AJCongress

Phil Baum, AJCongress Leader

‘Carved new and better path’ for defense organization.

04/01/2014
Staff Writer

Phil Baum, who joined the American Jewish Congress after college and helped steer the advocacy organization’s growth in membership and influence until he retired as executive director in 2002, died in his sleep on March 27 at his Riverdale home. He was 94.

Hillary Clinton Helps Put AJCongress Back On The Map

Friendship with Jack Rosen explains her addressing much-reduced organization.

03/25/2014
Editor and Publisher

As the recipient of the American Jewish Congress Stephen S. Wise Award at a festive dinner last week at Cipriani, Hillary Clinton clearly was the star attraction. The former first lady and secretary of state received a standing ovation March 19 from the 400 guests before and after her talk, which defended and explained President Obama’s position on the Israeli-Palestinian and Iran talks. She played a critical role on both issues as secretary of state from 2009 to 2013.

Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton is a longtime friend AJCongress’ president. Getty Images

Hillary Clinton To Headline AJCongress Gala

01/27/2014
Assistant Managing Editor
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Amid intense speculation about her future political plans, former secretary of state, senator and first lady Hillary Rodham Cinton has accepted an invitation to be honored by the American Jewish Congress on March 19th.

Hillary Clinton: Gearing up for 2016? Getty Images

AJCongress Chair On The Hot Seat

01/18/2008
Editor & Publisher
Jack Rosen, the chairman of the American Jewish Congress, may well face the first serious challenge to his longtime, dominant leadership of the organization at an executive board meeting scheduled for Jan. 30.

AJCongress Chair On The Hot Seat

01/18/2008
Editor & Publisher
Jack Rosen, the chairman of the American Jewish Congress, may well face the first serious challenge to his longtime, dominant leadership of the organization at an executive board meeting scheduled for Jan. 30.
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