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IJC’s Director of Research on ‘Voice of Israel’ Radio discussing rising anti-Semitism in Europe

Arsen Ostrovsky, Director of Research at The Israeli-Jewish Congress was interviewed on the 'Voice of Israel' Radio Station this week, where he discussed 'Is There A Future for European Jewry?', as well as the situation of Europe's Jewish communities and some of IJC activities to combat growing anti-Semitism. During the interview, Ostrovsky highlighted a number of Jewish commun ...

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Talk of feared new Holocaust at Knesset meeting on European anti-Semitism

Another article, this time by The Times of Israel,  about the emergency meeting held Monday by the Knesset Diaspora Affairs Committee, in cooperation with The Israeli-Jewish Congress (IJC) and a group of visiting Jewish leaders from Europe, to discuss the violent wave of anti-Israel and anti-Semitic protests currently sweeping through Europe. "The room was packed to capacity at ...

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IJC President: ‘We might be looking at the beginnings of another Holocaust in Europe’

A Jerusalem Post article on the emergency meeting held yesterday by the Knesset Diaspora Affairs Committee, in cooperation with The Israeli-Jewish Congress (IJC) and our group of visiting Jewish leaders from Europe, to discuss the violent wave of anti-Israel and anti-Semitic protests currently sweeping through the continent. IJC President Vladimir Sloutsker: "The situation faci ...

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IJC Delegation Holds Meeting in Knesset to Discuss Combating Anti-Semitism and Delegitimization of Israel in Europe

On 25th June, 2014, the Israeli-Jewish Congress hosted our delegation of leaders and heads of Jewish communities from over 20 countries in Europe, for a special gathering in the Knesset with members of: Knesset Committee for Immigration, Absorption & Diaspora Affairs, the European Forum of the Knesset (EFK) for Strengthening Ties between Israel and Europe and the Knesset Ca ...

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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 feature article on IJC Delegation of Heads of University Student Unions from Europe and Israel to the ‘March of the Living’ in Budapest & Auschwitz, April 27-28, 2014

The Jerusalem Post has written a feature article (May 15, 2014) about IJC's delegation of Heads of University Student Unions from Europe and Israel, who participated in this year's 'March of the Living' in Budapest and Auschwitz. 2014 marked 70 years since the deportation & destruction of Hungarian Jewry during the Holocaust, where more than 550,000 Jews were murdered by th ...

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IJC quoted in Jerusalem Post about our delegation to Budapest and Auschwitz for the 2014 March of the Living & Yom HaShoah

IJC's Head of Operations, Yael Kasutto- Sharon, and Director of Research, Arsen Ostrovsky, are quoted in the Jerusalem Post about our participation in this year's March of the Living in Auschwitz for Yom HaShoah, in commemoration and honor of the victims of the Holocaust. The IJC led a delegation of leading European Parliamentarians and heads of University Student Unions from I ...

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PRESS RELEASE: IJC to Partner with ‘March of the Living’ for Yom Ha’Shoah Events in Budapest & Auschwitz-Birkenau

THE ISRAELI-JEWISH CONGRESS PRESS RELEASE The Israeli Jewish-Congress (IJC) to partner with ‘March of the Living’ To Commemorate Yom Ha’Shoah & 70 Years Since the Deportation and Destruction of Hungarian Jewry during the Holocaust     27-28th April 2014 Budapest and Auschwitz-Birkenau   [23rd April, 2014]: The Israeli-Jewish Congress (IJC) is proud to partner ...

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The Israeli-Jewish Congress: ‘A blueprint to combat the assault on Israel’s legitimacy in Europe’ (Op-Ed in Jerusalem Post)

An Op-ed in today's Jerusalem Post by Arsen Ostrovsky, the Director of Research at The Israeli-Jewish Congress (IJC): 'A blueprint to combat the assault on Israel’s legitimacy in Europe.' You can read the full here or press on the following link. A blueprint to combat the assault on Israel’s legitimacy in Europe By ARSEN OSTROVSKY 04/05/2014 At its core, the assault on Israel’s ...

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IJC Statement: The Israeli-Jewish Congress reaffirms its support and solidarity with the Hungarian Jewish Community (MAZSIHISZ) over this year’s Holocaust commemorations

Ahead of next month's Yom HaShoah (Holocaust Remembrance Day), The Israeli-Jewish Congress (IJC) reaffirms its support and solidarity with the Federation of Hungarian Jewish Communities (MAZSIHISZ) regarding this year's official commemorations marking the 70th Anniversary of the deportation of Hungarian Jews to Nazi death camps. Over 500,000 Hungarian Jews were murdered during ...

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