World Jewish Congress

Ron Lauder Launches $25 Million Effort to Fight Anti-Semitism

TEL AVIV – World Jewish Congress President Ronald Lauder announced that he was pledging $25 million of his own money to launch a new organization aimed at rooting out antisemitism in American politics, the New York Times reported Monday.  


Honduran President Opens Diplomatic Office in Jerusalem

TEL AVIV – Honduran President Juan Orlando Hernandez on Sunday opened a trade mission in Jerusalem, in a move he said was a “first step” toward transferring his country’s embassy to the city.

Palestinians to file complaint over Honduras Jerusalem move

Yad Vashem Slams Abbas for ‘Assault’ on Holocaust

TEL AVIV – Israel’s Holocaust memorial Yad Vashem on Wednesday slammed Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas for claiming the Jews were responsible for their own demise in the Holocaust because of their financial activities , and that the Nazi atrocities had nothing to do with anti-Semitism.  

In this Sept. 19, 2014 file photo, Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas gestures as he speaks during a media conference at the Elysee Palace in Paris. The Hamas militant group on Sunday, Sept. 7, 2017, said it has accepted key conditions demanded by its rival, President Mahmoud Abbas, including nationwide elections …