World Jewish Congress

Dive into the dynamic world of international Jewry as we explore the core issues facing the Jewish people today. The World Jewish Congress-Israel is proud to present its newest venture: a platform for insightful discussion and critical analysis. Join Efrat Sopher, a London-based WJC activist , as she sits with distinguished guests to tackle compelling issues on the Jewish agenda such as the struggle against antisemitism, the challenge of maintaining Jewish identity, and interfaith dialogue, as well as to celebrate Jewish lives and traditions around the world.

Latest Episodes

25 Minutes
Are All Jews Still Responsible for One Another?

We can find Jews and Jewish communities in almost every corner of the world, but is the ancient phrase Kol Yisrael Areivim Zeh Bazeh still relevant? We'll discuss its modern meaning with Heroes for Life founder Gili Cohen and WJC-Israel Chairperson Hadassa Getsztain.

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40 Minutes
Lesson from life: Antisemitism on Campuses

One of the main challenges facing Jewish students around the world is actually an age-old problem that rears its head in every generation: Antisemitism. Today we are going to hear from Yana Naftalieva, president of the World Union of Jewish Students, about how Jewish students are targeted and what we can do to help them defend themselves. We will also hear from Professor Gerald Steinberg, founding president of NGO Monitor, about the roots of this phenomenon and how the flagrant attacks on Zionism and the Jewish State on campuses are really aimed at Jews.

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47 Minutes
Antisemitism in Sport in the Shadow of the Munich Massacre

Sports mirror human society, and unfortunately, both are tainted by bigotry and prejudice. In the first episode of our podcast, we delve into the topic of hatred in sports with renowned sports journalist Jeremy Schaap and Daniel Lörcher, who serves as Dortmund's Special Envoy for Combating Discrimination. Our discussion ranges from instances of Jew-hatred exhibited by soccer fans with antisemitic beliefs to the tragic events of the Munich Olympics massacre, which inspired Jeremy Schaap's documentary on one of the survivors.

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