The Importance of Israel - AJC Advocacy Anywhere
For the past 40 years, AJC CEO David Harris has been a leading advocate for strengthening Israel’s place in the community of nations, deepening ties with key countries, and advancing Israel’s quest for enduring peace and security. Tune in to hear David discuss why Israel is central to the Jewish people, AJC, and Jewish advocacy.
Russia’s War on Ukraine: Responsibility and Responses of the Transatlantic Community - AJC Advocacy Anywhere
AJC Europe Director Simone Rodan-Benzaquen, Polish Foreign Minister (2007-2014) and Member of European Parliament Radosław Sikorski, POLITICO Chief Europe Correspondent Matt Karnitschnig, and Atlantic Council Eurasia Center nonresident fellow Vladislav Davidzon provided an in-depth discussion of current events in Ukraine and of Russia's sweeping invasion that threatens to crush the sovereignty of a nation and destroy the post-Soviet European order.
Freedom Sunday and the Soviet Jewry Movement - AJC Advocacy Anywhere
For many years, David Harris was active in one of the most successful human rights campaigns in modern history, the Soviet Jewry movement, where he served as the national coordinator for Freedom Sunday, the 1987 demonstration in Washington, D.C. that drew over 250,000 participants. Join us for this can’t-miss conversation on the Soviet Jewry campaign as a case study for effective advocacy with AJC CEO David Harris.
The State of Antisemitism in France - AJC Advocacy Anywhere
In late January, American Jewish Committee (AJC) released its 2022 Survey on Antisemitism in France, the largest and most comprehensive of its kind ever conducted, with troubling results underscoring the persistence of prejudice targeting Jews. Join AJC Europe Managing Director Simone Rodan-Benzaquen and AJC Paris Director Anne-Sophie Sebban-Bécache, in conversation with AJC Chief Advocacy Officer Belle Yoeli for an in-depth analysis of the report’s findings and what they mean for efforts to combat antisemitism in France.
Lest We Forget: Combating Holocaust Denial and Distortion - AJC Advocacy Anywhere
The United Nations General Assembly recently adopted a historic resolution calling for action to combat Holocaust denial and distortion as antisemitism continues to surge globally. What further measures can the UN, governments, and social media companies take to combat Holocaust denial and distortion? Join Irwin Cotler, Canada's Special Envoy on Preserving Holocaust Remembrance and Combating Antisemitism, in conversation with Felice Gaer, Director of AJC's Jacob Blaustein Institute for the Advancement of Human Rights, to answer these questions and more.
A Lifetime of Global Jewish Advocacy: How It All Began - AJC Advocacy Anywhere
Join AJC CEO David Harris for part one of a six-part series titled A Life in the Trenches: An Oral History with AJC CEO David Harris as he shares his personal Jewish journey and what inspired him to take on this lifelong mission.
The Disrupters of Antisemitism - AJC Advocacy Anywhere
AJC’s Disrupt Antisemitism Incubator awarded $50,000 to five young American Jews who have developed bold ideas to take on Jew-hatred locally, nationally, or virtually. Join two of the young and innovative award winners who are confronting a climate of antisemitism and anti-Zionism for an in-depth conversation.
Did German History End with the Holocaust?
At the conclusion of the Holocaust and World War II, the German Federal Republic adopted the slogan “Never Again,” the obligation to fight antisemitism in all its forms, as well as the commitment to fight for and defend the existence of the Jewish state. What does the rise of antisemitism and extremism mean for the Jewish community in Germany? Join American Jewish Committee (AJC) and Tablet Magazine as they answer this question and more.
Action Not Apathy: Shine a Light on Antisemitism - AJC Advocacy Anywhere
Recent years have seen rising antisemitism on our streets, in our schools, on our college campuses, and expressed by elected officials across the political spectrum. In that spirit, please watch this in-depth discussion on how to combat rising Jew-hatred in the United States.