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IJC holds special gathering with Knesset Speaker Yuli Edelstein and leaders of European Jewish communities

The Israeli-Jewish Congress was honored this week to host a special gathering of European Jewish leaders in the Knesset with the Speaker of the Knesset, Mr. Yuli Edelstein. The purpose of this gathering was to create a Joint Road Map between global Jewish leaders and Members of Knesset, in order to promote the special bond between the State of Israel as the State of the Jewish ...

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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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President Hollance of France meets Vladimir Sloutsker, IJC Co-Founder and President

Vladimir Sloutsker, the Co-Founder and President of The Israeli-Jewish Congress, with the President of France, François Hollande, at the CRIF Annual Dinner in Paris, on March 20, 2013. CRIF is the umbrella organization of Jewish organizations in France and the spokesman for the French Jewish Community. The IJC has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with CRIF, reinforcing our ...

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IJC President Vladimir Sloutsker met with José Barroso, President of the European Commission

Vladimir Sloutsker, President of the Israeli Jewish Congress met with H.E. José Manuel Durão Barroso, President of the European Commission in Haifa today (July 10th 2012). Haifa University conferred the Degree of Doctor of Philosophy, Honoris Causa to Mr. Barroso during a festive ceremony. The Israeli Jewish Congress hereby congratulates Mr. Barroso on this honor. The picture a ...

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IJC President Vladimir Sloutsker met with MK Gideon Sa’ar, Minister of Education.

Mr Vladimir Sl0utsker, President of the Israeli Jewish Congress met with MK Gideon Sa'ar, Israel's Minister of Education on Monday June 18th 2012. The two discussed the importance of education for the Jewish People, projects to be set up in cooperation with the Ministry of Education and other issues of mutual interest. The picture shows MK Gideon Sa'ar (right) with IJC Presiden ...

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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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Inauguration of the IJC Offices 20 May 2012

The Israeli Jewish Congress officially inaugurated its new offices 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 founders Adv. Lipa Meir and Maj. Gen. (Ret.) Yaa ...

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The IJC Delegation participated in the Jerusalem Post Conference in New York and the AJC Global Forum 2012 in Washington DC

  IJC President Vladimir Sloutsker (middle) and IJC CEO Michel Gourary (right) with  Mr. David Harris, Executive Director of the American Jewish Committee (left).   IJC President Vladimir Sloutsker meeting with former IDF Chief of Staff Lt. Gen. (res.) Gabi Ashkenazi at the Jerusalem Post Conference in New York IJC President Vladimir Sloutsker meeting with former Isra ...

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