UN's World Health Organization passes anti-Israel resolution

World Health Organization approves resolution accusing Israel of perpetuating health crisis in PA. WJC blasts body's double standards.Nitsan Keidar, 5/23/2019, 12:07 AM

'Peace plan won't move forward unless both sides want it'

Trump's envoy says Mideast peace plan will be released after Ramadan and Shavuot holidays, vows Israeli security will be preserved.David Rosenberg, 5/16/2019, 6:20 PM

Advocating for Jewish rights

The WJC Jewish Diplomatic Corps is a worldwide network of 300 Jewish professionals from 50 countries acting in the fields of diplomacy and public policy on behalf of world Jewry. Marc Levy, 5/15/2019, 9:19 PM

Jewish group slams Polish burning of effigy

World Jewish Congress expresses 'disgust and outrage' at anti-Semitic Easter tradition.AFP, 4/22/2019, 3:50 PM

The Honduran diplomat found the 'Afikoman'

Ahead of Passover, Israel branch of the World Jewish Congress hosts model seder for foreign ambassadors.Nitsan Keidar, 4/3/2019, 2:39 AM

World Jewish Congress honors King Felipe VI of Spain

Spanish king receives Shalom Prize, says restitution of citizenship of Spanish Jews' descendants helps Spain 'recover a part of her soul.'JTA, 3/29/2019, 10:28 AM

Brazilian soccer team raises Holocaust awareness

One of Brazil’s most popular soccer teams joins global initiative to raise awareness about the Holocaust and dangers of anti-Semitism.Marcus M. Gilban, JTA, 1/17/2019, 7:42 AM

Holocaust survivors, social media giants join forces

Holocaust survivors join World Jewish Congress for mass global awareness initiative ahead of International Holocaust Remembrance Day.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/7/2019, 12:49 PM

For the first time: Special needs young adults visit Auschwitz

World Jewish Congress coordinates with local organizations to bring special needs young adults to Poland.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/10/2018, 2:40 PM

Latin American Jews support two-state solution, new survey shows

Latin American Jewish leaders say internal divisions, community leadership are main problems.JTA, 10/10/2018, 9:38 AM

'Moldova must intensify fight against anti-Semitism'

World Jewish Congress Director-General Robert Singer emphasizes importance of Holocaust memory, combating modern anti-Semitism.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/19/2018, 5:02 PM

'No students should have to live with threats of violence'

Jewish groups call on Stanford University to act against student who threatened to 'physically fight Zionists.'JTA, Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/28/2018, 10:08 PM

Jewish leaders plant trees in southern Israel

Delegation of senior professionals from more than 50 countries visits Gaza Belt region on a solidarity mission with local residents.Nitsan Keidar, 6/27/2018, 5:09 AM

'Stop Hamas once and for all'

World Jewish Congress Director calls on Jewish leaders from all over Europe to take action against Hamas.Nitsan Keidar, 6/5/2018, 6:40 PM

'Hatikva' sung around the world

Thousands of people from 50 different countries worldwide join World Jewish Congress in Jewish Hope project, sing national anthem together.Mordechai Sones, 5/22/2018, 10:50 PM

American Jews remember murdered French woman

American Jewish organizations remember Mireille Knoll, the 85-year-old Holocaust survivor who was murdered in her Paris apartment.Elad Benari, 3/30/2018, 5:12 AM

Anti-Semitism, Holocaust denial rise 30%

Online Holocaust denial and anti-Semitism increased 30% since 2016, report says.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/15/2018, 2:26 PM

Petition calls to ban annual neo-Nazi march in Bulgaria

World Jewish Congress calls on Bulgarian government to issue ban on march, held in Bulgarian capital annually since 2003.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/4/2018, 12:53 PM

WJC: Polish law an attack on democracy

World Jewish Congress opposes Polish law which would criminalize suggestions that Poland was responsible for Nazis crimes.Nitsan Keidar, 1/29/2018, 4:42 AM

Jewish officials honor Guatemalan minister

Latin American Jews honor Guatemalan school project that teaches about the Holocaust.JTA, 12/20/2017, 2:11 PM

'UNESCO has strayed from its mission'

