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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...

The Algemeiner: Speakers of European Parliaments Sign Joint Declaration Against Antisemitism

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

Financial Times: Time to Build Tolerance into the European Legislative Framework

Sir, This International Holocaust Memorial Day, 70 years since the end of the largest genocide in modern history, we must honour the dead with...

BBC News: Anti-Semitism Exposes Legal Gaps in Europe

Some 400km (248 miles) west of Auschwitz is the Czech town of Terezin, another rather non-descript place which takes some finding on a map...

Arutz Sheva: 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 European Jewry is at a...

Haaretz: Jewish Leader: European Jews Should Think Twice Before Moving to Israel to Flee Anti-Semitism

At International Holocaust Remembrance Day conference in Prague, European Jewish Congress head says jihadism is 'very close' to Nazism. European Jews are free to flee...

Agence France Presse: Europe’s Jewish Leader Fears ‘Exodus’ Over Rising Extremism

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

Harvard International Review: An Appeal to Czech President Zeman: Welcome Putin to Prague

In recent days, divisions have appeared among Jews in the Czech Republic about the invitation to President Putin to attend the Fourth World Holocaust...

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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...

Address by President of Germany Frank-Walter Steinmeier to the Fifth World Holocaust Forum. Yad Vashem, Jerusalem

“Blessed be the Lord for enabling me to be here at this day.” “What a blessing, what a gift, it is for me to be...

Address by the President of the State of Isreal Reuven Rivlin to the Fifth World Holocaust Forum. Yad Vashem, Jerusalem

“On 27 January 1945, the gates of hell were opened. Auschwitz, the greatest machine of human destruction history has ever known, was liberated. The...

Speech by President of Russia Vladimir Putin at the Fifth World Holocaust Forum event at Yad Vashem

Mr President, Mr Prime Minister, colleagues, friends, ladies and gentlemen, Today we are brought together at the international forum to honour the victims of the Holocaust by a shared...