WJC President calls for pressure on Hamas

Ronald Lauder expresses concern over violent escalation in Gaza, called for pressure on Hamas to cease attacks against Israeli citizens.Ben Ariel, 11/13/2018, 12:11 AM

A Jabotinsky Zionist reply to Ronald Lauder

Is Israel really "tarnishing the sacred value of equality" as Lauder wrote in the New York Times? Moshe Phillips, 8/29/2018, 1:59 PM

Ron Lauder joins the attack on Israel

Why does the head of a major Jewish organization go to the Times with his complaints about Israel, instead of one of the many Jewish newspapers? What is he saying between the lines?Att'y Stephen M. Flatow, 8/14/2018, 10:26 PM

Ronald Lauder in 2nd public rebuke asks ‘is Israel losing way’

Israeli government 'appears to be tarnishing sacred value of equality...turning back on Jewish heritage, Zionist ethos, Israeli spirit.'JTA - Mordechai Sones, 8/14/2018, 9:50 PM

Two-State delusion divides American and Israeli Jews

Perhaps Diaspora Jews are alienating Israelis and not vice-versa. Matthew M. Hausman, J.D., 5/24/2018, 3:30 PM

INTO THE FRAY: Lauder’s lame lament

​​​​​​​According to Ronald Lauder, Israel must be either perilously insecure; or demographically untenable. This is an utterly false dichotomy. Dr. Martin Sherman, 3/23/2018, 1:59 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

English soccer team launches campaign to fight anti-Semitism

Chelsea club launches 'Say No to Anti-Semitism' campaign aimed at discouraging anti-Semitism among its players and fans.JTA and Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/1/2018, 10:05 AM

'Israel’s legitimacy will never be up for question'

Ronald Lauder ahead of 70th anniversary of UN vote on Israel: We must continue to defend Israel’s right to exist in peace and security.Nitsan Keidar, New York, 11/28/2017, 3:37 AM

'The future of the Jewish people depends on education'

Lauder Foundation marks 30 years of support for Jewish education in Europe.JTA, 11/8/2017, 2:25 PM

WJC concerned over rise of far-right Austrian party

World Jewish Congress President Ronald Lauder says Austrian Freedom Party is like neo-Nazi and anti-Semitic parties in other EU nations.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/16/2017, 7:52 PM

Far-right party places second in Austrian national elections

Jewish groups call on largest party after Austrian elections to form government without the second largest party, the extreme Freedom Party.JTA, 10/15/2017, 8:45 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

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

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

World Jewish Congress: BDS is no different from Nuremberg Laws

WJC head Ronald Lauder: 'BDS is nothing more than dangerous new strain of age-old disease. That disease is anti-Semitism.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/29/2016, 1:26 PM

'There are still men out there with blood on their hands'

Germany begins trial Thursday against former Auschwitz guard, 94, accused of watching over selections for the gas chamber.Coralie Febvre, 2/11/2016, 7:16 AM

Hitler is back on the bookshelf in Germany

Mein Kampf hits bookstores on Friday, Jewish leaders argue that the idea of a need for the massive annotated version is 'nonsense.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/8/2016, 7:14 AM

‘The light of Israel will overcome the darkness terror spreads’

President Rivlin participated in a candle-lighting ceremony with United Nations ambassadors and World Jewish Congress officials.Nitsan Keidar, 12/14/2015, 7:58 AM

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

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

Report: WJC President Met Abbas in Jordan

PA chairman Mahmoud Abbas reportedly meets World Jewish Congress President Ronald Lauder in Amman to discuss peace.Elad Benari, 8/5/2015, 5:45 AM

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

Rivlin: Christian Support Important for a Better World

President Reuven Rivlin speaks at joint Jewish-Christian conference, stresses that interfaith cooperation 'more important than ever.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/13/2014, 9:44 PM

Pope Says Christians in Iraq Suffering 'Just Like the Jews'

'You have suffered, now it's our turn', Pope Francis reportedly told World Jewish Congress head; warned ISIS could spark 'World War Three.'AFP, 9/18/2014, 3:20 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

Jewish Leaders Call for Stronger Security in Europe

World Jewish Congress president calls for protection against Islamists 'taught to kill,' one week after Brussels shooting.AFP and Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/2/2014, 6:58 PM

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.Elad Benari, 3/19/2014, 2:45 AM

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

JNF Call for Realism on Problems Amid Questionable Track Record

Ronald Lauder talks anti-Semitism, realism confronting problems. Reports cast doubt on JNF's realism.Ari Yashar, 11/1/2013, 3:14 AM

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

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