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WJC praises US lawmakers over antisemitism resolution

World Jewish Congress President Ronald S. Lauder welcomes approval of House resolution condemning rising antisemitism.

WJC praises US lawmakers over antisemitism resolution

WJC calls for permanent EU Working Group to Combat Antisemitism

World Jewish Congress President Ronald S. Lauder calls on Czech gov. to take step upon assuming presidency of the EU Council.

WJC calls for permanent EU Working Group to Combat Antisemitism

WJC President condemns Elad terror attack

World Jewish Congress President Ronald S. Lauder: No one should be forced to live in fear that danger lurks around the corner.

WJC President condemns Elad terror attack

WJC Pres: Comparing Zelenskyy to Hitler is beyond the pale

Ronald Lauder condemns Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov’s comments that Hitler had Jewish origins and accusing Jews of antisemitism.

WJC Pres: Comparing Zelenskyy to Hitler is beyond the pale

World Jewish Congress congratulates Macron

WJC President Ronald S. Lauder congratulates French President on "tremendously important victory".

World Jewish Congress congratulates Macron

World Jewish Congress condemns Bnei Brak terror attack

WJC President Ronald Lauder: I call on the international community to condemn all acts of violence.

World Jewish Congress condemns Bnei Brak terror attack

WJC President: The attack on Texas synagogue is an attack on all of us

WJC President Ronald S. Lauder expresses solidarity with Colleyville, Texas Jewish community.

'The attack on Texas synagogue is an attack on all of us'

WJC Pres: Israel's enemies trying to defeat it politically

World Jewish Congress President Ronald S. Lauder says Israel's enemies failed to defeat it militarily or economically, now seek a new way.

WJC Pres: Israel's enemies trying to defeat it politically

World Jewish Congress focusing on battle to combat anti-Semitism

World Jewish Congress Executive Committee considers how to best fight rising worldwide anti-Semitism at meeting this week.

World Jewish Congress focusing on battle to combat anti-Semitism

Jewish, Swedish leaders gather ahead of global anti-Semitism forum

World Jewish Congress president, prime minister of Sweden join at Malmö Synagogue, share next steps in fight against hatred.

Jewish, Swedish leaders meet ahead of global anti-Semitism forum

World Jewish Congress slams EU court ruling upholding religious slaughter ban

EU Court of Justice ruling allows Belgium – and by extension other EU states – to ban religious ritual slaughter without pre-stunning.

WJC slams EU court ruling upholding religious slaughter ban

World Jewish Congress to work with Bahrain to promote peace

World Jewish Congress meets with Bahraini Foreign Minister at the UN to discuss cooperation within the context of the Abraham Accords.

World Jewish Congress to work with Bahrain to promote peace

WJC Pres. Ronald Lauder: 'A generation has been raised with no connection to religion'

Educational efforts crucial in advancing tolerance, Amb. Lauder says at the 2021 G20 Interfaith Forum.

'A generation has been raised with no connection to religion'

WJC applauds appointment of Dani Dayan as Yad Vashem chairman

World Jewish Congress President Ronald S. Lauder welcomes appointment of former New York Consul General as Chairman of Yad Vashem.

WJC applauds appointment of Dani Dayan as Yad Vashem chairman

World Jewish Congress praises appointment of Deborah Lipstadt as US anti-Semitism envoy

Deborah Lipstadt hailed by WJC as someone who "brings a deep understanding of anti-Semitism and real-world experience to the position."

World Jewish Congress praises new US anti-Semitism envoy

World Jewish Congress to Jewish CUNY profs: 'We have your backs'

After 50 CUNY profs resign in protest of staff union's anti-Israel resolution, World Jewish Congress speaks out in their defense.

World Jewish Congress to Jewish CUNY profs: 'We have your backs'

'Israel is new excuse for the old anti-Semitism'

World Jewish Congress President Ronald Lauder calls for global fight against anti-Semitism threatening Israel and the Jewish people.

'Israel is new excuse for the old anti-Semitism'player

WJC President excoriates Polish Holocaust restitution law

Ronald S. Lauder condemns Polish draft law that would severely limit any ability by Holocaust victims to recover stolen property.

WJC President excoriates Polish Holocaust restitution law

WJC stands with Israel and welcomes ceasefire

WJC also expresses outrage at surge in anti-Semitic attacks and anti-Semitism on social media during the last 11 days.

WJC stands with Israel and welcomes ceasefire

World Jewish Congress dismayed at Polish court ruling against Holocaust historians

World Jewish Congress President Ronald Lauder says court ruling 'does not bode well for future of historical research in Poland.'

WJC dismayed at Polish court ruling against Holocaust historians

World Jewish Congress welcomes normalization of Israel-UAE relations

World Jewish Congress President Ronald S. Lauder says decision not to apply Israeli sovereignty avoided 'disaster.'

WJC welcomes normalization of Israel-UAE relations

WJC’s Lauder to address Holocaust survivors, dignitaries

WJC President to join Holocaust survivors, heads of state at Auschwitz-Birkenau Memorial to commemorate 75th anniversary of camp liberation.

WJC’s Lauder to address Holocaust survivors, dignitaries

WJC condemns Tlaib for calling to boycott Bill Maher

World Jewish Congress says Tlaib demonstrated "disregard for freedom of speech" by suggesting a boycott of Bill Maher’s HBO show.

WJC condemns Tlaib for calling to boycott Bill Maher

'Only ten percent go to Jewish schools'

Ron Lauder, former US ambassador to Austria who has established dozens of Jewish schools around the world: "Jewish education is our future."

'Only ten percent go to Jewish schools'player

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.

WJC President calls for pressure on Hamas

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.'

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

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.

Petition calls to ban annual neo-Nazi march in Bulgaria

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.

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'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.

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

'The future of the Jewish people depends on education'

Lauder Foundation marks 30 years of support for Jewish education in Europe.

'The future of the Jewish people depends on education'

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.

WJC concerned over rise of far-right Austrian party

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.

Far-right party places second in Austrian national elections

'UNESCO has strayed from its mission'

WJC urges UN body to focus on its core mandate rather than addressing political matters.

'UNESCO has strayed from its mission'

Hungarian PM praises Hitler ally

Jewish groups criticize Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban’s praise for wartime Nazi ally Miklos Horthy.

Hungarian PM praises Hitler ally

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.

WJC head praises Ban for admitting UN anti-Israel bias

WJC head: 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.'

World Jewish Congress: BDS is no different from Nuremberg Lawsplayer

'There are still men with blood on their hands'

Germany begins trial Thursday against former Auschwitz guard, 94, accused of watching over selections for the gas chamber.

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

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.'

Hitler is back on the bookshelf in Germany

‘Israel's light will overcome terror's darkness'

President Rivlin participated in a candle-lighting ceremony with United Nations ambassadors and World Jewish Congress officials.

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

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.

WJC lauds Obama and Netanyahu for commitment to two states