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IJC Statement on President Abbas’ Incendiary and Antisemitic Remarks

In a speech last night before the PLO Central Council, Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas said that “Israel is a colonial project that has nothing to do with Judaism,” adding that the “Europeans wanted to bring the Jews here to preserve their interests in the region.” These remarks are vile and incendiary, peddling classic hateful Antisemitic conspiracies. These are not the ac ...

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IJC mourns Raziel Shevach (z’l), Rabbi and father of 6, murdered in terrorist shooting overnight in Israel

The Israeli Jewish Congress (IJC) is deeply saddened and heartbroken at the news that last evening, an Israeli man, Raziel Shevach (z'l), was murdered in a brutal drive-by shooting by a Palestinian terrorist near Havat Gilad. Raziel Shevach was 35 years old. He was a Rabbi, a man of faith. He was a volunteer EMT (Medic with Magen David Adom), helping save lives of both Jews and ...

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Remembering the victims of Paris Hyper Cacher massacre

Philippe Braham, Yohan Cohen, Yoav Hattab & François-Michel Saada (z'l). These are the names of the four French Jews murdered by an Islamic terrorist, 3 years ago on this day in 2015, during the Paris Hyper Cacher massacre. May their memories be blessed, always!   ...

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Anti-Semitism in France has deep roots and ‘new masks,’ French PM says

French Prime Minister Edouard Philippe speaking before the CRIF (umbrella group of French Jewish communities) Annual Conference: “In our country, anti-Semitism is alive. It is not new, it is ancient. It is not superficial, it is well-rooted and it is alive. And it hides always behind new masks, attempts to justify itself through diverse reasons." Paris Mayor Anne Hidalgo, also ...

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IJC President Vladimir Sloutsker Condemns Horrific Violence & Antisemitism in Europe In Response to President Trump’s Statement on Jerusalem

Press Release IJC President Vladimir Sloutsker Condemns Horrific Violence & Antisemitism in Europe In Response to President Trump’s Statement on Jerusalem "The Israeli - Palestinian conflict must never be used as a pretext for the expression of hatred, violence and Antisemitism in Europe." 10 December, 2017 In these last days, we have witnessed some highly disturb ...

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Statement by IJC President Vladimir Sloutsker on United States recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital

PRESS RELEASE – STATEMENT The Israeli-Jewish Congress (IJC) President & Co-Founder Vladimir Sloutsker on United States recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of the State of Israel 6 December, 2017 (Israel) Vladimir Sloutsker, President & Co-Founder of The Israeli-Jewish Congress (IJC): Jerusalem always was, is and shall remain the capital of the State of Israel and th ...

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IJC President Vladimir Sloutsker Op-Ed in The Algemeiner: ‘Kristallnacht, and Our Modern-Day Approach to Antisemitism’

The Israeli-Jewish Congress (IJC) President Vladimir Sloutsker has published this article in The Algemeiner newspaper today on: 'Kristallnacht, and Our Modern-Day Approach to Antisemitism'. You can read the full article here and reprinted below. Kristallnacht, and Our Modern-Day Approach to Antisemitism BY Vladimir Sloutsker, 10 November 2017 Seventy-nine years ago, N ...

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IJC President Vladimir Sloutsker: Kristallnacht anniversary serves as a sobering prompt for a shift in our approach to eradicating anti-Semitism

The Israeli Jewish Congress (IJC) President Vladimir Sloutsker writes in European Jewish Press how the Kristallnacht anniversary serves as a sobering prompt for a shift in our approach to eradicating anti-Semitism. You can read full article here and reprinted below. Kristallnacht anniversary is a sobering prompt for a shift in our approach to eradicating anti-Semitism By Vladim ...

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On eve of Kristallnacht, IJC President Vladimir Sloutsker outlines 5-point blueprint on combating Antisemitism

Ahead of tomorrow's commemoration of the 79th year since 'Kristallnacht', the deadly and violent 'Night of Broken Glass' in Germany and Austria, when Jewish owned businesses and property were vandalized, The Israeli-Jewish Congress (IJC) President Vladimir Sloutsker has published this important op-ed in The Jewish Chronicle, 'We Need A New Way of Fighting Hatred', detailing his ...

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IJC President Vladimir Sloutsker delivers keynote remarks in UK Parliament on Balfour Centenary

Video of (IJC) President Mr. Vladimir Sloutsker delivering keynote remarks at the Jewish News UK - BICOM conference at UK Parliament, in honor of the centenary of the Balfour Declaration on 2nd November 2017. The conference was held in the presence of Lords Rothschild and Balfour, together with leading Ministers, Members of Parliament, leaders of the Jewish community, media and ...

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