American Jewish Community

Recent Updates
  • Ironclad Commitment

    This week President Obama announced his 2013 budget proposal, which included the largest-ever aid package to Israel. For fiscal year 2013, the President requested $3.1 billion, up from $3.075 billion in FY 2012 and $2.994 billion in FY 2011, in assistance that will enable Israel to maintain its Qualitative Military Edge. In the wake of regional uncertainty, this announcement demonstrates the President’s continued ironclad commitment to Israel and her security.

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  • Tu Bishvat

    Tu Bishvat, the Jewish new year of trees, celebrates nature. But it also reminds us that we have a responsibility to be wise stewards of the planet.

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American Jewish Community
Recent Action
White House hosted more than 100 members of the Jewish Social Justice Roundtable
July 29, 2011
The Roundtable is a collaboration of 20 organizations working to elevate the role of social justice in the Jewish community and to affect societal change that cuts across lines of race and faith.
Unprecedented financial commitment to Israel’s security
March 23, 2011
Under the Obama administration, Israel continues to be the leading beneficiary of U.S. security assistance funds from the Foreign Military Finance Program, sending Israel the largest-ever security assistance in 2011.