AJC Washington connects our community with AJC’s global advocacy work to enhance the well-being of the Jewish people and Israel. Our access to diplomats, elected officials, and interfaith leaders advances AJC’s broader global priorities: combating antisemitism, promoting Israel’s place in the world, and countering the spread of radicalism and extremism.
Our impact extends well beyond the Washington, D.C., community, helping AJC achieve tangible results in the form of government policies, formidable alliances, and hard-hitting legislation that make our world safer and more secure.
We serve the D.C., Maryland, and Virginia area. Our close proximity to embassies, opinion leaders, and Congress gives our office unparalleled opportunities to advance AJC priorities.
Our young leadership program, AJC ACCESS D.C., empowers Jewish young professionals to advocate for the Jewish people through legislative advocacy on Capitol Hill, dinners with diplomats, and opportunities to pursue interfaith and intergroup relationships. Learn more about ACCESS D.C.
September 17, 2020
Enough is Enough: The Case for Banning Hezbollah
There is perhaps no organization in the world today with more innocent blood on its hands than Hezbollah. At the same time, there is no terrorist organization that has attained a higher level of international legitimacy with its "political wing" operating with impunity on the European continent. Join Ambassador Nathan Sales, the U.S. State Department’s Coordinator for Counterterrorism; Rt Hon Sajid Javid MP, Britain’s Chancellor of the Exchequer (2019-2020) and Home Secretary (2018-2019); and Hans-Georg Engelke, German State Secretary at the Federal Ministry of the Interior, as they make the case for the full designation of Hezbollah as a terrorist organization.
The Covid Disrupters: How Israeli Innovation Has Helped the World Tackle Covid
Covid-19 created a maelstrom of health, economic, and political challenges around the globe, including in Israel. And yet, in spite of the devastation in human lives and economic productivity, this crisis has precipitated a technological transformation and driven companies to solve some of the greatest challenges imposed by the pandemic. In this exclusive Remote ACCESS session in partnership with the United States-Israel Business Alliance, we will learn about two Covid disrupters, Israeli-founded companies in New York that have applied game-changing solutions to major challenges posed by the novel coronavirus.
Over the course of his career Alan Ronkin has led successful campaigns to defeat anti-Israel ballot initiatives, conducted tours of Israel for prominent non-Jewish leaders, and advocated on behalf of domestic urban concerns.