Tanyanika Samuels

AJWS President and CEO Robert Bank on the Leaked SCOTUS Roe v. Wade Draft Decision

Leader of global Jewish human rights organization decries the draft decision which signals that the U.S. Supreme Court is poised to overturn the landmark abortion rights law “Though the leaked draft opinion overturning Roe v. Wade is not final, we are deeply disturbed by the national and global implications of this potential Supreme Court ruling. …

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A New Beginning for Haiti: The U.S. and International Community Must Support Civil Society Efforts in Creating a Transitional Government

On an important day for Haiti, past and present, Tracey Gurd, Senior Director of Civil and Political Rights and Advocacy of American Jewish World Service released the following statement: Today marks a key moment both for the past and the future of Haiti‚Äôs democracy. February 7 commemorates not only the end of the 30-year dictatorship …

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WATCH: Torah in Action

Last Tuesday, our President and CEO Robert Bank discussed living Jewish values; that social justice values are Torah values on the Torah in Action podcast with Rabbi Shmuly Yanklowitz of Uri L’Tzedek.

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A Year After the January 6 Insurrection at the Capitol, the U.S. Must Shrug Off the Notion of American Exceptionalism and Deepen its Efforts to Safeguard Democracy at Home and Abroad

American Jewish World Service (AJWS), the leading global Jewish human rights organization, is calling on the U.S. and international leaders to take bold action to protect democratic rights and the rule of law to combat the growing threat of authoritarianism around the world. AS THE NATION MARKS ONE YEAR SINCE THE JANUARY 6 INSURRECTION AT …

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