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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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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