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A Tribute to Noah Klieger

An article by Greer Fay Cashman of the Jerusalem Post about our very special tribute event this week in honor of Holocaust survivor and veteran leading journalist Noah Klieger. By Greer Fay Cashman [09/08/2016] ■ VETERAN JOURNALIST and Auschwitz survivor Noah Klieger, who will next year celebrate the 60th anniversary of his employment at Yediot Aharonot, and who celebrated his ...

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World’s Oldest Working Journalist, 90-Year-Old Holocaust Survivor Noah Klieger, Honored in Tel Aviv

Ruthie Blum of the Algemeiner wrote this touching piece about our special event this week honoring the remarkable and inspiring Holocaust survivor Noah Klieger!       World’s Oldest Working Journalist, 90-Year-Old Holocaust Survivor Noah Klieger, Honored in Tel Aviv SEPTEMBER 8, 2016 2:31 PM (By Ruthie Blum) One of Israel’s best-known Holocaust survivors told a p ...

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Telling Israel’s Story

Ahead of the new academic year on campus (in United States and Europe), Israel is set again to be a hot issue! The Israeli-Jewish Congress (IJC) Executive Director Arsen Ostrovsky has co-authored an important article in the Jerusalem Post with Aviva Klompas of CJP - Greater Boston Jewish Federation & Joe Hyams, CEO of Honest Reporting about how pro-Israel advocates can resp ...

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IJC Holds Special Roundtable Gathering in Brussels With Senior European Jewish Leaders & Katharina von Schnurbein, EU Coordinator on Combating Antisemitism

The Israeli-Jewish Congress (IJC) Holds  Special Roundtable Gathering in Brussels With Senior European Jewish Leaders and Katharina von Schnurbein, EU Coordinator on Combating Antisemitism On 3rd June, 2016, The Israeli-Jewish Congress (IJC) was honored to lead a delegation to Brussels of senior Jewish leaders from Europe for a special Roundtable Gathering with Katharina von Sc ...

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Jewish groups welcome announcement by Timmerman of EU anti-Semitism ‘czar’

The Israeli-Jewish Congress (IJC) is quoted in the Jerusalem Post article about Jewish groups welcoming the appointment of a European Commission Special Coordinator to Combat Antisemitism. You can read the article below and for IJC's full statement about the appointment, see here. Jewish groups welcome announcement by Timmerman of EU anti-Semitism ‘czar’ By SAM SOKOL (10/04/201 ...

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Our youth as ambassadors! IJC Op-Ed by Amb. Yitzhak Eldan

Today is International Youth Day and IJC's Senior Diplomatic Advisor Yitzhak Eldan has written an op-ed in Israel Hayom on the importance of harnessing our young leaders skills and passion as Ambassadors for the State of Israel. The IJC continues to support and work closely with gifted Israeli high school students from across the country, as well as IJC Young Fellows (College S ...

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‘Absurdity in Geneva’ – IJC’s Arsen Ostrovsky on ‘Voice of Israel’ Radio talks about UN Human Rights Council and its Gaza Report

Israeli Jewish Congress research director Arsen Ostrovsky joins Gil Hoffman on 'Voice of Israel' Radio after witnessing testimony this week before the UN Human Rights Council on Operation Protective Edge last summer in Gaza. Ostrovsky says that since its establishment in 2006, the United Nations Human Rights Council has condemned Israel 61 times, more than the entire world comb ...

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Press Conference with IJC Delegation of European Jewish Leaders – The Jerusalem Post

The Jerusalem Post reports from the Press Conference held by The Israeli-Jewish Congress (IJC) at the Jerusalem Press Club, with our visiting delegation of Jewish leaders from over 25 countries in Europe, who were here as part of our 5th International Gathering and Solidarity Mission. The leaders spoke about a range of issues, including the growing Antisemitism and BDS in Europ ...

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In Israel, European Jews Warn of Growing Anti-Semitism – The Media Line Report on IJC Delegation of European Jewish Leaders

A report by The Media Line on The Israel-Jewish Congress (IJC) Delegation of European Jewish Leaders who were in Israel this week as part of our 5th International Gathering & Solidarity Mission and who warned very clear about the dangers of growing Anti-Semitism in Europe. In Israel, European Jews Warn of Growing Anti-Semitism By  Linda Gradstein | The Media Line (June 24, ...

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Europe’s Jews decry ‘beast’ of anti-Semitism overtaking continent – Times of Israel on IJC Delegation of European Jewish Leaders

'Europe's Jews decry 'beast' of anti-Semitism overtaking continent.' That was the sentiment expressed by many of the Jewish leaders who participated in The Israeli-Jewish Congress's 5th International Gathering and Solidarity Mission in Israel of European Jewish leaders this week. This is an article in The Times of Israel from a press conference we held with the visiting delegat ...

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