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Russia safer for Jews than parts of Western Europe

Russia safer for Jews than parts of Western Europe

'Refuge' offer to Jews may not have been serious, but Putin's record on anti-Semitism puts European critics to shame.Yoni Kempinski, 26/01/2016 17:59
European Jewish Congress reelects President Kantor

European Jewish Congress reelects President Kantor

Dr. Moshe Kantor reelected as EJC President, as General Assembly votes to form special task force on BDS.Yoni Kempinski, 26/01/2016 15:49
Putin offers European Jews refuge in Russia

Putin offers European Jews refuge in Russia

Europe's beleaguered Jews 'should come to us,' Russian leader tells European Jewish Congress in the Kremlin.Gil Ronen, 20/01/2016 14:23
EJC urges Putin's cooperation against terror

EJC urges Putin's cooperation against terror

Stressing the need for united effort, EJC President tells Russian leader that terror has spread from targeting Jews to 'us all.'Cynthia Blank, 19/01/2016 22:52
Swedish FM linking Israel, ISIS attack 'racist'

Swedish FM linking Israel, ISIS attack 'racist'

European Jewish leader slams 'deeply troubling' comments by Margot Wallström linking Paris attack, Palestinian 'frustration' with Israel.Ari Soffer, 16/11/2015 18:52
EJC Could Sue Reykjavik for Israel Boycott

EJC Could Sue Reykjavik for Israel Boycott

European Jewish Congress considering suing Reykjavik city council for boycotting Israeli goods; 'Time for Jews to fight back.'Ari Soffer, 17/09/2015 12:43
EJC President Welcomes Monaco's Holocaust Apology

EJC President Welcomes Monaco's Holocaust Apology

Prince Albert II marks 73 years since mass deporting of Jews to Nazi death camps in Monaco first; EJC pres.: 'no time limit to regret.'Ari Yashar, 28/08/2015 08:01
European Jewish Leader Slammed for Meeting Le Pen

European Jewish Leader Slammed for Meeting Le Pen

European Jewish Parliament head criticized by other groups for 'inappropriate' meeting with far-right French leader.Arutz Sheva Staff, 09/07/2015 17:13
European Rabbis to Meet Pope in the Vatican

European Rabbis to Meet Pope in the Vatican

Leading European rabbis are set to meet with Pope Francis on Monday in the Vatican, where they will discuss the new anti-Semitism in Europe.Yaakov Levi, 19/04/2015 20:19
Report: Spike in Violent European Anti-Semitism

Report: Spike in Violent European Anti-Semitism

European city streets 'have become hunting grounds for Jews,' new report finds. Explosion of violent incidents of Jew hatred exposed.Ari Yashar, 15/04/2015 11:30
Is Europe, Bereft of its Jews, No Longer Europe?

Is Europe, Bereft of its Jews, No Longer Europe?

What are the factors involved in European Jewry's possibly emigrating from that continent?Dr. Manfred Gerstenfeld, 23/03/2015 11:30
Samuel Eto’o Awarded European Medal of Tolerance

Samuel Eto’o Awarded European Medal of Tolerance

Football player awarded special award for his work against bigotry by leader of the European Jewish Congress (EJC).Yoni Kempinski and Orly Harari, 10/03/2015 13:47
Watch: Survivors Gather at Ruins of Czech Camp

Watch: Survivors Gather at Ruins of Czech Camp

Survivors and locals attend special holocaust memorial service at Theresienstadt on Int'l Holocaust Memorial Day.Yoni Kempinski, 28/01/2015 09:29
Can Anything be Done Against Anti-Semitism?

Can Anything be Done Against Anti-Semitism?

