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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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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

By Jeff Ballabon1544197623143

As we’ve been informing you , the ACLJ has been at the forefront of fighting the anti-Semitic, terror-backed “BDS” (Boycott, Divest, and Sanction) movement. BDS seeks to hurt Israel economically and politically. We’ve educated federal and state legislators and helped pass important, cutting edge...

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Obama’s Final Betrayal of Israel

By Jeff Ballabon1479323964473

For the last two years or more, there has been concern in Jerusalem and among Israel’s friends on Capitol Hill about what parting blow a lame duck President Obama might try to land on Israel – what “December Surprise”, as it’s become widely known. President Obama appears poised to enact his final...

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Major Legislative Progress Against BDS

By Jeff Ballabon1466608101584

The ACLJ continues to lead the fight against the anti-Israel BDS (Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions) movement – a movement that seeks to delegitimize the State of Israel through discriminatory and illegal tactics – in the courts, in the media, on campuses, in boardrooms, and at every level of...

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