WJC News Update – World Jewish Congress joins US concern over disproportionate and biased UN focus on Israel

WJC News Update – World Jewish Congress joins US concern over disproportionate and biased UN focus on Israel

 

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Small blog rsl World Jewish Congress joins US concern over disproportionate and biased UN focus on IsraelWorld Jewish Congress President Lauder joins the United States and Israel in voicing concern following the General Assembly’s adoption this past week of six anti-Israel resolutions.
Small blog unesco WJC Jewish Diplomats hold high-level talks in UNESCO as part of European regional gatheringIn an open exchange of views with the representatives, the JDs addressed the bias against Israel and the anti-Israel resolutions which are often adopted by UNESCO’s governing bodies, the ongoing politicization which is currently plaguing the organization and the need for UNESCO to focus on its original mandate through much needed reform.
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Small blog amb. dayan webinar   invitation  002 WJC WEBINAR: Ambassador Dani Dayan on perception vs. reality in presenting Israel abroad04 Dec 2017 Tune in Tuesday @ 10:00AM EST to hear from Israel’s Consul General in New York on using diplomacy to dispel common misconceptions and lies about the Jewish State:  READ MORE »
Small blog cija CIJA alarmed by spike in hate crime targeting Jews04 Dec 2017 CIJA CEO Shimon Koffler Fogel says in statement: “While Canada remains one of the best countries in the world to be a minority, antisemitism and hate persist at the margins of society. We are alarmed by the overall increase in hate crime, the increasingly violent nature of these crimes, and the spike in incidents targeting the Jewish community.” READ MORE »
Small blog bds BDS opponent receives Jewish support for top civil rights post, as pro-Palestinian groups protest – JNS04 Dec 2017 —Leaders of major American Jewish organizations are rallying around Kenneth L. Marcus, the nominee for assistant secretary of education for civil rights, as pro-Palestinian groups denounce him for opposing the BDS movement.  READ MORE »
Small blog nursing Man charged with hate crime after attacking elderly man at Jewish nursing home in New York – CBS04 Dec 2017 A man walked into a Jewish nursing home in the Bronx, tried to rob an elderly resident and then beat the older man and yelled anti-Semitic remarks at him, police said Sunday.  READ MORE »