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The World Jewish Congress is an international organization whose mission is to address the interests and needs of Jews and Jewish communities throughout the world. Founded in Geneva in 1936 to unite the Jewish people and mobilize the world against the Nazi onslaught, the WJC is the representative body of Jewish communities and organizations in over 80 countries from Argentina to Zimbabwe across six continents. It seeks to foster the unity and creative survival of the Jewish people while maintaining its spiritual, cultural and social heritage.
The World Jewish Congress is an international organization whose mission is to address the interests and needs of Jews and Jewish communities throughout the world. Founded in Geneva in 1936 to unite the Jewish people and mobilize the world against the Nazi onslaught, the WJC is the representative body of Jewish communities and organizations in over 80 countries from Argentina to Zimbabwe across six continents. It seeks to foster the unity and creative survival of the Jewish people while maintaining its spiritual, cultural and social heritage.

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"We will not be silent."

The little-known heroic deeds of a handful of German students during World War Two that fought until the day of their execution to protect their ideals of freedom and equality. This is the story of the White Rose.

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Help us support Maryland's Anti-BDS Legislation! Contact your state legislators and urge them to pass the bills which would prevent companies from discriminating against Israel. Your voice matters. Find more info and draft letters here: http://fight-bds.com/activity-29.html
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We can always count on Rashi, one of the most respected Torah commentators of all times, to remind us of the little things that make us better people. Rashi was born on this day in 1040 in France. Let's make sure his wisdom lives on. Every day. 
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“This is a historic event."

The Jewish and Catholic community are experiencing increasingly positive relations, after centuries of conflict and distrust. Now, the Jewish Museum in Rome and the Vatican are making one more step to solidify ties. And it all starts with a menorah.

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Lots of fun for visitors at Eilat's Dolphin Reef! What lies beneath the surface though, is the profound respect for nature, as well as thorough research into dolphins' way of life and social structure. Apparently, they remember their dead and may even be telling stories. Who knew we were so similar?


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“I have climbed some seriously big mountains, don’t you think I deserve a traditional bar mitzvah?”

When this concerned and loving mother tried to shield her son from the challenges of a big celebration, he just wouldn't have it. On Jewish Disability Awareness and Inclusion Month, let's learn not to underestimate anyone.

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”The word self-pity is just not in my vocabulary.” February is Jewish Disability Awareness and Inclusion Month. Meet the inspiring Jews who will have you reconsider your abilities as they surpass their disability with class-act achievements. For more inspiration click here: http://fal.cn/QD6a

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February is the Jewish Disability Awareness and Inclusion Month. So many people around the world are plagued by disease, impairment or various disabling conditions. Israel's contribution? Here it goes:

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ATTENTION STUDENTS: The Consulate General of Israel in Los Angeles and the World Jewish Congress invite university students in the Greater Los Angeles area to pitch their idea for a campus event, strategy, or initiative that explores a new approach to supporting Israel, combating anti-Semitism, or promoting intercommunity/faith relations. The winning student or group will receive a GRAND PRIZE OF $5,000!

Click here for more information: http://losangeles.campuspitch.org
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"Throughout the early 1930s, the years of the making of the Nuremberg Laws, Nazi policymakers looked to US law for inspiration. Hitler himself described the US as ‘the one state’ that had made progress toward the creation of a healthy racist society." Just one of the reasons why Black History Month is especially relevant to Jews as well.
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