The vote was held on Friday in Geneva, as the UNHRC wraps up its 40th session.
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NEW YORK – World Jewish Congress CEO and Executive Vice President Robert Singer applauded Denmark and Austria on Thursday for joining the United Kingdom in firmly announcing its plans to vote no on all resolutions up for debate tomorrow under the United Nations Human Rights Council’s Permanent Item 7. Item 7 targets Israel directly, and […]
Commemorative event on January 27, 2019 at 11.00 am on Heldenplatz
Jewish pupils at German public schools are particularly vulnerable to the country’s greatly increased anti-Semitism. A number of extreme anti-Semitic incidents have been publicized in recent years, of which several of the most severe occurred in Berlin.
After 18 months of research, first claims being finalized for reported $35b from Tunisia, $15b from Libya, for assets Jews left behind when kicked out after establishment of Israel
This is the first time that a majority of countries have voted against Hamas and I commend each of the 87 countries that took a principled stand against Hamas. This is a very important achievement for the US and Israel.
Moshe Kantor is president of the European Jewish Congress and the European Council on Tolerance and Reconciliation, where he leads the struggle against anti-Semitism and racism and the promotion of tolerance and reconciliation, human rights and interfaith dialogue.
Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu’s appeal to Yukiya Amano, Director General of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), at the UN General Assembly in New York in September was met with a cold shoulder.