Israel has rejected a Palestinian plan to impose a three-year deadline to end the Israeli occupation of the West Bank.
Cuba on Wednesday released US government contractor Alan Gross, who spent five years in jail on charges of trying to provide internet services to Cubans.
World Jewish Congress President Ronald S. Lauder: "The EU should not allow Hamas to cynically use the rule of law in its struggle to overthrow the rule of law.
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In letters to the Swiss government and to the EU envoy in Geneva, the World Jewish Congress protested against a special conference to take place this week which focuses exclusively on the Pa...
A 93-year old man suspected of being a former guard at the Nazi death camp Auschwitz will be tried in the new year, a German court said on Monday.
Two people died, along with the Islamist gunman, after police commandos stormed a café in Sydney, Australia, to bring to an end a 16-hour siege.
Unidentified assailants opened fire on the Israeli Embassy in the Greek capital Athens with a Kalashnikov assault rifle in the early hours of Friday, police said. No injuries or damage were ...
Shoah victims will be compensated from a $60 million French-US fund announced last week as reparation to those deported by France’s state-owned railway company SNCF during the Nazi occupat...
The World Jewish Congress will be among the organizations supporting the commemorative event at Auschwitz-Birkenau on 27 January 2015.
Iran’s leadership has launched a social media campaign encouraging people to express their hatred toward Israel.
Poland's Constitutional Tribunal vindicated the stance of the Union of Polish Jewish Communities and ruled that the current ban on religious slaughter was unconstitutional.
The World Jewish Congress brings you the personal stories of six people who witnessed the end of Jewish life in their countries of origin, from Iraq to Libya, and were forced to start from s...
Pope Francis has told the newspaper 'Yediot Ahronot' that the Vatican's secret archives covering the period of World War II should be opened to shed light on the role of Pope Pius XII.