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    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…

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    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…

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    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…

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    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…

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    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…

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    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…

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    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…

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    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…

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    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.

    The…

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    Black-Jewish Relations

    Approximately 200 participants gathered in Washington to discuss black and Jewish relations and other topics.

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    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…

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    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…

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    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…

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    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…

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    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…

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    Tsunami Relief

    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…

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    Gala Dinner Speech

    Program begins in progress, during the public service awards. There are occasional technical difficulties in the audio. Prime Minister Netanyahu made remarks about the status of…

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    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…

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    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…

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    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…

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