Philadelphia / Southern New Jersey Regional Office

 AJC's mission is to enhance the well-being of the Jewish people and Israel, and to advance human rights and democratic values in the United States and around the world.  Our key areas of focus are:

- Working towards the elimination of anti-Semitism worldwide;
- Promoting shared democratic values;
- Supporting Israel's quest for peace and security;
- Advocating for energy independence;
- Strengthening Jewish life.

The AJC Philadelphia/Southern New Jersey regional office promotes these goals through a variety of initiatives.  We have longstanding intergroup/interfaith relationships within the diverse local area, including Latino, Catholic, Presbyterian, Evangelical, and Ukrainian communities.  In terms of advocacy, we have connections to regional representatives, and we also host a Diplomatic Liaison Initiative, in which local leaders are matched with Consuls from various countries.  In addition, our office hosts a robust suite of programming, aimed at various interest groups and also open to the public. 

 

Join the AJC Philadelphia/Southern New Jersey Delegation to the 2015 Global Forum!

ACCESS Summit: June 5-7, 2015
Global Forum: June 7-9, 2015
NEW LOCATION
Washington Hilton, Washington D.C.
1919 Connecticut Avenue
Washington, District of Columbia 20009

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European Body Bags

Kenneth BandlerHow many body bags must be filled with murdered Jews before European leaders grasp the enormity of the situation?



Eight Words from President Obama

David Harris"The Palestinians are not the easiest of partners," said President Obama. That is the heart of the issue, and has been for decades.?


Narrowing The Divide Between History And Theology

Steven BaymeTwo years ago Project TABS (Torah and Biblical Scholarship) established TheTorah.com, a website dedicated to stimulating discussion about historical understanding of Scripture and to weighing the implications of scholarship for tradition and faith.


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Upcoming Events

  • May 20
  • Annual Meeting & 2015 Human Relations Award Dinner, honoring the life and legacy of Murray Friedman z"l, at the Rittenhouse Hotel, Philadelphia PA
  • June 2
  • AJC Book Club
    The Settlers, by Gadi Taub. AJC offices, all are welcome, BYO dairy Lunch
  • Jun 7-9
  • AJC Global Forum 2015
    June 7–9, 2015
    ACCESS Summit: June 5–7, 2015
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  • June 11
  • Lunch-and-Learn with Stephan Kramer, AJC's Director, European Office on Anti-Semitism at Congregation Beth David, Gladwyne PA
  • June 15
  • AJC celebrates Flag Day with Navy Seal Ryan Peters, at Pepper Hamilton law firm. Lunch program
  • Sept. 10
  • Jewish Refugees & Shanghai Exhibit
    Grand Opening at Congregation Rodeph Shalom

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Contact Us

Marcia I. Bronstein, Director
Frederick D. Strober, President
215-665-2300
philadelphia@ajc.org

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