American Jewish Congress
n. "A national volunteer organization that protects fundamental constitutional freedoms by promoting legislation to preserve religious freedom and the separation of church and state." (JPS)
"Another faction, headed by Rabbi Stephen Wise and associated with the American Jewish Congress, wanted to be vocal and outspoken in their protests against the Nazis." (JPS)
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Who Uses This
- Jews: Jews of diverse religious backgrounds and organizational involvements
- North America
- The JPS Dictionary of Jewish Words, by Joyce Eisenberg and Ellen Scolnic, (Philadelphia, 2001).
Also known as AJC.
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