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2012-04-04 10:25:12

NEW YORK, April 4, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- AJC is outraged by German author Gunter Grass' latest published assault on Israel. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100816/AJCLOGO) In his poem, "What Must Be Said," published today in a leading German newspaper, Suddeutsche Zeitung, the recipient of the Nobel Prize in Literature depicts Israeli policies as a threat to world peace, and specifically warns that Israel "could wipe out the Iranian people" with a "first strike" due to...

2012-04-03 14:20:28

NEW YORK, April 3, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- AJC welcomed the International Criminal Court (ICC) Prosecutor's rejection of a petition to recognize a Palestinian state that does not yet exist. The Palestinian gambit was aimed at securing ICC jurisdiction over Palestinian Authority claims against Israel. Only states can file actions in the ICC. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100816/AJCLOGO) "Once again, a Palestinian Authority (PA) effort to achieve statehood without...

2012-03-06 15:50:00

NEW YORK, March 6, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- AJC praised Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu for explicitly explaining Israel's concerns about Iran developing nuclear weapons, and the need for urgent actions to stop the Iranian program. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100816/AJCLOGO) "Israel has waited patiently for the international community to resolve this issue," said Netanyahu. "We've waited for diplomacy to work. We've waited for sanctions to work. None of us...

2012-03-01 16:41:00

NEW YORK, March 1, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In response to a full-page ad in today's New York Times, sponsored by the Emergency Committee for Israel, AJC issued the following statement: (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100816/AJCLOGO) No one from the sponsoring group, an ideologically-driven organization to judge from its ads and other public activities, sought AJC's consent to include reference to us in today's ad. We want to make this absolutely clear to readers...

2012-02-28 10:34:00

BOSTON, Feb. 28, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- AJC today voiced deep concerns about the One-State Conference that will take place at Harvard University from March 3-4. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100816/AJCLOGO ) "The one-state idea is a recipe for Israel's destruction," said AJC Executive Director David Harris. "Those promoting this proposition, including the Harvard conference organizers, should be honest and transparent about their motives. They are not...

2012-02-28 09:26:00

WASHINGTON, Feb. 28, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Declassified FBI files reveal details of the founder of the American Israel Public Affairs Committee's (AIPAC) early coordination with the head of Mossad and the Israeli Minister of Foreign Affairs. The 198-page file, released under the Freedom of Information Act to the Institute for Research: Middle Eastern Policy (IRmep), is now on the Internet at: http://www.IRmep.org/ila/kenen According to the FBI, on July 18, 1949 Mossad founder...

2012-02-22 14:18:00

WASHINGTON, Feb. 22, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As the U.S. contemplates the most significant reductions to the defense budget in the post-World War II era, the Jewish Institute for National Security Affairs (JINSA) asked a cross section of its military advisors to analyze the proposed cuts and comment on their specifics. (FULL REPORT) "It would be the height of irresponsibility to put on the backs of our military men and women drastic cuts in military modernization and investment,"...

2012-02-09 11:02:00

Larry Greenfield brings strong national security credentials, a clear vision and a proven track record in leadership development to JINSA WASHINGTON, Feb. 9, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As the U.S. and its allies confront the Iranian nuclear threat and other critical national security challenges such as proliferation, cyber security, and asymmetric terror, the Jewish Institute for National Security Affairs (JINSA) is pleased to announce the hiring of Larry Greenfield as its...

2012-02-02 13:46:00

PARIS, Feb. 2, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- An AJC delegation has just concluded a visit to Paris, highlighted by a meeting with French Foreign Minister Alain Juppe. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100816/AJCLOGO) The delegation also met with, among others, the National Assembly's France-Israel friendship group; Richard Prasquier, President of the Crif (the umbrella body for French Jewry); Manuel Valls, communications director for Socialist Party presidential candidate...

2012-01-31 13:29:00

NEW YORK, Jan. 31, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- AJC, the premier global Jewish advocacy organization, congratulated India and Israel on the 20th anniversary of the two democratic nations establishing full diplomatic relations. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100816/AJCLOGO) "After two decades of wide-ranging ties, the rationale, depth and mutual benefits of the India-Israel relationship are abundantly clear to the governments and people of both countries, and to all...