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UK Jewish school removes Russian oligarch from name

School changes name in response to Russian billionaire Moshe Kantor being sanctioned by the British government.

UK Jewish school removes Russian oligarch from name

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

'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'

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'

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

After 1500 years, Jewish life could be over in Europe

After 1500 years, Jewish life could be over in Europe

World Holocaust Forum founder Moshe Kantor warns Europe may have no Jews by 2050

Founder of World Holocaust Forum warns that rising anti-Semitism could become a "slippery slope" to a "global catastrophe".

'There might not be any Jews left in Europe by 2050'

'Anti-Semitism is best fought with fear of future tragedy'

World Holocaust Forum founder Moshe Kantor: To avoid a future war, we have to have in mind one strong instrument: our fear

'Anti-Semitism is best fought with fear of future tragedy'

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

'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

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

1 in 3 EU Jews say they avoid Jewish sites out of security fears

One-third of European Jews considering emigrating, poll shows, as growing number say anti-Semitism making life difficult.

1 in 3 EU Jews say they avoid Jewish sites out of security fears

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

Report: Anti-Semitism mainstreamed and normalized

Pres. of the European Jewish Congress says anti-Semitism is no longer masked, has turned into the classic anti-Semitism of 100 years ago.

Report: Anti-Semitism mainstreamed and normalized

European Jewish leader offers prize for fighting extremism

Moshe Kantor announces 1 million Euro prize for efforts to 'combat isolationism and nationalism.'

European Jewish leader offers prize for fighting extremism

European Medal of Tolerance awarded to Monaco's Prince Albert II

2018 medal awards prince for 'exceptional personal leadership and inspiration to advance truth, tolerance and historical reconciliation.'

European Medal of Tolerance awarded to Monaco's Prince Albert II

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

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

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

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

European Jewish leader says rise in anti-Semitism 'worrying'

European Jewish Congress President, Dr. Moshe Kantor responds to CST report on UK anti-Semitic incidents in 2016.

European Jewish leader says rise in anti-Semitism 'worrying'

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.

EJC president: Europe must prove Jews have a future hereplayer

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.

UK Counter Extremism Bill applauded by EJC head

EJC: France attack is an attack on all religions

Head of the European Jewish Congress condemns ISIS attack on a church in Normandy.

EJC: France attack is an attack on all religions

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.

Outrage after European parliamentarian compares Jews to 'rash'

Europe: Rise in 'institutional anti-Semitism'

2015 annual report on anti-Semitism reveals beefed security may have lowered assaults, but Labour party and others lead a new war on Jews.

Study reveals rise in 'institutional anti-Semitism' in Europe

'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.

'Jews the victim of a new political correctness'

Jews fear as neo-Nazis gain support in Europe

Jewish leaders express deep concern about growing support for neo-Nazi parties in European parliaments.

Jews fear as neo-Nazis gain support in Europe

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

EJC welcomes upcoming announcement of bill to stop 'anti-Semitism' that seeks Israel's 'eradication.

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

'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.'

'Words will not protect Jews on the streets of Europe'player

Putin offers European Jews refuge in Russia

Europe's beleaguered Jews 'should come to us,' Russian leader tells European Jewish Congress in the Kremlin.

Putin offers European Jews refuge in Russia

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.'

Jewish Congress urges Putin's cooperation against terror

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.'

European Jewish Leader: Monaco's Holocaust Apology Not too Late

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.

Can Anything be Done Against Anti-Semitism?player