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Judit Varga: Hungary is the safest place for Jews

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.Nitsan Keidar, Poland, 21/01/2020 06:31
Nazila Golestan: Israel's destruction is a foundation of Iranian ideology

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 policyNitsan Keidar, Poland, 21/01/2020 04:38
Leading Austrian politician: 'Israel is not treated like any other country'

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.Nitsan Keidar, Poland, 21/01/2020 03:31
Polish President: Poles & Jews will stand together to guard truth about the Holocaust

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."Nitsan Keidar, Poland, 21/01/2020 02:41
Leading Netherlands Rabbi: Pittsburgh can occur in our country

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.Yoni Kempinski, 09/11/2018 03:04
'There is legitimate criticism of Israel, but there is a line'

'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.Yoni Kempinski, 09/11/2018 01:07
'Our obligation is to ensure the silent majority is on our side'

'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.Yoni Kempinski, 08/11/2018 03:05
Can Holocaust education combat antisemitism?

Can Holocaust education combat antisemitism?

Michel Gourary discusses how spreading Holocaust awareness actively combats antisemitism at EJA conference in BrusselsYoni Kempinski, Brussels, 06/11/2018 22:10
Pro-Israel Antisemites & Pro-Jewish anti-Israelis

Pro-Israel Antisemites & Pro-Jewish anti-Israelis

Riccardo Pacific talks about the dynamic political landscape in Europe at the European Jewish Association conference in BrusselsYoni Kempinski, Brussels, 06/11/2018 21:17
European nightmare manifest in America

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.Yoni Kempinski, 28/10/2018 09:57
EU Jews now allowed to miss exams for holidays

EU Jews now allowed to miss exams for holidays

EJA campaign to extend full religious freedom to Orthodox Jewish college students succeeds in Romania.Arutz Sheva staff, 01/05/2016 11:16
European Jewish Leaders to EU: Protect Jews

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.Tova Dvorin, 15/02/2015 11:23
Jewish Leaders Plead: Ignore EJA on Arming 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.'Gil Ronen, 22/01/2015 17:39
EU Officials Appalled at Rise of Anti-Semitism

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.Arutz Sheva, 20/05/2014 11:42
Polish Official Calls to End Kosher Slaughter Ban

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.David Lev, 06/02/2014 13:16
Hackers Hit European Jewish News Site

Hackers Hit European Jewish News Site

Turkish hackers took down the site of the European Jewish Press news site overnight Wednesday.David Lev, 30/01/2014 16:28