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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15 Ways Being Jewish is Meaningful
On the eve of Rosh Hashanah, AJC CEO David Harris writes: May every Jew everywhere feel, or perhaps come home to, the sense of joy, connection through time and space, shared destiny, collective responsibility, and daily inspiration that I've had the privilege of experiencing throughout my life.
The alt-right spews hatred of Jews. The alt-left: hatred of Israel
The alt-left, in short, hates Israel,and apparently nothing can disabuse it of the conviction that (Jewish) Israelisare morally repugnant war criminals who must be brought to heel.
Religion and State in Israel: What Do American Jews Think?
Ending the Orthodox legal monopoly has strong support among American Jews, with 74% favoring the extension of the right to perform weddings, divorces and conversions to non-Orthodox rabbis.
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