WJC Jewish Diplomatic Corps

WJC Jewish Diplomatic Corps In The Time of Covid-19

In the face of the COVID-19 pandemic, the WJC Jewish Diplomatic Corps is fully committed to supporting Jewish communities across the globe, as they confront unprecedented challenges caused by this global crisis.

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The WJC Jewish Diplomatic Corps is the flagship program of the World Jewish Congress, under the vision and leadership of WJC President Ronald S. Lauder. This program empowers the new generations of outstanding Jewish leaders. We are a highly selective worldwide network of over 300 Jewish young professionals from 50 countries receiving opportunities, experience, and skills to impact Jewish interests through diplomacy and public policy.

Our objective is to represent and strengthen the Jewish communities, ensuring their strong voice in global aff¬airs today - and for decades to come. WJC Jewish Diplomatic Corps activities focus on advocacy on WJC core topics such as combating antisemitism, supporting Israel, protecting Holocaust legacy, strengthening Jewish unity, as well as safeguarding human rights and minority rights.

The WJC Jewish Diplomatic Corps can be contacted at office@jdcorps.org

 


Recent activities conducted by the WJC Jewish Diplomatic Corps and its members

WJC @ UNHRC Forum on Minority Issues: Online hate speech


WJC @ UNHRC: Hamas' human rights abuses against women and children  


WJC @ UNHRC: Hate speech and antisemitism during COVID-19


Sukkot - Continuing Jewish Holiday Traditions During COVID-19  


In Halle, Germany, WJC convenes Jewish leaders one year after Yom Kippur attack to urge action against antisemitism


The Sermons: A WJC High Holidays Initiative


WJC commemorates 25 years since Srebrenica Genocide, supports efforts to mark 11 July as Remembrance Day


WJC hosts Zoom IDF briefing for Jewish communities


WJC hosts forum for Special Envoys & Coordinators Combating Antisemitism (SECCA)


WJC JDCorps moderates WJC Yom Hashoah commemorative ceremony


Chicago distillery co-founded and run by WJC Jewish Diplomatic Corps President Sonat Birnecker Hart to provide hand santizer amid coronavirus crisis


WJC Jewish Diplomat urges world to remain active in fight against antisemitism


Amid surge of antisemitism over Hanukkah, WJC takes to social media to #SpreadLight


WJC Jewish Diplomat urges UNHRC to abolish 'discriminatory and anti-Israel agenda Item immediately'


WJC Jewish Diplomat calls on UNHRC to protect Christians in the Middle East


WJC Jewish Diplomat calls on UNHRC to protect Jewish communities from violent hate groups


WJC Jewish Diplomat at UNHRC: Forces of hate are on the rise again


WJC Jewish Diplomat urges UNHRC to take action against the execution of juveniles in Iran


WJC Jewish Diplomat to UNHRC: It’s time for all nations to designate Hezbollah as a terrorist group
 

WJC Jewish Diplomat to UNHRC: Hamas understands that their aggression against Israel will be eagerly supported by this body
 

WJC Jewish Diplomatic Corps delegation arrives in San Diego to mourn with local community: “We are one global community and we must protect each other”
 

Central Council of Jews in Germany to WJC Jewish Diplomatic Corps: The past won’t determine our future
 

WJC Jewish Diplomatic Corps in Berlin: Advocating for Jewish rights worldwide
 

German state secretary tells WJC Jewish Diplomatic Corps: Item 7 of UNHRC is antisemitic

 

40 new members of WJC Jewish Diplomatic Corps inducted in New York

 

WJC Jewish Diplomat at the UNHRC: Anti-Zionism is a politically correct disguise of traditional antisemitism to attack the Jewish people

 

WJC Jewish Diplomat to UNHRC: Council is accomplice in Hamas’ cynical and criminal mass exploitation of Palestinian child soldiers

 

WJC Jewish Diplomatic Corps gathers in Montevideo for induction training

 

WJC Jewish Diplomat urges the UN Human Rights Council to condemn the discrimination against Israeli athletes

 

WJC Jewish Diplomat at UNHRC: This Council must take serious actions to fight the scourge of antisemitism

 

WJC Jewish Diplomat condemns persecution based on religious beliefs, sexual orientation or skin pigmentation at the UNHRC

 

