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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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