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David L. Marcus


Leading Global Jewish Human Rights Group Declares Urgent Need to Reinvigorate Human Rights in Wake of Pandemic and Four Years of Trump Administration Attacks

On Human Rights Day, the 72nd Anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, American Jewish World Service (AJWS) says Rebuilding Global Human Rights is Crucial On Human Rights Day, Rori Kramer, the Director of U.S. Advocacy at American Jewish World Service, issued the following statement: “On this day seventy-two years ago, the United Nations …Read More

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Leading Jewish Human Rights Group Denounces Secretary of State Pompeo’s Misnamed “Religious Freedom” Conference

American Jewish World Service (AJWS) says administration maliciously misuses religion to attack rights of women, girls and LGBTQI+ people To mark the opening day of Secretary of State Mike Pompeo’s Ministerial to Advance Religious Freedom, Rori Kramer, Director of U.S. Advocacy, issued the following statement: “Today, Secretary Pompeo will maliciously misuse religion and the concept …Read More

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Leading Global Jewish Charity Sending Aid to Central American Organizations Responding to Destruction in Wake of Two Severe Storms

American Jewish World Service (AJWS) is supporting overlooked communities in Central America with much-needed assistance amid the devastation of Eta and Iota NEW YORK – American Jewish World Service (AJWS), the leading global Jewish human rights organization, is providing urgently needed relief to local Central American nonprofit organizations after two powerful storms left the region reeling. As communities dig out from the devastation …Read More

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Statement by Robert Bank, President and CEO of American Jewish World Service on the Death and Legacy of United States Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg

“The global AJWS community is heartbroken by the death of United States Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg on the eve of the Jewish New Year. This loss feels particularly painful as we reflect on the difficulties of the past year and on our enduring commitment, shared by Justice Ginsburg, to build a more just …Read More

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Pompeo’s Commission is Purely Political and Endangers Human Rights Protections Worldwide, According to Leading Jewish Global Human Rights Group

American Jewish World Service (AJWS) decries report from Commission on Unalienable Rights Late last night, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo’s Commission on Unalienable Rights issued the final version of its report on the role of human rights and U.S. foreign policy. Rori Kramer, Director of U.S. Advocacy at American Jewish World Service (AJWS), issued the …Read More

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Leading Jewish Global Human Rights Group Demands Accountability by Burma for the Genocide of the Rohingya People of Burma

American Jewish World Service (AJWS) calls on the U.S. Secretaries of State and Treasury and the U.S. Congress to act Tracey Gurd, Senior Director of Civil and Political Rights and Advocacy at American Jewish World Service (AJWS), the leading global Jewish human rights organization, issued the following statement on the third anniversary of the mass exodus of over …Read More

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Leading Global Jewish Human Rights Group Praises Groundbreaking U.S. House Legislation to Promote Abortion as Health Care and a Human Right Worldwide  

American Jewish World Service (AJWS) Welcomes Human Rights Legislation that Repeals the Helms Amendment In response to the introduction of the Abortion is Health Care Everywhere Act of 2020 in the U.S. House of Representatives, led by Representative Jan Schakowsky, along with Representatives Barbara Lee, Jackie Speier, Diana DeGette, Norma Torres and Ayanna Pressley, Rori …Read More

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Commission on Unalienable Rights Releases Draft Recommendations That Would Destroy Human Rights Protections, says Leading Jewish Global Human Rights Group

American Jewish World Service (AJWS) urges public outcry over the draft report Today, as Secretary of State Mike Pompeo’s Commission on Unalienable Rights released its draft recommendations about the role of human rights and U.S. foreign policy, Rori Kramer, Director of U.S. Advocacy at American Jewish World Service (AJWS), released this statement: “Since the establishment …Read More

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U.S. Makes Drastic Misstep by Withdrawing From World Health Organization (Who), Says Leading Jewish Global Human Rights Group

American Jewish World Service (AJWS) says WHO can protect vulnerable people around the world in a pandemic On July 7, 2020, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo moved to officially withdraw the United States from the World Health Organization (WHO), a year-long undertaking that will occur as the COVID-19 pandemic continues to spread in the U.S. …Read More

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