What We Do

AJC is the global advocate for the well-being of the Jewish people and for the advancement of democratic values for all.

Key Areas of Focus

  • Combating global anti-Semitism
  • Promoting Israel's place in the world and fighting BDS
  • Countering the spread of radicalism and extremism

AJC has successfully approached these and other areas of focus by building a reputation of trustworthiness, perseverance, and an open mind.

Founded in 1944, the Atlanta Regional Office of AJC is dedicated to building bridges of understanding between the Jewish community and other ethnic and faith communities as well as the diplomatic corps representing numerous international governments in metro Atlanta and the Southeast.

The Southeast includes:

  • North Carolina
  • South Carolina
  • Georgia
  • Alabama
  • Mississippi
  • Tennessee

In addition to the interfaith, interethnic and international work AJC Atlanta engages in on a daily basis, included among its many initiatives are:

ACCESS- AJC's national young adult division. A vibrant part of AJC Atlanta, ACCESS provides leadership development, networking, opportunities to learn about world affairs and take part in diplomatic outreach on behalf of the Jewish community.

The Atlanta Black-Jewish Coalition - founded in 1982, the BJC has emerged as a central platform for education, outreach, advocacy and as a forum for meaningful dialogue and action.

The Atlanta Jewish Film Festival- Already Atlanta's single largest film festival, AJFF made history in 2015 by becoming the largest Jewish film festival in the world, attracting more than 38,600 moviegoers. Today, AJFF is an independent non-profit arts organization that continues an active partnership with its founding agency, American Jewish Committee.