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The American Jewish Committee, established in 1906, has as its mission to safeguard the welfare and security of Jews in the United States, in Israel, and throughout the world; to promote pluralism; and to enhance the quality of American Jewish life by helping to ensure Jewish continuity and deepen ties between American and Israeli Jews.
The American Jewish Historical Society is the oldest ethnic historical organization in the U.S. The society collects archival, published, and artifactual sources depicting the religious, communal, cultural, and political life of American Jewry, and how that community has contributed to the wider society.
Since 1843, generations of Jewish people around the world have been helping others in need through their activities in B'nai B'rith, a force for Jewish unity, Jewish security and Jewish continuity. B'nai B'rith encourages Jewish people worldwide to connect with and appreciate their heritage, expanding upon the richness of their culture.
The largest Jewish campus organization in the world, Hillel provides opportunities for Jewish students to explore and celebrate their Jewish identity through its global network of centers, campus foundations and Hillel student organizations.
A non-governmental organization that aims to encourage a climate of tolerance and mutual respect between peoples and nations. It's main work consists of examining the content of school textbooks used in the Middle East, to determine whether children are being taught to accept and recognize the right of the 'other' to exist.
Umbrella organization which represents more than 60 major Jewish organizations-from local chapters of national civic, educational and religious agencies to neighborhood-based community councils--in issues of Jewish communal affairs, Inter-group relations, government relations and advocacy for Israel.
Jews for Judaism is an international organization that provides a wide variety of counseling services, along with education, and outreach programs that enable Jews of all ages to rediscover and strengthen their Jewish heritage.
The center is an international Jewish human rights organization dedicated to preserving the memory of the Holocaust by fostering tolerance and understanding through community involvement, educational outreach and social action. The Center confronts important contemporary issues including racism, anti-semitism, terrorism and genocide.
Dedicated 'to discovering, preserving, and disseminating the history of the Jews of Washington State,' this well-organized site features details about the society including membership information, a publications list, events, and a small photo gallery, plus local, national, and international links. The society's archives, which include many oral history interviews, are housed at the University of Washington.
The World Society of Częstochowa Jews and Their Descendants was formed as the outgrowth of an exhibition entitled 'The Jews of Czestochowa: Coexistence-Holocaust-Memory' to serve as a clearing house of information and education.
An association of centers and institutes, the majority of which are in the U.S., devoted to enhancing mutual understanding between Jews and Christians. Representatives from major U.S. Christian and Jewish agencies and religious bodies are also members.
This pamphlet establishes the criteria for evaluating depictions of the passion of Christ, and stresses the appropriate presentation of passion plays. It quotes Pope John Paul II's statement that Catholic teaching should aim to present 'Jews and Judaism, not only in an honest and objective manner ... but also with full awareness of the heritage common [to Jews and Christians].' From the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops.
Founded in 1987 in Baltimore by an interfaith coalition of laity and clergy, the ICJS emerged out of the conviction that ignorance, fear, and hostility have all too often defined the character of the Jewish-Christian encounter. It exists to address the contemporary challenges of religious pluralism by helping to shape a new relationship between Christians and Jews.
The ICCJ, headquartered in Martin Buber's German home, serves as the umbrella group of 38 national Jewish-Christian dialogue organizations world-wide, promoting understanding and cooperation between Christians and Jews based on respect for each other's identity and integrity, and addressing issues of human rights and human dignity. In more recent years the ICCJ and its members increasingly engaged in the Abrahamic dialogue: the encounter between Jews, Christians and Muslims.
Founded in 1983 to promote understanding and cooperation between Jews and Christians and to build broad support for Israel and other shared concerns, this organization is based in Chicago and Jerusalem.
NCLCI recognizes that Israel and Jerusalem have been at the heart of Jewish hope and identity ever since the days of Abraham, and acknowledges their importance to Jews everywhere, whether they live in Israel or elsewhere. NCLCI appreciates the value of the reborn State of Israel being a democracy.