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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

The Monthly Rag

Jewish Lobby finds 250 Hizbullah agents in Berlin

Rehmat’s World | April 25, 2016

The American Jewish Committee (AJC) has accused the Berlin-based theater project, Refugee Club Impulse (RCI) of harboring anti-Israel Lebanese Islamic resistance and political party…

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