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Jeff Ballabon

Jeff Ballabon is Senior Counsel for International and Government Affairs at ACLJ where he focuses on both legislation and litigation. A graduate of Yale Law School and former Senior Vice President of CBS News, Jeff served as Republican Counsel to the US Senate Commerce Committee and Legislative Counsel to Sen. John Danforth (R-MO). His clients have included the Coordinating Council on Jerusalem and numerous American victims of Palestinian terror whom he represented before the White House, State Department, Justice Department and Congress. At Israel’s Ministry of Justice, Jeff worked on the legal status of the disputed territories as well as the first formulation of Israel’s Basic Law on Human Dignity and Liberty.

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What’s Happening in Georgia Could Impact Every American

By Jeff Ballabon1608245916829

In just over two weeks, America will hold its next national election. In fact, all the action is taking place in a single state – Georgia – but the implications of that state’s election are national, truly impacting every American. Georgia is unique because of a convergence of three factors: (1) it...

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Fighting for Free and Fair Elections

By Jeff Ballabon1607531884413

Americans are not naïve. We know that too many politicians and government officials are focused on staying in power rather than in serving the public. That’s a serious problem, because in a healthy democracy it’s vital that government serve the citizens rather than the other way around. Americans...

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Victory: Spotify Removes User-Created Antisemitic Incitement

By Jeff Ballabon1581975925658

At the ACLJ, we’re well aware that the Internet is being weaponized to incite hate and violence against people of faith – and in particular, more and more openly and dangerously against Jews. In the United States, Jews make up only about 2% of the population, yet Jews are the victims of hate crimes...

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Tenant Ordered to Take Down Scripture, ACLJ Stepped In

By Jeff Ballabon1573578061811

The law is often spoken of as being either a sword with which to attack or a shield with which to defend. Sometimes, both aspects come together, as in the case of one of the ACLJ’s newest matters where the ACLJ successfully fought religious discrimination against a Jewish tenant while...

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Airbnb Singles Out Jewish Homes for Delisting in Israel

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Major Legislative Progress Against BDS

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