Politicians from across the political spectrum lambasted the mayor of Ashkelon for his order to halt construction in city kindergartens in order to keep Arab workers off the sites.
World Jewish Congress CEO Robert Singer and Israel's Chief Justice Asher Grunis were the guest speakers at the congress of the International Association of Jewish Lawyers and Jurists in Isra...
Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has called for unity following the death of five Israelis in a terrorist attack at a synagogue in west Jerusalem on Tuesday.
The World Jewish Congress expressed shock and outrage at Tuesday's terror attack in Jerusalem in which four rabbis and a policeman were killed and dozens of others wounded.
Mervyn Smith, a longtime leader of the South African Jewish community and member of the WJC Executive, has passed away at the age of 77. Smith was the founder of the African Jewish Congress,...
Canada's Supreme Court has paved the way for the extradition to France of a suspect in the 1980 terrorist attack against the Copernic Synagogue in Paris.
Three quarter of Jews world-wide can trace their ancestry to the Middle East, according to a report by the Israeli newspaper 'Haaretz'.
More than 500 guests attended the award dinner at New York’s Waldorf Astoria Hotel.
Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, the supreme leader of Iran, released a detailed plan Sunday on how to wipe Israel off the map of the Middle East.
A 14-year-old girl was killed and two others were injured in a stabbing attack at the West Bank settlement of Alon Shvut Monday afternoon, in the second attack of its kind in a day. Police s...
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Thursday rejected calls from right-wing lawmakers and ministers to lift restrictions on Jews praying on Jerusalem's Temple Mount, insisting there would b...
An Arab driver plowed his vehicle into a crowd of people at a light rail station in Jerusalem on Wednesday morning, killing one bystander and injuring 14 other people.
Lubomír Zaorálek told a WJC/ICFR event in Jerusalem that Prague remained “committed to Israel's right to self-defense."
German police have a possible lead on who was behind the recent theft of the ‘Arbeit macht frei’ (Work sets you free) sign from the former Nazi concentration camp at Dachau, near Munich.
In a joint interview with 'Der Spiegel', German Culture Minister Grütters and Ronald Lauder, president of the World Jewish Congress, discuss the lessons of the Gurlitt case.