Advocacy for a Younger Generation
ACCESS, AJC's Younger Generation Program, empowers Jewish young professionals to engage with today's critical domestic and international issues. At the nexus between the Jewish community and the world, ACCESS reaches out to diplomats, opinion makers and young leaders of diverse religious and ethnic backgrounds. We empower members to engage on Israel, Iran and the greater Middle East, and on challenges to civility, tolerance and democracy globally in a thoughtful and effective way.
At ACCESS we believe a younger generation is increasingly shaping public opinion and policy around the world and that it is vital that Jewish voices participate in the conversation. We equip young Jewish leaders to stand at the forefront of this engagement and to be global agents of change.
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Anti-Semitism and Islamist Fundamentalism in France
How do we prevent our youngsters from "importing the conflict," a term that is regularly being used by our political leaders when they denounce anti-Semitic violence, if our mayors excuse and even glorify hatred of Israel and Jews?
European Responsibility to Protect Jews
Some governments and political leaders have been reluctant to identify the victims as Jews or to identify the perpetrators as radical Islamists or even to call it anti-Semitism.
Is Germany Safe for Jews?
The safety of Germany's Jewish community cannot rest on law enforcement measures alone. In democratic Germany, Jews are only secure when the broader society sees anti-Semitism as an attack on democracy.
Building Understanding and Cooperation Across Faiths
We have the marines guarding our embassies, and Israel knows something about security. Who would provide similar protection to Jewish schools and synagogues?
- A Pop Quiz To Get Into Synagogue
- Chelsea Garbell
- Personal Connections Reconcile the Past
- Laura Goldin
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ACCESS is a division of AJC's Helen and Martin Kimmel Young Leadership Institute.
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