Selig Distinguished Service Award honoring Eliot M. Arnovitz

Monday, May 4, 2015
6pm - Cocktails 7pm - Dinner/Program
The Ritz-Carlton, Buckhead

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This award was established in 1986, by American Jewish Committee Atlanta, in memory of Caroline Massell Selig and Simon S. Selig Jr. and is presented each spring at the Atlanta Chapter Awards Dinner. Recipients of this prestigious award reflect the Seligs’ dedications, commitment and generosity to the enhancement of the Atlanta community.

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Cathy & Steve Kuranoff
Linda & Steve Selig

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Lynne & Jack Halpern
Lila & Doug Hertz
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Caren & Michael Merlin 

Combating Anti-Semitism in Europe: Old Demons and New Threats

Rabbi Andrew Baker
AJC's Director for International Jewish Affairs

Two weeks before the Copenhagen attacks, AJC's Rabbi Andy Baker discussed this exact scenario in his AJC University talk in Atlanta.


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Watch AJC Regional Director Dov Wilker's remarks at The Temple on the International Response to Operation Protective Edge

 

About the Atlanta Regional Office

Founded in 1944, AJC's Atlanta Regional Office works to bridge the gap between the Atlanta Jewish community and other ethnic and faith based communities. In addition, AJC Atlanta works with the diplomatic corps representing numerous international governments in metro Atlanta and across the Southeast.

 


 

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Are Jews Safe in Europe Today?

David HarrisIf those who govern cannot show the moral and political clarity needed to defend their nations and secure the safety of their Jewish communities, many Jews may feel compelled to leave their homes


Anti-Semitism and Islamist Fundamentalism in France

SIMONE RODAN-BENZAQUENHow do we prevent our youngsters from "importing the conflict," a term that is regularly being used by our political leaders when they denounce anti-Semitic violence, if our mayors excuse and even glorify hatred of Israel and Jews?


European Responsibility to Protect Jews

BakerSome governments and political leaders have been reluctant to identify the victims as Jews or to identify the perpetrators as radical Islamists or even to call it anti-Semitism.


Is Germany Safe for Jews?

SIMONE RODAN-BENZAQUEN The safety of Germany's Jewish community cannot rest on law enforcement measures alone. In democratic Germany, Jews are only secure when the broader society sees anti-Semitism as an attack on democracy.


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