Decision 2016: Voting as an American Jew

With so many relevant topics to consider this election year, where do our Jewish priorities fit in? Join Federation Under 40, Birthright Israel Alumni Atlanta Network, and AJC ACCESS Atlanta for a special panel on Jewish topics in the upcoming election. The panel will discuss a range of topics and how they affect American and world Jewry. The event will be held on Thursday, October 27 at 7:00pm at the The Selig Center (1440 Spring St NW). Click here to register!

National Human Relations Award Dinner

On Wednesday, November 9, AJC Atlanta will present the 2016 National Human Relations Award to Jim Hannan, President & Chief Executive Officer of Georgia-Pacific. We are delighted to honor such a well-respected business leader in recognition of his extraordinary leadership, achievements, and commitment to corporate and social responsibility. Click here to learn more about honoring Jim Hannan and attending the dinner.

MJCCA Book Festival with AJC featuring Dr. Daniel Gordis

Sunday, November 13 at 7:30pm at MJCCA-Zaban Park, AJC is partnering with the Book Festival of the MJCCA to bring you a special session featuring Dr. Daniel Gordis, who has written the first comprehensive yet accessible history of the state of Israel from its inception to present day. He is Senior Vice President and the Koret Distinguished Fellow at Shalem College in
Jerusalem, and is a columnist for the Jerusalem Post and Bloomberg View. Dr. Gordis presented the 'State of the Jewish World' address at the 2015 AJC Global Forum. He lives in Jerusalem. For more information and tickets, please click here. For individual tickets for this event, please use the code: AJC. For series tickets to the Book Festival, please use: AJC SERIES. Read his most recent article featured in Bloomberg, "UN Rewrites Jewish History, and Jews Look on the Bright Side."

11th Annual Thanksgiving Diversity Breakfast: Embracing our Differences

Join us on November 15 at The Selig Center for the premiere Ethnic, International and Religious gathering celebrating our expansive community! We will break bread, engage in conversation and learn from each other about what it means to be "the other." We give thanks for the opportunity to celebrate together and invite you to join us for this meaningful program. Please feel free to share with your family and friends. Click here to RSVP.

Apply for AJC's young leadership trip to JapanApplications are now open for the AJC ACCESS, Campus Affairs Department, and Asia Pacific Institute, in conjunction with the Foreign Ministry of Japan, trip to Japan, January 8-15, 2017! Participants will experience Japanese culture, learn about the Jewish community in Japan, and engage with the Japanese political sphere all while exploring a beautiful country that is one of the world’s leading technological innovators. APPLY NOW!

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15 Ways Being Jewish is Meaningful

David HarrisOn the eve of Rosh Hashanah, AJC CEO David Harris writes: May every Jew everywhere feel, or perhaps come home to, the sense of joy, connection through time and space, shared destiny, collective responsibility, and daily inspiration that I've had the privilege of experiencing throughout my life.

The alt-right spews hatred of Jews. The alt-left: hatred of Israel

Seffi KogenThe alt-left, in short, hates Israel,and apparently nothing can disabuse it of the conviction that (Jewish) Israelisare morally repugnant war criminals who must be brought to heel.

Religion and State in Israel: What Do American Jews Think?

Lawrence GrossmanEnding the Orthodox legal monopoly has strong support among American Jews, with 74% favoring the extension of the right to perform weddings, divorces and conversions to non-Orthodox rabbis.

Israel Haters Excel in Disruption

Dan ElbaumOften the anti-Israel protesters derail the democratic process. Their latest outrageous effort to stop the free expression of ideas occurred at the New York City Council

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