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WJC supports change in US legislation to prevent Nazi war criminals from receiving benefits

22 Oct 2014

The WJC announced its support for a change in US law to prevent presumed Nazi war criminals who were granted US citizenship by making false statements to immigration authorities from keeping their social security entitlements.

World Jewish Congress mourns passing of Zionist leader Kalman Sultanik z’’l

20 Oct 2014

The Polish-born Holocaust survivor was a leader of the Zionist movement and a long-time vice-president of the World Jewish Congress.

Lauder: Time to speak out against slaughter of Christians in Middle East

13 Oct 2014

In a speech to 4,000 Christian Israel supporters gathered in Jerusalem for the Feast of Tabernacles, the WJC president said: " This isn’t war. This is genocide."

Jerusalem: Jewish, Evangelical leaders to unite against persecution of Christians in Middle East

08 Oct 2014

Israel’s President Reuven Rivlin and World Jewish Congress President Ronald S. Lauder will address a large gathering of Evangelical Christians in Jerusalem next week.

World Jewish Congress delegation received by Pope Francis on Rosh Hashana eve

18 Sep 2014

The Catholic pontiff received a delegation of 40 Jewish leaders at his residence in the Vatican and raised the persecution of Christians in the Middle East.