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Jewish News UK article on IJC President Vladimir Sloutsker’s address at high-level conference in British Parliament celebrating Balfour Declaration centenary

The Jewish News UK article on The Israeli Jewish Congress President Vladimir Sloutsker's keynote address at the high-level gathering and celebration of the Balfour Declaration centenary, that was held in the British Parliament today. You can read the full article below and here. Head of Israel-Jewish Congress: Balfour would be ‘proud’ of UK-Israel ties Vladimir Sloutsker spoke ...

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Press Release: IJC President Vladimir Sloutsker to speak in UK Parliament today at a high-level conference celebrating Balfour Declaration Centenary

The Israeli Jewish Congress (IJC) President Vladimir Sloutsker to speak in UK Parliament today at a high-level conference on the historic occasion of the Balfour Declaration Centenary.   The special gathering will be held in the presence of Lord Balfour and Lord Rothschild, with other keynote speakers from UK (including senior Ministers, Ambassadors, Jewish community leade ...

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Statement by IJC President Vladimir Sloutsker in response to President Abbas’ call for Britain to ‘atone’ over Balfour Declaration

Response by IJC President Mr. Vladimir Sloutsker, to an article about the Balfour Centenary published by PA President Mahmoud Abbas in The Guardian, 1st November 2017 ('Britain must atone for the Balfour declaration – and 100 years of suffering'): IJC President Vladimir Sloutsker: Mr. Abbas’ outrageous and deceitful comments demonstrate that it has never been about the '19 ...

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Statement by IJC President Vladimir Sloutsker on New York Terror Attack

The Israeli-Jewish Congress (IJC) is appalled at the horrific terror attack in New York, in which a radical Islamic terrorist murdered 8 people. First and foremost, our most heartfelt thoughts and prayers go out to the victims’ families, as we mourn those tragically killed and wish for full and speedy recoveries to the injured. This was a senseless and cowardly act of unmitigat ...

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FIFA gives ‘Red Card’ to Palestinian campaign of hate; rejects efforts to ban Israel from world football

Fantastic news ... FIFA gives 'Red Card' to Palestinian campaign of hate and conclusively rejects their attempts to ban Israel from world football, acknowledging the current has "nothing to do with football" and reinforcing that FIFA "must remain neutral with regard to political matters." The Israeli-Jewish Congress (IJC) was proud to have led the effort, together with other pr ...

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IJC Applauds Belgium Government for Halting Funds to PA Over Decision to Name School in Honor of Notorious Terrorist

The Israeli-Jewish Congress (IJC) applauds the Belgium government for its principled decision to halt funding to the Palestinian Authority over the PA decision to name a West Bank school in honour of notorious Palestinian terrorist Dalal Mughrabi, who was responsible for the Coastal Road Massacre in Israel, in which 38 people were murdered. This move follows similar actions tak ...

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Norwegian minister: ‘We now get what Israel goes through’

In a recent interview with Ynet, Norway's Immigration and Absorption Minister Sylvi Listhaug says that the recent wave of terrorism in Europe has made Europeans finally empathize with Israel. Listhaug says: We are now experiencing the fear that you have been experiencing in Israel for decades, and many people now understand the situation in which you live. European countri ...

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IJC Statement on Terror Attack in Har Adar

Awful news this morning from Israel, where a Palestinian terrorist murdered 3 Israelis in Har Adar, just outside Jerusalem, with a fourth man currently in critical condition. The victims, who were guarding the area at the time, and whose heroic actions averted an even greater catastrophe, were in their 20's & 30's. First and foremost, our hearts and prayers go out to the vi ...

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IJC Statement Congratulating Chancellor Merkel on Winning German Elections

The Israeli-Jewish Congress (IJC) congratulates Chancellor Angela Merkel on winning an historic fourth term in the German federal elections held overnight. In the course of her 12 years as Chancellor of Germany, Ms. Merkel has demonstrated an unwavering commitment to the State of Israel and the Jewish people, including taking a leading role in the fight against Antisemitism, fo ...

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The Israeli-Jewish Congress Statement on Germany Decision to Adopt IHRA Working Definition on Antisemitism

The Israeli-Jewish Congress (IJC) Statement on Germany Decision to Adopt IHRA Working Definition on Antisemitism The Israeli-Jewish Congress (IJC) commends the German Government on its adoption of the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance (IHRA) working definition of Antisemitism.   The IHRA definition is the benchmark on what modern day Antisemitism entails, by def ...

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