Israel Singer

Israel Singer studied political science and international law at the City University of New York, where he later became a professor in political science. In 1985 he became secretary-general of the World Jewish Congress and its representative in the Claims Conference. He was chairman of the executive committee of the WJC and president of the Claims Conference .

Publications by Israel Singer

Restitution: The Second Round

Israel Singer’s perseverance and fighting spirit as an officer of the World Jewish Congress (WJC) led to the Holocaust restitution process of the mid-1990s. For seventeen years, until 2002, he served as the WJC’s secretary-general. Today, he is chairman of its executive committee.  Read More »