Egyptian President meets WJC President

Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi and Ron Lauder discuss Egyptian-US relations, latest developments in the peace process in the Middle East.Elad Benari, 6/12/2019, 3:43 AM

Lessons from Moscow: Five ways to tackle anti-Semitism head-on

We strongly feel that anti-Semitism is not solely a Jewish issue. Jews are the proverbial canaries in the mine. WJC Jewish Diplomats, 12/27/2018, 9:51 PM

When Jewish politics trumped Holocaust rescue

The sad story of how one man's unbridled pursuit of power stopped the protests that might have made FDR do something to help European Jewry.Dr. Rafael Medoff, 12/25/2018, 10:22 PM

UNESCO and WJC launch website on Holocaust education

UN cultural agency teams up with World Jewish Congress to launch website dedicated to Holocaust education and memory.Ben Ariel, 11/20/2018, 5:37 AM

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

WJC: Cancellation of soccer game sets dangerous precedent

World Jewish Congress condemns cancellation of friendly match between Israel and Argentina.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/7/2018, 6:35 AM

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

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

'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

WJC criticizes EU Parliament for hosting terrorist

WJC President Ronald S. Lauder blasts European Parliament for hosting convicted Palestinian Arab terrorist Leila Khaled.Elad Benari, Canada, 9/29/2017, 11:49 PM

WJC condemns UN threat to Judea and Samaria companies

World Jewish Congress condemns threats to blacklist 150 Israeli and international companies for doing business in Judea and Samaria.Ben Ariel, 9/28/2017, 5:13 AM

Canada committed to Israel's security

Canada's Foreign Minister reiterates her country's commitment to support Israel.Dalit Halevi, 4/27/2017, 5:14 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

UN chief: Treat Israel as any other state

UN Secretary General vows to stand up against the body's anti-Israel bias.Elad Benari, 4/24/2017, 6:15 AM

Trump: America stands strong with Israel

In speech at WJC conference, President Trump vows to fight anti-Semitism and stand by Israel.Elad Benari, 4/24/2017, 2:04 AM

'We are winning this battle'

CEO of World Jewish Congress Robert Singer speaks with Arutz Sheva following special convention at the UN against BDS.Eliran Aharon, 3/31/2017, 8:15 AM

'BDS is the biggest lie of all time'

WJC leader Ronald S. Lauder gives passionate speech against BDS at international UNGA summit, notes the masses blindly following Islamists.Tova Dvorin, 5/31/2016, 9:17 PM

WJC blasts Youtube over pro-Nazi videos

'If copyrighted material can be removed instantly, why do pro-Nazi videos stay up?,' asks World Jewish Congress.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/2/2016, 5:57 PM

UN event held on the 'Jewish Nakba'

Amb. to the UN Danny Danon, WJC, Conference of Presidents join UN to commemorate expulsion of 850,000 Jews from Arab countries.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/2/2015, 5:09 PM

WJC lauds Obama, Netanyahu over 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

WJC urges Israel, PA to restart peace talks

Despite Palestinian incitement, violence, World Jewish Congress still believes in two-state solution; calls on Arab world to intervene.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/28/2015, 9:34 AM

Jewish Leaders Send Condolences to Saudi King

WJC heads representing over 100 Jewish communities tell King Salman: 'may we worship our common God with love and in peace.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/1/2015, 10:42 PM

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

'Good Triumphs Evil' at Nazi Olympic Park

Jewish European Maccabi Games begin at Nazi park in Berlin that was the site of the 1936 Olympic Games.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/28/2015, 8:50 PM

WJC Head Lauds Cameron for Fighting 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

WJC 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

Outrage: Polish Nude Tag in Gas Chamber Reinstated

World Jewish Congress President condemns Krakow museum for returning offensive exhibit, after protest had previously closed it.Ari Yashar, 7/7/2015, 5:42 PM

'Protesting Near the UN is Not a Lost Cause'

NGOs have to present reality as its, says organizer of protest outside the UN's Human Rights Council.Yoni Kempinski, 6/30/2015, 5:44 AM

