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World Jewish Congress expresses shock and outrage at deadly shootings in Kansas City

14 Apr 2014

The World Jewish Congress-United States (WJC-US) expressed shock and outrage at the heinous attack on the two Jewish community centers in Kansas City that took place on Sunday.

In London speech, WJC President Ronald Lauder outlines strategy to fight Israel boycott movement

08 Apr 2014

In a keynote speech in London, World Jewish Congress President Ronald S. Lauder on Monday called on Jewish community and organizational leaders to step up the battle against the anti-Israel Boycott, Sanctions, and Divestment (BDS) movement, saying that this was perhaps the most important thing they would ever do.

After Greek official's resignation, WJC head urges Europe to isolate extremist parties

08 Apr 2014

After a senior Greek official was caught discussing an investigation of the neo-Nazi Golden Dawn Party with an official of the same party, WJC President Lauder has urged Europe to establish a cordon sanitaire toward extremist parties.

Lauder: Gurlitt agreement in Germany sets precedent for looted art in private hands

07 Apr 2014

WJC President Ronald S. Lauder toda welcomed the news that Cornelius Gurlitt agreed to an investigation into the provenance of all his pictures and promised to return any Nazi-looted art works to their rightful owners.

WJC-US applauds Congress effort to help needy Holocaust survivors

03 Apr 2014

The World Jewish Congress-United States applauded a bi-partisan effort in the US Congress to create a fund to aid the estimated 30,000 impoverished Holocaust survivors living in America.

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