WJC News Update – World Jewish Congress welcomes Dutch political parties’ pact to support Jewish community

WJC News Update – World Jewish Congress welcomes Dutch political parties’ pact to support Jewish community

 

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Small blog amsterdam World Jewish Congress welcomes Dutch political parties’ pact to support Jewish communityThe agreement, which covers a range of issues including anti-Semitism, security and Holocaust education, was the initiative of Ruben Vis, Director of the Organization of Jewish Communities in the Netherlands (NIK), WJC’s affiliate in that country.
Small blog crif At CRIF dinner, France’s Macron vows to fight anti-Semitism online and off – Associated PressFrench president pledges continued protection for Jewish schools and synagogues and other sites as well as a new government plan to fight racism and anti-Semitism online.
Small blog charity World Jewish Congress ranked among America’s top charities for fourth consecutive yearThe World Jewish Congress, American Section was given a four-star rating by Charity Navigator, America’s largest charity evaluator, which appraises the financial health, accountability and transparency of more than 8,000 US-based charities.
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Small blog italy After vote, Italian Jewish leader says she hopes country will remember its fascist past – Jerusalem PostThe rise of fascism in Italy at the beginning of the 1920s was similar to that of contemporary Italy, the country’s Jewish leader Noemi Di Segni told The Jerusalem Post on Monday, after election results showed that voters favored anti-establishment, far-right parties over the mainstream ones.  READ MORE »
Small blog social Germany looks to revise social media law as Europe watches – ReutersThe law, which came into full force on Jan. 1, is the most ambitious effort by a Western democracy to control what appears on social media.   READ MORE »
Small blog kirchner Former Argentine president to go on trial for allegedly covering up AMIA Jewish center bombing – JTAEleven other former government officials also will be tried on charges involving the cover-up and abuse of power, a federal judge ruled Monday.  READ MORE »
Small blog yiddish Yiddish journals are given a new life online – JTAIn geveb, a journal of Yiddish studies, and the Historical Jewish Press are posting full-color scans of some of the most important of these journals and publishing translations of selected writings.  READ MORE »

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