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Posts Tagged: World Jewish Congress

October 31, 2022 3:03 pm

Politicians, Jewish Groups Condemn Antisemitic Displays in Jacksonville

National Jewish groups on Sunday condemned antisemitic displays projected across Jacksonville, Florida over the weekend, including at a college football game on Saturday.  The messages, which...

August 28, 2022 4:03 pm

‘Historic Milestone’: Israel’s President Herzog to Join 125th Anniversary Celebrations of First Jewish Congress in Switzerland

Israel’s President Isaac Herzog is scheduled to travel to Basel in Switzerland on Monday to join celebrations marking the 125th anniversary of the First Zionst Congress...

October 27, 2021 4:34 pm

World Jewish Congress Links Up With Student-Led Group Jewish on Campus

The World Jewish Congress and the Jewish on Campus are partnering to fight antisemitism on college campuses, a press release announced Tuesday, aiming to widen...

July 18, 2021 4:35 pm

Jewish Organizations Mark Anniversary of 1994 AMIA Bombing in Buenos Aires

Jewish organizations on Sunday marked the 27th anniversary of the bombing of a Jewish community center in Buenos Aires that killed 85 people. The 1994 bombing...

June 13, 2021 6:55 pm

Jewish Leaders From Around the World Congratulate New Israeli Government

Jewish leaders from around the world issued hopeful congratulations to the new Israeli government as it was sworn in after being approved by a Knesset...

May 31, 2021 5:20 pm

Fallen Jewish Service Members, From Civil War to Iraq, Honored on Memorial Day Weekend

Leading global Jewish organizations and Jewish veterans on Memorial Day honored the soldiers who have fallen while serving in the United States armed forces. “Among them...

May 26, 2021 1:19 pm

Amid a Spate of Antisemitic Attacks, Orange County Muslim Leader Incites More Hatred

A Southern California imam called Israelis "child killers" and urged Muslims to "sacrifice whatever resources we can in defense of that land," in a talk...

April 21, 2021 2:19 pm

Leading Jewish Groups ‘Deeply Disappointed’ After Quebec Court Upholds Most of Religious Symbols Ban

Leading Jewish groups expressed disappointment on Wednesday after the Quebec Superior Court largely upheld a bill that effectively bans the wearing of religious symbols by...

April 18, 2021 12:57 pm

The Moral Courage of Isi Leibler - The death in Jerusalem of Isi Leibler at the age of 86 has robbed the Jewish world of one of its towering figures...

February 21, 2021 3:36 pm

President of Top World Jewish Organization Praises Pope for ‘Tremendous Compassion’ After Visit With Holocaust Survivor

The president of the World Jewish Congress praised Pope Francis for meeting over Shabbat with an 89-year-old Hungarian-born Holocaust survivor, saying it “demonstrated a sincere...

February 7, 2021 5:35 pm

American Jewish Groups Slam ICC Decision on Israel as ‘Systemic Bias’

American Jewish organizations spoke out strongly against the International Criminal Court’s ruling that it has jurisdiction to investigate war crimes in Gaza and the West...

January 6, 2021 5:26 pm

Illinois Republican Congresswoman Mary Miller Condemned for Telling Trump Supporters, ‘Hitler Was Right’

Illinois Governor J. B. Pritzker on Wednesday called "unfathomable and disgusting" the comments made by a newly-elected Republican Congresswoman that Nazi leader Adolf Hitler was...

November 3, 2020 1:54 pm

Jewish Groups Offer Condolences, Condemnations in Wake of Vienna Terror Attack

Condolences and condemnations poured in from Jewish organizations around the world following the deadly terrorist attack in the Austrian capital of Vienna on Monday night,...

September 10, 2020 4:12 pm

Representative Body of UAE Jewish Community Officially Affiliates With WJC

With Israel and the United Arab Emirates set to ink their recently-announced normalization deal next week, the representative body of the Gulf state's Jewish community...


Digital Terror, Hate ‘Report Card’ Shows Social Media Fails to Police A... - With the release of the Simon Wiesenthal Center’s 25th annual Digital Terrorism and Hate Report on Monday, a key...


Huwara Survivor Calls on Israeli Government to Prevent Next Attack - The Israeli man seriously wounded in Sunday’s shooting in Huwara spoke to the public on Tuesday for the first time since the incident, saying it was a “miracle”...

Middle East

Report: UAE Plans to Reduce Diplomatic Contact with Israel

i24 News - The United Arab Emirates is considering reducing the level of its diplomatic representation in Israel following Israeli Finance Minister Bezalel Smotrich's remarks that "the Palestinian people do...

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