News and updates about EJA

Bans on kosher slaughter making European Jews live like second class citizens

Following last week's EJA conference in Budapest, Hungarian leader Rabbi Shomo Koves explains the threat to Jewish life in Europe is severe.

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EJA chair: 'European Jewish leaders are united to combat antisemitism'

Following EJA conference last week in Budapest, chair Rabbi Menachem Margolin says the EU needs to do more to ensure Jews are safe.

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'State of 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'

Dutch Chief Rabbi: More talk is not enough to fight anti-Semitism

Arutz Sheva speaks with Rabbi Binyomin Jacobst, chief rabbi of the Chief Rabbinate of the Netherlands, at the EJA conference in Poland.

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Thousands of Hanukiahs distributed in Europe

The RCE and the EJA have launched a cross-continental initiative to spread the light of Hannukah

100,000 Hanukiahs distributed for Jews across Europe

Online commemoration of Int'l Holocaust Remembrance Day

EJA hosts online International Holocaust Memorial Day ceremony featuring hundreds of EU heads, Parliamentarians and Jewish leaders.

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EJA to mark Holocaust Remembrance Day with large online event

"The lessons of the Holocaust have seldom been more pressing or important.”

EJA to mark Holocaust Remembrance Day with large online event

Europe: Preparing for Passover in the shadow of Corona Crisis

Alongside logistical challenges European Jews face anti-Semitic propaganda that attributes the Corona epidemic to a “Jewish conspiracy.”

Europe: Preparing for Passover in the shadow of Corona Crisis

Judit Varga: Hungary is the safest place for Jews

Hungary's Minister of Justice Judit Varga: Our Jewish community ​is enjoying a​ renaissance, we have "zero tolerance" for anti-Semitism.

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Nazila Golestan: Israel's destruction is a foundation of Iranian ideology

Iranian born Jewish activist says that Iran is today 'officially' antisemitic, and eliminating Israel has become an official state policy

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Leading Austrian politician: 'Israel is not treated like any other country'

The President of the Austrian National Council declares that Austrians "will not avoid responsibility" and commits to fighting antisemitism.

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Polish President: Poles & Jews will stand together to guard truth about the Holocaust

"We're guardians of historical truth," says Polish President. "We can't allow the truth about the Holocaust to be blurred and forgotten."

'Poles & Jews will guard the truth about the Holocaust'

Leading Netherlands Rabbi: Pittsburgh can occur in our country

Rabbi Binyamin Jacobs, Chief Rabbi at the Inter-Provincial Chief Rabbinate of the Netherlands, discusses the situation in the Netherlands.

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'There is legitimate criticism of Israel, but there is a line'

Coordinator of European Parliament's Anti-Racism and Diversity Intergroup says extremism from both sides needs to be tackled.

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'Our obligation is to ensure the silent majority is on our side'

European Jewish Association Chairman discusses the purpose of the organization's annual conference.

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Can Holocaust education combat antisemitism?

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

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Pro-Israel Antisemites & Pro-Jewish anti-Israelis

Riccardo Pacific talks about the dynamic political landscape in Europe at the European Jewish Association conference in Brussels

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European nightmare manifest in America

Chair of European Jewish Association: We tend to envy relative peace in US communities. Now we extend sympathy following murderous attack.

European nightmare manifest in America

EU Jews now allowed to miss exams for holidays

EJA campaign to extend full religious freedom to Orthodox Jewish college students succeeds in Romania.

Romanian Jews now allowed to miss exams for Shabbat, holidays

European Jewish Leaders to EU: Protect Jews

WJC, EJA leaders call on Denmark to increase security to Jewish institutions after attacks, urge EU to take 'critical' action.

European Jewish Leaders to EU: Protect Jews

Jewish Leaders Plead: Ignore EJA on Arming Jews

A joint statement by leaders of 11 communities says EJA Head Rabbi Margolin 'does not speak for Europe's Jews.'

Jewish Leaders Plead: Ignore 'Dangerous' EJA Demand to Arm Jews

EU Officials Appalled at Rise of Anti-Semitism

At high level meeting with Jewish leaders, 18 EU member-state representatives are urged to wake up and lead the fight against Jew-hatred.

EU Officials Appalled at Rise of Anti-Semitism in Europe

Polish Official Calls to End Kosher Slaughter Ban

Poland's human rights ombudsman says Warsaw should advance legislation to legalize kosher slaughter, as a matter of human rights.

Polish Official Calls for End to Ban on Kosher Slaughter

Hackers Hit European Jewish News Site

Turkish hackers took down the site of the European Jewish Press news site overnight Wednesday.

Muslim Hackers Hit European Jewish News Site