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New York Stock Exchange Celebrates 10th Annual Israel Day

The honorary day highlighted Israel’s role on Wall Street and included sessions on Israeli investment trends and a salute to leading Israeli womenNew York — The 10th annual AIFL Israel Day at the New York Stock Exchange took place this morning, November 10, organized by the America-Israel Friendship League (AIFL), recognizing the country's unparalleled advancements and exposed Israel’s disproportionate prominence on Wall Street, now ranking as the largest foreign presence outside of just China and Canada.Well-known Israeli companies like Mobileye, Teva, CaesarStone and Check Point Software over the years have headlined a list of cutting-edge IPOs. Today, there are over…
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PM Netanyahu discusses UNESCO Temple Mount decision

​This absurdity in the theater of the absurd continues, even if with reduced force. But it must be understood that in the end this absurdity that hurts not only historical truth and present truth, but also the UN itself.Following is an excerpt from Prime Minister Netanyahu's remarks at the dedication of the Adelson School of Entrepreneurship at IDC Herzliya: "Today, the UNESCO Heritage Committee passed a decision which caused disappointment among the Palestinians and several Arab countries. It was supposed to be passed unanimously, by consensus, because the UNESCO Secretary General said that if it was not passed unanimously, then…
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Canada's PM Trudeau holds talks with World Jewish Congress

WJC, World Jewish Congress President Ronald S. Lauder met in Ottawa with Canada's Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and other Canadian officials for an exchange of views.Lauder praised Trudeau for Canada's deep friendship with, and staunch support for Israel."The Canadian delegation that attended former President Shimon Peres ' funeral last week was led by Prime Minister Trudeau and included former Prime Ministers Harper and Chrétien."It was a most impressive demonstration of honor and respect for the State of Israel", said Lauder.Also present at the meeting were WJC Vice-President Moshe Ronen from Canada, the WJC North America Executive Director Betty Ehrenberg, and…
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WJC President Lauder: Colombia's Juan Manuel Santos deserves Nobel Peace Prize

World Jewish Congress (WJC) President Ronald S. Lauder on Friday welcomed the Norwegian Nobel Committee's decision to give this year's Nobel Peace Prize to Colombia's President Juan Manuel Santos. "President Santos thoroughly deserves this award. He really is a peace-maker," Lauder said.Ronald S. Lauder with President Santos in 2015Ronald S. Lauder with President Santos in 2015He declared: "President Santos has worked incredibly hard for peace, and he has proved that even the most entrenched conflicts can be resolved if all parties are willing to sit down, negotiate, and commit to peaceful solutions. He has set an example for other parts…
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WJC officials to meet with leaders from 30 nations in New York this week

The World Jewish Congress will be holding talks with top government officials from more than 30 different countries gathered in New York this week for the high-level session of the United Nations General Assembly.WJC President Ronald S. Lauder, CEO Robert Singer, and other WJC representatives will lead the discussions with presidents, prime ministers, and foreign ministers. The WJC leadership will, amongst others, be meeting with Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi, Polish President Andrzej Duda, Bulgarian President Roman Plevneliev and Foreign Minister Daniel Mitov, Hungarian Foreign Minister Péter Szijjártó, French Foreign Minister Jean-Marc Ayrault, Spanish Foreign Minister José Manuel García-Margallo, and…
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Muslim Republic of Tatarstan in Russia Hosts Global Jewish Conference

KAZAN,  The Limmud FSU Volga-Urals conference of Russian-speaking Jews opened in this Muslim Russian republic last week, bringing together some 600 participants including Tatar and Muslim leaders, Kazan Jewish communal leaders, Russian and Israeli cultural figures, Israeli politicians and religious leaders, and Israel Defense Forces generals.Limmud FSU Volga-Urals, which ran through Sept. 4, featured more than 100 sessions on a broad range of topics including the Russian economy; balancing national security and press freedom; Israel and global instability; and a roundtable on Israeli-Russian trade featuring the Honorary Limmud FSU Volga-Urals Conference Chair and Chair of the Israeli-Russian Business Council, Timor…
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Muslim Republic of Tatarstan Hosts Global Jewish Conference

KAZAN, Russia, The Limmud FSU Volga-Urals conference of Russian-speaking Jews opened in this Muslim Russian republic yesterday, bringing together some 600 participants including Tatar and Muslim leaders, Kazan Jewish communal leaders, Russian and Israeli cultural figures, Israeli politicians and religious leaders, and Israel Defense Forces generals.Limmud FSU Volga-Urals, which will run through Sept. 4, will feature more than 100 sessions on a broad range of topics including the Russian economy; balancing national security and press freedom; Israel and global instability; and a roundtable on Israeli-Russian trade featuring the Honorary Limmud FSU Volga-Urals Conference Chair and Chair of the Israeli-Russian Business…
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Black leaders reject Movement for Black Lives' Anti-Israel platform

CHICAGO, A handful of African-American leaders who are top advisors to the International Fellowship of Christians and Jews (The Fellowship), and who represent more than 9 million people, today rejected the anti-Israel stance of the Movement for Black Lives, an offshoot of the Black Lives Matter movement.The Fellowship advisors representing three African-American Christian denominations, who form The Fellowship’s African-American Advisory Council and are involved in the organization’s increasing bridge building with the African-American community, include Rev. Dr. Kenneth C. Ulmer, of L.A., vice presiding bishop-at-large with the Global United Fellowship and senior pastor-teacher of the Faithful Central Bible Church; Rev.…
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Elie Wiesel Photo Exhibition Opening in Moscow

MOSCOW, Limmud FSU, in partnership with the Shem Olam Institute and the Nativ organization, will host a rare photographic survey of the life of Elie Wiesel, from Aug. 24 until the end of September at the Israeli Cultural Center in Moscow.An array of VIPs will participate the opening of the exhibition, including the chief rabbis of Russia, Berel Lazar and Avraham Shayevich; Russian Jewish Congress President Yuri Kenner; Israel’s Minister of Immigrant Absorption Sofa Landver; Conference of European Rabbis President Pinchas Goldschmidt; Euro-Asian Jewish Congress Secretary General Mikhail Chlenov; Israeli-Russian Business Council Chairman Dr. Temur Ben Yehuda; Adlofand the founder…
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