Founded in 1906, AJC seeks to enhance the well-being of the Jewish people and Israel, and to advance human rights and democratic values in the United States and around the world.

The Seattle Regional Office carries out AJC's mission on a local level by advocating AJC's public policy agenda, building ties to the region's diverse religious, racial and ethnic communities, working with diplomatic and elected officials, and fostering Jewish unity.

The Seattle Regional Office, chartered in 1945, is one of 25 AJC regional offices nationwide. Our innovative programs are steeped in both the principles of American democracy and the traditions and values of Jewish teachings. Our work consistently influences the agenda for the Seattle Jewish community.

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Looming Presbyterian Assault on Israel

Kenneth BandlerThe PCUSA has historically devoted excessive attention to Israel and is now about to drift further away from constructively advancing Israeli-Palestinian peace.


Three Lessons From Orlando

David HarrisWe need to grasp the essential fact that our enemy is a worldwide belief system that views our civilizational values as worthy targets -- and uses terrorism to advance its goals.


Yazidi Resilience

Kenneth Bandler"They called us spoils of war just because of our faith," 15-year-old Samia said of her ISIS captors. "What happened to the Yazidis is genocide."


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Upcoming Events

  • June 14, 2016
  • AJC Seattle Speakers Series Event: A Changing Middle East

    Featuring:
    Dr. Matthew Levitt
    Director, Stein Program on Counterterrorism and Intelligence Washington Institute for Near East Policy

    Tuesday, June 14, 2016
    Tickets: $18 per person
    7:00 pm
    Stroum Jewish Community Center
    Auditorium
    3801 E. Mercer Way, Mercer Island, WA 98121

    RSVP online by June 10, 2016

  • June 9, 2016
  • Non-AJC Events in the Community

    The Iran Deal and U.S. Policy in the Middle East
    Thursday, June 9th @ 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
    Wine Reception: 5:30 PM | Formal Program: 6:00 PM
    Dorsey & Whitney LLP
    701 Fifth Avenue, Columbia Center - Floor 61, Seattle, WA 98104

    Click here to register.

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