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EJC condemns the murder of three Israelis in Elad terror attack

European Jewish Congress condemns terror attack, calls on international community to isolate and defeat Hamas and its supporters.

EJC condemns the murder of three Israelis in Elad terror attack

Dr. Moshe Kantor to step back from EJC Presidency

European Jewish Congress announces its President will step back after being sanctioned over ties to Putin.

Dr. Moshe Kantor to step back from EJC Presidency

UK imposes sanctions on European Jewish Congress president

Dr. Moshe Kantor named as one of several oligarchs with ties to Russia hit by new sanctions by British government.

UK imposes sanctions on European Jewish Congress president

Jewish orgs. condemn Amnesty report against Israel

World Jewish Congress, European Jewish Congress, and ADL accuse Amnesty of anti-Israel bias, demonization over 'apartheid' report.

Jewish orgs. condemn Amnesty report against Israel

The Chelm Report: Anti-Jewish hate crimes in Europe not related to anti-Semitism?

For the last 3000 years, or so it seems, Jewish leaders have been conducting polls trying to gauge how much non-Jews like us. Op-ed.

The Chelm Report: Anti-Jewish hate crimes and anti-Semitism

60 Jewish orgs urge German voters not to choose far right party

Appeal by Jewish groups calls on voters not to vote for AfD party over its "radical and anti-religious" positions.

60 Jewish orgs urge German voters not to choose far right party

'Attacks on Jews prove necessity of IHRA definition of anti-Semitism'

European Jewish Congress President Moshe Kantor says attacks on Jews during and after Gaza conflict show extent of anti-Semitism problem

'Attacks on Jews prove necessity of IHRA definition'

EJC: 'Hateful & false narratives about Israel fueling hate & attacks on Jews in Europe'

European Jewish Congress strongly condemns attacks on German synagogues.

'Hateful, false narratives fueling attacks on Jews in Europe'

EJC: European Parliament took 'vital step towards resolving Israeli-Palestinian conflict'

EJC applauds European Parliament decision to censure UNRWA over anti-Semitism in its textbooks.

'Vital step towards resolving Israeli-Palestinian conflict'

Jewish, Christian, Muslim and Buddhist partner to protect houses of worship.

European Jewish Congress partners with Christian, Muslim and Buddhist communities in EU-awarded grant to protect houses of worship.

Jewish, Christian, Muslim and Buddhist partner

European Jewish Congress calls on EU to prioritize vaccines for Holocaust survivors

EJC President Dr. Moshe Kantor calls on EU members to ensure Holocaust survivors have access to COVID vaccine as soon as possible.

'EU must prioritize Holocaust survivors for COVID vaccines'

Dr. Moshe Kantor reelected as European Jewish Congress President

Vote seen as a resounding vote of confidence in Dr. Kantor's leadership by the representatives of Europe’s Jewish communities.

Dr. Moshe Kantor reelected as European Jewish Congress President

European Jewish Congress to Portuguese parliament : Don't harm Sephardi citizenship law

European Jewish Congress president calls to ensure law allowing Sephardi Jews citizenship not thwarted by attempts to harm applicability.

EJC to Portuguese parliament : Don't harm Sephardi citizenship

EJC President bestows Golden Vision award on Pope Francis

In meeting with Pope Francis at the Vatican, Dr. Moshe Kantor discussed next World Holocaust Forums to focus on ethical and moral issues.

Jewish group bestows Golden Vision award on Pope Francis

Moshe Kantor: There are places that are dangerous for Jews

At Yediot Aharonot conference, European Jewish Congress president says there are 'definitely' places in Europe which are dangerous for Jews.

President of EJC: There are places that are dangerous for Jewsplayer

European Jewish Congress rips ruling in Sarah Halimi murder case

EJC expresses 'shock and indignation' after man who murdered elderly Jewish woman found 'not criminally responsible' because he smoked pot.

European Jewish Congress rips ruling in Sarah Halimi murder case

'Anti-Zionism is almost always a mask of hatred for Jews'

EJC President praises French Parliament ruling equating anti-Zionism and anti-Semitism: 'Logical and important.'

'Anti-Zionism is almost always a mask of hatred for Jews'

EJC: Attack should send shock waves in Germany and beyond

European Jewish Congress condemns attack on Jewish worshipers in the eastern Germany city of Halle.

EJC: Attack should send shock waves in Germany and beyond

European Jewish Congress mourns Sec-Gen Serge Cwajgenbaum

'Across Europe, Jewish communities mourn, cherish Serge’s memory. His moral character, devotion to Jewish life were an inspiration to many.'

