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Op-ed by IJC President Vladimir Sloutsker: ‘Combating anti-Semitism in Europe’

Vladimir Sloutsker, IJC President, has the following op-ed in today's Israel Hayom on combating anti-Semitism in Europe: "Fighting anti-Semitism, racism and assaults on Israel's legitimacy are issues of the highest priority. We cannot afford to spare a single moment. The time for action is now." To that end, the Israeli Jewish Congress has proposed the following blue-print as a ...

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Roger Cukierman elected as President of CRIF

The Israeli-Jewish Congress warmly congratulates Mr. Roger Cukierman on his election as the new President of CRIF, the umbrella organization of Jewish organizations in France. Mr. Cukierman brings with him a wealth of knowledge and experience to this role, having dedicated his life to French Jewry, including having previously chaired CRIF from 2001 to 2007. At the same time, we ...

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Happy Europe Day!

Arsen Ostrovsky, IJC's Director of Research, has written an op-ed in Israel Hayom today on the occasion of 'Europe Day'. Europe and Israel are united not only by geographic proximity, but by shared values, and this is a timely occasion to pause and reflect on the state of Israel-EU relations, on our extraordinary achievements and of course, the challenges that lie ahead. The Is ...

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Happy Jerusalem Day!

The Israeli-Jewish Congress wishes everyone a Happy Jerusalem Day (יום ירושלים שמח), as we celebrate the 1967 reunification of Jerusalem - the eternal and undivided capital of the State of Israel. ...

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German FM calls on Europe to fight ‘root causes’ of anti-Semitism

German Foreign Minister Guido Westerwelle calls on Europe to fight the ‘root causes of anti-Semitism’, saying: “Anti-Semitism has no place, neither in Berlin, nor in Budapest, nor in any other place in the world. We have to attack the root causes of anti-Semitism, educate about the Holocaust and promote research. This fight is about preserving our common values, about standing ...

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Head of Greek Jewish community at IJC Forum: ‘Economy alone can’t explain Golden Dawn rise’

David Saltiel, the President of the Central Board of Jewish Communities in Greece talks about the rise of the 'Golden Dawn' Party, in an interview with The Jerusalem Post at the IJC International Forum in Tel Aviv on Wednesday 17th April. You can read the full interview here. Jerusalem Post: ‘Economy alone can’t explain Golden Dawn rise’ By Sam Sokol, 04/18/13 Economic factors ...

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Minister Silvan Shalom quoted from IJC Forum: ‘Israel must face Iranian threat alone’

Silvan Shalom, Israel's Energy & Water Minister is quoted by The Jerusalem Post speaking at the IJC International Forum in Tel Aviv on April 17, 2013, about the Iranian threat and regional security issues. You can read the full article here and below. [Jerusalem Post] Shalom: Israel must face Iranian threat alone By Sam Sokol, 04/18/2013 Israel must take care of the Iranian ...

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Jerusalem Post interview with IJC President & Co-Founder Vladimir Sloutsker

Ahead of an yesterday's IJC International Forum in Tel Aviv to mark Israel’s 65th anniversary, The Jerusalem Post had an in-depth interview with IJC President & Co-Founder Vladimir Sloutsker, who said: "The main focus of our organization is to integrate the people of Israel and the Jewish community outside of Israel, to cement them into one unit, into one integral body." Yo ...

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The IJC – Israeli Jewish Congress International Forum 2013

The Israeli-Jewish Congress is honored and pleased to announce that, on Wednesday 17th April 2013, we will be holding a special International Forum in Tel Aviv, to mark Israel’s 65th Independence Day. The aim of this Forum is to facilitate the discussion and exchange of ideas by global Jewish leaders on how to build a stronger connection between the State of Israel and the Dias ...

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Vladimir Sloutsker, IJC President & Co-Founder, lights torch at Auschwitz-Birkenau during March of the Living ceremony

Earlier today, Dr. Vladimir Sloutsker, IJC President & Co-Founder, was one of 6 individuals chosen to light a torch outside Auschwitz-Birkenau in honor of the 6 million Jews who perished during the Holocaust. The torch lighting ceremony was held under the auspices of the March of the Living organization, with whom the IJC is proud to associate itself with as a Partner for t ...

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