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IJC Applauds Austria’s Decision to Adopt IHRA Working Definition on Antisemitism

  IJC Statement on Austria's Decision to Adopt IHRA Working Definition on Antisemitism The Israeli-Jewish Congress (IJC) applauds Austria for adopting the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance's (IHRA) definition of Antisemitism, following last year in which the number of Antisemitic incidents reached a record high in Austria.   Austria becomes the second ...

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Yom Ha’Shoah – Remembering the 6 Million Jews Murdered in the Holocaust

For some, 'Never Again' is no more than an empty slogan. But not for us, not the Jewish people, not for the State of Israel and not for all those with a clear moral compass and sense of urgency. Today, on Yom Ha'Shoah, please join us in remember the 6,000,000 Jews murdered in the Holocaust, as we honor their memories ... and recommit to fighting against Antisemitism, Holocaust ...

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IJC strongly welcomes decision of EU to adopt anti-BDS stance in new official commercial policy

The Israeli-Jewish Congress (IJC) strongly welcomes the decision of the European Union to clearly state its opposition and rejection of boycotts against Israel in their just released Report on Competition Policy for 2016. The clause on boycotts, instituted by leading pro-Israel Member of European Parliament, Fulvio Martusciello, states that the European Comm ...

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One Israeli killed in car ramming terror attack outside Jerusalem

Awful news this morning of a terror attack in Ofra, just outside Jerusalem, in which a Palestinian terrorist rammed a car into a bus stop, murdering a young man (age 20) and injuring another.   Whether it is London, Nice, Berlin of Israel, this wave of Islamic jihadist vehicular attacks must be condemned immediately and unequivocally by all.   Our thoughts and prayers ...

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IJC Participates at major pro-Israel anti-BDS conference at United Nations, New York

On 29th March 2017, The Israeli-Jewish Congress (IJC) President Mr. Vladimir Sloutsker and Executive Director Arsen Ostrovsky were honoured to speak at the United Nations in New York, at a major conference in support of Israel and to stand up against the BDS Movement. Over 2,500 attended the special gathering, with other high level speakers including Israel's Ambassador to ...

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5 Years Since Toulouse Jewish School Terror Attack

We remember! On this day, 5 years ago, in an unspeakable act of evil, an Islamic terrorist murdered 3 young Jewish children and their Rabbi, in the Otzar Hatorah Toulouse School terror attack.   Their names were:   * Rabbi Jonathan Sandler (z'l), age 30 * Gabriel Sandler (z'l), age 3 * Arieh Sandler (z'l), age 6 * Miriam Monsonego (z'l), age 8   Gabriel and Arieh ...

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Happy Purim

The Israeli Jewish Congress (IJC) wishes a very Happy Purim and Shushan Purim to all the Jewish People in Israel and around the world on this joyous festival! Chag Purim Sameach! ...

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CZECHS, ISRAELIS GATHER TO TOUT COUNTRIES’ TIES AT PRAGUE CONFERENCE

The Israeli Jewish Congress (IJC) was proud to support this event, aimed at strengthening Israel - Czech Republic ties, as one of the closest and strongest friends of the Jewish state.   The high-level event, hosted in the Czech Parliament by the 'Czech Friends of Israel Association' was attended by many members of the Czech Parliament, senior government officials, members ...

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