Dr. Charles Jacobs is a Jewish human rights activist and a journalist. He co-founded the Boston branch of CAMERA (the Committee for Accuracy in Middle East Reporting in America), the American Anti-Slavery Group, The David Project, and Americans for Peace and Tolerance. Charles helped redeem African slaves from bondage in Sudan for which he received the Boston Freedom Award from Coretta Scott King in 2000. He has been named among America’s top-50 Jewish leaders by The Forward. Charles has published in The New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Boston Globe, Jerusalem Post, and the Encyclopedia Britannica. He has appeared on NBC, CBS, NPR, CNN, and PBS. Charles received a B.A. from Rutgers University and a doctoral degree from Harvard University. He is currently president of Americans for Peace and Tolerance (APT) and a board member of Scholars for Peace in the Middle East (SPME).