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Following anti-Israel remarks

European Jewish Association calls on Spanish Vice PM to resign

The association calls on EU Foreign Policy Chief Josep Borrell to condemn Spanish Vice-President Yolanda Diaz and Prime Minister Sanchez to distance the government from her statements.

European Jewish Association calls on Spanish Vice PM to resign

Jewish leaders meet in Rome amid antisemitism crisis

European governments are not standing behind their commitments to Jewish communities, European Jewish leaders say. 'The test is now, and European governments are failing it so far.'

Jewish leaders meet in Rome amid antisemitism crisis

EU court upholds ban on halal, kosher slaughter

European Court of Human Rights says there is no discrimination in Belgium regions outlawing the forms of slaughter required for religious Jews and Muslims.

EU court upholds ban on halal, kosher slaughter

Elon Musk:

'Sometimes I think, ‘Am I Jewish?’'

X (Twitter) Chairman addresses first major Jewish conference to Auschwitz since 10/07.

'Sometimes I think, ‘Am I Jewish?’'

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Elon Musk visits Auschwitz-Birkenau

Musk is participating in the European Jewish Association conference in Krakow together with senior political figures from 25 European countries.

Elon Musk visits Auschwitz-Birkenau

Elon Musk gives tentative 'yes' to Auschwitz visit with EJA

'X' CEO meets Jewish leaders, agrees to European Jewish Association Chairman Rabbi Menachem Margolin's request to visit Nazi death camp.

Elon Musk gives tentative 'yes' to Auschwitz visit with EJA

Rabbi accuses BBC of blood libel in Bennett interview

Europan Jewish Association chairman Rabbi Menachem Margolin reacts to BBC interviewer's claim Israelis 'are happy to kill children.'

Rabbi accuses BBC of blood libel in Bennett interview

European Jewish Association:

'Denouncing Diaspora Minister is reckless and irresponsible'

The European Jewish Association publishes scathing retort to a call for students to 'turn their backs on Minister Chikli'.

'Denouncing Diaspora Minister is reckless and irresponsible'

EU leader: 38% of Jews feel unsafe, looking to leave Europe

European Jewish Association conference discusses rising dangers faced by European Jewish community and institutions.

EU leader: 38% of Jews feel unsafe, looking to leave Europe

European Jewish leader to INN:

'There’s always a way to combat antisemitism'

EJA chairman Rabbi Menachem Margolin believes EU parliamentarians will act against antisemitism following Auschwitz visit.

'There’s always a way to combat antisemitism'

EU conference on ritual slaughter 'too little, but not too late'

Chief of European Jewish Association says major EU conference on laws concerning ritual slaughter is 'too little, but not too late.'

EU conference on ritual slaughter 'too little, but not too late'

EJA launches campaign to house Jewish refugees

Initiatives connects fleeing Ukrainian Jews with Jewish homes across the continent for temporary shelter.

EJA launches campaign to house Jewish refugees

'Israel must enact a law against auctions of Nazi items'

Rabbi Menachem Margolin, EJA chairman, calls on Israel to enact legislation banning sale of Nazi memorabilia.

'Israel must enact a law against auctions of Nazi items'

European Jewish leaders blast sale of Nazi memorabilia

'Why are sales of fur and ivory banned, but auctioning Nazi memorabilia is permitted?' Items owned by Eva Braun, Hermann Goering up for sale

European Jewish leaders blast sale of Nazi memorabilia

Belgrade Jewish cemetery attacked, axe thrown through window

European Jewish Association Chairman expresses solidarity with community, takes matter up with Serbian Minister of Internal Affairs.

Belgrade Jewish cemetery attacked, axe thrown through window

'Even Jews in remote locations will be able to light a menorah'

Rabbinical Centre of Europe dispatches 100,000 Hanukkah menorahs to Jewish communities in Europe.

