The World Jewish Congress is the international organization that represents Jewish communities and organizations in 100 countries around the world. It advocates on their behalf towards governments, parliaments, international organizations and other faiths. The WJC represents the plurality of the Jewish people, and is politically non-partisan.
Since its foundation in 1936, in Geneva, Switzerland, the WJC has been at the forefront of fighting for the rights of Jews and Jewish communities around the world.
The Consulate General of Israel in New York is one of Israel’s largest diplomatic missions in the world. It covers sections of the mid-Atlantic and Northeast regions of the United States including New York, New Jersey, Delaware, Pennsylvania, and Ohio.
The Consulate is an official office of the Government of Israel. The Consulate's many departments work hand in hand, striving to provide the best of Israel and strengthen the already deep bonds between Israel and the Northeast United States.