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Vladimir Sloutsker, IJC President & Co-Founder Recognized by Jerusalem Post as one of the Top 50 Most Influential Jews in the world

The Israeli-Jewish Congress (IJC) is proud and honored that Vladimir Sloutsker, IJC President and Co-Founder, has been recognized for the second consecutive year by The Jerusalem Post as one of the Top 50 Most Influential Jews who have positively impacted the Jewish community and the world. The award for Sloutsker was in recognition of his leadership of both The Israeli-Je ...

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Press Statement: IJC President Vladimir Sloutsker addresses Jerusalem Press Club on European Unilateral Recognition of Palestinian Statehood

On 25th November, 2014, Vladimir Sloutsker, IJC President & Co-Founder was invited by the Jerusalem Press Club to hold a special discussion with leading journalists from over 10 countries around the world. The topic of his remarks was 'the consequences of decision of Sweden to recognize Palestinian Statehood in light of the growing threat of worldwide terrorism and impact o ...

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Vladimir Sloutsker, IJC President & Co-Founder, recognized by the Jerusalem Post as one of the Top 50 Most Influential Jews in the World

The Israeli-Jewish Congress (IJC) is proud and honored that Vladimir Sloutsker, IJC President and Co-Founder, has been recognized by the Jerusalem Post as one of the Top 50 Most Influential Jews in the World for his contribution to the State of Israel and the Jewish community, especially in Europe. You can read about the profile on Vladimir Sloutsker in the Jerusalem Post here. ...

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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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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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Meeting of the IJC Founders – June 2012

A meeting of the Founders of the Israeli Jewish Congress was held on Tuesday June 12th 2012 with the participation of the four Founders Maj. Gen. (Ret.) Yaakov Borovsky, IJC President Vladimir Sloutsker, Dr. Adv. Lipa Meir and Maj. Gen. (res.) Danny Yatom. During the meeting the activities of the IJC over the last few months and the plans for the future were presented to the fo ...

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Maj. Gen. (Res.) Yaakov Borovsky

Yaakov Borovsky is a former Major General in the Israel Police having served the organization for over 30 years in a wide array of roles including commander of the Haifa Police, Head of the Police Senior Officer's School, Deputy Head of the Operations Branch and after he was elevated to the rank of Major General, Head of the Planning Branch and Commander of the Northern Police ...

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Adv. Dr. Lipa Meir

Attorney Dr.  Lipa Meir is a partner in the law firm of Lipa Meir & Co. He earned his secondary and high-school education in Tel-Aviv and graduated (summa cum laude) from the University of Tel Aviv Law School with his law degrees (LLB and LLM). Dr. Lipa Meir received his doctorate from the University of Toronto in Canada in1985. During his military service in the ...

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Vladimir Sloutsker – President of the Israeli Jewish Congress

Vladimir Sloutsker is the Co-Founder & President of the Israeli Jewish Congress. From 2002 until 2010, Dr. Sloutsker served as a Senator in the Russian Federation Senate. During his tenure, he served as Vice Chairman of the Senate Committee on National Policy and Relations with Religious Organizations in the Russian Federation. Between 2004 – 2006, Dr. Sloutsker was also th ...

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Maj. Gen. (Res.) Danny Yatom

Danny Yatom is a former Major General in the Israel Defense Forces, having served in the Elite Sayeret Matkal Unit as operator and officer where he was awarded the “Medal of Distinguished Service”. He was the deputy commander of the force that rescued the hostages in a hijacked “Sabena” passenger plane. In 1972 he transferred to the armored corps and participated in the Yom Kip ...

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