WJC urges UN body to focus on its core mandate rather than addressing political matters.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/14/2017, 7:46 PM

Watch: WJC uncovers 'lethal reporting' in Arab-Israeli conflict

Professor Richard Landes speaks with World Jewish Congress about 'Pallywood,' fake news to paint Israel as a monster., 9/13/2017, 6:02 PM

Clothing brand removes dress with yellow star

Clothing and accessory brand Miu Miu removes dress with a star patch that looks similar to yellow Star of David worn by Jews under Nazis.Ben Ariel, 8/23/2017, 3:07 AM

Billionaire unjustly jailed in Russia elected to WJC

Mikhael Mirilashvili, freed in 2009 after imprisonment on trumped-up charges, elected president of the Euro-Asian Jewish Congress.JTA, 7/26/2017, 8:00 PM

Hungarian PM praises Hitler ally

Jewish groups criticize Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban’s praise for wartime Nazi ally Miklos Horthy.Elad Benari, Canada, 6/24/2017, 12:34 AM

UNESCO head stresses Jewish link to Jerusalem

UNESCO Director General Irina Bokova promises to defend the rightful links of all three monotheistic religions to Jerusalem.Ben Ariel, 4/25/2017, 4:15 AM

World Jewish Congress elects leader of Latin American branch

World Jewish Congress elects Argentine businessman Adrian Werthein as president of the Latin American Jewish Congress.JTA, 4/24/2017, 11:09 PM

Every 83 seconds: Anti-Semitic post uploaded to social media

World Jewish Congress surveyed Twitter, Facebook, Youtube and more.Hillel Fendel, 3/26/2017, 12:58 PM

Jewish groups condemn attack on Quebec mosque

Centre for Israel and Jewish Affairs, World Jewish Congress, among groups to condemn shooting attack on a Quebec mosque.JTA, 1/31/2017, 2:24 AM

WJC head praises Ban for admitting UN anti-Israel bias

Ronald Lauder praises outgoing UN Secretary General for publicly admitting UN's anti-Israel bias, but adds he should've done so sooner.Ben Ariel, 12/20/2016, 6:13 AM

Young Jewish international volunteers gather in Switzerland

160 young Jews from 37 countries gather in Basel for the first global summit of the Jewish Diplomatic Corps.JTA, 11/17/2016, 5:26 AM

WJC thanks Putin for 'combating anti-Semitism' in Russia

Moscow held first conference against anti-Semitism - even as Moscow teacher investigated for asking students about attitudes towards Jews.Hillel Fendel, 11/1/2016, 8:01 PM

Filipino president praises Hitler

World Jewish Congress condemns "inhumane" statement, calls for apology.Hillel Fendel, 10/2/2016, 4:07 AM

President Rivlin hosts delegation of senior WJC leadership

President Reuven Rivlin today (Monday) hosted a delegation of the senior leadership of the World Jewish Congress (WJC).Yoel Domb, 9/12/2016, 10:59 PM

Could the refugee crisis spell the end for European Jewry?

World Jewish Congress Vice President warns migrants largely coming from states where anti-Semitism is rife, says EU must integrate them.Yoni Kempinski, 1/26/2016, 10:35 PM

WJC lauds Obama and Netanyahu for commitment to two states

World Jewish Congress President Ronald Lauder praises Obama and Netanyahu after face-to-face meeting at the White House.Ben Ariel, 11/10/2015, 5:13 AM

Druze delegation tours US to promote Israel

Delegation speaks at schools, organizations, media to emphasize tolerance in Israeli society.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/3/2015, 9:51 AM

'UNESCO Cannot Alter Jewish Connection to Holy Sites'

Israeli Foreign Ministry blasts UNESCO's decision to have Rachel's Tomb, Cave of the Patriarchs listed as Muslim sites.Cynthia Blank, 10/21/2015, 8:17 PM

WJC Calls on Abbas to Fight 'Extremists'

World Jewish Congress President Ronald Lauder expresses concern over continued Palestinian terror.Ben Ariel, 10/8/2015, 6:46 AM