WJC Prez: Jews and Christians Must Act in Unison

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

'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

'Millions Worldwide Love Zion'

MPs from across the globe speak to Arutz Sheva on Israel and solidarity, in honor of ICEJ-WJC joint conference.Yoni Kempinski, Tova Dvorin, 10/14/2014, 10:22 AM

'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

Christian, Jewish Leaders: Save ME Christians

Religious leaders unite in call for international community to rally around the Middle East's Christians - before it's too late.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/13/2014, 8:15 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 Better 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

Backlash Continues Against ASA Academic Boycott

Major Jewish groups strongly condemn the boycott against Israel by the American Studies Association, warn of possible precedent.Tova Dvorin , 12/17/2013, 1:45 AM

WJC: Germany Needs To Prevent 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

Pope to 'Investigate' Polish Slaughter Ban

Pope Francis has ordered an investigation into a Polish ban on the ritual kosher slaughter of animals, says WJC head Ron Lauder.Elad Benari, 9/3/2013, 2:13 AM

Jews, Christians Celebrate Israel in Moscow

Jewish and Israeli delegations meets Knesset Christian Allies Caucus in Moscow in celebration of state of Israel. Arutz Sheva staff, 5/28/2013, 10:59 PM

Hungary: Anti-Semites Given Prison Sentences

Budapest court hands down prison sentences to three men who verbally abused visitors to the World Jewish Congress.Elad Benari, Canada, 5/11/2013, 1:50 AM

Minister Shalom: Add Hizbullah to EU Terror List

Water and Energy Minister Silvan Shalom speaks at WJC plenary, calls for tougher punishment for anti-Semitism.Elad Benari, 5/6/2013, 4:43 AM

Hungarians Stage 'Anti-Zionist' Revenge Rally

Far-right Jobbik party called for an “anti-Zionist” demonstration to be held on eve of World Jewish Congress General Assembly.Rachel Hirshfeld , 4/11/2013, 8:29 PM

Jewish Groups Blast 'Pyrrhic' UN Resolution

The UN has handed the PA "a pyrrhic public relations victory," asserts ADL; NCYI. Agudah laud countries opposed, WJC notes Nov. 29 date.Rachel Hirshfeld, 11/30/2012, 12:08 PM

70 Yrs. Ago: Telegram Alerts World of Holocaust

Seventy years ago the WJC representative in Geneva sent a telegram to US diplomats informing them of Hitler’s plans to annihilate the Jews.Rachel Hirshfeld, 8/9/2012, 12:14 AM

'Canada Should Play Larger Role in Mideast'

The head of the World Jewish Congress, Ronald S. Lauder, said that Canada should play a larger role in Middle East negotiations.Rachel Hirshfeld, 5/17/2012, 4:00 PM

Leader of WJC Dies at 59

Elan Steinberg, executive director of the World Jewish Congress (WJC) died of cancer, on Friday, at the age of 59. Rachel Hirshfeld, 4/9/2012, 1:08 PM

WJC Delegates in Israel

The International Council of Jewish Parliamentarians visited the Knesset and Noam Schalit during their consultations.Chana Yaar, Gavriel Queenann & Hezki Baruch, 6/29/2011, 7:51 PM

Efrat Resident Is WJC Leader

Dan Diker, a resident of Efrat, has been voted WJC Secretary General Delegates dedicate Torah scroll to IDF at Western Wall.Aryeh Ben Hayim, 6/21/2011, 11:41 PM

WJC Awards 'Heroes of Haiti'

The World Jewish Congress awarded "Zaka" Heroes of Haiti” for their rescue efforts after a disastrous earthquake struck the country last January. IsraelNN Staff, 9/5/2010, 8:33 AM

WJC: New Mideast Course for US?

The World Jewish Congress added its voice to the growing chorus of concern about the apparent White House hostility towards Israel. McCain agrees.Hana Levi Julian, 4/15/2010, 12:17 PM