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Jewish Groups Blast Iceland's Capital for Boycott

Jewish Groups Blast Iceland's Capital for Boycott

Simon Wiesenthal Center and World Jewish Congress denounce Reykjavik's vote to boycott Israeli products.Ben Ariel, Canada, 19/09/2015 01:00
WJC Condemns Cancellation of Matisyahu Concert

WJC Condemns Cancellation of Matisyahu Concert

Ronald Lauder expresses outrage over festival's cancellation of Matisyahu concert following BDS pressure.Ben Ariel, 17/08/2015 06:16
Indonesia Grants Israeli Badminton Player Visa

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, 10/08/2015 20:59
WJC Head Lauds Cameron for Fighting Anti-Semitism

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, 21/07/2015 05:45
Nazi's Conviction Must 'Pave the Way' for More

Nazi's Conviction Must 'Pave the Way' for More

Jewish groups praise Oskar Groening's conviction, but call on European authorities 'not to relent' in bringing all living Nazis to justice.Arutz Sheva Staff, 15/07/2015 16:37
WJC Leader: 'No Reason' to Trust Iran

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, 14/07/2015 12:48
Hungarian City Planning Statue for Anti-Semite

Hungarian City Planning Statue for Anti-Semite

Balint Homan, a WWII-era minister who wanted to expel Jews from Hungary, to be honored with statue in city of Székesfehérvár.Cynthia Blank, 08/07/2015 15:53
'UN Must Overcome its Obsession with Israel'

'UN Must Overcome its Obsession with Israel'

World Jewish Congress leads 1,000-strong rally in Geneva, urging UN, in midst of discussion on Gaza war, to treat Israel more fairly.Cynthia Blank, 29/06/2015 17:09
Helen Mirren Wins WJC Recognition Award

Helen Mirren Wins WJC Recognition Award

Award-winning actress honored with award for those who work on behalf of Jewish people, for her role in the film "Woman in Gold."Cynthia Blank, 21/06/2015 12:07
ICRC 'Lost its Moral Compass' During the Holocaust

ICRC 'Lost its Moral Compass' During the Holocaust

ICRC head admits Red Cross failed to protect Jews, preferring to remain willfully blind to the horrors of Nazism.Arutz Sheva Staff, 28/04/2015 22:25
'Reviving Iran's Economy, Leaving Nuclear Arms'

'Reviving Iran's Economy, Leaving Nuclear Arms'

WJC President Lauder expresses doubts on nuclear deal, warning Islamic regime likely to trick the West and get the bomb.Ari Yashar, 02/04/2015 23:17
WJC Prez: Jews and Christians Must Act in Unison

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, 25/03/2015 22:49
WJC Head: Anti-Semitism in Europe Akin to 1930s

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, 25/03/2015 05:13
Jewish Leaders Congratulate Netanyahu on Victory

Jewish Leaders Congratulate Netanyahu on Victory

JFNA, WJC leaders hail a victory for Likud and for democracy in the Middle East after the 20th Knesset elections.Tova Dvorin, 18/03/2015 21:17
European Jewish Leaders to EU: Protect Jews

European Jewish Leaders to EU: Protect Jews

WJC, EJA leaders call on Denmark to increase security to Jewish institutions after attacks, urge EU to take 'critical' action.Tova Dvorin, 15/02/2015 11:23
WJC Warns Swiss Museum Not to Accept Nazi Art

WJC Warns Swiss Museum Not to Accept Nazi Art

WJC leader warns of 'Pandora's box' of consequences if Bern accepts art stolen from Jews by Nazis.Arutz Sheva Staff, 02/11/2014 08:50
'Despite Our Differences, We All Stand Together'

'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, 19/10/2014 13:43
WJC Reassures Israelis: 'You are not Alone'

WJC Reassures Israelis: 'You are not Alone'

World Jewish Congress leaders tour Negev, communities hit by Hamas in solidarity visit.Yoni Kempinski, Tova Dvorin, 18/07/2014 13:43
Jewish Leaders Call for Better Security in Europe

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, 02/06/2014 18:58
The Dead-End of Diaspora

The Dead-End of Diaspora

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Jewish Organizations Condemn Khamenei's Remarks

Jewish Organizations Condemn Khamenei's Remarks

ADL and WJC slam Iran's Supreme Leader, who said he was "unsure" the Holocaust happened.Elad Benari, 24/03/2014 05:43
WJC Praises Germany's Crackdown on War Criminals

WJC Praises Germany's Crackdown on 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, 19/03/2014 02:45
WJC Says Hungary is Falsifying History

WJC Says Hungary is Falsifying History

World Jewish Congress president supports decision of Hungary's Jews to boycott events marking the 70th anniversary of deportations.Elad Benari, 16/02/2014 05:46
WJC Head: Germany Needs Law for Nazi-Looted Art

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, 31/01/2014 04:42
WJC President Edgar Bronfman Dies at 84

WJC 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, 22/12/2013 12:33
WJC: Germany Needs To Prevent Nazi Art Incidents

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, 20/11/2013 19:27
Livni: PA Negotiations are in Israel's Interests

Livni: PA Negotiations 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, 23/10/2013 18:19
Israel Must 'Reinvent' Relationship with Diaspora

Israel Must 'Reinvent' 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, 23/10/2013 17:13
Lapid: We Must Fight Anti-Semitism

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, 22/10/2013 01:15
WJC Urges EU to Ban Far-Right Parties

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, 08/05/2013 05:14
Lauder Re-Elected World Jewish Congress Head

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, 07/05/2013 14:54
WJC President: Hungarian Jews Considering Leaving

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, 06/05/2013 01:13
Hungarian PM: Zero Tolerance for Anti-Semitism

Hungarian PM: Zero Tolerance for Anti-Semitism

Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban tells WJC that anti-Semitism is"unacceptable and intolerable".Elad Benari, 06/05/2013 00:12
Wold Jewish Congress Assembly to Combat Neo-Nazism

Wold Jewish Congress Assembly to Combat Neo-Nazism

The World Jewish Congress will kickstart its annual assembly on Sunday to discuss alarming rise of neo-Nazi political parties. Arutz Sheva staff, 05/05/2013 10:49
WJC Cancels Appearance Over Erdogan Comments

WJC Cancels Appearance Over Erdogan Comments

Erdogan’s anti-Israel statement causes WJC official to cancel his planned participation in an event attended by Turkey’s Deputy PM.Elad Benari, 06/03/2013 05:45
Lauder Agrees to Bail Out Israel's Channel 10

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 , 03/12/2012 20:10
Catholic Group Expels Holocaust-Denying Bishop

Catholic Group Expels Holocaust-Denying Bishop

Bishop Richard Williamson, who made headlines for denying the Holocaust, has been officially expelled from Society of St, Pius X.Rachel Hirshfeld , 24/10/2012 20:38
Austrian President Condemns Hateful Facebook Image

Austrian President Condemns Hateful Facebook Image

Austria's president has denounced far-right Freedom Party leader for posting an anti-Semitic cartoon on his Facebook page.Rachel Hirshfeld, 11/09/2012 15:54