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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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AJWS Announces Robert Bank to Succeed Ruth Messinger as President on July 1, 2016

After a remarkable 17-year presidency, Messinger to serve as AJWS Global Ambassador NEW YORK—American Jewish World Service (AJWS), the leading Jewish international human rights and development organization, announced today a leadership transition that ensures continuity of its strategy and mission while entrusting the stewardship of AJWS to a new generation. Following an 18-month proactive planning …Read More

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