WJC Jewish Diplomatic Corps welcomes Britain's outright ban of Hezbollah

 

WJC Jewish Diplomat at UK event: We must not stop speaking about the Holocaust

 

WJC Jewish Diplomat in Armenia: Israeli resilience following the Holocaust is a key factor to its success as a nation

 

WJC Jewish Diplomatic Corps in Moscow: Advocating for Jewish rights worldwide

 

WJC Jewish Diplomatic Corps visits Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and embassies throughout Moscow

 

WJC Jewish Diplomatic Corps official visit to Moscow City Duma

Recent op-eds published by WJC Jewish Diplomats

Recognizing Srebrenica Genocide: The moral imperative of ‘Never Again | Vladimir Andrle


New Holocaust memorial unveiled in Germany: Abandoned suitcases filled with empty dreams | Micky Fuhrmann


Every step a prayer for the refugee | Oleg Ivanov


The world failed in Bosnia 25 years ago. We cannot turn a blind eye again | Phil Rosenberg


Passover, in the Persian tradition | Dr. Efrat Sopher
 

Passover, in the Indian tradition | Jacqueline Solomon
 

Is there a future for Jews in Germany?
 

Les Jewish Diplomats du Congrès Juif Mondial en visite officielle à Berlin – CRIF.org (French)
 

Advocating for Jewish rights – Arutz Sheva
 

The Yellow Vest Movement should serve as a wake-up call for antisemitism in France – CRIF.org (English & French)

 

Hamas’ ‘March of Return’ is not a peaceful protest – Jewish News (UK)

 

Hezbollah, el nombre del terror - Semanario Hebreo Jai (Spanish)

 

Time to designate the entirety of Hezbollah as a terrorist organization - The Jerusalem Post

 

All countries which profess to be law abiding democracies must vehemently condemn Hezbollah’s action - The Jewish Chronicle

 

Hezbollah: Qu'est ce qu'on attend? - CRIF.org (French)

 

The man who made genocide a crime - The Canadian Jewish News

 

Les jeunes du Congrès juif mondial s'engagent lors la conférence internationale contre l'antisémitisme - CRIF.org (French)

 

World Jewish Congress in Moscow: Advocating for Jewish rights worldwide - STMEGI (Russian & English)

 

Lessons from Moscow: Five ways to tackle antisemitism heads-on - Arutz Sheva

 

The path from words to action following Pittsburgh attack - The Jerusalem Post

Recent international conferences with the participation of members of the WJC Jewish Diplomatic Corps

United Nations, General Assembly, New York

United Nations, Human Rights Council, Geneva

Organisation of American States, General Assembly, Cancun

World Peace Forum, Jakarta, Indonesia

Muslim Jewish Conference, Sarajevo

International Association of Jewish Lawyers and Jurists, seminar on digital antisemitism, Vienna

International Council of Christians and Jews, conference, Bonn

Konrad Adenauer Stiftung, seminar on hate speech on the internet, Jerusalem

Council of Young Jewish Presidents, meeting of the development program, New York

IAF Chairman’s Conference, Jerusalem

Child Dignity Congress, Vatican City

World Summit on Counter-terrorism, Herzliya

IHRA Panel on Holocaust Remembrance and Education, Washington

WJC Jewish Diplomatic Corps internal meetings

WJC Jewish Diplomatic Corps Special Mission to Israel, Jerusalem - Haifa - Tel Aviv

WJC Jewish Diplomatic Corps Regional Meeting, Washington D.C.

WJC Jewish Diplomatic Corps Regional Meeting, Paris

WJC Jewish Diplomatic Corps participation at the ICFR European-Israeli Diplomatic Forums, Israel

WJC Jewish Diplomatic Corps Regional Meeting, New York

WJC Jewish Diplomatic Corps Steering Committee and Staff Retreat, Israel

WJC Jewish Diplomatic Corps Israel Social Event, Tel Aviv

WJC Jewish Diplomatic Corps Regional Meeting, London

WJC Jewish Diplomatic Corps Working Breakfast, Tel Aviv

WJC Jewish Diplomatic Corps participation at the WJC Herzl Gala Dinner, New York

WJC President Ronald S. Lauder presents his vision of Jewish leadership at the WJC-JDCorps Global Summit in Basel, Switzerland in November, 2016

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