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The IJC Delegation participated in the Jerusalem Post Conference in New York and the AJC Global Forum 2012 in Washington DC

  IJC President Vladimir Sloutsker (middle) and IJC CEO Michel Gourary (right) with  Mr. David Harris, Executive Director of the American Jewish Committee (left).   IJC President Vladimir Sloutsker meeting with former IDF Chief of Staff Lt. Gen. (res.) Gabi Ashkenazi at the Jerusalem Post Conference in New York IJC President Vladimir Sloutsker meeting with former Isra ...

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Yom Haatzmaout 2012 – Israel’s Independence Day

On the 64th Birthday of the State of Israel, the Israeli Jewish Congress wishes the people of Israel, a very Happy Independence Day ! We can fill our hearts with pride on the achievements of our country in the areas of philosophy, science, arts and ingenuity since its establishment in 1948. May we bring people together, bridge differences and join forces to ensure the continued ...

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Yom Hazikaron – Israel’s Fallen Soldiers and Victims of Terrorism Remembrance Day

On the eve of Yom Hazikaron 5772, the Israeli Jewish Congress bows its head and shares the sorrow of the families of the 22,993 fallen Israeli Soldiers and 2,477 victims of terrorism. We shed  tears  today for the loss of lives of those heroes who served as the shield of our People and were taken from us before their time, those who with their lives allow for our continuing sur ...

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Yom Hazikaron 2012

At 20:00 on the Eve of Israel's Fallen Soldiers and Victims of Terrorism Remembrance Day, a siren is sounded all over the country in remembrance of the fallen. On Yom Hazikaron itself, at 11:00 a siren is also sounded as the country comes to a standstill in commemoration of the fallen soldiers and the victims of terror. This picture was taken from the offices of the Israeli Jew ...

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Holocaust and Heroism Remembrance Day 2012

On the eve of Holocaust and Heroism Remembrance Day 5772, The Israeli Jewish Congress bows its head in remembrance in deep sorrow and pain at the loss of six million victims and the destruction of our people. Even seven decades later, the Holocaust continues to horrify every single fibre of our souls. The memories of the terrible past reinforce our awareness of the unique respo ...

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The IJC wishes all of Am Israel a Pesach Sameach

“In every generation a person must regard himself as though he personally had gone out of Egypt” (Mishnah Tractate Pesachim Chapter 10 verse 5). In the name of the Israeli Jewish Congress and in my name please allow me to wish you and your loved ones a Pessach Sameach. This feast symbolizes freedom, growth and rebirth. At the center of this holiday is the Exodus from Egypt, an ...

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IJC President Sloutsker pays a condolence call to Toulouse terror attack victims families

Israeli Jewish Congress President, Vladimir Sloutsker visited the Monsonego and Sandler families today to express his most sincere condolences for the terrible loss of their family members during the barbaric terror attack in Toulouse, France. Mr. Sloutsker added that the IJC would do all in its power to prevent such attacks from occurring again and vowed to remember the victim ...

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IJC and ZAKA to cooperate

Israeli Jewish Congress President Vladimir Sloutsker and ZAKA founder Yehuda Meshi Zahav vowed to cooperate on various issues during their meeting on March 26th 2012. One of the first issues they wish to take care of is the recognition of Jewish victims of terror in the world by the State of Israel. The IJC and ZAKA will together call upon the Knesset to change current laws in ...

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