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World Jewish Congress condemns 'disgraceful' neo-Nazi march in Washington: 'Hatred and extremism cannot be allowed to tear the fabric of our society apart'

World Jewish Congress condemns 'dis…

NEW YORK – The World Jewi...

Israel Under Attack

Israel Under Attack

Hamas began shooting proj...

Sniper in Gaza Kills IDF Staff Sergeant Aviv Levi

Sniper in Gaza Kills IDF Staff Serg…

Once again, violent riots...

Tell United Nations To Condemn Hamas’ Environmental War Crimes!

Tell United Nations To Condemn Hama…

We call upon Mr. Erik Sol...

PM Netanyahu on the ‘White Helmets’

PM Netanyahu on the ‘White Helmets’

​I approved the evacuatio...

Swedish PM Löfven responds to WJC CEO Singer’s concern over rising anti-Semitism, says government has taken ‘raft of measures to safeguard’ Jewish community

Swedish PM Löfven responds to WJC C…

NEW YORK – The Swedish go...

Israel under fire

Israel under fire

Families in southern Isra...

Pitch for Hope competition calls on youth in UK, US, and Israel to propose creative ideas for curbing racism and anti-Semitism in sports

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PM Netanyahu meets with Russian President Vladimir Putin

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Prime Minister Benjamin N...

The IDF’s response to ongoing Hamas terror attacks

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Israel Under Attack

Hamas began shooting projectiles at Israeli civilians.In response, IDF fighter jets struck 12 terror targets in Gaza, including a factory used to manufacture parts for terror tunnels and concrete, a maritime terror tunnel shaft along the coast, and several terror sites in military compounds, among them rocket manufacturing facilities and a central logistical military complex.The factory used to manufacture parts for terror tunnels was intended to be used as a hotel, but was overtaken by the Hamas terror organization in 2012. The factory manufactures parts for terror tunnels under the guise of civilian infrastructure.In 2012, during Operation Pillar of Defense,…
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Tell United Nations To Condemn Hamas’ Environmental War Crimes!

We call upon Mr. Erik Solheim, Executive Director of the UN Environmental Programme, to condemn Hamas and other terrorist groups in the Gaza Strip for causing severe environmental damage to southern Israel.Over the course of the past three months, Hamas operatives and other terrorists have burned thousands of tires and launched hundreds of incendiary devices into Israeli territory. The combined effect of these heinous acts has not only led to the release of toxic materials into the fragile ecosystem, but has resulted in the destruction of more than 7,400 acres of land, hundreds of acres of wheat fields, and 2,700…
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PM Netanyahu on the ‘White Helmets’

​I approved the evacuation of hundreds of ‘White Helmets’ from Syria through Israel. These are people who have saved lives and whose lives were in danger, and I approved their passage through Israel as an important humanitarian gesture. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu issued the following statement: "Several days ago President Trump contacted me, as did Canadian Prime Minister Trudeau and others, and requested that we assist in evacuating hundreds of 'white helmets' from Syria. These are people who have saved lives and whose lives were in danger. Therefore, I approved their passage through Israel to additional countries, as an important…
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Israel under fire

Families in southern Israel awoke to the sounds of red alert sirens calling them into their bomb shelters Men, women, and children, had 15 seconds to run and seek shelter in the middle of the night. These rockets were continuously launched at these communities and have remained ongoing. Hamas has launched more than 100 rockets and mortar shells at Israeli civilians.The IDF carried out the largest wave of daytime strikes since Operation Protective Edge in summer 2014. The IDF struck more than 40 terror targets in the Gaza Strip, including 2 terror tunnels, 2 large logistic centers, and a Hamas…
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PM Netanyahu meets with Russian President Vladimir Putin

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu at the Kremlin in Moscow, met with Russian President Vladimir Putin and made the following remarks at the start of the meeting: "I would like to compliment you on the very successful World Cup that Russia is organizing. The entire world is watching with great interest, including us in Israel, and I must say I am as well. So thank you for the invitation to watch the game later this evening. Of course you mentioned the moving parade in honor of the victory over the Nazis, which was a great event that made an impression in…
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WJC US renews calls to extradite accused Nazi criminal to Germany: ‘Justice must be served’

NEW YORK – The World Jewish Congress, United States has renewed its calls on the US government to deport a 94-year-old accused Nazi war criminal living in New York City, and is urging the German Interior Ministry to accept the extradition. Jakiw Palij is alleged to have guarded the Trawinki death camp in Nazi-occupied Poland in 1943 and is the last accused Nazi concentration camp guard still known to be living in the United States. “It is beyond disparaging that a convicted Nazi war criminal, who stood guard as more than 6,000 Jews were brutally murdered, should be allowed to…
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ADL Monitoring Anti-Israel Rallies Globally: Anti-Semitic Images Appear in Arabic Language Media Following Trump Action on Jerusalem

New York, NY,  Anti-Semitism has emerged in forms both subtle and overt at anti-Israel rallies taking place globally in response to President Trump’s announcement on Jerusalem last week, according to a new analysis by the Anti-Defamation League (ADL).ADL experts are monitoring incidents globally and in the United States. While there have been serious incidents overseas, including the firebombing of Jewish community sites in Sweden and hate-filled remarks by President Recep Tayyip Erdogan of Turkey, several protests in the United States have been marred by anti-Semitic chants and expressions as well.Virulent anti-Israel protests were held in more than a dozen cities…
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PM Netanyahu's remarks at the meeting of EU Foreign Ministers in Brussels

​Europe and Israel are important partners in three main ​areas: in the area of security, in the area of prosperity, in the area of peace. In security, Israeli intelligence has prevented dozens of terrorist attacks, many of them on European soil, and I think countless lives have been saved as a result of this cooperation.​​Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, today (Monday, 11 December 2017), at the European Council headquarters in Brussels was welcomed by EU High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Federica Mogherini and made the following remarks:"I thank you for this invitation, Federica, and also to the Government…
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Facebook, Google, Microsoft, Twitter, and ADL Announce Lab to Engineer New Solutions to Stop Cyberhate

New York, NY -  Facebook, Google, Microsoft, Twitter and other leading technology companies are joining with the Anti-Defamation League (ADL), the world’s leading organization combating anti-Semitism and hate of all kinds, to establish a Cyberhate Problem-Solving Lab to counter the growing amount of hate speech online. Engaging engineers and focused on technical solutions, the companies and ADL will collaborate to exchange ideas, investigate areas of common risk and opportunity, and seek to devise new approaches to identify and address cyberhate.This strategy builds on recent models where leading companies have cooperated on large-scale issues of the public interest, such as addressing…
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