AJC Atlanta Regional Office
Happy New Year!
2016 has been a year to remember. AJC Atlanta hosted more than 85 programs, raised over $1.2 million, and built strong relationships. Your generosity is crucial to fulfilling AJC's mission and we look forward to continuing our work together in 2017. Thank you and Happy New Year!
AJC Experts at the Atlanta Jewish Film Festival
Since spinning off the the Atlanta Jewish Film Festival, AJC continues to bring our experts to be a part of the Festival's programming. Visit www.ajcatlanta.org/AJFFExperts2017 for the full schedule!
Post Election Analysis: What's Next for Jews & the US-Israel Relationship
Join Dov Wilker, Regional Director of AJC Atlanta, as he discusses how the proposed policies of the incoming administration will affect U.S. and world Jewry, as well as the U.S.-Israel relationship.
Saturday, January 21 - Etz Chaim during Shabbat morning services at 9:30am
Saturday, January 28 - Beth Shalom during Shabbat morning services at 9:30am
Saturday, February 25 - Congregation Shearith Israel during Shabbat morning services at 9:30am
ACCESS Unity Shabbat
ACCESS will be hosting a Shabbat dinner with our interfaith and interethnic friends on Friday, February 3. The goal of this evening is to build and strengthen our relationships with leaders in these communities, as well as engage in constructive dialogue. Space is limited, so if you are interested, please contact Julie Katz.
Young Professionals Night at AJFF Presented by ACCESS
Join ACCESS for a fantastic evening of festivities and film on Saturday, February 11! This exciting event is open to young professionals under 40 of all faith and ethnic backgrounds. The evening will begin with a pre-party at 7pm with food and cash bar at the Woodruff Arts Center, followed by a screening of the comedy Family Commitments at 8:40pm. Tickets will be released for sale next Wednesday, January 18.
Jews & Indians Strengthening Ties
On Thursday, February 16, ACCESS is partnering with the Indian Professional Network for a panel event on Indian-American and Jewish-American culture and technology, as well as, relations between India, Israel, and the United States. Stay tuned for details and registration!
Did you know that Berlin was the world fashion capital throughout the 1920s and 1930s? Unfortunately, the Nazi regime brought all this to an end. The Jewish fashion designers were forced to start all over again in America and other countries. Join us for a series of three panel discussions with experts on fashion history, design and fashion technology. Save the Dates:
January 19 - Fashioning Wellness
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Five Reasons the Paris Conference Failed
As should have been crystal-clear by now, the Palestinians have avoided the only place where an agreement can be reached - the bargaining table with the Israelis.
Dear French Foreign Minister Ayrault
The inevitable should not be more dead-end international gatherings, but rather face-to-face Israeli-Palestinian talks. When everyone wakes up to that stark reality, perhaps a two-state accord can be expedited.
Paris 'peace' conference shapes up as another misfire
Netanyahu has offered innumerable times to meet with Abbas anywhere, any time, with no preconditions. If only the international community would shift gears and put its weight behind that idea.
Obama's decision at the U.N. hurts the cause of peace
AJC applauds the Chicago Tribune?s editorial criticizing the U.S. decision to abstain on a U.N. Security Council resolution that singles out Israel for condemnation