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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A Jewish First Whether It's Trump or Clinton

David HarrisThis election year another revealing issue emerged, namely, the growing complexity of Jewish identity. No matter who wins the White House, there will --- for the first time -- be Jewish members of the immediate First Family.

The Meaning of America? Ask My Family

David HarrisThank you, America, for having opened your home -- and your heart -- to my mother, my father, and my wife -- and to countless others.

Assessing Presbyterian Actions on Israel

Emily SoloffRecent PCUSA actions may mark the beginnings of change in a denominationthat has published, promoted or endorsed, over the past dozen years, an extremely biased view of Israel.

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Upcoming Events

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

    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
    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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