WJC News Updates – Hamas’ March of Return: Know the Facts

WJC News Updates – Hamas’ March of Return: Know the Facts

 

News updates from the World Jewish Congress website – 05 April 2018

World Jewish Congress
Newsletter focus cover2 Hamas’ March of Return: Know the FactsOver the past several days, a great deal of misinformation has been spread in the press and on social media about. The World Jewish Congress is aware that events in Israel and the Palestinian territories have a real, and often detrimental impact on Jewish communities. As such, we have prepared a report to ensure that you have all of the facts and full picture.
Newsletter focus rsl consul World Jewish Congress holds memorial for Holocaust survivor murdered in ParisWJC President Ronald S. Lauder ‘We must continue to sound the alarm until we put a stop to this terrifying rise of anti-Semitism’
Newsletter focus bulgarian fm Bulgarian foreign ministry hosts Balkan Jewish leaders for special Passover dinnerIn a message conveyed to the participants by a World Jewish Congress representative, WJC CEO Robert Singer expressed the organization’s deep gratitude for the strong friendship shown by the Bulgarian government, and its efforts to combat anti-Semitism and commemorate the Holocaust.
News heading

Small blog bod Board of Deputies, Jewish Leadership Council agree to meet UK Labor Leader Jeremy Corbyn05 Apr 2018 Board of Deputies President Jonathan Arkush, who is also a WJC vice president, and JLC Chair Jonathan Goldstein relayed the decision in a letter to the Labour Leader on Wednesday, stressing that the emphasis of the meeting would be on actions, not words.  READ MORE »
Small blog join us Celebrate 70 Years of Israel with the World Jewish Congress05 Apr 2018 The World Jewish Congress is inviting people around the world to film themselves and members of their communities singing Hatikvah, Israel’s national anthem, to present in a single video to Israeli lawmakers as a gift from Diaspora Jewry and friends. READ MORE »
Small blog dutch The music of Holocaust victims returns to the Dutch concentration camp where they suffered – JTA05 Apr 2018 The visit is part of a unique project spearheaded by the Jewish National Fund in the United Kingdom that is breathing life into musical works that were written during the Holocaust and almost lost forever — and in the case of Max Ehrlich’s work, reconstructing compositions based on texts he smuggled out of the camp.  READ MORE »
Small blog soccer An exhibit on soccer during the Holocaust is on display at one of Buenos Aires’ biggest stadiums – JTA03 Apr 2018 “It Wasn’t a Game” (or “No Fue un Juego”) opened last week at the River Plate museum in the team’s stadium building complex here, and will remain on view through May 15, a month before the start of the World Cup, soccer’s premier international tournament.   READ MORE »