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On Ramadan, Jewish and Muslim leaders emphasize inter-religious brotherhood

As part of its 16th Plenary Assembly, the World Jewish Congress (WJC) partnered with the Muslim World League (MWL) for a joint Muslim and Jewish celebration of Ramadan.

Helping out during the pandemic - comment

A daily recount of the experiences of a Hungarian-Jewish leader.

By ANDRAS HEISLER
16/03/2021

Int'l Council of Jewish Parliamentarians works to counter antisemitism

US Senator Jacky Rosen (D-Nevada) will lead the forum following a request to her by WJC President Ronald S. Lauder.

Chief Operating Officer of MercadoLibre poses at company's headquarters in Sao Paulo

Latin America’s largest online retailer removing antisemitic objects

The company is removing books such as “Mein Kampf” and “The Protocols of the Elders of Zion,” in addition to other Nazi coins, posters and memorabilia.

By JTA STAFF
25/02/2021

Pope Francis visits Holocaust survivor in Rome

The pope's visit was met with praise by the World Jewish Congress.

21/02/2021

WJC President Ronald Lauder sends congratulations to Biden and Harris

"On behalf of more than 100 Jewish communities across the globe affiliated with the WJC, I am delighted to extend my most heartfelt congratulations"

WJC President Ronald Lauder speaks on passing of Sheldon Adelson

Lauder added that Adelson was optimistic about the State of Israel and its future and said, “He loved what Israel was doing, and he could not find fault with anything.”

President of the World Jewish Congress Ronald Lauder

Ronald S. Lauder addresses UAE-Israel Conference

Lauder said that his involvement in building a Jewish school in Dubai and the sight of so many Israelis visiting the Emirates in recent weeks are encouraging signs of normalcy and inclusiveness.

Ronald Lauder to head Israel-UAE Conferences

As president of the World Jewish Congress, Lauder is known for his vision and leadership, both in Israel and around the world on behalf of the Jewish people.

A volunteer receives an injection in a human clinical trial for a potential vaccine against the nove

WJC, WCC call for religious, ethical discussion on vaccine distribution

The paper also touches on the issue of global equity of vaccine distribution and ensuring that those who live in poorer countries are not excluded.

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