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EJA chair: 'European Jewish leaders are united to combat antisemitism'

Following EJA conference last week in Budapest, chair Rabbi Menachem Margolin says the EU needs to do more to ensure Jews are safe.

'European Jewish leaders are united to combat antisemitism'player

EU Jewish leader to politicians: Anti-Semitism an urgent problem, can no longer be ignored

Rabbi Menachem Margolin, Chairman of EJA, speaks to Arutz Sheva about combating anti-Semitism and Holocaust education in Europe.

EU Jewish leader to politicians: Anti-Semitism cannot be ignoredplayer

European Jewish Association releases 10-point plan to eradicate anti-Semitism

Rabbi Menachem Margolin, chair of the EJA, speaks to Arutz Sheva about the "Ten Commandments to eradicate anti-Semitism."

EU Jewish org releases 10-point plan to eradicate anti-Semitismplayer

Belgian govt. to remove army protection from Jewish institutions in September

European Jewish Association alarmed by decision to remove army protection for Jewish institutions on September 1 despite high threat levels.

Belgian govt. to remove army protection from Jewish institutions

'Polish animal welfare bill has sinister undertow for Jews'

European Jewish Association Chair Rabbi Menachem Margolin criticizes bill which would ban the export of kosher meat from Poland.

'Polish animal welfare bill has sinister undertow for Jews'

Honoring corona victims, fighting anti-Semitic conspiracy theories

European Jewish corona victims honored in virtual service addressing anti-Semitic conspiracy theories claiming Jews started virus.

Honoring victims, fighting anti-Semitic conspiracy theoriesplayer

'Nazi memorabilia should not be traded

European Jewish Association calls on Munich Auction house to cancel sale of items belonging to Hess, Goring, Himmler and Hitler himself.

'Nazi memorabilia should not be traded

Demand: Belgian mayor must explain anti-Semitism at carnival

Head of European Jewish Association blasts 'grotesque and disgusting' anti-Semitic Aalst carnival float, seeks assurances from city mayor.

Demand: Belgian mayor must explain anti-Semitism at carnival

EJA head 'not shocked' at 'shocking' EU anti-Semitism report

Rabbi Menachem Margolin says anyone shocked at latest EU report on anti-Semitism is 'disconnected from reality.'

EJA head 'not shocked' at 'shocking' EU anti-Semitism report

'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.

'Our obligation is to ensure the silent majority is on our side'player

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.

European nightmare manifest in America

Denmark won't ban circumcision

Danish Health Minister Norby says government will have no hand in banning circumcision, emphasizes close contact with Jewish community.

Denmark won't ban circumcision

'Police officer told me to take off my kippah'

European Jewish leader Rabbi Menachem Margolin says Brussels police told him to remove his kippah at his own event.

'Police officer told me to take off my kippah'player

Pro-BDS conference held at European Parliament

BDS Founder Omar Barghouti honored at EU event hosted by MEP Ana Gomes, calling Israel an 'apartheid' state and justifying his actions.

Pro-BDS conference held at European Parliamentplayer

'European Parliament lets BDS demonize Israel'

European Jewish Association lead rabbi slams European Parliament for keeping silent in the face of anti-Semitism.

'European Parliament lets BDS demonize Israel'player

'No circumcision ban on my watch'

Leader of Norwegian Progress party informs Jewish leaders that ban on male circumcision is no longer on party's agenda.

'No circumcision ban on my watch'

Norway to ban circumcision?

'This is an anti-Jewish decision.' Norwegian Progressive Party introduces bill to ban circumcision for all males under 16.

Norway to ban circumcision?

'European rabbis have to spend their time on security'

Head of Rabbinical Centre of Europe says anti-Semitism in Europe forces rabbis to spend time on protecting schools instead of spirituality.

'European rabbis have to spend their time on security'player

EU Jews now allowed to miss exams for holidays

EJA campaign to extend full religious freedom to Orthodox Jewish college students succeeds in Romania.

Romanian Jews now allowed to miss exams for Shabbat, holidays

Top Belgian rabbi: You can't run from terror

RCE head Rabbi Menachem Margolin tells Arutz Sheva about the impact of the lethal Brussels assault on the local Jewish community.

Top Belgian rabbi: You can't run from terror

Netanyahu tightens security at Jewish institutions

PM: security services to strengthen security at Israeli, Jewish sites worldwide after Paris attack; 5,000 in Tel Aviv solidarity rally.

Netanyahu orders to tighten security at Jewish institutionsplayer

European Jews Afraid to Reveal Jewishness

Over 85% of European Jewry won't attend Rosh Hashana services for fear of anti-Semitism.

European Jews Afraid to Reveal Jewishness

German Double Standard: Blockade OK, Not in Israel

Poll of Germans finds that while 52% would support German naval blockade against hostile terror org, only 30% back Israel's.

German Double Standard: Naval Blockade OK for Us, Not Israel

Jewish Kindergarten's Insurance Canceled

Insurance company refuses to continue policy of European Jewish Kindergarten in Brussels, because of sweeping anti-Semitic attacks.

Jewish Kindergarten's Insurance Canceled Due to its 'High Risk'

Leading European Rabbi Receives Death Threat

Head of the European Jewish Association, Rabbi Menachem Margolin receives death threat from anti-Semitic poster on Facebook.

Leading European Rabbi Receives Death Threat on Facebook

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.

European Jewish Leaders to EU: Protect 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.'

Jewish Leaders Plead: Ignore 'Dangerous' EJA Demand to Arm Jews

'EU Only Wakes Up When Non-Jews are Killed'

European Jewish Association hosts memorial ceremony for Paris victims attended by several European Commission members.

'EU Only Wakes Up When Non-Jews are Killed'

Leading Rabbi Urges EU to Allow Jews to Carry Guns

Following last week's deadly attacks in Paris, Rabbi Menachem Margolin urges EU gov'ts to allow special gun permits for Jews.

Prominent Rabbi Calls on Europe to Allow Jews to Carry Guns