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American Jewish World Service is the leading international Jewish human rights and development organization, supporting more than 500 social justice efforts in 19 countries in Africa, Asia, Latin America and the Caribbean. To contact our staff or to obtain information about our work on deadline, please contact Tim Lessick at 212.792.2846.

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Statement from AJWS President Ruth Messinger on the Confirmation of Gayle Smith as the Next Administrator of the United States Agency for International Development

NEW YORK—Ruth Messinger, president of American Jewish World Service (AJWS), the world’s leading Jewish organization dedicated to ending poverty and promoting human rights in the developing world, released a statement today applauding the confirmation of Gayle Smith, who most recently served as Senior Director of the National Security Council, as the next Administrator of the …Read More

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