In Turkey, a provincial governor, whose anger at Israel led him to call for the conversion of a synagogue into a museum, apologized to the country’s chief rabbi.
The WJC president welcomed the announcement by the Kunstmuseum Bern to accept the Gurlitt bequest provided that all Nazi-looted art works are excluded and will be checked in Germany.
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Talks between Iran and six world powers over Tehran's nuclear program were postponed to next year after no agreement was before Monday's deadline.
The Kunstmuseum Bern on Monday agreed to accept artworks from the collection of Hildebrand Gurlitt, whose son Cornelius Gurlitt willed them to the museum in the Swiss capital shortly before ...
The International Association of Jewish Lawyers and Jurists has re-elected Irit Kohn as its president. World Jewish Congress CEO Robert Singer and Israel's Chief Justice Asher Grunis were am...
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,...
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.