The American Association of Jewish Lawyers & Jurists (AAJLJ) is a nonprofit association representing the American Jewish legal community.

We bring our community together to defend Jewish interests and human rights in the United States and abroad.


Upcoming AAJLJ Events

Tuesday, March 12 at 12:15pm – AAJLJ DC Chapter brown bag lunch with Simon Henderson, Director, Bernstein Program on Gulf and Energy Policy, The Washington Institute, on “Saudi Arabia, MbS, Khashoggi, and the Future.” Stinson Leonard Street – 1775 Pennsylvania Avenue N.W., Suite 800, Washington, D.C.

Wednesday, March 13 at 12pm – AAJLJ luncheon with Robert Garson, Stephen Greenwald, Robert Herbst, and Jonathan Kuttab on “H.R. 1697 and its Legal Implications.” Stroock, Stroock & Lavan – 767 Third Avenue, 37th floor, New York, NY. 



 POJ 2018

On Monday, December 10, 2018, the AAJLJ presented its Annual Pursuit of Justice Award to two distinguished legal figures; Robert Abrams (left), former Attorney General of New York, and Gabe Groisman (right), Mayor of Bal Harbour who wrote and passed the nation’s first municipal anti-BDS ordinance.

Past POJ Honorees

Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg (the first recipient)

Justice Elena Kagan

Justice Stephen Breyer

Judge Judith Kaye

Judge Aharon Barak of the Israel Supreme Court

Nathan Lewin

Seth Waxman

Robert Weinberg

Jack Olender

Martin Mendelsohn

Ben Brafman

Hon. Guido Calabresi

Hon. Michael Mukasey