Who We Are

AJC stands up for the Jewish people, the State of Israel, and the democratic values that unite us all.

American Jewish Committee (AJC) is the global advocacy organization for the Jewish people. We work to shape a brighter future by taking on the toughest challenges and pursuing the most transformative opportunities.

Through our unparalleled global network of offices, institutes, and international partnerships, AJC engages with leaders at the highest levels of government and civil society to counter antisemitism, open new doors for Israel, and advance democratic values.

Wherever the Jewish people need us, AJC is there. Join us. Together, we can drive meaningful change today and for future generations.

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How We Advocate 

Icon of hands shakingGlobal Diplomacy
AJC engages in strategic, long-term diplomacy with government officials in the U.S. and around the world. Each year, AJC meets with senior officials from more than 110 nations.

Icon of the Capitol BuildingPolitical Advocacy
Staunchly nonpartisan, AJC works to impact policy in the United States at the local, state, and federal levels. AJC places special emphasis on robust, principled U.S. global leadership as a critical component of our advocacy work.

Icon of 3 peopleCoalition-Building
AJC builds alliances with other faith and ethnic communities to advance issues of mutual concern. Fundamental to our mission is the belief that the well-being of the Jewish community is linked to that of other faith and ethnic groups in the U.S. and abroad.

Icon of a speech bubbleStrategic Communications
AJC leverages its vast global media presence—which includes the largest social media following of any Jewish organization—as an essential part of our advocacy arsenal. We use social media, together with op-eds, expert analysis, and our weekly podcast to help educate the public and shape opinion.


AJC is a 501(c)3 not-for-profit organization. AJC neither supports nor opposes candidates for elective office.

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