WJC Says Hungarian Government is Falsifying History

World Jewish Congress president supports decision of Hungary's Jews to boycott events marking the 70th anniversary of deportations.Elad Benari, 2/16/2014, 5:46 AM

WJC Head: Germany Needs Law for Nazi-Looted Art

Germany must introduce a law specifically aimed at facilitating the return of Nazi-looted art, says Ronald Lauder.Elad Benari, 1/31/2014, 4:42 AM

Former World Jewish Congress President Edgar Bronfman Dies at 84

Bronfman leaves legacy of Jewish advocacy; philanthropist and activist won Presidential Medal of Freedom, spoke to the United Nations.Tova Dvorin, 12/22/2013, 12:33 PM

WJC: Germany Needs To Prevent More Nazi Art Incidents

Ronald Lauder, head of the World Jewish Congress, makes public statement decrying German mishandling of the Nazi art looting case.AFP and Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/20/2013, 7:27 PM

Tzipi Livni: Negotiations with the PA are in Israel's Interests

Israel's chief negotiator tells World Jewish Congress that "Palestinian state" is inevitable, says Israel must negotiate with the PA.Ari Soffer, 10/23/2013, 6:19 PM

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.Natan Epstein, 10/23/2013, 5:13 PM

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.Elad Benari, 10/22/2013, 1:15 AM

WJC Urges EU to Ban Far-Right Parties

The World Jewish Congress urged Europe's governments to consider a ban on far-right parties, at the end of a conference in Budapest.Elad Benari, 5/8/2013, 5:14 AM

Lauder Re-Elected World Jewish Congress Head

World Jewish Congress president Ronald Lauder has been re-elected unopposed for a second 4-year term at Hungary conference.Arutz Sheva staff, 5/7/2013, 2:54 PM

WJC President: Hungarian Jews Considering Leaving

World Jewish Congress Ronald S. Lauder warns that rising anti-Semitism in Hungary is causing local Jews to consider leaving.Elad Benari, 5/6/2013, 1:13 AM

Hungarian PM Promises 'Zero Tolerance' for Anti-Semitism

Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban tells WJC that anti-Semitism is"unacceptable and intolerable".Elad Benari, 5/6/2013, 12:12 AM

Wold Jewish Congress to Combat Neo-Nazism at Annual Assembly

The World Jewish Congress will kickstart its annual assembly on Sunday to discuss alarming rise of neo-Nazi political parties. Arutz Sheva staff, 5/5/2013, 10:49 AM

WJC Official Cancels Participation in Event with Turkish Deputy

Erdogan’s anti-Israel statement causes WJC official to cancel his planned participation in an event attended by Turkey’s Deputy PM.Elad Benari, 3/6/2013, 5:45 AM

Ronald Lauder Agrees to Bail Out Israel's Channel 10

American billionaire Ronald Lauder has agreed to bail out the financially troubled Israeli television station Channel 10. Rachel Hirshfeld , 12/3/2012, 8:10 PM

Holocaust-Denying Bishop Expelled from Catholic Breakaway Group

Bishop Richard Williamson, who made headlines for denying the Holocaust, has been officially expelled from Society of St, Pius X.Rachel Hirshfeld , 10/24/2012, 8:38 PM

Austrian President Condemns Anti-Semitic Facebook Cartoon

Austria's president has denounced far-right Freedom Party leader for posting an anti-Semitic cartoon on his Facebook page.Rachel Hirshfeld, 9/11/2012, 3:54 PM