International Affairs Commission

Vice President:  Dorit Aaron

AJC is the world's leading Jewish non-government organization (NGO) engaged in international diplomacy. In Houston, home to the third largest diplomatic corps (95+ consulates) in the country, AJC Houston meets regularly with Consuls General raising concerns about relations with Israel, Jewish communities abroad and human rights. Relationships are built between AJC Houston and the diplomatic community through private conversations, delegation visits to the consulates, diplomats participating in AJC international programs and networking.

Throughout the year, the AJC Houston International Affairs Commission, ACCESS Young Professionals and office staff organize annual events, which include:

  • Southwest Diplomatic Marathon
  • Consular Corps luncheons
  • Consular Corps Chanukah Party and Seder 
  • The Consulate/United Nations Holocaust Remembrance Day
  • ACCESS Dinners with a Diplomat series
  • Diplomatic Energy Forums