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WJC urges EU to act swiftly after court strikes Hamas off list of terrorist organizations

17 Dec 2014

World Jewish Congress President Ronald S. Lauder: "The EU should not allow Hamas to cynically use the rule of law in its struggle to overthrow the rule of law.

‘Singling out of Israel undermines Geneva Conventions’, WJC warns

16 Dec 2014

In letters to the Swiss government and to the EU envoy in Geneva, the World Jewish Congress protested against a special conference to take place this week which focuses exclusively on the Palestinian territories.

Over 100 survivors to come to event marking 70th anniversary of Auschwitz liberation

11 Dec 2014

The World Jewish Congress will be among the organizations supporting the commemorative event at Auschwitz-Birkenau on 27 January 2015.

WJC hails 'landmark decision' by Polish high court lifting kosher slaughter ban

10 Dec 2014

Poland's Constitutional Tribunal vindicated the stance of the Union of Polish Jewish Communities and ruled that the current ban on religious slaughter was unconstitutional.

Plight of Jewish refugees from Arab countries to be highlighted at United Nations

01 Dec 2014

The World Jewish Congress will co-host event at UN Headquarters in New York on Wednesday 3 December 2014.