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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Yazidi Genocide Should Be More Than a Label

Bob SilvermanThat existing capability to take action has not been utilized signals a failure by the political leadership of both parties. Rhetorical declaration of genocide must be followed by specific, effective actions.


A Mideast Rift on Campus

Daniel ElbaumActivists on American campuses do the Palestinians no favors when they refuse to recognize Israel?s right to exist. Yet that?s the essence of Students for Justice in Palestine.


Refugees and Anti-Semitism

SIMONE RODAN-BENZAQUENAs long as basic introductory language and integration courses are operating, we can teach migrants about democratic values ??and educate them about Jewish life and the importance of Israel for Germany.


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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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