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San Diego Jewish World: Speakers of European Parliaments Sign Joint Declaration against Anti-Semitism

The speakers of 29 European parliaments signed a joint declaration expressing their “grave concern” over growing anti-Semitism in Europe. The gathering of the European leaders...

The Economist: Never Again, Again

At the 70th anniversary of the camp's liberation, war and ethnic hatred in eastern Europe are topical once more A decade ago at the 60th...

Telegraph.co.uk: Auschwitz 70th Anniversary: Holocaust Survivors Recall Life in Death Camps

Survivors gather at Auschwitz-Birkenau to remember the millions killed in the Holocaust on the 70th anniversary of the liberation of the death camp Seventy years...

I24news.tv: Europe’s Jewish Leader Fears ‘Exodus’ Over Rising Extremism

Meanwhile, Europe is facing a new Jewish exodus in the face of rising anti-Semitism and extremism, the head of the European Jewish Congress (EJC)...

Agence France Presse: Survivors Return to Auschwitz, 70 Years On, As Leaders Sound Alarm

Seventy years after the liberation of Auschwitz, ageing survivors and dignitaries gather at the site synonymous with the Holocaust today to honour victims and...

The Times of Israel: Scholars Doubt European ‘Tolerance Law’ Answer To Anti-Semitism

Legislation criminalizing ‘group libel’ wins support from major body, but critics decry shackles on free speech, question effectiveness in combating anti-Jewish hate The European Jewish...

Prague Daily Monitor: EJC President Kantor: Jews Are Close To New Exodus from Europe

Jews are close to a new exodus from Europe where they face economic pressure and radical Islam in some countries, European Jewish Congress (EJC)...

France 24: Auschwitz Survivors Return 70 Years after Liberation

Some of the last remaining survivors of Auschwitz will return to the site of the Nazi death camp in Poland on Tuesday to mark...

Jerusalem Post: European Jewish Leader: Islamic Extremists Are the New Nazis

Kantor made his comments as part of the “Let My People Live” conference. European Jewish Congress president Moshe Kantor compared Islamic extremism to Nazism during...

EJP: Moshe Kantor at Prague Forum: ‘Europe Is On a Dangerous Path’

EJC President Moshe Kantor: 'Recent atrocities in Paris, Brussels and Toulouse are visible manifestations of the deep structural problems embodied in European society today.' Moshe...

Radio Free Europe: Survivors Mark Anniversary of Nazi Death Camp Liberation

A ceremony will be held at the site of the former Nazi death camp at Auschwitz in Poland to mark the 70th anniversary of...

Daily Mail: Almost Impossible For a Human Mind to Comprehend

Seventy years to the day since Auschwitz was liberated, Steven Spielberg joins Jewish survivors and world leaders at the former death camp to condemn...

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THE FIFTH WORLD HOLOCAUST FORUM: World Leaders will Gather in Jerusalem to Commemorate the 75th Anniversary of the Liberation of Auschwitz ...

(Jerusalem, Wednesday,14 August 2019) – Heads of State from Europe, North American and Australia have been invited to attend the Fifth World Holocaust Forum,...

At European Holocaust Commemoration Day Event EJC President Warns: As Holocaust memory fades Europe’s immunization to antisemitism ends

(Brussels, Wednesday, January 24, 2018) – European Jewish Congress President Dr. Moshe Kantor has warned that with the fading of direct Holocaust memory, Europe...

Speech by EJC President Moshe Kantor at the International Holocaust Remembrance Day commemorative event at the European Parliament. Brussels, January 24, 2018

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Speech by EJC President Moshe Kantor at the International Holocaust Remembrance Day commemorative event at the European Parliament Brussels, January 24, 2018 Dear First Vice-President Mrs.McGuinness, My...

EJC President Calls on Europe to Adopt Legal Definition of Antisemitism During a Speech at Official EU Holocaust Remembrance Event

European Jewish Congress (EJC) President Dr. Moshe Kantor called on European leaders to show their commitment to fighting hatred against Jews by adopting the...

International Holocaust Remembrance Day at the European Parliament. Brussels, January 25, 2017

The event was organised by the EJC in partnership with the President of the European Parliament who has been hosting this ceremony for the...