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EJC President Meets with Polish Leadership

The delegation of the European Jewish Congress (EJC) held a number of meetings with Polish leaders. The discussions focused on promoting tolerance, fighting anti-Semitism,...

European Jewish Congress Congratulates Former EJC Vice President Henry Grunwald on Award of Officer of the British Empire

(Paris, June 22, 2009) – Dr. Moshe Kantor, President of the European Jewish Congress (EJC), offered his congratulations and thanks to Henry Grunwald, former...

Israeli Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman to meet Russian leadership

In early June, Israeli Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman is expected to make his first official visit to Moscow to meet with Russian leaders. During his...

Revisionist History and Hatred Should Not Rule the Day at Durban II

European, Other Delegations that Walked Out on Ahmadinejad’s Lies to be Commended, but Should Have Withdrawn in Advance Statement by Dr. Moshe Kantor, President of...

EU Parliament Refuses to Denounce Rising Anti-Semitism

The European Jewish Congress is extremely disappointed concerning the European Parliament’s lack of action and refusal to openly denounce the recent wave of anti-Semitic...

Address by Viatcheslav Kantor, President of the Russian and European Jewish Congresses at the Memorial Event on the Occasion of International Holocaust Remembrance Day

On Tuesday, January 27, the Grand Hall of the Moscow Central House of Writers hosted a memorial event on the occasion of International Holocaust...

Europe must stop anti-semitism

We welcome Daniel Schwammenthal's article ("Europe Reimports Jew hatred," State of the Union, Jan. 13) as a timely account of the rise of anti-Semitism...

JPost: European Jewry stands on its own two feet

Post.com Dr. Moshe Kantor The writer is president of the European Jewish Congress, which represents 2.5 million Jews in 40 communities. For the first time, there is...

Kaufman gets another term

By: Ben Simons The vice president of the Board of Deputies has been re-elected to chairman of the Council of the European Jewish Congress (EJC)....

Moscow celebrates first day of tolerance

The city of Moscow celebrated its first Day of Tolerance on December 7. The Russian Jewish Congress invited members of diverse student organizations from...

Kaliningrad Hosts Memorial Event Commemorating 70 Years since Die Kristallnacht

On International Tolerance Day, November 16, the Russian Jewish Congress and Russian Research and Educational Holocaust Center held a memorial event commemorating the 70...

EJC and RJC President Viatcheslav Moshe Kantor Commemorates 70th Anniversary of die Kristallnacht with European Rabbis in Prague

Over 300 rabbis from 30 European countries attended the Conference of European Rabbis (CER) Convention in Prague, which centred on the pivotal issues affecting...

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Five Insights from the Fifth World Holocaust Forum

Michal Hatuel-Radoshitzky INSS Insight No. 1257, February 6, 2020 The fifth World Holocaust Forum was held in Jerusalem on January 23, 2020, with the participation of...

Speech by the President of the World Holocaust Forum Foundation Moshe Kantor at the Fifth World Holocaust Forum. Jerusalem

Your majesties, Your Royal Highnesses, Your Excellencies, Distinguished guests, And dear Holocaust survivors,   I would like to begin by expressing my deepest gratitude to President Rivlin, who two years...

“I am here”: Holocaust survivors mark Auschwitz liberation

Their faces lined by age and haunting memories, about 100 Holocaust survivors joined political leaders Thursday in Jerusalem to recall the liberation of the...

World leaders convene in Jerusalem to remember Holocaust and counter anti-semitism

Leaders from almost 50 countries gathered here Thursday to mark 75 years since the liberation of Auschwitz and, drawing on the memory of its...

Kantor: Holocaust forum gives the jewish people around the world hope

World Holocaust Forum President Dr. Moshe Kantor: With current levels of emigration there could be no Jewish communities in Europe by 2050. President of the...