AJC has new exec. director
October 23, 2020
(JNS) - The American Jewish Congress announced on Tuesday that it has picked Joel Rubin, who served as the liaison to the Jewish community for the Democratic presidential campaign of Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.), as its next executive director.
Rubin, 49, a co-founder of the American Jewish lobby group J Street, is AJCongress's first Washington-based director in a decade.
Jack Rosen, president of the 102-year-old organization, said in a statement, "The Jewish community is facing significant risks, including to the safety of our community, the delegitimization of Israel and the rising tide of...