1,938May 4, 2012
2012 Presidential Election
Representative Barney Frank (D-MA) and William Kristol debated 2012 presidential election issues. Topics included Obama administration policies toward Israel, the economy, Iran’s nuclear ...
1,425Apr 30, 2010
Global Jewish Advocacy
New York Times Columnist Roger Cohen and Wall Street Journal Deputy Editorial Page Editor Bret Stephens debated U.S. and Israel’s policies towards Iran. Topics included Iran’s ...
396Jun 3, 2013
Middle East Developments
Secretary of State John Kerry spoke about the situation in the Middle East and U.S.-Israel relations at the opening of the 2013 American Jewish Committee (AJC) Global Forum. This was his first ...
345Apr 28, 2011
Global View of Israel
Panelists from three different countries talked about their groups' efforts to improve Israel’s world image and how best to respond to those who question Israel’s legitimacy as a ...
316Apr 28, 2011
U.S. Foreign Policy and the Middle East
Elliott Abrams, former White House Deputy National Security Adviser for President George W. Bush, and former Democratic Representative Robert Wexler debated U.S. foreign policy toward Israel and the ...
215Oct 19, 2006
Book Discussion on Internal Combustion
Edwin Black talked about his book, Internal Combustion: How Corporations and Governments Addicted the World to Oil and Derailed the Alternatives, published by St. Martin’s ...
194Apr 9, 1994
Evening with Leon Wieseltier
Mr. Wieseltier discussed a number of issues including classical Liberalism, Jewish religiosity, and national political issues. Following a short opening statement, he took questions from ...
120Oct 30, 1987
President, Congress, and Constitution
In this speech, former president Jimmy Carter discussed the roles and duties of the presidency and Congress, using his experience as illustrative examples. The theme of his speech was that ...
119May 2, 2008
Israeli and Arab Journalists Dialogue
Journalists talk about tensions in the Middle East, regional security, and media coverage of events. They responded to questions from audience members.
Aharon Barnea moderated.
83Apr 11, 1994
Approximately 200 participants gathered in Washington to discuss black and Jewish relations and other topics.
64May 4, 1994
Nation of Islam-Jewish Relations
Mr. Stern spoke about the Nation of Islam and the anti-Semitic remarks made by former Nation of Islam spokesman Khalid Muhammed. He outlined the concerns of the American Jewish Committee ...
57May 9, 1997
Holocaust Victims' Assets in Swiss Banks
Mr. Siweic and Mr. Beck talked about the hardships faced by Jewish and other victims of Nazi Germany who reside in nations of the former Soviet bloc as they attempt to obtain compensation ...
54Nov 25, 1997
New Immigrants on Thanksgiving Holiday
Ms. Meissner and several recent immigrants to the United States reflected upon what the Thanksgiving holiday means to them, as well as citizenship in the United States, during a meal at the ...
40Apr 29, 2008
Israel at Sixty
Secretary of State Rice delivered the keynote address at a celebration of the 60th anniversary of Israel. In her remarks she spoke about historic ties between the U.S. and Israel, the founding ...
32Jul 2, 1991
The Ascendance of Israel's Radical Right
Mr. Sprinzak, author of The Ascendance of Israel’s Radical Right, discussed his book on the right wing political parties in Israel and their influence on politics in the Middle ...
29May 6, 2005
Former President Bill Clinton spoke at the American Jewish Committee 99th annual meeting. He talked about the work of non-governmental organizations, specifically his work for tsunami relief in ...
28Apr 29, 2008
Israel at Sixty
The 102nd annual meeting of the American Jewish Committee at the Capital Hilton celeberated the 60th anniversary of Israel. Israeli Vice Premier Haim Ramon spoke about the future of ...
26May 9, 2002
State Sponsored Terrorism
Participants talked about global terrorism and counter-terrorism strategies. Among the topics they addressed were deterring rogue states, preventing the proliferation of weapons of mass ...
26May 13, 1992
American Jewish Committee Dinner
Supreme Court Justice Harry Blackmun addressed a dinner of the American Jewish Committee during their meeting in Washington, DC. After being awarded the committee’s American Liberties ...
26May 4, 1995
Judaism and the Law
Justice Ginsburg spoke about the whether attorneys and judges with Jewish backgrounds approach the law and decided cases differently and the connections between Judaism and the law.
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