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

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.Arutz Sheva Staff, 29/04/2021 14:51
Jewish, Christian, Muslim and Buddhist partner to protect houses of worship.

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.Arutz Sheva Staff, 22/04/2021 12:04
European Jewish Congress calls on EU to prioritize vaccines for Holocaust survivors

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.Arutz Sheva Staff, 25/01/2021 17:49
Dr. Moshe Kantor reelected as European Jewish Congress President

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.Arutz Sheva Staff, 27/10/2020 16:37
European Jewish Congress to Portuguese parliament : Don't harm Sephardi citizenship law

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.Arutz Sheva Staff, 02/07/2020 12:59
EJC President bestows Golden Vision award on Pope Francis

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.Arutz Sheva Staff, 15/02/2020 21:49
Moshe Kantor: There are places that are dangerous for Jews

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.Arutz Sheva Staff, 06/01/2020 13:45
European Jewish Congress rips ruling in Sarah Halimi murder case

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.Arutz Sheva Staff, 20/12/2019 15:13
'Anti-Zionism is almost always a mask of hatred for Jews'

'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.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 04/12/2019 13:05
EJC: Attack should send shock waves in Germany and beyond

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.Ben Ariel, 10/10/2019 04:12
European Jewish Congress mourns Sec-Gen Serge Cwajgenbaum

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.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 07/10/2019 22:38
EJC: Closing of Vilnius synagogue 'extremely ominous sign'

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.Arutz Sheva Staff, 07/08/2019 19:26
13% increase in violent anti-Semitic attacks worldwide in 2018

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.Arutz Sheva Staff, 01/05/2019 11:25
EJC welcomes life sentence to Brussels Jewish museum killer

EJC welcomes life sentence to Brussels Jewish museum killer

European Jewish Congress welcomes life sentence handed down to Mehdi Nemmouche.Ben Ariel, 12/03/2019 04:11
EJC applauds French MPs who say anti-Zionism is anti-Semitism

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.Arutz Sheva Staff, 20/02/2019 18:05
Anti-Semitism in Europe: Have we returned to 75 years ago?

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?Kobi Finkler, Brussels, 23/01/2019 17:45
"Time to give meaning to the phrase 'Never Again'"

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

European Union parliament marks International Holocaust Remembrance Day with special commemorative event in Brussels.Kobi Finkler, Brussels, 23/01/2019 15:03
'Unprecedented declaration' in fight against anti-Semitism

'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.Arutz Sheva Staff, 06/12/2018 14:49
Netanyahu: Anti-Zionism and anti-Semitism are one and the same

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.Arutz Sheva Staff, 21/11/2018 14:42
EJC: Fight anti-Semitism, don't honor Ken Loach

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

European Jewish Congress calls on Brussels university to revoke decision to honor Ken Loach.Arutz Sheva Staff, 26/04/2018 16:21
'We can be stronger than anti-Semitism'

'We can be stronger than anti-Semitism'

Leaders gather in Vienna for five-day conference aimed at finding solutions to anti-Semitism.Yoni Kempinski, Vienna, 19/02/2018 05:44
Jewish leader calls for ambitious solutions to anti-Semitism

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.Yoni Kempinski, Vienna, 19/02/2018 03:35
Jewish leader: Anti-Zionism is the worst form of anti-Semtism

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.Yoni Kempinski, 29/01/2018 12:36
Watch: Memorial prayer recited at European Parliament

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.Yoni Kempinski, Brussels, 24/01/2018 14:40
EJC President warns Europe as Holocaust memory fades

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.Yoni Kempinski, Brussels, 24/01/2018 14:25
'Grave concern about Freedom Party joining Austrian Government'

'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.'Mordechai Sones, 18/12/2017 18:03
European Jewish Congress: No meetings with Far-Right

European Jewish Congress: No meetings with Far-Right

Representative organization of European Jewry tells French president it opposes all meetings with far-right parties.Arutz Sheva Staff, 21/11/2017 20:04
Far-right party places second in Austrian national elections

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.JTA, 15/10/2017 20:45
European Jewish Congress decries PA acceptance into Interpol

European Jewish Congress decries PA acceptance into Interpol

'PA must cease incitement and support for terror before being allowed to join international police organization.'Gary Willig, 27/09/2017 18:01
Polish leader denounces anti-Semitism, praises Israel

Polish leader denounces anti-Semitism, praises Israel

Jaroslaw Kaczynski, head of Poland's governing party, denounces anti-Semitism after Jewish groups express concern.Arutz Sheva Staff, 19/09/2017 01:05
European Jewish Congress: French government must take action

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.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/09/2017 14:54
EJC slams Poland’s ‘lack of concern’ over anti-Semitism

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.JTA, 31/08/2017 15:33
Hamas dismisses ECJ ruling on terror list

Hamas dismisses ECJ ruling on terror list

Hamas rejects ruling of European Court of Justice that it should be left on the EU list of terror organizations.Elad Benari, 27/07/2017 04:42
EU court: Hamas still considered a terror organization

EU court: Hamas still considered a terror organization

Jewish groups welcome EU's decision to keep Hamas on terror list, express hope that authorities will clamp down on Hamas supporters.Chana Roberts, 26/07/2017 14:44
EJC says Jean-Marie Le Pen belongs in jail

EJC says Jean-Marie Le Pen belongs in jail

The European Jewish Congress called on the French judiciary to throw the book at known anti-Semite Jean-Marie Le PenTzvi Lev, 20/07/2017 14:48
'An attack on one religion is an attack on all religions'

'An attack on one religion is an attack on all religions'

