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Huffington Post: The Dramatic Decline of Europe’s Jewish Population Has Not Been Exaggerated

In 1939 there were an estimated 9.5 million Jews living in Europe. Today their numbers have diminished to roughly 1.4 million -- just 0.2...

The JC.com: European Jewish Leaders Push to Outlaw Antisemitism

European Jewish leaders have launched a campaign to create new continent-wide legislation that outlaws antisemitism. The European Council on Tolerance and Reconciliation (ECTR), a panel...

Huffingtonpost.com: Holocaust Denial Worries Historians And Religious Leaders As Survivors Dwindle

On the 70th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz-Birkenau, the Huffington Post UK is running a series of pieces looking at how we remember...

Ynetnews: Europe Is Facing a New Jewish Exodus

Speakers at high-level pan-European forum on eve of International Holocaust Day compare today's anti-Semitic atmosphere to situation in continent in 1930s. A two-day international meeting...

The Economist: Outlawing Intolerance

A Holocaust conference in Prague proposes criminalising speech that defames groups. Few lawmakers are interested When officials at the European Jewish Congress (EJC) planned the...

Jewishnews.co.uk: Proposal for Pan-European Law to Outlaw Anti-Semitism

British Jewish leaders this week expressed scepticism about proposed pan-European legislation to outlaw anti-Semitism. The proposed legislation was presented in Prague, where community leaders –...

Yeshiva World News: EJC President Moshe Kantor: Europe on the Cusp of ‘New Dark Ages’

Dr. Moshe Kantor, President of the European Jewish Congress (EJC), said that Europe is on the cusp of “a New Dark Ages’ during the...

RT.com: Mass ‘Exodus’ of Jews from France Probable as Anti-Semitic Attacks Double – Major Jewish Groups

Leading Jewish thinkers in France are warning that a doubling of anti-Semitism in the country and an alarming rise in anti-Jewish violence may lead...

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...

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)...

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...

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World Holocaust Forum President Dr. Moshe Kantor tells assembled world leaders that with current levels of emigration there could be no Jewish communities in...

(Jerusalem, Thursday, January 23, 2020) – President of the World Holocaust Forum and the European Jewish Congress Dr. Moshe Kantor told the almost fifty...

Historic Anthology of Statements from World Leaders

50 Leaders from the United States and Europe to Australia Pledge their Commitment to Remember the Holocaust and Combat Antisemitism These statements have been complied into...

The First Ever Global Social Media Campaign to combat Antisemitism is Launched, Titled: “STOP THIS STORY!”

(Tuesday, January 14, 2020) – For the first time ever, a social media campaign was launched today with the aim of generating awareness about...

Leaders from the United States, Russia, France, the United Kingdom, and Germany to Address the Fifth World Holocaust Forum at Yad Vashem

(Wednesday, 15 January 2020) 46 heads of states, members of royalty, presidents, prime ministers and parliamentary leaders from Europe, North America and Australia will...

Prince Charles to attend historic World Holocaust Forum in Jerusalem along with around 40 world leaders

(Wednesday, December 18, 2019) – His Royal Highness Prince Charles, Prince of Wales, has confirmed his attendance to the Fifth World Holocaust Forum, entitled “Remembering...