Jewish Groups Blast Iceland's Capital for Boycott Vote

Simon Wiesenthal Center and World Jewish Congress denounce Reykjavik's vote to boycott Israeli products.Ben Ariel, Canada, 9/19/2015, 1:00 AM

WJC President Condemns Cancellation of Matisyahu Concert

Ronald Lauder expresses outrage over festival's cancellation of Matisyahu concert following BDS pressure.Ben Ariel, 8/17/2015, 6:16 AM

Indonesia Grants Israeli Badminton Player Visa

World Jewish Congress welcomes news that Misha Zilberman, who represented Israel in the 2012 Olympics, will be allowed to play.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/10/2015, 8:59 PM

WJC Head Lauds Cameron for Combatting Anti-Semitism

Ronald S. Lauder hails British PM for his plan to take steps to counter anti-Semitic conspiracy theories.Ben Ariel, 7/21/2015, 5:45 AM

Former Nazi's Conviction Must 'Pave the Way' for More

Jewish groups praise Oskar Groening's conviction, but call on European authorities 'not to relent' in bringing all living Nazis to justice.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/15/2015, 4:37 PM

World Jewish Congress Leader: 'No Reason' to Trust Iran

WJC President Ronald S. Lauder expresses skepticism over the Iran deal, noting 'Tehran has a long history of misleading the world.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/14/2015, 12:48 PM

Hungary Planning Statue in Honor of Anti-Semitic Minister

Balint Homan, a WWII-era minister who wanted to expel Jews from Hungary, to be honored with statue in city of Székesfehérvár.Cynthia Blank, 7/8/2015, 3:53 PM

'The UN Must Overcome its Obsession with Israel'

World Jewish Congress leads 1,000-strong rally in Geneva, urging UN, in midst of discussion on Gaza war, to treat Israel more fairly.Cynthia Blank, 6/29/2015, 5:09 PM

Helen Mirren Wins World Jewish Congress Recognition Award

Award-winning actress honored with award for those who work on behalf of Jewish people, for her role in the film "Woman in Gold."Cynthia Blank, 6/21/2015, 12:07 PM

Red Cross 'Lost its Moral Compass' During the Holocaust

ICRC head admits Red Cross failed to protect Jews, preferring to remain willfully blind to the horrors of Nazism.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/28/2015, 10:25 PM

Obama 'Revives Iran's Economy, Leaves Nuclear Arms Development'

WJC President Lauder expresses doubts on nuclear deal, warning Islamic regime likely to trick the West and get the bomb.Ari Yashar, 4/2/2015, 11:17 PM

WJC Prez: Jews, Christians Must Fight Islamists Together

Lauder says Jews have a responsibility to help embattled Christians in Middle East, as Christians must help fight anti-Semitism.Gedalyah Reback, 3/25/2015, 10:49 PM

WJC Head: Anti-Semitism in Europe Akin to 1930s

Ronald Lauder warns that seven decades after World War II, Jews in Europe are having to look over their shoulders once more.Ben Ariel, 3/25/2015, 5:13 AM

Jewish Leaders Congratulate Netanyahu on Victory

JFNA, WJC leaders hail a victory for Likud and for democracy in the Middle East after the 20th Knesset elections.Tova Dvorin, 3/18/2015, 9:17 PM

European Jewish Leaders to EU: Protect Jews

WJC, EJA leaders call on Denmark to increase security to Jewish institutions after attacks, urge EU to take 'critical' action.Tova Dvorin, 2/15/2015, 11:23 AM

Jewish Leader Warns Swiss Museum Not to Accept Gift of Nazi Art

WJC leader warns of 'Pandora's box' of consequences if Bern accepts art stolen from Jews by Nazis.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/2/2014, 8:50 AM

'Despite Our Differences, We All Stand Together'

WJC leader Ronald S. Lauder speaks to Arutz Sheva about global Jewry - and why working with governments fends off anti-Semitism.Yoni Kempinski, 10/19/2014, 1:43 PM

WJC Reassures Israelis: 'You are not Alone'

World Jewish Congress leaders tour Negev, communities hit by Hamas in solidarity visit.Yoni Kempinski, Tova Dvorin, 7/18/2014, 1:43 PM