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Statement by IJC President Vladimir Sloutsker on Pittsburgh Synagogue shooting

Statement by IJC President Vladimir Sloutsker on Pittsburgh Synagogue shooting

Today, the Jewish people grieve as one.   The horrific events that unfolded today at the ‘Tree of Life’ Synagogue in Pittsburgh, where a shooter murdered 8 innocent people, as ...

Statement by IJC President Vladimir Sloutsker on overnight rocket bombardment from Gaza

Statement by IJC President Vladimir Sloutsker on overnight rocket bombardment from Gaza

This weekend, as Israelis were marking the holy Sabbath, thousands of families across southern Israel had to spend the night and this morning in bomb shelters, after Palestinian Is ...

IJC Executive Director Arsen Ostrovsky – ‘Advocating for Israel, from Israel: Reflections on ‘aliyah’

IJC Executive Director Arsen Ostrovsky – ‘Advocating for Israel, from Israel: Reflections on ‘aliyah’

I’m a Jew, I’m a Zionist, and after 2,000 years of our people dreaming, fleeing persecution and saying year after year, “Next Year in Jerusalem,” I said, “Enough is enough! I’m com ...

IJC Statement on Today’s Rocket Attack on Beer’sheva, Israel

IJC Statement on Today’s Rocket Attack on Beer’sheva, Israel

Hi, how was your night?   At 04:00am, in Beer'sheva, south of Israel, as most families should have been safe asleep, Palestinian terrorists in Gaza fired a number of rock ...

Statement by IJC President Vladimir Sloutsker on Terror Attack in Barkan

Statement by IJC President Vladimir Sloutsker on Terror Attack in Barkan

The Israeli-Jewish Congress (IJC) expresses our most profound sadness and shock at the heinous terror attack in the Barkan Industrial Zone in central Israel this week, that claimed ...

IJC President Vladimir Sloutsker: ‘The UN has failed to defend human rights – the world needs a new international body.’

IJC President Vladimir Sloutsker: ‘The UN has failed to defend human rights – the world needs a new international body.’

New article by The Israeli-Jewish Congress (IJC) President Vladimir Sloutsker, published in the International Business Times: 'The UN has failed to defend human rights - the w ...

Statement by IJC President Vladimir Sloutsker on the death of Kofi Annan, former UN Secretary-General and Nobel Peace Prize Winner

Statement by IJC President Vladimir Sloutsker on the death of Kofi Annan, former UN Secretary-General and Nobel Peace Prize Winner

The Israeli-Jewish Congress (IJC) deeply mourns the passing of former UN Secretary-General and Nobel Peace Prize winner Kofi Annan. Mr. Annan was a true global statesman and leader ...

IJC holds special gathering with Knesset Speaker Yuli Edelstein and leaders of European Jewish communities

The Israeli-Jewish Congress was honored this week to host a special gathering of European Jewish leaders in the Knesset with the Speaker of the Knesset, Mr. Yuli Edelstein. The purpose of this gathering was to create a Joint Road Map between global Jewish leaders and Members of Knesset, in order to promote th more ...

June 23, 2013 (0) comments

Meeting of the IJC Founders – June 2012

A meeting of the Founders of the Israeli Jewish Congress was held on Tuesday June 12th 2012 with the participation of the four Founders Maj. Gen. (Ret.) Yaakov Borovsky, IJC President Vladimir Sloutsker, Dr. Adv. Lipa Meir and Maj. Gen. (res.) Danny Yatom. During the meeting the activities of the IJC over the more ...

June 12, 2012 (0) comments

Statement by IJC President Vladimir Sloutsker on Pittsburgh Synagogue shooting

Today, the Jewish people grieve as one.   The horrific events that unfolded today at the ‘Tree of Life’ Synagogue in Pittsburgh, where a shooter murdered 8 innocent people, as they were attending and celebrating Shabbat services, is truly barbaric and evil beyond words.   First and foremost, our tho more ...

October 27, 2018 (0) comments

A Tribute to Noah Klieger

An article by Greer Fay Cashman of the Jerusalem Post about our very special tribute event this week in honor of Holocaust survivor and veteran leading journalist Noah Klieger. By Greer Fay Cashman [09/08/2016] ■ VETERAN JOURNALIST and Auschwitz survivor Noah Klieger, who will next ye more ...

September 09, 2016 (0) comments