Despite possibility of 'new exodus' for European Jews, EJC President Dr. Moshe Kantor has a vision to save the community.Yoni Kempinski and Tova Dvorin, 26/01/2015 19:34
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
Calls for EU Task Force to Fight Anti-Semitism

Calls for EU Task Force to Fight Anti-Semitism

European Jewish Congress heads meet EU foreign affairs following deadly Paris attack; 'targeting of Jews is growing more and more deadly.'Ari Soffer, 15/01/2015 10:28
'France is at War, And Jews are on the Frontlines'

'France is at War, And Jews are on the Frontlines'

European Jewish Congress head says mere words not enough to protect Europe's Jews, who face a grave threat to their very existence.Ari Soffer, 10/01/2015 21:21
EU: Har Nof Massacre 'Condemnable by All Means'

EU: Har Nof Massacre 'Condemnable by All Means'

Outrage and condemnations from EU and European state leaders, who say attack on 'innocent believers' crosses a line.Arutz Sheva Staff, 18/11/2014 13:03
EJC: EU Must Take Steps Against PA After Massacre

EJC: EU Must Take Steps Against PA After Massacre

European Jewish Congress says 'no more excuses' left to justify the PA's incitement, calls on EU to condition aid on ending incitement.Tova Dvorin, 18/11/2014 12:04
EJC Demands Security after Jew's Stabbing

EJC Demands Security after Jew's Stabbing

'Jews in Europe have lost a normal sense of security that worsens with every attack on Jews and Jewish institutions,' says Jewish Congress.Gil Ronen, 15/11/2014 19:06
EJC Chief: Europe Ripe for Islamic State Attack

EJC Chief: Europe Ripe for Islamic State Attack

President of the European Jewish Congress says that parts of Europe are already ripe for an attack by the Islamic State.Hillel Fendel, 25/08/2014 18:15
European Gov'ts 'Not Protecting Jewish Citizens'

European Gov'ts 'Not Protecting Jewish Citizens'

European Jews being left to fend for themselves against 'pervasive' anti-Semitism, says Belgian Jewish leader.Ari Soffer, 25/05/2014 16:06
EJC Condemns 'Horrific' Brussels Shooting

EJC Condemns 'Horrific' Brussels Shooting

EJC president connects shooting to 'permanent threat to Jewish targets' across Europe, Toulouse Massacre.Arutz Sheva Staff, 24/05/2014 21:16
EJC: Success of Anti-Semites a 'Dark Day'

EJC: Success of Anti-Semites a 'Dark Day'

European Jewish Congress says the success of the openly anti-Semitic Jobbik party is “a source of grave concern for Europe.”Elad Benari, 08/04/2014 03:44
Anti-Semitic Comedian 'Victim of His Own Fascism'

Anti-Semitic Comedian 'Victim of His Own Fascism'

Sec. Gen. of European Jewish Congress calls Dieudonne an 'embarrassment to France' the day after anti-Semitic Paris march.Ari Soffer, 31/01/2014 14:42
A Glimmer of Hope Amid the Darkness

A Glimmer of Hope Amid the Darkness

European Jewish Congress holds landmark annual Holocaust memorial - and with it, provides hope for the future of European Jewry.Ari Soffer, 28/01/2014 01:13
Slovakia: Neo-Nazi Win Alarms Human Rights Groups

Slovakia: Neo-Nazi Win Alarms Human Rights Groups

Victory of neo-Nazi Marian Kotleba as Slovakian regional governor concerns Jewish and Rights groups, say precedent might be set.AFP and Arutz Sheva Staff, 26/11/2013 02:45
Anti-Semitism on the Rise in Europe, Finds Survey

Anti-Semitism on the Rise in Europe, Finds Survey

Anti-Semitism has worsened in Europe in the past few years, finds survey by the European Fundamental Rights Agency.Elad Benari, Canada, 08/11/2013 21:30
EU Labels 'Settlements', Refuses to Ban Hizbullah

EU Labels 'Settlements', Refuses to Ban Hizbullah

European Jewish Congress blasts EU's move to label goods over 'Green Line' as body refuses to label Hizbullah a terror organization.Rina Tzvi , 26/06/2013 16:07
'Golden Dawn' Report is 'Milestone Against Racism'

