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Former Israeli government minister Dan Meridor named new head of Israel Council on Foreign Relations

08 Sep 2014

Dan Meridor will succeed Avi Primor as the president of the Israeli foreign affairs think-tank, which operates under the auspices of the World Jewish Congress.

World Jewish Congress to meet in Berlin in wake of growing anti-Semitism

04 Sep 2014

A sharp rise in anti-Semitic attacks and increased hostility towards Israel will be among the subjects to be discussed at an upcoming meeting of the World Jewish Congress in the German capital.

WJC praises Pope Francis for Match for Peace initiative

01 Sep 2014

The World Jewish Congress has praised Pope Francis for co-organizing an international soccer match whose aim is to promote peace around the world and to raise funds for children in need.

Stockholm: Thousands of Swedes rally against anti-Semitism

31 Aug 2014

WJC CEO Robert Singer was one of more than a thousand people who took part in the Kippah Walk organized by the Swedish Jewish community, which came in the wake of a series of anti-Semitic incidents.

Greek Jewish communities battle anti-Semitism in the press

07 Aug 2014

In a statement released today, The Central Board of Jewish Communities in Greece, KIS, condemned the bristling anti-Semitism that has washed into the Greek press since the beginning of Israel’s operation “Protective Edge” in Gaza.

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