European Jewish Congress condemns attack on worshipers at London mosque, calls on all peoples and faiths to stand together against terror.Arutz Sheva Staff, 19/06/2017 11:56
Israeli innovation celebrated at the European Parliament

Israeli innovation celebrated at the European Parliament

European Parliament holds ‘Innovation across borders’ conference to highlight Israeli contributions to innovation and technology.Arutz Sheva Staff, 07/06/2017 16:20
European Jewish Congress: Horror and sadness over London attack

European Jewish Congress: Horror and sadness over London attack

EJC issues prudent condemnation; leadership for Jews gingerly avoided.Mordechai Sones, 04/06/2017 10:33
'The EP must adopt working definition of anti-Semitism'

'The EP must adopt working definition of anti-Semitism'

European Jewish Congress: “Those who seek to confound methods to combat anti-Semitism must be called out for what they are.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 29/05/2017 21:50
Europe's Jewish leaders congratulate Macron

Europe's Jewish leaders congratulate Macron

Conference of European Rabbis, European Jewish Congress congratulate Emmanuel Macron for winning presidential runoff.Ben Ariel, 08/05/2017 06:08
'Banning kosher slaughter attacks our status as equal citizens'

'Banning kosher slaughter attacks our status as equal citizens'

European Jewish Congress slams decision by Belgian lawmakers to effectively ban kosher slaughter of meat.Arutz Sheva Staff, 07/05/2017 07:04
Jewish organizatons unite in condemnation of UNESCO vote

Jewish organizatons unite in condemnation of UNESCO vote

American Jewish Congress, European Jewish Congress respond to 'diplomatic assault'.Mordechai Sones, 02/05/2017 20:46
Pope speaks about Holocaust Memorial Day

Pope speaks about Holocaust Memorial Day

On International Holocaust Memorial Day, EJC President Kantor meets with the Pope at the Vatican and gives him a blessing for his home.Arutz Sheva Staff, 29/01/2017 13:24
EJC president: Europe must prove Jews have a future here

EJC president: Europe must prove Jews have a future here

European Jewish Congress (EJC) President Dr. Moshe Kantor called on European leaders to adopt IHRA definition of anti-Semitism.Hezki Baruch, Brussels, 25/01/2017 15:52
UK Counter Extremism Bill applauded by EJC head

UK Counter Extremism Bill applauded by EJC head

EJC President Moshe Kantor lauds UK Government’s Counter-Extremism Bill at Policy Conference speaking alongside the British Home Secretary.Yoni Kempinski, 30/11/2016 21:59
EJC 'appalled' by idea of de-terrorizing Hamas

EJC 'appalled' by idea of de-terrorizing Hamas

European Jewish Council blasts EU court official's recommendation to remove Hamas from terror list, says evidence of terrorism abundant.Hillel Fendel, 26/09/2016 11:05
EJC: France attack is an attack on all religions

EJC: France attack is an attack on all religions

Head of the European Jewish Congress condemns ISIS attack on a church in Normandy.Ben Ariel, 27/07/2016 04:41
Abbas's speech 'a reminder why we have no peace’

Abbas's speech 'a reminder why we have no peace’

Jewish leaders respond to PA President Mahmoud Abbas’ speech to the European Parliament.Shoshana Miskin Perez, 23/06/2016 22:08
Outrage after MEP compares Jews to 'rash'

Outrage after MEP compares Jews to 'rash'

EJC calls for retribution after convicted terrorist and British MEP Martina Anderson makes the comment in European Parliament.Arutz Sheva staff, 30/05/2016 11:45
'Jews the victim of a new political correctness'

'Jews the victim of a new political correctness'

EJC President says anti-Semitism not treated as bigotry in Sweden, where 'Islamophobia' is considered a far more serious issue.Arutz Sheva staff, 03/05/2016 22:09
European Jewish leaders decry Brussels attacks

European Jewish leaders decry Brussels attacks

European Jewish leaders respond to Brussels attacks, call for a united Europe against radical Islamistc terrorism.Talia Blatman, 22/03/2016 12:44
'Finally the UK is fighting BDS anti-Israel hate'

'Finally the UK is fighting BDS anti-Israel hate'

EJC welcomes upcoming announcement of bill to stop 'anti-Semitism' that seeks Israel's 'eradication.Arutz Sheva Staff, 17/02/2016 13:25
'BDS often turns out to be pure anti-Semitism'

'BDS often turns out to be pure anti-Semitism'

President of European Union of Jewish Students says the boycott Israel movement has prompted Jewish students to hide their identities.Yoni Kempinski, 27/01/2016 22:12
'Jews should not be living in fear'

'Jews should not be living in fear'

European Commission's coordinator on combating anti-Semitism, stresses need to protect Europe's Jews.Yoni Kempinski, 27/01/2016 19:58
'Words will not protect Jews on streets of Europe'

'Words will not protect Jews on streets of Europe'

EJC President Moshe Kantor urges EU to take 'stronger steps' to stop flood of attacks targeting 'Europe's most loyal minority.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 27/01/2016 16:39
'Holocaust deniers sitting in the EU parliament'

'Holocaust deniers sitting in the EU parliament'

European Parliament President Martin Schulz warns European leaders to confront reemerging 'demons' of anti-Semitism.Yoni Kempinski, 27/01/2016 15:32
Blair: Time to get Israel recognized in the region

Blair: Time to get Israel recognized in the region

Addressing European Jewish Congress, former British PM says there is an opportunity to form new alliances between Israel and its neighbors.Yoni Kempinski, 27/01/2016 03:16