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Why A Muslim Woman Attended A Major Jewish Conference

Zehra Naqvi | Posted 06.22.2016 | Religion
Zehra Naqvi

Before the Summit started, I sat in my hotel room, willing myself to act braver than I felt and do the strange thing of attending a Jewish conference as a Muslim woman, committing to being comfortable with being uncomfortable.

Religion and Women's Rights: International Women's Day in Israel

Katherine Marshall | Posted 05.15.2015 | Religion
Katherine Marshall

Male voices dominate many discussions about religion so two realities can be overlooked: that religion is important to many women, and that women are vital to religious institutions and practice.

Europe, Wake Up!

David Harris | Posted 07.27.2014 | World
David Harris

It's high time for Europe to face the stark reality that anti-Semitism is alive and well in its midst, and more action -- real action -- is needed, and now.

AJC Apologizes In Print

The Huffington Post | Catherine Taibi | Posted 10.24.2013 | Media

The Atlanta Journal-Constitution has issued another apology, in print this time, following the racist tweet sent on Wednesday. In case you missed it, ...

In Conference Call With Jewish Leaders, Romney Talks Economy, Iran -- Not Two-State Solution

The Huffington Post | Joshua Hersh | Posted 09.21.2012 | Politics

In a 20-minute conference call with rabbis and leaders from the Jewish community on Thursday evening, Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney offe...

Free Trade Agreements: Creating Jobs and Reinforcing Strategic Alliances

Dina Siegel Vann | Posted 12.12.2011 | Latino Voices
Dina Siegel Vann

It is high time for Congress to pass the pending agreements. This gesture will reinforce ties by broadcasting our country's ongoing commitment to the welfare of the Americas. Failure to vote approval will surely undermine friendly governments and trading partners and harm American interests.

Miral, Israel and AJC

David Harris | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
David Harris

Along came Miral and all the rules were broken. Because it involved Israel, and not nations with far more clout in the UN system, the protest fell on deaf ears.

The Israel Lobby: Targeting Democrats for Election Day Defeat

MJ Rosenberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
MJ Rosenberg

The fury of the "pro-Israel" lobby lately has truly been something to behold. It has abandoned bipartisanship by setting up front organizations to run ads across the country calling on voters to oust Democrats.

American Jewish Committee Opposes Mosque Too

MJ Rosenberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
MJ Rosenberg

The head of the AJC is all for building the center if it addresses some "concerns." It's like me saying that I will endorse Glenn Beck if he would just address my concerns about his right-wing politics.

Hillary Clinton, Ehud Barak To Address American Jewish Committee

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and Israeli Defense Minister Ehud Barak are slated to speak at the American Jewish Committee's Annual Meeting in Ap...

Bishop Reportedly Blames Jews For Criticism Of Catholic Church Record On Abuse

Guardian | Tom Kington | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

A furious transatlantic row has erupted over quotes that were attributed to a retired Italian bishop, which suggested that Jews were behind the curren...

Iran's Nuclear Program: Crunch Time

David Harris | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
David Harris

Iran has been caught in yet another act of deception. Faced with the prospect of being outed by the U.S., Tehran's leaders informed the IAEA of a second uranium enrichment facility.

Germany and Turkey: Similar in Crime; Different in Penance

Harut Sassounian | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Harut Sassounian

I could not help but make a mental comparison between the remorseful way the German Federal Republic has reacted to the Holocaust and the Turkish government's incessant denials, lies and distortions of the Armenian Genocide.