Young Jewish international volunteers gather in Switzerland160 young Jews from 37 countries gather in Basel for the first global summit of the Jewish Diplomatic Corps.
WJC thanks Putin for 'combating anti-Semitism' in RussiaMoscow held first conference against anti-Semitism - even as Moscow teacher investigated for asking students about attitudes towards Jews.
Filipino president praises HitlerWorld Jewish Congress condemns "inhumane" statement, calls for apology.
President Rivlin hosts delegation of senior WJC leadershipPresident Reuven Rivlin today (Monday) hosted a delegation of the senior leadership of the World Jewish Congress (WJC).
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.
WJC lauds Obama and Netanyahu for commitment to two statesWorld Jewish Congress President Ronald Lauder praises Obama and Netanyahu after face-to-face meeting at the White House.
Druze delegation tours US to promote IsraelDelegation speaks at schools, organizations, media to emphasize tolerance in Israeli society.
'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.
WJC Calls on Abbas to Fight 'Extremists'World Jewish Congress President Ronald Lauder expresses concern over continued Palestinian terror.
Jewish Groups Blast Iceland's Capital for Boycott VoteSimon Wiesenthal Center and World Jewish Congress denounce Reykjavik's vote to boycott Israeli products.
WJC President Condemns Cancellation of Matisyahu ConcertRonald Lauder expresses outrage over festival's cancellation of Matisyahu concert following BDS pressure.
Indonesia Grants Israeli Badminton Player VisaWorld Jewish Congress welcomes news that Misha Zilberman, who represented Israel in the 2012 Olympics, will be allowed to play.
WJC Head Lauds Cameron for Combatting Anti-SemitismRonald S. Lauder hails British PM for his plan to take steps to counter anti-Semitic conspiracy theories.
Former Nazi's Conviction Must 'Pave the Way' for MoreJewish groups praise Oskar Groening's conviction, but call on European authorities 'not to relent' in bringing all living Nazis to justice.
World Jewish Congress Leader: 'No Reason' to Trust IranWJC President Ronald S. Lauder expresses skepticism over the Iran deal, noting 'Tehran has a long history of misleading the world.'
Hungary Planning Statue in Honor of Anti-Semitic MinisterBalint Homan, a WWII-era minister who wanted to expel Jews from Hungary, to be honored with statue in city of Székesfehérvár.
'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.
Helen Mirren Wins World Jewish Congress Recognition AwardAward-winning actress honored with award for those who work on behalf of Jewish people, for her role in the film "Woman in Gold."
Red Cross 'Lost its Moral Compass' During the HolocaustICRC head admits Red Cross failed to protect Jews, preferring to remain willfully blind to the horrors of Nazism.
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.
WJC Prez: Jews, Christians Must Fight Islamists TogetherLauder says Jews have a responsibility to help embattled Christians in Middle East, as Christians must help fight anti-Semitism.
WJC Head: Anti-Semitism in Europe Akin to 1930sRonald Lauder warns that seven decades after World War II, Jews in Europe are having to look over their shoulders once more.
Jewish Leaders Congratulate Netanyahu on VictoryJFNA, WJC leaders hail a victory for Likud and for democracy in the Middle East after the 20th Knesset elections.
European Jewish Leaders to EU: Protect JewsWJC, EJA leaders call on Denmark to increase security to Jewish institutions after attacks, urge EU to take 'critical' action.
Jewish Leader Warns Swiss Museum Not to Accept Gift of Nazi ArtWJC leader warns of 'Pandora's box' of consequences if Bern accepts art stolen from Jews by Nazis.
'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.
WJC Reassures Israelis: 'You are not Alone'World Jewish Congress leaders tour Negev, communities hit by Hamas in solidarity visit.
Jewish Leaders Call for Stronger Security in EuropeWorld Jewish Congress president calls for protection against Islamists 'taught to kill,' one week after Brussels shooting.
Jewish Organizations Condemn Khamenei's Holocaust DenialADL and WJC slam Iran's Supreme Leader, who said he was "unsure" the Holocaust happened.
WJC Praises Germany's Crackdown on Former Nazi War Criminals"The prosecution of those who participated in terrible crimes sends a clear message that justice must be done," says Ronald Lauder.
WJC Says Hungarian Government is Falsifying HistoryWorld Jewish Congress president supports decision of Hungary's Jews to boycott events marking the 70th anniversary of deportations.
WJC Head: Germany Needs Law for Nazi-Looted ArtGermany must introduce a law specifically aimed at facilitating the return of Nazi-looted art, says Ronald Lauder.
Former World Jewish Congress President Edgar Bronfman Dies at 84Bronfman leaves legacy of Jewish advocacy; philanthropist and activist won Presidential Medal of Freedom, spoke to the United Nations.
WJC: Germany Needs To Prevent More Nazi Art IncidentsRonald Lauder, head of the World Jewish Congress, makes public statement decrying German mishandling of the Nazi art looting case.
Tzipi Livni: Negotiations with the PA are in Israel's InterestsIsrael's chief negotiator tells World Jewish Congress that "Palestinian state" is inevitable, says Israel must negotiate with the PA.
Bennett: Israel Must 'Reinvent' its Relationship with Diaspora"Perpetuation of the Jewish people is what I live for" Minister tells WJC; says Israel must do more to reach out to Diaspora Jewry.
Lapid: We Must Fight Anti-Semitism"Hate does not disappear. It is a horrible fact of life we should fight every day," Lapid tells World Jewish Congress.
WJC Urges EU to Ban Far-Right PartiesThe World Jewish Congress urged Europe's governments to consider a ban on far-right parties, at the end of a conference in Budapest.
Lauder Re-Elected World Jewish Congress HeadWorld Jewish Congress president Ronald Lauder has been re-elected unopposed for a second 4-year term at Hungary conference.
WJC President: Hungarian Jews Considering LeavingWorld Jewish Congress Ronald S. Lauder warns that rising anti-Semitism in Hungary is causing local Jews to consider leaving.
Hungarian PM Promises 'Zero Tolerance' for Anti-SemitismHungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban tells WJC that anti-Semitism is"unacceptable and intolerable".
Wold Jewish Congress to Combat Neo-Nazism at Annual AssemblyThe World Jewish Congress will kickstart its annual assembly on Sunday to discuss alarming rise of neo-Nazi political parties.
WJC Official Cancels Participation in Event with Turkish DeputyErdogan’s anti-Israel statement causes WJC official to cancel his planned participation in an event attended by Turkey’s Deputy PM.
Ronald Lauder Agrees to Bail Out Israel's Channel 10American billionaire Ronald Lauder has agreed to bail out the financially troubled Israeli television station Channel 10.
Holocaust-Denying Bishop Expelled from Catholic Breakaway GroupBishop Richard Williamson, who made headlines for denying the Holocaust, has been officially expelled from Society of St, Pius X.
Austrian President Condemns Anti-Semitic Facebook CartoonAustria's president has denounced far-right Freedom Party leader for posting an anti-Semitic cartoon on his Facebook page.