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Are Jews Safe in Europe Today?

David HarrisIf those who govern cannot show the moral and political clarity needed to defend their nations and secure the safety of their Jewish communities, many Jews may feel compelled to leave their homes


Anti-Semitism and Islamist Fundamentalism in France

SIMONE RODAN-BENZAQUENHow 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

BakerSome 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.


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Upcoming Events

January 27, 2015
"Disobedience: The Sousa Mendes Story"
(A film in French with English subtitles)

AJC San Francisco, in collaboration with the Consulates of Israel, France, and Portugal as well as the Portuguese Fraternal Society of America and the Luso-American Life Insurance Society (LALIS).
For more information, please click here or email sanfrancisco@ajc.org.

February 10, 2015
Making the World Safer for our Next Generation: A conversation about anti-Semitism in Europe

A panel of European dignitaries will discuss the threatening rise of anti-Semitism in their countries. We will learn about how they are dealing with the situation and what we can do to further Jewish safety world-wide.
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Larry Baer Receives AJC Civil Leadership Award

AJC San Francisco honored Larry Baer, President and CEO of the San Francisco Giants, with its prestigious Civic Leadership Award in recognition of his outstanding leadership and contributions to the Bay Area. Read more

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