Iran Deal: American Jewish Committee Opposes

by Joel B. Pollak
August 5, 2015

The American Jewish Committee (AJC), one of the oldest, largest, and most influential Jewish organizations in the United States, announced on Wednesday that it opposed the Iran deal. President Obama had met with Jewish groups on Tuesday in an effort to sway their support. The AJC’s announcement is a sign that his outreach is falling short. In a statement, AJC Executive Director David Harris said, Over the past three weeks, AJC engaged in a very intensive, open-minded, and thorough process of external consultations and internal deliberations, involving many lay and staff leaders….In the end, AJC’s leadership concluded overwhelmingly that we must oppose this deal…The AJC made the announcement as President Barack Obama was attacking critics of the deal in a speech at American University, where he accused GOP critics of making “common cause” with Iran’s hard-liners. READ MORE

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