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American Jewish Committee

ORGANIZATION

Founded 1906 primarily "to safeguard the welfare and security of Jews in the United States, in Israel, and throughout the world." Presently has over 100,000 members.

As of 2006: President, E. Robert Goodkind. Executive Director, David A. Harris.

Official Website:
http://www.ajc.org/

Founding Date:
1906

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Barry J. Alperin
Business
c. 1941   Former Vice Chairman of Hasbro
Stanley M. Bergman
Business
c. 1950   CEO of Henry Schein
Eli Black
Business
9-Apr-1921 3-Feb-1975 Swan dive onto Park Avenue
Stuart Eizenstat
Diplomat
15-Jan-1943   US Ambassador to the EU, 1993-96
Edward E. Elson
Diplomat
c. 1934   US Ambassador to Denmark, 1994-98
Max M. Fisher
Business
15-Jul-1908 3-Mar-2005 Gas station tycoon
Gabrielle Giffords
Politician
8-Jun-1970   Congresswoman from Arizona, 2007-12
Arthur J. Goldberg
Judge
8-Aug-1908 19-Jan-1990 Supreme Court Justice, 1962-65
Gary N. Jacobs
Business
12-Jul-1945   General Counsel for MGM Mirage
Jeff Jacoby
Columnist
10-Feb-1959   Boston Globe columnist
Max Kampelman
Diplomat
7-Nov-1920   US Ambassador to the CSCE
Milton R. Konvitz
Educator
12-Mar-1908 5-Sep-2003 Cornell Professor, Labor and Industrial Relations
Sol Linowitz
Business
17-Dec-1913 18-Mar-2005 Negotiated return of the Panama Canal
Seymour M. Lipset
Sociologist
18-Mar-1922 31-Dec-2006 American Exceptionalism
Bernie Marcus
Business
12-May-1929   Co-Founder of Home Depot
Peter R. Rosenblatt
Attorney
4-Sep-1933   Washington attorney
Arthur L. Schechter
Diplomat
6-Dec-1939   US Ambassador to the Bahamas, 1998-2001
Jacob Schiff
Business
10-Jan-1847 25-Sep-1920 New York banker
Sid Sheinberg
Business
14-Jan-1935   President and COO of MCA, 1973-95
Jerome J. Shestack
Attorney
11-Feb-1923 18-Aug-2011 Schnader Harrison Segal & Lewis
Manuel N. Stamatakis
Business
c. 1948   Capital Management Enterprises
Felix M. Warburg
Business
14-Jan-1871 20-Oct-1937 Kuhn, Loeb and Co.
Max M. Warburg
Business
5-Jun-1867 26-Dec-1946 M. M. Warburg & Company
Jon Winkelried
Business
c. 1959   Formerly Co-COO of Goldman Sachs
Fred S. Zeidman
Business
c. 1947   GOP activist


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