'Golden Dawn' Report is 'Milestone Against Racism'

European Jewish Congress welcomes report by Council of Europe, which affirmed that Greece has legal right to ban neo-Nazi Golden Dawn party.Arutz Sheva staff, 19/04/2013 10:14
EJC Demands Apology for 'Sickening' Cartoon

EJC Demands Apology for 'Sickening' Cartoon

The EJC has demanded an apology from the Sunday Times for its abhorrent cartoon depicting PM Netanyahu building a wall on Arab bodies.Rachel Hirshfeld , 28/01/2013 13:59
Festival of Caricatures in Tehran Denies Holocaust

Festival of Caricatures in Tehran Denies Holocaust

European Jewish Congress calls on international community to condemn a festival of caricatures initiated by Iran in effort to deny HolocaustRachel Hirshfeld , 07/01/2013 22:24
Swedish Jewish Community 'Dying of 1,000 Cuts'

Swedish Jewish Community 'Dying of 1,000 Cuts'

Sweden's Jewish community is in “grave danger” after a series of anti-Semitic attacks, warns the European Jewish Congress.Chana Ya'ar, 06/12/2012 11:48
Jewish Groups Urge Europe to Tackle Anti-Semitism

Jewish Groups Urge Europe to Tackle Anti-Semitism

Jewish groups urge European governments to adopt "emergency measures" to protect European Jewry from increasing threats of anti-Semitism. Rachel Hirshfeld, 17/05/2012 14:34
EJC Head: Anti-Israel Views Lead to Anti-Semitism

EJC Head: Anti-Israel Views Lead to Anti-Semitism

EJC leader Dr. Moshe Kantor called on European leaders to act to prevent what he called a “tsunami of anti-Semitism”David Lev, 19/04/2012 08:50
Poland's Jerzy Buzek Honored by EU Rabbis

Poland's Jerzy Buzek Honored by EU Rabbis

Former Polish Prime Minister Jerzy Buzek has received European Jewry's highest honor: the Lord Jakobovits Prize of European Judaism.Chana Ya'ar, 28/03/2012 13:52
EJC President Receives Prestigious French Award

EJC President Receives Prestigious French Award

Dr. Moshe Kantor, President of the European Jewish Congress (EJC), awarded the Chevalier Dans L’Ordre National de la Legion d’honneur.Elad Benari, 26/01/2012 06:12
Designer Convicted, Fined for Anti-Semitic Remarks

Designer Convicted, Fined for Anti-Semitic Remarks

European Jewish Congress disappointed after John Galliano is only fined 6,000 euros for making anti-Semitic insults in Paris restaurant.Elad Benari, 09/09/2011 05:13
EJC Considers Slaughter Lawsuit

EJC Considers Slaughter Lawsuit

The European Jewish Congress says it may bring suit to overturn the new law banning ritual slaughter in Holland. Jewish community fears future.Gabe Kahn., 29/06/2011 18:09
EU Jews: Fix Goldstone Damage

EU Jews: Fix Goldstone Damage

European Jewish leaders ask the EU to retract its support of the Goldstone Report following the author’s admission that its findings were wrong.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 04/04/2011 10:16
France Vows to be Strong on Iran

France Vows to be Strong on Iran

A senior French minister promised the annual European Jewish Congress conference that France “will take a strong stance against Iran.” Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 14/12/2010 23:45
Tycoon to Head Euro Jewish Group

Tycoon to Head Euro Jewish Group

The two largest European Jewish groups now are headed by billionaires following the election of a Ukrainian bank tycoon. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 26/10/2010 20:22
European Jews Fight for Israel

European Jews Fight for Israel

The European Jewish Congress pledges to use “any legal means” to assist Israel; begins campaign to get European support.Maayana Miskin, 23/04/2010 11:01