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IJC participates in solidarity delegation to the south of Israel

The Israeli-Jewish Congress (IJC) was honoured to join a delegation led by Israel's Ministry of Strategic Affairs, headed by Minister Gilad Erdan, on a field visit to the south of Israel, where we witnessed first hand the devastating damage from the Hamas terror fires (which have scorched over 7,500 acres of land), received high-level briefing from the IDF regarding the securit ...

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PRESS RELEASE: The Israeli-Jewish Congress (IJC) Applauds Historic Decision By Knesset to Pass the ‘Nation-State Law’

The Israeli-Jewish Congress (IJC) applauds the decision of the Knesset to pass the ‘Nation-State’ law, which IJC President Vladimir Sloutsker called “a long overdue, yet truly historic and defining moment in the long and proud history of Zionism and the modern State of Israel." Sloutsker added: “As The Israeli-Jewish Congress, our very mission since inception has been the promo ...

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IJC President Vladimir Sloutsker in NEWSWEEK Magazine: 200 ROCKETS AND MORTARS FIRED ON ISRAEL IN ONE DAY—WHERE IS THE OUTRAGE? | OPINION

Important article by The Israeli-Jewish Congress (IJC) President Vladimir Sloutsker, published in NEWSWEEK. In the space of 24 hours, starting Friday evening, Hamas terrorists in Gaza rained down a barrage of over 200 rockets and mortars on communities in southern Israel. But where is the outrage?" The international community must start taking Palestinian terror seriously and h ...

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Jerusalem Post coverage of IJC campaign with MK Hilik Bar, using the World Cup to draw awareness about Gaza kite terror

Yesterday, we had a barrage of rockets from Gaza. In past 100 days, we've also had wave of kite terror 🔥 from Hamas, scorching 7,500 acres of precious land in Israel! For those watching the World Cup, that's 5,000 ⚽️ fields! This article in The Jerusalem Post reports on our campaign together with Deputy Knesset Speaker & Chair of the European Forum of the Knesset, MK Hilik ...

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IJC Message of Solidarity to Israeli Residents in the South, Following Hamas Rocket Barrage

This Shabbat, over 200 rockets and mortars were fired at Israel by Hamas terrorists in Gaza today, sending thousands of families running for shelter. Some of these rockets even hit a Synagogue and a children's play area. First and foremost, The Israeli Jewish Congress (IJC) thoughts and prayers are with the brave citizens of the south of Israel, who have had to endure this terr ...

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IJC Hosts Leading Norwegian Youth Pro-Israel Activists at the Knesset

The Israeli Jewish Congress (IJC) was delighted to host in the Knesset yesterday an outstanding group of youth activist leaders from our friends at 'Med Israel for fred' (MIFF), the leading pro-Israel organization in Norway & Europe. The group met with a number of Members of Knesset from across the political spectrum, including Dr. Aliza Lavie (Chair of Knesset's Israel - N ...

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Article by IJC President Vladimir Sloutsker: ‘If the international community is serious about fighting terror – it must ban Hezbollah now!’

In the wake of this past week's pro-Hezbollah Al-Quds Day marches in London and Berlin, which were (again) marked by calls for the destruction of Israel, The Israeli-Jewish Congress (IJC) Founder & President, Mr. Vladimir Slousker, has written the following Op-Ed in The Jewish News (UK): "If the international community is serious about fighting terror – it must ban Hezbolla ...

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Ambassador Haley Delivers Remarks before Voting on Two Draft UN Security Council Resolutions on Gaza

As Nikki Haley, U.S. Ambassador to the UN, said: “You can vote for the Kuwait resolution or you can vote for our resolution. You either support Hamas or not.” Regrettably, this Friday members of the UNSC, including those from Europe, made their choice clear - they showed they would rather stand with Hamas than Israel! You can read here and watch here Amb. Haley's remarks b ...

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The Israeli-Jewish Congress Statement on Violence in Gaza

This week, as the State of Israel celebrated 70 years of independence and the historic opening of the U.S. Embassy in Jerusalem, the terror organization Hamas waged an unprecedented campaign of violence against Israeli soldiers and civilians on the Gaza border. First and foremost, we extend our full support and solidarity to the brave men and women of the Israel Defense Fo ...

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