'Even Jews in remote locations will be able to light a menorah'

Jews warn: Europe could be 'Juden Frei' in ten years

European Jewish Association brings ministers, lawmakers to Auschwitz and Krakow to mark 83rd anniversary of Kristallnacht.

Jews warn: Europe could be 'Juden Frei' in ten years

Rabbi Yisrael Meir Lau: Holocaust must never be globalized

Holocaust will never be forgotten, but anti-Semitism will continue to exist, survivor Rabbi Meir Lau tells Arutz Sheva at EJA conference.

Rabbi Yisrael Meir Lau: Holocaust must never be globalized

EU Jewish leader to politicians: Anti-Semitism cannot be ignored

Rabbi Menachem Margolin, Chairman of EJA, speaks to Arutz Sheva about combating anti-Semitism and Holocaust education in Europe.

EU Jewish leader to politicians: Anti-Semitism cannot be ignored

Greece: Kosher slaughter 'under direct attack'

European Jewish Association slams decision of Greek Supreme Court whereby slaughter without stunning violates EU law.

Greece: Kosher slaughter 'under direct attack'

EU Jewish org releases 10-point plan to eradicate anti-Semitism

Rabbi Menachem Margolin, chair of the EJA, speaks to Arutz Sheva about the "Ten Commandments to eradicate anti-Semitism."

EU Jewish org releases 10-point plan to eradicate anti-Semitism

Survey paints troubling picture of anti-Semitism in Europe

Arutz Sheva speaks to Rabbi Shlomo Koves about his organization's new survey that maps anti-Semitic trends in Europe.

Survey paints troubling picture of anti-Semitism in Europe

'Jews exploit Holocaust,' many Europeans say

Europe-wide survey unveils disturbing findings on anti-Semitism ahead of EJA conference.

'Jews exploit Holocaust,' many Europeans say

26 lending centers planned for Europe's Jews before year's end

Free medical equipment lending network for Jewish communities starts roll-out across Europe.

26 lending centers planned for Europe's Jews before year's end

Belgian govt. to remove army protection from Jewish institutions

European Jewish Association alarmed by decision to remove army protection for Jewish institutions on September 1 despite high threat levels.

Belgian govt. to remove army protection from Jewish institutions

100,000 packages of matzah distributed despite border closures

Rabbinical Centre of Europe distributes 100,000 packages of top-tier matzah to Jewish communities around the continent.

100,000 packages of matzah distributed despite border closures

Hungarian Deputy PM blasts kosher slaughter ruling as 'disgrace'

European Jewish Association Chair: 'Hungary has consistently shown action to match its words, we hope other countries will follow.'

Hungarian Deputy PM blasts kosher slaughter ruling as 'disgrace'

EJA laments ECJ ruling on kosher slaughter in Belgium

“Bogus animal welfare claims are being used to penalize a practice that puts care and respect for animals at its very core."

EJA laments ECJ ruling on kosher slaughter in Belgium

After Yom Kippur attacks, Jewish leaders meet with EU officials

Following string of attacks during Yom Kippur and amid bids to ban circumcision and kosher slaughter, Jewish leaders meet with EU officials.

After Yom Kippur attacks, Jewish leaders meet with EU officials

European Jews hold memorial for coronavirus victims

Arutz Sheva to broadcast European Jews' virtual memorial event in memory of thousands of Jewish Corona victims from across the continent.

European Jews hold memorial for coronavirus victims

Watch Live: Jews for a better future

EJA, Consistoire Central World Zionist Organization, hold conference entitled: Jews in Europe: United for Better Future.

Watch Live: Jews for a better future

'We need to safeguard Jews in Europe'

'We need more than 'Never Again' to safeguard Jews in Europe,' EU Jewish chief says.

'We need to safeguard Jews in Europe'

'European Jews are breathing a sigh of relief after Corbyn lost'

Chief of European Jewish Association celebrates Corbyn's election defeat. 'This election wasn't about right vs left, it was right vs wrong.'

