A new study published by the Institute of Jewish Policy Research concludes that although some European countries witnessed a rise in the number of Jews making aliyah to Israel there is no “exodus" of Jews from Europe.
The WJC had actively campaigned against the resolution in the recent weeks with a social media and online call to action supported by large numbers of followers urging the faculty to vote against the motion
Under the auspices of the Maguen David and the Kehila Ashkenazi community centers, 1118 integrates other existing initiatives in the Jewish community to fight drug addiction, domestic violence, child abuse, eating disorders, depression and more. A free ambulance and first aid service, Hatzalah, also has been integrated into the hotline.
UK Jewish student leaders have hit back at “insidious” suggestions that they take direction from Israel, after an undercover sting operation by news group al-Jazeera portrayed Jewish activists as Israeli puppets.
NEW YORK - World Jewish Congress President Ronald S. Lauder has called France’s plan to convene officials from more than 70 countries in Paris for talks on Middle East peace a “subversive attempt to impose a settlement on the Israelis and Palestinians without the explicit agreement or participation of both sides.”
“When notorious and self-professed neo-Nazis announce that they are planning to march through a town carrying ‘high-profiled rifles’ in an action targeting ‘Jews, Jewish business, and everyone who supports either,’ the local authorities must respond with quick alarm and vigilance," says Ronald S. Lauder.
WJC President Ronald S. Lauder writes: 'In deferring to the Security Council, the US has allowed the counterproductive bias of the United Nations to gain the upper hand, at least in the short term, posing yet another obstacle to a lasting Israeli-Palestinian peace.'
"Today we are witnessing the world's indifference to the slaughter of Christians in the Middle East and Africa," Ronald S. Lauder, president of the World Jewish Congress, told a panel discussion in New York.
Speaking in the Swiss city of Basel where the first Zionist congresses were held after 1897, the World Jewish Congress president urged the next generation of Jewish leaders to be like modern Zionism’s founding father.
“Israel has shown time and time again that it is willing to enter into talks with a view of ending this conflict, but the Palestinians, instead of coming to the negotiating table, have imposed numerous preconditions, including on the settlement question. It is lamentable that the United Nations, instead of playing the role of honest broker, is taking sides, thus making a peace deal more unlikely,” said WJC President Ronald S. Lauder.
WJC President Ronald Lauder welcomed Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon’s recognition of the United Nations' disproportionate stance on Israel and his demand that Hamas renounce the use of violence and recognize Israel's right to exist.