American Jewish Committee Officers Visit Archbishop Elpidophoros

The National Herald Archive

His Eminence Archbishop Elpidophoros of America met with members of the AJC Global Jewish Advocacy CEO David Harris, at right, and Rabbi Noam Marans, at left. Photo: GOA/John Mindala

NEW YORK – His Eminence Archbishop Elpidophoros of America welcomed American Jewish Committee (AJC) CEO David Harris together with Rabbi Noam E. Marans, Director of Interreligious and Intergroup Relations during an official visit at the Archdiocese on August 8.

The Archbishop thanked the AJC for their deep and longstanding bond with the Archdiocese and their unwavering support of the Ecumenical Patriarchate. The AJC acknowledged the critical international role that the Ecumenical Patriarchate continues to play in establishing peace and reconciliation among peoples. In a spirit of candidness and honesty some of the challenges facing the Eastern Mediterranean were discussed and the strong cooperative bond between Israel, Greece, and Cyprus was highlighted.