Georgia Remembers the Holocaust

Marine Solomonishvili reports on the International Holocaust Remembrance Day events held in Tbilisi, Georgia, on January 27, 2023, with the participation of the Council of Jewish Women in Georgia & Foundation LEA.   The first event was a joint event with the Tolerance Center under the auspices of the Public Defender / Ombudsman of Georgia and UN […]

Fighting against antisemitism & racism

English follows Spanish 27 de enero – Día Internacional de Conmemoración del Holocausto – día de la lucha contra el antisemitismo y el racismo. En noviembre de 2005, las Naciones Unidas (ONU) aprobaron una resolución que se establecía que el 27 de enero se marcara como el día de recordación mundial del Holocausto. En la […]

#WeRemember and Bear Witness

Jewish women and women’s organizations around the world who are affiliated with the International Council of Jewish Women have joined the WJC campaign #WeRemember for International Holocaust Remembrance Day, January 27, 2023. The International Council of Jewish Women is an active member of the World Jewish Congress and the United Nations, as a member of […]

#WeRemember on Holocaust Memorial Day 2023

Version en español en la parte inferior. Dear Friends, This last year was a difficult one for the Jewish people and other vulnerable communities around the world. Rising antisemitism and the increased spread of Holocaust denial online have led to new threats that demand urgent action. Encouraging society to reflect on the lessons of the […]

Multi-Religious Response to Social and Environmental Crises

Report on the Religions for Peace Meeting in Manresa, Spain –  Nov. 27-30, 2022 – by Dr. Evelyn Zentner de Falck. On November 27-30 I was invited to attend a seminar organized by the Mayor of Manresa in Spain, and Religions for Peace. The invitation was to commemorate the 500th anniversary of San Ignacio de Loyola’s […]

International Human Rights Day

On December 10 2022, International Human Rights Day will bring to a close the 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence. Annually, around the world, this period is dedicated to eliminating the ongoing global violation of human rights. Within the ICJW Program Policies on the Status of Women it says: “ICJW condemns all forms of […]

Historic WJC Meeting in Rome

Sara Winkowski reports that the Executive Committee of the World Jewish Congress gathered in Rome on November 21-22, 2022, for a unique and milestone meeting with the Vatican. Version en español en la parte inferior. Nostra Aetate dismantled the collective accusation of Deicide against the Jewish people, recognized the Jewish origins of the fathers of […]

Mitzvah Day Sunshine Across South Africa

The Union of Jewish Women South Africa (UJW SA), a national NGO with branches across the country, celebrated Mitzvah Day in November 2022, as it has done for many years. Mitzvah Day is an international event that brings together over 40,000 people around the world – Jewish and non-Jewish – who come together to give […]