'European Jews are breathing a sigh of relief after Corbyn lost'

'Nazi memorabilia should not be traded

European Jewish Association calls on Munich Auction house to cancel sale of items belonging to Hess, Goring, Himmler and Hitler himself.

'Nazi memorabilia should not be traded

Jewish groups protest Belgian newspaper's anti-Semitic article

Six European Jewish groups send letter to editor of De Morgen newspaper, ask him to retract article saying Jews have "ugly noses".

Jewish groups protest Belgian newspaper's anti-Semitic article

'Labeling political parties anti-Semitic can be dangerous'

'Anti-Semitism has no political affiliation' says EU Jewish Heads about European Election Results.

'Labeling political parties anti-Semitic can be dangerous'

Cyprus bills Jews $6,000 for Hanukkah events’ security costs

European Jewish Association calls bill charging local Jews for police protection 'a new low' and 'an insult', demands bill be cancelled.

Cyprus bills Jews $6,000 for Hanukkah events’ security costs

EJA head 'not shocked' at 'shocking' EU anti-Semitism report

Rabbi Menachem Margolin says anyone shocked at latest EU report on anti-Semitism is 'disconnected from reality.'

EJA head 'not shocked' at 'shocking' EU anti-Semitism report

Brussels: Vehicle menorah vandalized

Vandals damage menorah placed on vehicle of European Jewish leader. His response: 'We will double the number of public menorahs.'

Brussels: Vehicle menorah vandalized

European Jewry commemorates Pittsburgh massacre

Jewish leaders and ambassadors from all over Europe dedicate opening event of EJA conference in Brussels to victims of Pittsburgh massacre.

European Jewry commemorates Pittsburgh massacre

Can Holocaust education combat antisemitism?

Michel Gourary discusses how spreading Holocaust awareness actively combats antisemitism at EJA conference in Brussels

Can Holocaust education combat antisemitism?

'British Jews live in fear'

Participants at the annual EJA conference in Brussels denounce Jeremy Corbryn as an antisemite and wave a red flag at developments in the UK

'British Jews live in fear'

'European Parliament lets BDS demonize Israel'

European Jewish Association lead rabbi slams European Parliament for keeping silent in the face of anti-Semitism.

'European Parliament lets BDS demonize Israel'

European Jewish Leader Under Fire for Meeting Le Pen

European Jewish Parliament head criticized by other groups for 'inappropriate' meeting with far-right French leader.

European Jewish Leader Under Fire for Meeting Le Pen

Jewish Kindergarten's Insurance Canceled Due to its 'High Risk'

Insurance company refuses to continue policy of European Jewish Kindergarten in Brussels, because of sweeping anti-Semitic attacks.

Jewish Kindergarten's Insurance Canceled Due to its 'High Risk'

Leading European Rabbi Receives Death Threat on Facebook

Head of the European Jewish Association, Rabbi Menachem Margolin receives death threat from anti-Semitic poster on Facebook.

Leading European Rabbi Receives Death Threat on Facebook

'EU Only Wakes Up When Non-Jews are Killed'

European Jewish Association hosts memorial ceremony for Paris victims attended by several European Commission members.

'EU Only Wakes Up When Non-Jews are Killed'

Jews and Muslims Have Joint Beef With Polish Ban

Jews and Muslims cooperate in bringing official complaint to EU against Polish ban on ritual slaughter (shechita).

Jews and Muslims Have Joint Beef With Polish Ban

Rabbi: Norway's Circumcision Ban is Jewish Exclusion

Rabbi Margolin, General Director of EJA, calls Norway's proposed circumcision ban nothing more than 'Jewish exclusion.'

Rabbi: Norway's Circumcision Ban is Jewish Exclusion

Polish Minister Promises to Fight Kosher Slaughter Ban

The Polish Minister in charge of a committee on solving the kosher slaughter ban says he's prepared to go to the Constitutional Court.

Polish Minister Promises to Fight Kosher Slaughter Ban