News and updates about WJC

Pope Francis receives historic WJC delegation, strengthening Catholic-Jewish ties

Pope Francis receives historic World Jewish Congress delegation to strengthen Jewish-Catholic ties, as WJC Pres. announces new initiative.

Pope Francis receives historic Jewish delegation

WJC President condemns antisemitic manifestations in Jacksonville

'Free speech has limits, and inciting violence through antisemitic and racist rhetoric crosses the line,' WJC Pres. Ron Lauder says.

WJC Pres. condemns antisemitic manifestations in Jacksonville

WJC calls out UN Commission of Inquiry's anti-Israel report

World Jewish Congress says UN's Commission of Inquiry's latest anti-Israel report is "an affront to history and truth".

WJC calls out UN Commission of Inquiry's anti-Israel report

WJC condemns antisemitism of UNHRC Commission of Inquiry

"It’s time to disband the investigation," says WJC President Lauder after member of committee probing Israel makes antisemitic statements.

WJC condemns antisemitism of UNHRC Commission of Inquiry

WJC President receives France’s top distinction

French President Emmanuel Macron names World Jewish Congress President Ronald S. Lauder a commander of the Legion of Honor.

WJC President receives France’s top distinction

WJC denounces Tel Aviv shooting attack

WJC President: We call on Palestinian and Arab leaders to unequivocally condemn the reprehensible violence being directed at civilians.

WJC denounces Tel Aviv shooting attack

Tiktok to fight online Holocaust denial - with UNESCO and WJC

On Holocaust Remembrance Day, UNESCO, World Jewish Congress, launch new partnership with TikTok to tackle Holocaust distortion and denial.

Tiktok to fight online Holocaust denial - with UNESCO and WJC

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. 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 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 condemns resolutions targeting Israel

World Jewish Congress President Ronald S. Lauder says resolutions targeting Israel are shameless.

WJC condemns resolutions targeting Israel

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

"During this difficult hour, we stand with the people of Israel" – WJC

World Jewish Congress says that latest barrage of rocket attacks proves Hamas will never accept the Jewish State "in any borders."

"During this difficult hour, we stand with the people of Israel"

WJC praises ban on Greek Golden Dawn party

Golden Dawn, which has become notorious for its blatant anti-Semitic rhetoric, named a criminal organization by Greek court.

WJC praises ban on Greek Golden Dawn party

WJC condemns attack on head of Austria’s Jewish community

World Jewish Congress President Ronald S. Lauder: Such assault on Jews is becoming far too commonplace.

WJC condemns attack on head of Austria’s Jewish community

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

WJC horrified by anti-Semitic attack in Paris

World Jewish Congress expresses horror and concern after 79-year-old woman hit in the head with metal ball near Paris synagogue.

WJC horrified by anti-Semitic attack in Paris

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.

Egyptian President meets WJC President

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

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

When Jewish politics trumped Holocaust rescue

When Jewish politics trumped Holocaust rescue

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.

UNESCO and WJC launch website on Holocaust education

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

A Jabotinsky Zionist reply to Ronald Lauder

A Jabotinsky Zionist reply to Ronald Lauder

Ron Lauder joins the attack on Israel

Ron Lauder joins the attack on Israel

WJC: Cancellation of soccer game sets dangerous precedent

World Jewish Congress condemns cancellation of friendly match between Israel and Argentina.

WJC: Cancellation of soccer game sets dangerous precedent

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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WJC: Polish law an attack on democracy

World Jewish Congress opposes Polish law which would criminalize suggestions that Poland was responsible for Nazis crimes.

WJC: Polish law an attack on democracy

'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'

WJC criticizes EU Parliament for hosting terrorist

WJC President Ronald S. Lauder blasts European Parliament for hosting convicted Palestinian Arab terrorist Leila Khaled.

WJC criticizes EU Parliament for hosting terrorist

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.

WJC condemns UN threat to Judea and Samaria companies

Canada committed to Israel's security

Canada's Foreign Minister reiterates her country's commitment to support Israel.

Canada committed to Israel's security

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.

UNESCO head stresses Jewish link to Jerusalem

UN chief: Treat Israel as any other state

UN Secretary General vows to stand up against the body's anti-Israel bias.

UN chief: Treat Israel as any other state

Trump: America stands strong with Israel

In speech at WJC conference, President Trump vows to fight anti-Semitism and stand by Israel.

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'We are winning this battle'

CEO of World Jewish Congress Robert Singer speaks with Arutz Sheva following special convention at the UN against BDS.

'We are winning this battle'player

'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.

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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.

Soft on Nazis? WJC hits Youtube German office over hate videos

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.

UN event held on the 'Jewish Nakba' - refugees from Arab lands