WJC commend Trump, applaud Rwanda but warn UNHRC

World Jewish Congress has commended US President Donald Trump on formally viewing Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps as a foreign terrorist organisation. This is the first time the...

WJC concern over neo-Nazi marches

World Jewish Congress have condemned thousands of neo-Nazis attending parades in Lithuania and Latvia. Veterans of Latvia’s World War Two Waffen SS wing and allies joined a rally in...

WJC slam Swedish Centre Party over circumcision ban

World Jewish Congress has backed the Jewish Central Council of Sweden’s stance on condemning a decision by the Center Party Conference to progress a...

Bibi joins Arab nations at Middle East conference in Poland

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu joined senior officials from 60 nations at the Peace and Security in the Middle East Summit in Warsaw, Poland yesterday. Organisers of the two-day conference welcomed ministers Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates, Oman, Jordan, Yemen,...

Holocaust victims discovered at Brest excavation site

World Jewish Congress have praised Belarussian authorities for ensuring 1,000 Jewish Holocaust victims discovered at an excavation site in Brest have received a dignified burial. WJC President Ronald S. Lauder attended...

Sassoli to fight anti-Semitism and extremism

Senior rabbis and community leaders from around Europe met new European Parliament President David Sassoli in Brussels earlier this week. Chief Rabbi Pinchas Goldschmidt led...

WJC blasts Hungarian far-right Jobbik Party and French anti-Semitsm stats

World Jewish Congress has expressed concern that Hungary’s opposition party members may join the far-right Jobbik Party over recent months. President Ronald S. Lauder travelled to Hungary to assess the situation for himself and was shocked...

The Holocaust and its Lessons for 2020

  By Rabbi Moshe Taragin The Holocaust was a historical rupture- an unprecedented horror so revolting that it doesn’t fit “neatly” into the stream or flow...

Murdered Toulouse trio to be honoured in Paris

World Jewish Congress has welcomed a decision of the Paris municipality to dedicate a memory of three children murdered by an Islamist gunman at a...

Conference of European Rabbis cautions Israel about engaging with far-right parties

Chief Rabbi Goldschmidt, President of the Conference of European Rabbis (CER), has cautioned Israeli politicians to not to engage with far-right political parties in...

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