European Jewish Congress mourns Sec-Gen Serge Cwajgenbaum

EJC: Closing of Vilnius synagogue 'extremely ominous sign'

European Jewish Congress calls on Lithuania to act more strongly against anti-Semitism after Jewish leaders close capital's sole synagogue.

EJC: Closing of Vilnius synagogue 'extremely ominous sign'

13% increase in violent anti-Semitic attacks worldwide in 2018

In report, Dr. Moshe Kantor warns of an increasing sense of emergency among Jewish communities worldwide.

13% increase in violent anti-Semitic attacks worldwide in 2018

EJC welcomes life sentence to Brussels Jewish museum killer

European Jewish Congress welcomes life sentence handed down to Mehdi Nemmouche.

EJC welcomes life sentence to Brussels Jewish museum killer

EJC applauds French MPs who say anti-Zionism is anti-Semitism

European Jewish Congress welcomes discussions in the French Parliament on how to criminalize anti-Zionism as a form of anti-Semitism.

EJC applauds French MPs who say anti-Zionism is anti-Semitism

Anti-Semitism in Europe: Have we returned to 75 years ago?

Ukraine Chief Rabbi: How is it 75 years after the Holocaust they can outlaw shechita and brit milah and Jews feel unsafe in Europe?

Anti-Semitism in Europe: Have we returned to 75 years ago?player

"Time to give meaning to the phrase 'Never Again'"

European Union parliament marks International Holocaust Remembrance Day with special commemorative event in Brussels.

"Time to give meaning to the phrase 'Never Again'"player

'Unprecedented declaration' in fight against anti-Semitism

EJC applauds EU's historic declaration on fight against anti-Semitism and development of a common security approach for Jewish communities.

'Unprecedented declaration' in fight against anti-Semitism

Netanyahu: Anti-Zionism and anti-Semitism are one and the same

Israeli premier praises Austrian chancellor for confronting anti-Semitism, as Austria hosts conference on anti-Semitism and anti-Zionism.

Netanyahu: Anti-Zionism and anti-Semitism are one and the sameplayer

EJC: Fight anti-Semitism, don't honor Ken Loach

European Jewish Congress calls on Brussels university to revoke decision to honor Ken Loach.

EJC: Fight anti-Semitism, don't honor Ken Loach

'We can be stronger than anti-Semitism'

Leaders gather in Vienna for five-day conference aimed at finding solutions to anti-Semitism.

'We can be stronger than anti-Semitism'player

Jewish leader calls for ambitious solutions to anti-Semitism

EJC President Dr. Moshe Kantor opens five-day conference on anti-Semitism in Vienna, calls for practical solutions.

Jewish leader calls for ambitious solutions to anti-Semitism

Jewish leader: Anti-Zionism is the worst form of anti-Semtism

European Jewish Congress President calls on OSCE members to adopt IHRA definition of anti-Semitism.

Jewish leader: Anti-Zionism is the worst form of anti-Semtism

Watch: Memorial prayer recited at European Parliament

IDF Chief Cantor Shai Abramson sings 'Kel Malei Rahamim' prayer at international Holocaust Remembrance Day ceremony in European Parliament.

Watch: Memorial prayer recited at European Parliamentplayer

EJC President warns Europe as Holocaust memory fades

WATCH: European Jewish leader warns Europe's immunization to anti-Semitism is ending as Holocaust memory fades.

EJC President warns Europe as Holocaust memory fadesplayer

'Grave concern about Freedom Party joining Austrian Government'

'Freedom Party can not use Jewish community as fig leaf and must show tolerance and acceptance towards all communities and minorities.'

'Grave concern about Freedom Party joining Austrian Government'

European Jewish Congress: No meetings with Far-Right

Representative organization of European Jewry tells French president it opposes all meetings with far-right parties.

European Jewish Congress: No meetings with Far-Right

Far-right party places second in Austrian national elections

Jewish groups call on largest party after Austrian elections to form government without the second largest party, the extreme Freedom Party.

Far-right party places second in Austrian national elections

European Jewish Congress decries PA acceptance into Interpol

'PA must cease incitement and support for terror before being allowed to join international police organization.'

European Jewish Congress decries PA acceptance into Interpol

Polish leader denounces anti-Semitism, praises Israel

Jaroslaw Kaczynski, head of Poland's governing party, denounces anti-Semitism after Jewish groups express concern.

Polish leader denounces anti-Semitism, praises Israel

European Jewish Congress: French government must take action

EJC calls on French authorities to take stronger measures against anti-Semitism, says words are important but not enough.

European Jewish Congress: French government must take action

EJC slams Poland’s ‘lack of concern’ over anti-Semitism

European Jewish Congress issues unusual condemnation of Polish government for ignoring growth and spread of anti-Semitism.

EJC slams Poland’s ‘lack of concern’ over anti-Semitism