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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Twenty-four Jewish groups encompassing all major religious streams urged a Senate panel to advance a bill that would penalize Burma for its treatment of its Rohingya Muslim minority. “Passing this legislation through your committee and the full Senate would send a powerful message to the Burmese military and the global community that the United States …Read More
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Statement by Robert Bank, President and CEO of American Jewish World Service: “As the leader of an American Jewish organization which works in solidarity with people in 19 countries in Africa, Asia, Latin America and the Caribbean to advance human rights and end poverty, I offer my apologies for the hurtful and hateful words of …Read More
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