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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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Jewish Journey To The Margins

The Jewish Week

For many in our community, the Dominican Republic (DR) is a magical Caribbean nation we contemplate visiting in the winter for beach time, gambling and relaxation. For those of us who spent 10 days there in June, the picture is starkly different: the DR is a place of poverty, discrimination, violence, potential deportation and increasing …Read More

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Ruth Messinger, President of American Jewish World Service, to Join World Bank CEO Jim Yong Kim at Religion & Sustainable Development Conference

MEDIA ADVISORY International and Faith-Based Leaders to Discuss Building Partnerships to End Extreme Poverty Messinger Also To Join Panel on Religion and International Development Washington, DC—Ruth Messinger, president of American Jewish World Service (AJWS), America’s leading Jewish international development and human rights organization, will moderate the “Public Sector Leadership Perspectives” panel featuring World Bank CEO …Read More

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