The Importance of Israel
For the past 40 years, AJC CEO David Harris has been a leading advocate for strengthening Israel’s place in the community of nations, deepening ties with key countries, and advancing Israel’s quest for enduring peace and security. Tune in to hear Harris discuss why Israel is central to the Jewish people, AJC, and Jewish advocacy.
The Case of Hadar Goldin: Irwin Cotler and the Legal Case for the Return of the Remains of the Deceased Soldier
Leah and Simha Goldin recently visited the Europea Parliament to plead for the release of their son's body from Hamas. Here is the legal case made by Irwin Goldin, esteemed International Lawyer and Former Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada.
AJC Project Interchange Moment: Na’el Zoabi and Péter Niedermüller
At AJC Global Forum 2018 in Israel, participants heard the unique stories of two AJC Project Interchange Alumni, Principal of Tamra HaEmek Elementary School, Na’el Zoabi, and Member of European Parliament, Treasurer, and Vice President of the Progressive Alliance of Socialists and Democrats,...
A Special Message from Ms. Iraq
Ms. Iraq 2017 traveled to Israel to AJC Global Forum 2018. Sarah Idan, whose family was forced to flee Iraq after an Instagram photo with Israel's contestant Adar Gandelsman went viral last year, spoke to AJC Global Forum participants about her hopes for the future of the Middle East.
A Conversation with Tzipi Livni
On day four of AJC Global Forum in Israel, the Co-Leader of Zionist Union Tzipi Livni, who was Israel’s Minister of Foreign Affairs from 2006 to 2009, sat down for a conversation with AJC Pacific Institute Chair Jeffrey Stone.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu Addresses AJC Global Forum 2018
On the opening night of the first-ever AJC Global Forum in Israel, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu addressed the largest-ever gathering of an American Jewish advocacy organization in Jerusalem.
Faces of Israel: Ahlam Alsana
At AJC Global Forum 2018, Ahlam Alsana the principal at Desert Stars School Branco Weiss shared her unique Israel story.
Faces of Israel: The Goldin Family
Leah Goldin, appearing with her husband Simcha and son Tzur, spoke at AJC Global Forum 2018 in Jerusalem about her son Hadar Goldin, who was killed by Hamas terrorists in 2014 and whose body has yet to be returned to Israel. This session was introduced by AJC Board of Trustees Associate Chair...
Three Years After the JCPOA: Examining the Iran Threat
At AJC Global Forum 2018 in Israel, four foreign policy experts examined the current state of the Iran threat in a conversation moderated by Yoav Limor, Senior Defense Correspondent for Israel Hayom. Ellen and Arnold Lieber of the AJC Ambassadors Society provided opening remarks for the panel...
AJC CEO David Harris on Austrian Chancellor's Speech: History Has Been Made at AJC Global Forum 2018
In an unscripted moment at AJC Global Forum 2018 in Israel, AJC CEO David Harris took to the podium immediately after an unprecedented speech by Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz, who acknowledged Austria’s responsibility to both the Jewish people and, for the first time, the State of Israel...
Twenty-Five Years Since Oslo: What’s Next for the Peace Process?
At AJC Global Forum 2018, three leading officials from the EU, UN, and Israel gave their insights on the future of the Israeli-Palestinian peace process. AJC Executive Council Member Bobi Baruch delivered opening remarks. The panel, which featured UN Special Coordinator for the Middle East...