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Zero Bostonians Pony Up For AJC Ad Supporting Israel

As the 50th anniversary of Israel’s six-day war unfolds in myriad narratives, the American Jewish Committee (a.k.a. the AJC) ran this ad in yesterday’s Wall Street Journal. 77 more words

CORRECTION AJC DID attend that DC Hanukkah party

AJC Attended Hanukkah Celebration Hosted by Azerbaijan Embassy in Washington
by David Harris
December 15, 2016

A media report suggesting that AJC was “one of four major Jewish groups” refusing to attend an event held in Washington by the Embassy of Azerbaijan — because of the venue at a Trump-owned hotel — is untrue. 38 more words

Israel & Middle East

Pettiness Trumps Gratitude "11 Boycotters of DC Azerbaijan Hanukkah Party: ADL, HIAS, Union for Reform Judaism, Hadassah, Central Conference of American Rabbis, Americans for Peace Now, Ameinu, Workmen’s Circle, Jewish Women International, and National Council of Jewish Women"

Groups Boycotting Azerbaijan-Hanukkah Party Hurt Both U.S-Israel & Muslim Azerbaijan Relations
by Morton A. Klein
December 15, 2016

Eleven Jewish organizations have hurt and embarrassed the President-elect and Azerbaijan – a friendly Muslim country with an excellent relationship with Israel and Azerbaijan’s local Jewish population who this week hosted Israeli PM Netanyahu– when those 11 organizations boycotted the Hanukkah party co-hosted by Azerbaijan and the Conference of Presidents of Major American Jewish Organizations.  77 more words

Israel & Middle East

American Jewish Committee commits to two-state solution

American Jewish Committee commits to two-state solution

AJC criticized those Israeli legislators who supported a proposed bill in the Knesset that would legalize settler outposts, erected without Israeli government approval, in the West Bank. 273 more words


From Ferguson to Gaza: A Pattern of Increased Militarism and Brutality

By Baheya Malaty

In the summer of 2014, the people of Ferguson were brutally subjected to a military-style crackdown by local law enforcement following the murder of teenager… 1,213 more words

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