American Jewish Committee

A passerby walks in front of the American Jewish History Museum.
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Antionette Lee
January 05, 2020 - 9:40 am
A recent wave of anti-Semitic attacks has prompted leaders of a local Jewish advocacy group to act. Now they're pushing a social media campaign to show unity against hate. Read more here.
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Hadas Kuznits
November 18, 2019 - 8:23 am
A new website from the American Jewish Committee is pointing out the language and anti-semitic tropes online and on social media that they say are leading to a rise in bigotry and violence.
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The City of Philadelphia commemorated the one-year anniversary of the Tree of Life synagogue massacre in Pittsburgh with a memorial candle lighting.
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Hadas Kuznits
October 24, 2019 - 12:26 pm
The City of Philadelphia commemorated the one-year anniversary of the Tree of Life synagogue massacre in Pittsburgh with a memorial candle lighting. All people are invited to join the Philadelphia-area Jewish community in synagogue this weekend in solidarity.
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Community members light candles while coming together during a vigil for the shooting victims killed inside the Tree of Life synagogue in Pittsburgh on Monday, October 29, 2018 at Capitol Park in downtown Detroit.
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Melony Roy
November 01, 2018 - 8:30 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — In wake of the massacre that claimed the lives of 11 worshipers in a Pittsburgh, a new social media campaign is urging communities to flock to synagogues this weekend for Shabbat. The American Jewish Committee (AJC) has been pushing the hashtag #ShowUpForShabbat...
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Ultra-Orthodox Jews look towards the direction of the Western Wall during U.S. President Donald Trump's visit to the Western Wall in Jerusalem.
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June 10, 2018 - 9:51 am
JERUSALEM (AP) — An opinion poll published Sunday shows deep divisions between Israelis and American Jews, particularly in relation to President Donald Trump, highlighting the growing rift between the world's two largest Jewish communities. The survey of the American Jewish Committee showed 77...
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