American Jewish Committee

Mission

"Our Mission : To safeguard the welfare and security of Jews in the United States, in Israel, and throughout the world. To strengthen the basic principles of pluralism around the world, as the best defense against anti-Semitism and other forms of bigotry. To enhance the quality of American Jewish life by helping to ensure Jewish continuity and deepen ties between American and Israeli Jews."
(http://www.ajc.org/WhoWeAre/MissionAndHistory.asp)

Issue areas: Jewish | 2006 News Frequency: Top 30th percentile

American Jewish Congress

Mission

"...AJCongress has its mission to: protect fundamental constitutional freedoms and American democratic institutions, particularly the civil and religious rights and liberties of all Americans and the separation of church and state; advance the security and prosperity of the State of Israel and its democratic institutions, and to support Israel's search for peaceful relations with its neighbors in the region; advance social and economic justice, women's equality, and human rights at home and abroad; remain vigilant against anti-Semitism, racism, and other forms of bigotry, and to celebrate cultural diversity and promote unity in American life; and invigorate and enhance Jewish religious, institutional, communal and cultural life at home and abroad, and seek creative ways to express Jewish identity, ethics and values." (http://www.ajcongress.org/about.htm)

Issue areas: Jewish | 2006 News Frequency: Top 60th percentile

Americans for Peace Now

Mission

"Americans for Peace Now (APN) was established in 1981 to mobilize support for the Israeli peace movement, Shalom Achshav (Peace Now), and has since developed into the most prominent American Jewish, Zionist organization working to achieve a comprehensive political settlement to the Arab-Israeli conflict." (http://www.peacenow.org/pages/history.html)

Issue areas: International Relations | Jewish | 2006 News Frequency: Below 60th percentile

Anti-Defamation League

Mission

"The immediate object of the League is to stop, by appeals to reason and conscience and, if necessary, by appeals to law, the defamation of the Jewish people. Its ultimate purpose is to secure justice and fair treatment to all citizens alike and to put an end forever to unjust and unfair discrimination against and ridicule of any sect or body of citizens." (http://www.adl.org/main_about_adl.asp)

Issue areas: Jewish 2006 News Frequency: Top 10th Percentile

B'nai B'rith International

Mission

"Key Issues and Activities: Maintaining ironclad relations between the United States Congress and Israel. Providing support to allies of the United States and Israel. Working to ensure that our support for civil liberties is in accord with the necessity for strong antiterrorism laws. Endorsing the expansion of hate crimes legislation. Finding ways to lessen Western dependence on Persian Gulf energy. Supporting budget increases in prostate cancer research. Promoting free trade legislation for Latin America." (http://bnaibrith.org/ppolicy/chrpp/laffairs.cfm)

Issue areas: Jewish
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2006 News Frequency: Top 30th percentile

Jewish Institute for National Security Affairs

Mission

"JINSA has a two-fold mandate: to educate the American public about the importance of an effective U.S. defense capability so that our vital interests as Americans can be safeguarded; and to inform the American defense and foreign affairs community about the important role Israel can and does play in bolstering democratic interests in the Mediterranean and the Middle East." (http://www.jinsa.org/about/about.html)

Issue areas: International Relations | National Security | Jewish | 2006 News Frequency: Below 60th percentile

National Council of Jewish Women

Mission

"The National Council of Jewish Women is a volunteer organization, inspired by Jewish values, that works through a program of research, education, advocacy and community service to improve the quality of life for women, children and families and strives to ensure individual rights and freedoms for all."
(http://www.ncjw.org/html/AboutNCJW/ContactNCJW/)

Issue areas: Jewish | Women and Men | 2006 News Frequency: Top 30th percentile