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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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The Israeli-Jewish Congress (IJC) to participate in high-level international conference in Prague (6-7th March) on ‘Israel and Europe’

The Israeli Jewish Congress (IJC) is proud to participate at this special 2-day international conference in Prague (6-7th March) in support of Israel, under the theme: 'Israel and Europe 2017: Challenges, Opportunities and Moving Forward.'   The high-level event is being hosted in the Czech Parliament by the 'Czech Friends of Israel Association' and will be attended by man ...

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Rabbi Jonathan Sacks speaks out against the lies & hatred of the BDS Movement against Israel

Ahead of the insidious 'Israel Apartheid Week' on campuses across UK and Europe, this is a MUST WATCH video by Lord Rabbi Jonathan Sacks exposing the lies and hatred of the BDS Movement against Israel and explaining why it is "so dangerous, and why Jews, humanitarians of all faiths and of none, and all those who value a free society, must stand up against it." Watch t ...

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IJC Hosts in Israel Delegation from Ukrainian Jewish Committee

The Israeli Jewish Congress (IJC) was delighted to host this week in Israel, Mr. Oleksandr Feldman (Member of Ukrainian Parliament and President of Ukrainian Jewish Committee) and Eduard Dolinsky (Executive Director of Ukrainian Jewish Committee). IJC helped facilitate a number of meetings with senior Israeli officials and decision makers, including representatives from the Kne ...

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Holocaust Survivor and IJC Advisory Committee Member Noah Klieger Addresses the UN on Int’l Holocaust Remembrance Day

The Israeli-Jewish Congress (IJC) is immensely proud that Mr. Noah Klieger, Holocaust survivor, one of Israel's leading journalists and a member of the IJC Advisory Committee was honored to address the United Nations in New York this week, on the occasion of the International Holocaust Remembrance Day. Mr. Klieger, who turns 91 this year, is a survivor of Auschwitz. In 1947, he ...

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‘Never Again!’ Article by IJC’s Arsen Ostrovsky on International Holocaust Remembrance Day

Ahead of International Holocaust Remembrance Day, The Israeli-Jewish Congress (IJC) Executive Director Arsen Ostrovsky has published the following article in Israel Hayom newspaper, about the need for real, ‎tangible, concrete action against Antisemitism, to fight this oldest and most enduring hatred, which targets not only the Jewish ‎people, but by extension today, ...

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IJC Applauds EU Commissioner’s Commitment in Fight Against Antisemitism on Holocaust Remembrance Day

The Israeli-Jewish Congress (IJC) applauds the powerful words by Věra Jourová, the European Union Commissioner for Justice, on the occasion of International Holocaust Remembrance Day. During her remarks, Commissioner Jourová, who was unequivocal in her condemnation of all forms of Antisemitism and the urgency with which it must be combatted, noted: Memory is not ...

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Visit to Israel of Polish President Andrzej Duda

The Israeli-Jewish Congress (IJC) was honored to participate at a special event in Jerusalem today hosted by the Israeli Council on Foreign Relations and the Polish Institute of International Affairs, on the occasion of the state visit of the President of Poland, His Excellency Andrzej Duda. During the event, in which IJC Executive Director Arsen Ostrovsky had the privileg ...

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IJC Statement on Election of Antonio Tajani as President of the European Parliament

The Israeli-Jewish Congress (IJC) warmly congratulates Antonio Tajani on his election as President of the European Parliament and look forward to the continuing close relations with the Parliament under his leadership to strengthen Israel – EU Relations. In his former capacity as both Vice-President of the European Parliament and before that also Vice-President of the European ...

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