Interview of Robert Singer to KAN B Radio on the crisis between Israel and diaspora Jewry
Monday, January 3, 2021
Robert Singer, Chairman of the Center for Jewish Impact, was interviewed by KAN B Radio station on the current crisis between Israel and diaspora Jewry, the closing of Israel's border to non-Israeli citizens, and the need for Israel's to have a long-term and strategic perspective on the imperative relations between Israel and world Jewry - "It is paramount that Israel maintains this key relationship".
Third-Annual Kyiv Jewish Forum Celebrates 30 Years of Israel-Ukraine Ties
Celebrating 30 years of relations between Ukraine and the State of Israel, Ukrainian, Israeli, American, and European leaders spoke on Wednesday and Thursday at the third-annual Kyiv Jewish Forum, about the historic relations between the Jewish and Ukrainian peoples, the rise of global antisemitism, and the looming threats to both nations.
Inauguration of the "Upside-Down" Exhibition at the Israeli Foreign Ministry
Monday, December 6, 2021
As part of the special events to mark the 'International Day of Persons with Disabilities', Israeli Foreign Minister Yair Lapid, Energy Minister Karin Elharar, actress Gila Almagor, Chairman of the Center for Jewish Impact, Robert Singer and other distinguished guests inaugurated the "Upside-Down" photo exhibition at the Foreign Ministry in Jerusalem.
Jewish Confederation of Ukraine President Boris Lozhkin Previews Third-Annual Kyiv Jewish Forum
The third-annual Kyiv Jewish Forum — to be broadcast online on December 15th-16th, 2021, at 15:00 Ukraine time (8:00 AM EST) — will bring together top global leaders to discuss and share their insights on the most pressing issues facing Jewish communities worldwide.
One Team - One People Project in Berlin, Germany
Thursday, November 25, 2021
This morning in Berlin, as part of the One Team - One People project, the Center for Jewish Impact stood united with Maccabi Tel Aviv Basketball, the World Zionist Organization and the Israeli embassy in Germany against antisemitism, and supported Maccabi Tel Aviv as they adopted the IHRA's working definition of antisemitism, and invited other sports clubs to join the important act. The event was followed by an emotional ceremony at the main Holocaust memorial.
New Educational Trends to Prevent Xenophobia
Monday, November 22, 2021
Our Chairman, Robert Singer, chaired a panel on the Third Moscow International Conference for Combating Xenophobia, Antisemitism and Racism, focusing on New Educational trends to prevent xenophobia in partnership with the Russian Jewish Congress.
Upside Down - Special Exhibition marking the International Day of Persons with Disabilities
Ahead of the International Day of Persons with Disabilities, which will take place on December 3, the Center for Jewish Impact has partnered with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Alumot Or for a special and exciting project - the "Upside Down" exhibition.
Dozens of celebrities, media personalities, actors, Olympic medalists, ambassadors and diplomats volunteered for the project, where they were photographed with children with disabilities, including from the Benjamin Rothman schools...
Europe’s Jewish Future: Presenting the EU Strategy on Combating Antisemitism and Fostering Jewish Li
Yesterday (October 20, 2021), together with the Combat Antisemitism Movement, we hosted an exclusive conversation between our Chairman, Robert Singer, and the European Commission Coordinator for Combating Antisemitism & Fostering Jewish Life, Katharina von Schnurbein. The conversation centered around the EU's recently published, first-ever comprehensive strategy to combat antisemitism and fostering Jewish life in Europe.
Launch of One Team - One People Project in Milan, Italy
This morning (October 21, 2021), in Milan, marked the beginning of the "One Team-One People" initiative led by the Center for Jewish Impact, in collaboration with Maccabi Tel Aviv Basketball Club, and the World Zionist Organization's Department for Israel & Holocaust Commemoration. Together, we are working to strengthen ties between Israel and European Jewry.
A candid conversation with Sven Koopmans, the EU Special Representative for the Middle East Peace Pr
The Center for Jewish Impact and the Ximus Forum were honored to host Sven Koopmans, the EU Special Representative for the Middle East Peace Process. As part of his duties, the EU Special Representative travels throughout Israel, Gaza and the West Bank so to best understand all facets of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. To assist in his mandate, and to have a better understanding of the Israeli perspective, the Center for Jewish Impact has initiated this briefing.
Exploring Holistic Approaches to Combating Antisemitism
Read the full address of our Chairman, Robert Singer in the verbatim report from United Nations Alliance of Civilizations - Exploring Holistic Approaches to Combating Antisemitism.
The 85th Anniversary of the 1936 Berlin Olympic Games: United Through Sports
The Center for Jewish Impact launched its first strategic collaboration with Maccabi Tel Aviv Basketball Club and the World Zionist Organization, initiating a unique event marking 85 years since the 1936 Berlin Olympic Games: ‘United Through Sports.’ The event, which took place earlier tonight in Tel Aviv, united senior figures in the sports industry, the diplomatic community and public society in Israel, to commemorate the events of 1936 and to discuss the need for collaborative action...
SAVE THE DATE: The 85th Anniversary of the 1936 Berlin Olympic Games: United Through Sports
The Center for Jewish Impact, in collaboration with Maccabi Tel Aviv Basketball Club and the World Zionist Organization, will host a special event on Tuesday, August 24th, to commemorate the events of 1936 and the victory of sports over Nazi ideology.
