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Minister Silvan Shalom quoted from IJC Forum: ‘Israel must face Iranian threat alone’

Silvan Shalom, Israel's Energy & Water Minister is quoted by The Jerusalem Post speaking at the IJC International Forum in Tel Aviv on April 17, 2013, about the Iranian threat and regional security issues. You can read the full article here and below. [Jerusalem Post] Shalom: Israel must face Iranian threat alone By Sam Sokol, 04/18/2013 Israel must take care of the Iranian ...

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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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The IJC – Israeli Jewish Congress International Forum 2013

The Israeli-Jewish Congress is honored and pleased to announce that, on Wednesday 17th April 2013, we will be holding a special International Forum in Tel Aviv, to mark Israel’s 65th Independence Day. The aim of this Forum is to facilitate the discussion and exchange of ideas by global Jewish leaders on how to build a stronger connection between the State of Israel and the Dias ...

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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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Young Ambassadors: Training the Leaders of Tomorrow

Arsen Ostrovsky, IJC's Director of Research, has just written the following op-ed in The Times of Israel, about the 'Young Ambassadors Project', which the IJC is proud to lead, together with the Academy for Multidisciplinary Excellence Program. The aim of the Project is to train the next generation of high-school age Israeli Jewish leaders how to be better advocates for the Sta ...

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Channel 1 Mabat News Program covered the inauguration of the IJC Offices

Channel 1 News Program "Mabat" covered the official inauguration of the new offices of the Israeli Jewish Congress on Sunday May 20th under the auspices of Vice Prime Minister MK Silvan Shalom, Minister of Public Diplomacy & Diaspora Affairs MK Yuli Edelstein, the honorable Rabbi David Yitzhak Grossman, members of the Diplomatic Corps and distinguished guests including IJC ...

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The IJC Initiative to legislate Holocaust Denial Laws in Europe was covered by Channel 1 News

The Israeli Jewish Congress initiative to legislate laws criminalizing Holocaust Denial in Europe, in those counties where such laws do not exist yet, was covered by Israel Channel 1 News program "Mabat" on May 24th 2012. More information on this initiative can be found on our website (click here). The IJC sees great importance in this initiative and we hereby again urge all Eu ...

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Jerusalem Post Article about the Inauguration of the IJC offices on May 21st 2012

The inauguration event, in the new offices of the Israeli Jewish Congress took place on May 20th. It was held under the auspices of Vice Prime Minister MK Silvan Shalom, Minister of Public Diplomacy & Diaspora Affairs MK Yuli Edelstein, the honorable Rabbi David Yitzhak Grossman, members of the Diplomatic Corps and distinguished guests including IJC founders Adv. Lipa Meir ...

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Vladimir Sloutsker reacts to the terror attack on a Jewish school in Toulouse

The President of the Israeli Jewish Congress, Vladimir Slutzker, strongly condemned the horrific terror attack in Toulouse, France.  "This is a despicable terror attack unprecedented and especially cruel. Not since the Second World War have Jewish children been coldheartedly shot to death on European soil" said Slutzker, adding that :"We see this event as a extreme escalation o ...

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