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IJC in the Press: ‘A coalition against anti-Semitism’

IJC's Senior Diplomatic Advisor, Ambassador Yitzhak Eldan, published the following article in 'Israel Hayom' today on the state of anti-Semitism in Europe and how the Government of Israel can help in this important battle. http://www.israelhayom.com/site/newsletter_opinion.php?id=12257       A coalition against anti-Semitism  Monday April 13, 2015 This year marks ...

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IJC President Vladimir Sloutsker recognized by Algemeiner as one of the Top 100 People in the World Positively Influencing Jewish Life in 2014

The Israeli Jewish Congress (IJC) is proud & honored that Vladimir Sloutsker, IJC President and Co-Founder, has been recognized by Algemeiner, a leading American Jewish publication, as one of the Top 100 People in the World Positively Influencing Jewish Life in 2014. The citation for Mr. Sloutsker noted: "During Operation Protective Edge, Vladimir Sloustker, president of th ...

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IJC quoted in Jerusalem Post from historic UN conference on anti-Semitism in New York

The Israeli-Jewish Congress CEO Michel Gourary, who this week attended the special United Nations General Assembly discussion on the rise of anti-Semitism, is quoted in the Jerusalem Post: "Michael Gourary, CEO of the Israeli Jewish Congress, told the Post he hoped that the conference would not just be “words, words, words.” He had come to the UN with a clear proposal for how E ...

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Times of Israel feature coverage on IJC Solidarity Delegation: Jewish leaders skeptical of Europe’s tough talk on anti-Semitism

A feature piece in The Times of Israel about The Israeli-Jewish Congress delegation of European Jewish leaders who came to Israel this week to show solidarity and support with the French Jewish community and the State of Israel following the horrific terror attack at the Paris Kosher supermarket. During the trip, the delegation also met with Knesset Speaker Yuli Edelstein and C ...

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French Jewish leader says his people need Israel’s help

Jerusalem Post reporting on the IJC delegation of European Jewish leaders who came to Jerusalem this week to show solidarity and support with the French Jewish community and the State of Israel following the horrific terror attack at the Paris Kosher supermarket, in which four Jews were murdered. As Joel Mergui (President of Consistoire Central Usraélite de France) said in a me ...

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‘Israeli-Jewish Congress Seeks to Consolidate World Jewry’ – Jerusalem Post Feature Interview With IJC President Vladimir Sloutsker and CEO Michel Gourary

The Israeli-Jewish Congress President Vladimir Sloutsker and CEO Michel Gourary sat down with the Jerusalem Post for an in-depth interview ahead of this Thursday's Jerusalem Post Diplomatic Conference. You can read more in the article below about them discussing some of the most pertinent challenges facing Jewish communities of Europe and the State of Israel and what IJC is doi ...

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Jerusalem Post coverage of Press-Conference with IJC President Vladimir Sloutsker: ‘IJC President warns of unilateral recognition of Palestinian State’

Jerusalem Post coverage of yesterday's press conference with IJC President Vladimir Sloutsker at the Jerusalem Press Club: 'IJC President warns of unilateral recognition of Palestinian State'. Israel-Jewish Congress President warns of unilateral recognition of Palestinian State By Greer Fay Cashman, 25 Nov 2014 Everyone talks about the dreams in the aftermath of a Palestinian S ...

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IJC’s Arsen Ostrovsky on ‘Voice of Israel’ Radio: ‘How to Combat Anti-Semitism in Europe’

The Israeli Jewish Congress Director of Research Arsen Ostrovsky recently went on Voice of Israel Radio where he discussed the growing anti-Semitism in Europe, what can be done in response and about IJC's delegation of European Jewish leaders who attended last week's JFNA General Assembly in the United States. You can listen by going to the link here! ...

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‘Times of Israel’ Feature Article about IJC Delegation of European Jewish Leaders to JFNA General Assembly

The Times of Israel has written a feature article on The Israeli-Jewish Congress (IJC) delegation of European Jewish leaders and Members of Knesset to the Jewish Federations of North America General Assembly last week, in which we held our 3rd Trilateral Dialogue and met with high ranking U.S. Administration officials such as Ira Forman, the State Dept Special Envoy to Monitor ...

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