Chairman of Center for Jewish Impact, Robert Singer: Albania have support Israel extensively
Our chairman, Robert Singer, discuses Israeli-Albanian relations
7th Global Forum for Combating Antisemitism in Jerusalem
Our chairman, Robert Singer, was honoured to address the 7th Global Forum for Combating Antisemitism in Jerusalem on July 14. The event is held annually by Israel’s Ministry of Foriegn Affairs and brings together Jewish leaders and allies from around the world to discuss the best ways to counter antisemitism. Given the current increase in antisemtic incidents, particularly in places with substantial Jewish communities, such as in London, Los Angeles and New York there is an added need to address
A historical event - the Central America Forum for Israel
At inaugural Central America Forum for Israel, regional leaders issue joint declaration calling for a united stance against surging global antisemitism, including support for the IHRA international definition of Jew-hatred, express solidarity with the State of Israel following Gaza conflict, and urge tougher action against Hezbollah.
Central America Forum for Israel
On Thursday, July 29th, 2021, the Center for Jewish Impact and the Combat Antisemitism Movement (CAM), in partnership with the Israel-Guatemala Friendship League and Congress of the Republic of Guatemala, will host the first-ever Central America Forum for Israel, celebrating Israel’s deep and longstanding ties in the region.
The Double Campaign
Read our Chairman, Robert Singer's last op-ed on the unforeseen consequences of Israel’s last military military operation
Partnership with Israel National Football Team
Ahead of the opening whistle of the upcoming friendly match in Lisbon between Israel and Portugal, the President of the Israeli Football Association, Oren Hasson, presented Israel's national team jersey to the President of Comunidade Israelita de Lisboa, Dr. Jose Carp, in demonstration of support from the Football Association to the Portuguese Jewish community.
What do Israelis think of the diaspora?
As part of our work at the Center for Jewish Impact we seek to strengthen Israel’s relationship with the worldwide Jewish community and to complement the efforts of Israel’s Government in bridging the divide between Israel and the wider world. With that in mind we commissioned a poll to try and understanding how Israelis view the diaspora so we can better strengthen the relationship between Israel and the diaspora.
Publication of the Book: "The Righteous Among the Nations in Ukraine"
In commemoration of the devastating tragedy of Babyn Yar, and on the occasion of Yom HaShoah, we are pleased to support the Jewish Confederation of Ukraine and the Memorial Center for Holocaust “Babyn Yar”, under the support of Yad Vashem, for the publication of the book “The Righteous Among the Nations in Ukraine."
Commemoration Ceremony in Honor of North Macedonian Jews who perished in the Holocaust
Our Chairman, Robert Singer, spoke today in a special event in Yad Kennedy near Jerusalem, in partnership with Israel Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Keren Kayemet Le'Israel and Bitula Jewish Heritage Foundation to plant a tree as a token of commemoration of the Jewish community of North Macedonia who perished in the Holocaust, in the presence of Stevo Pendarovski, the President of North Macedonia and Gary Koren, Deputy Director-General of the MFA.
Planting Trees in the Memory of the Jewish Community of North Macedonia
We are proud to partner once again with Israel Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Bitola Jewish Heritage Foundation and KKL קק״ל - קרן קימת לישראל to commemorate the Jewish community of North Macedonia who perished in the Holocaust. Click below and learn more!
Special Online Briefing on COVID-19 Vaccination in Israel
Tuesday, February 9th, 2021 - The Center for Jewish Impact, in cooperation with Bar-Ilan University held a special online briefing on COVID-19 and the vaccine campaign in Israel. World-renowned experts in virology, immunology and epidemiology delivered a virtual briefing on COVID-19 and Israel's ongoing vaccination campaign to an audience that included hundreds of health ministry representatives and members of the Jewish community from around the world.
Center for Jewish Impact - Athletes Speak About Anti-Semitism for International Holocaust Remembranc
For International Holocaust Remembrance Day, as part of our campaign to raise awareness on the need to fight anti-Semitism and bigotry, and to commemorate the Holocaust, we gathered leading athletes from across the world to talk about their personal experiences and perspectives, and of the importance of fighting anti-Semitism and commemorating the Holocaust.
WATCH - The Center for Jewish Impact's Chairman, Robert Singer speaking to Channel 9
Speaking to Channel 9, Israel's leading media channel in the Russian language, the Center for Jewish Impact's Chairman Robert Singer introduced the work of the Center and addressed global issues facing the Jewish people and the State of Israel.
WATCH - Special event of lighting the Menorah together with Maccabi Playtika Tel Aviv
As part of the 1000 Chanukah Candles of Remembrance campaign, the Center for Jewish Impact led a special commemoration event together with Maccabi Playtika Tel Aviv, the leading basketball club in Israel, and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, lighting the Menorah and shining a light in the memory of the Jewish community of North Macedonia which was perished in the Holocaust.
Together with Maccabi Playtika Tel Aviv - we lit the Menorah in memory of the Jews of North Macedoni
On Monday, December 14, 2020 on the 5th night of Chanukah, Maccabi Playtika Tel Aviv Basketball Club joined the Center for Jewish Impact, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Bitola/Monastir Jewish Heritage Foundation to commemorate the Jewish community of North Macedonia which was destroyed during the Holocaust.
2020 Balkans Forum Against Anti-Semitism
The Center for Jewish Impact co-sponsored of the 2020 Balkans Forum Against Anti-Semitism, which took place on October 28, 2020.
The Forum brought together the Prime Minister of Albania, Edi Rama, US Secretary of State, Mike Pompeo, the President of the European Parliament, David Sassoli, Speakers of the Parliaments of Albania, Kosovo, North Macedonia and Montenegro, Speaker of Knesset, Yariv Levin and more.