World Jewish Congress horrified by Pittsburgh synagogue shooting: This was an attack not just on the Jewish community, but on America as a whole "This was an attack not just on the Jewish community, but on America as a whole," says WJC President Ronald S. Lauder.
WORLD JEWISH CONGRESS (WJC), a "voluntary association" of "representative Jewish bodies, communities, and organizations" throughout the world, organized to "assure the survival, and to foster the unity of the Jewish people" (arts. 1 and 2 of its constitution).
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The World Congress of Jewish Studies convenes in Jerusalem every four years, and is the most important event in Jewish studies worldwide.The Seventeeth Congressbrought together thousands of participants from over 40 countries, who attended over 1700 lectures in various fields and on many diverse topics in Jewish studies.
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