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The World Jewish Congress is the international organization representing Jewish communities in 100 countries around the world. (RTs are not endorsements)
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WJC 24m
WJC-Israel board member Mina Orgad joined Chairman of the Jewish Agency Isaac Herzog in commemorating the 100th anniversary of Chaim Herzog's birth in Belfast this week.
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WJC 38m
Replying to @ChelseaFC
The Pitch for Hope competition is the first part of our "Red Card for Hate" initiative with to combat discrimination and antisemitism in sports. Meet the finalists!
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WJC 38m
WJC and Chelsea are about to kick off the final Pitch for Hope event in the UK, as 6 finalists propose their projects to a panel of judges. Only one will win $10,000 to implement their idea. Meet the finalists!
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WJC 2h
WJC Vice President and President, Marie van der Zyl, spoke at a gala last night celebrating the 100th anniversary of the birth of Israel's 6th President, Chaim Herzog.
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Board of Deputies of British Jews Oct 16
"We cannot let Britain become a place where a Hijab or a Kippah marks someone out as a target." - Board of Deputies President responds to today's shocking revelations of a 40% rise in religious hate crime.
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We thank Swedish authorities for their response to WJC CEO Robert Singer's letter last week condemning the arson attack against a Jewish woman near Malmo. They noted that security has been strengthened in the region and that "antisemitism is unacceptable."
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Israel Foreign Min. 5h
WATCH: the moment of the explosion caused by the rocket launched from , which directly hit a house in Be'er Sheva earlier today, as caught on a nearby security camera:
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WJC 6h
The WJC-Israel, in cooperation with the municipality of Modiin, recently traveled to Poland with 18 special needs young adults for a unique trip, meeting with the Jewish communities in Warsaw and Krakow and engaging in Holocaust commemoration. Read more:
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ECAJ 21h
"It would be wrong to conclude that because of the immediate political context of the embassy announcement, it has no basis in sound policy. Quite the contrary." Have a read today of ECAJ co-CEO Peter Wertheim's piece in today's
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WJC 11h
The scene of a rocket attack: A rocket fired last night from hit a home in Beersheba in southern . The family inside managed to reach a bomb shelter before the rocket hit the children's bedroom. This is the reality Israelis are facing. Video credit:
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WJC 12h
Schools are closed in the south of Israel today. This is the reason why:
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Israel Defense Forces 13h
A rocket fired from hit the bedrooms of 3 Israeli children last night. Their mother saved them as she rushed them from their beds to a bomb shelter in a matter of seconds.
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Jonathan Conricus 15h
A few hours ago, a large rocket fired from hit a home in . The IDF has begun striking terror targets inside Gaza at this time. More to follow.
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Israel Foreign Min. 14h
FOOTAGE FROM THE SCENE: Be'er Sheva house directly hit by a rocket that was fired tonight from , causing severe damage to the house. Luckily, the lives of the family members living there were saved as they made it to the shelter just in time. (🎥/)
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WJC Oct 16
David Ben-Gurion, one of the primary founders of the State of Israel and the first Prime Minister of Israel, was born on October 16, 1886. On what would have been his birthday, we pay tribute to the man who dedicated his entire life to providing a home for the Jewish people.
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WJC 22h
On Aliyah Day, we honor those countless immigrants who came to Israel from all over the world and helped shape the country to become what it is today. Happy Yom HaAliyah! Photo: Israel, 1950; children at a youth aliyah camp; Seymour Katcoff, Government Press Office
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WJC Oct 16
Israel's sixth president, Chaim Herzog, was also Israel's ambassador to the UN; the one who, before the world of nations, repudiated the UN General Assembly 'Zionism is Racism' resolution. WJC is here in Belfast today to mark 100 years of Chaim Herzog together with the community.
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WJC Oct 16
David Ben-Gurion, one of the primary founders of the State of Israel and the first Prime Minister of Israel, was born on October 16, 1886. On what would have been his birthday, we pay tribute to the man who dedicated his entire life to providing a home for the Jewish people.
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Det Jødiske Samfund Oct 15
Nogle af de danskere, der hjalp med at redde danske jøder til Sverige og på andre måder engagerede sig i modstandskampen mod nazismen, betalte den højeste pris for deres heltemod.
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WJC Oct 15
WJC CEO Robert Singer thanked Latvia's State Secretary of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Andris Pelšs for the country's strong relationship with the Jewish community and support for Israel. He urged him to adopt definition of antisemitism & increase trade with Israel.
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