2019 Press

Press mentions and opeds from the American Jewish Congress in 2019.

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May 29, 2020 in 2019 Opeds

JACK ROSEN: The antidote to information overload? Information

Originally published in The Hill. As America stampedes into the 2020 presidential election cycle, voters are already facing information overload from candidates, political action committees and pundits. These groups are…
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December 11, 2019 in 2019 Opeds

JACK ROSEN: Five things America can do to prevent the next anti-Semitic attack

Originally published in the New York Daily News. What happened yesterday in Jersey City is exactly what Jewish Americans have been saying for years as anti-Semitism has spiked from coast…
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December 5, 2019 in 2019 Opeds

JACK ROSEN: The vocal anti-Israel crowd does not represent the majority

Originally published in the Jerusalem Post. The squeaky wheel gets the grease, or as I say, the loudest mouth gets noticed. It should surprise no American why recent comments by…
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November 3, 2019 in 2019 Press Mentions

JEWISH PRESS: American Jewish Congress Wants Bernie Sanders to Fire Linda Sarsour

Originally published in the Jewish Press. Jack Rosen, president of the American Jewish Congress (AJC), last Wednesday sent Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders an acerbic letter regarding his campaign surrogate…
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November 2, 2019 in 2019 Press Mentions

NEW YORK POST: American Jewish Congress blasts Bernie Sanders surrogate Linda Sarsour

Originally published in the New York Post. The American Jewish Congress is demanding that Bernie Sanders fire one his top staffers, Linda Sarsour, for “a long history of flagrant anti-Semitism”…
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October 10, 2019 in 2019 Opeds

JACK ROSEN: We must remember the lessons of the Pittsburgh massacre

Originally published in The Hill. I write this as we mark one year since the massacre at Pittsburgh’s Tree of Life Synagogue, but it feels like it was yesterday.  One…
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September 18, 2019 in 2019 Press Mentions

ARUTZ SHEVA: ‘Israel’s democracy is thriving’

Originally published in Arutz Sheva. The American Jewish Congress responded Wednesday to the results of Israel's elections. Currently, Blue and White holds a narrow lead over the Likud, with 25.76% of…
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September 6, 2019 in 2019 Press Mentions

JACK ROSEN: I trust Biden to deal with Iran

Originally published in Jewish Insider. Jack Rosen, a longtime donor to Democratic candidates, hosted a fundraiser for former Vice President Joe Biden at his Upper East Side home in Manhattan…
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September 2, 2019 in 2019 Opeds

JACK ROSEN: Why the U.S. must mediate Kashmir under a nuclear shadow

Originally published in the Washington Times. You don’t have to be Jewish to know that land disputes between nations can be volatile and intractable things. Today, one such dispute finds…
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August 19, 2019 in 2019 Press Mentions

ARUTZ SHEVA: Israel was right to bar Tlaib, Omar

Originally published in Arutz Sheva. The American Jewish Congress said on Thursday that Israel had made the right decision by denying entry to Congresswomen Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib. “The American Jewish…
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August 12, 2019 in 2019 Opeds

JACK ROSEN: It was a tough July for congressional anti-Semitism

Originally published in the Washington Examiner. After the passage of three pro-Israel bills by the House of Representatives with overwhelming bipartisan majorities in the course of one week, I am…
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August 7, 2019 in 2019 Press Mentions

ARUTZ SHEVA: AOC’s theatrics are unacceptable

Originally published in Arutz Sheva. Jack Rosen, President of the American Jewish Congress, on Monday released a statement criticizing Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez for saying the United States of operating "concentration camps" on…
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August 1, 2019 in 2019 Opeds

JACK ROSEN: Bernie Sanders is wrong about leveraging aid to Israel

Originally published in the Times of Israel. Senator Bernie Sanders has said that, if elected, he would consider conditionally withholding US security aid from Israel. He is not the first…
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August 1, 2019 in 2019 Opeds

JACK ROSEN: Do the 2020 Democratic hopefuls stand with the Jewish community?

Originally published in the Jerusalem Post. Prior to the first round of Democratic debates, I wrote a list of questions for the candidates on behalf of the Jewish community. Following…
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June 26, 2019 in 2019 Opeds

JACK ROSEN: Three big questions on Jews and Israel for the Democratic candidates

Originally published in the New York Daily News. Amid fractures in the American right and left wings over Israel and the cares and concerns of Jewish voters, particularly the dramatic…
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June 25, 2019 in 2019 Opeds

JACK ROSEN: The Bahrain Conference Is a First Step Forward

Originally published in the Algemeiner. This week’s economic workshop in Bahrain, where the US administration is presenting its “Peace to Prosperity” plan for development of the Palestinian economy, is an…
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June 14, 2019 in 2019 Opeds

JACK ROSEN: What Jewish Voters Need for the 2020 Elections

With news media subject to distinguishable bias and social media feeds becoming the targets of extensive misinformation campaigns, being a truly informed voter has become increasingly hard. This becomes especially…
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May 16, 2019 in 2019 Press Mentions

INTERNATIONAL POLICY DIGEST: On the Rise of Anti-Semitism and a Congressional Jewish Caucus

Originally published in the International Policy Digest. It’s no secret that anti-Semitism is on the rise across the globe. For some insight into why this is the case I turned…
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May 7, 2019 in 2019 Press Mentions

SAN DIEGO JEWISH WORLD: Should Jews formally band together in Congress?

Originally published in the San Diego Jewish World. There is no question that individual Jews have a lot of clout in Congress.  Four of the 28 Jewish members of the…
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May 3, 2019 in 2019 Press Mentions

FOX NEWS: Ilhan Omar comments fuel push for Jewish Caucus on Capitol Hill

Originally published in Fox News. Minnesota Democratic Rep. Ilhan Omar’s inflammatory comments about Israel have fueled a new push for the formal establishment of a bipartisan Jewish Caucus for lawmakers on Capitol Hill.…
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May 1, 2019 in 2019 Press Mentions

Jewish News Syndicate: To assist voters, American Jewish Congress launches ‘Jewish Guide to U.S. Politics’

Originally published in the Jewish News Syndicate. The American Jewish Congress is launching a one-of-a-kind “Jewish Guide to U.S. Politics,” a platform that summarizes the positions and voting records of the 2020 presidential candidates…
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April 26, 2019 in 2019 Press Mentions

DAILY CALLER: A Congressional Jewish Caucus Doesn’t Formally Exist, But It Might Soon

Originally published in the Daily Caller. Some Jewish members of Congress and the president of a leading Jewish organization have recently begun pushing to create a formal Congressional Jewish Caucus,…
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January 5, 2019 in 2019 Press Mentions

ARUTZ SHEVA: American Jewish Congress praises UN for condemning anti-Semitism

Originally published in Arutz Sheva. The American Jewish Congress (AJC) on Wednesday released a statement commending the United Nations (UN) for its condemnation of Saturday's attack on a California synagogue.…
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